Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Kansas City, MO)

  • Leidos,
  • Kansas City, MO
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Job Description




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Job Requisition:

Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Kansas City, MO)

Job Description:




This position is in support of the United States Attorney s Office in Kansas City, MO at 400 East 9th Street. The estimated length of this assignment is expected to be September 1, 2019 - August 30, 2020, with the potential for FOUR (4) one-year options ending August 30, 2024.




Contractor personnel may be required to operate a government vehicle during the performance of duties associated with this position. Driving is for official business only and requires appropriate approvals as established by USAO WDMO vehicle policy.




Contractor may be required to travel to Springfield and Jefferson City branch office locations at the Government s expense to provide training and support at these locations as well with proper approvals.



Primary Responsibilities:


Under the direction of the Monetary Penalties Unit Supervisor and Asset Forfeiture Supervisor, the contractor will be responsible for collection of court ordered restitution/fines of criminal and civil defendants. This could include, but not limited to, conducting financial investigations; drafting of legal documents and filing legal documents using ECF; preparing garnishments; sending demand letters; filing liens; running credit reports; preparing and sending subpoenas; and talking with debtors, victims and court personnel. Performs other miscellaneous tasks.



Basic Qualifications :


*Proven excellent written and oral communication skills.


*Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR.


*At least one year of professional experience with basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum.


*Must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research.


*Thorough knowledge and hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems.


*Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.


*Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.


*Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Access or other data bases), Word Perfect and Adobe Acrobat Professional or similar applications.


*Demonstrated ability to review a wide variety of documents, both legal and non-legal documents, including Motions and briefs, and a variety of legal correspondence.


*Attention to detail.


*Some walking, standing, bending and ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.


*Ability to obtain a security clearance.


*Valid Driver s License.


*Must be a U.S. Citizen.



Preferred Qualifications :


*Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, preferred.


*Automated litigation support experience (i.e. Concordance, Summation, iConnect, CaseMap, TimeMap. Sanction, etc...), valued.


*Trial experience helpful.


*Current or active clearance.












MEGA

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

SCA Paralegal



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Civil


Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .


Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .


Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.






Company Information

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00011267

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