Mar 25, 2019
Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of the law enforcement and homeland security communities, FSA, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and AECOM, has a potential vacancy for a Paralegal I supporting the US Attorney's Office. A Paralegal I performs, but is not limited to the following duties: * Receives visitors and telephone callers for the U.S. Attorney and First Assistant U.S. Attorney (FAUSA). Furnishes requested information concerning pending and closed matters, functions, and general procedures of the office. Determines which matters should be referred to the U.S. Attorney and/or FAUSA, whether the immediacy of the call warrants interruption of the U.S. Attorney or revision of previously established plans and priorities. * Establishes and maintains a variety of files for the U. S. Attorney and the FAUSA. Assembles exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents from file materials. Establishes current working files and maintains working file indices with proper cross indices for reference. Separates, screens, selects, assembles, and organizes files and records materials. * Examines, prepares and processes a variety of technical legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and moderately complex in format. Reviews incoming material and determines the need for assembly and preparation of a variety of legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, etc. Obtains needed information from files, law enforcement agencies, or other sources and submits completed legal documents to U.S. Attorney or FAUSA. * Maintains calendars for the U.S. Attorney and FAUSA. Tracks dates and schedules conferences and meetings as necessary. Arranges conferences and meetings for the U.S. Attorney and FAUSA. This includes preparing agenda, notifying participants, and arranging luncheons. Attends meetings and conferences to record, summarize, and distribute minutes. Develops and maintains suspense system for ongoing issues and projects and informs the staff of pending dates and deadlines.Maintains calendar(s) of the staff, scheduling appointments, interviews, and conferences, and providing reminders of commitments. * Coordinates and participates in selected media events, conferences, training's, meetings, etc. as directed by U.S. Attorney or FAUSA and in conjunction with the Public Affairs Officer. Arranges for press conferences on litigative cases of concern to the public by contacting appropriate representatives of local and national media. Prepares written material for dissemination and publication. Travel to these events may be required to facilitate registration of attendees, determine location details, and resolve scheduling conflicts. * Arranges travel for the U.S. Attorney and FAUSA by preparing itineraries, securing transportation and hotel reservations, and preparing automated travel authorizations and vouchers. * Composes or produces a wide variety of written documents that require a good working knowledge of legal and administrative procedures and terminology. Reviews all outgoing correspondence, documents, and reports prepared for the U.S. Attorney's and FAUSA's signature. Utilize varied and advanced functions in one or more types of office automation software for the U. S. Attorney and FAUSA. For example, assignments may include integrating output from different software types, e.g., tables produced by database applications and charts and graphs produced by electronic spreadsheet applications, into word processing or desktop publishing text. May integrate graphic output into text documents and adjust style and pitch of type to design and layout individual pages to fit large and complex publications. Manipulates output from advanced functions of non-text oriented software types to meet user requirements. Ensures proper format, spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc. in all documents. * Prepare special or one-time reports, summaries, or replies to inquiries, selecting relevant information from a variety of sources such as reports, documents, correspondence , other offices, etc., under general directions. * Anticipates and prepares materials needed by the U. S. Attorney and FAUSA for conferences, meetings, correspondence, appointments, meetings, telephone calls, etc. * Maintains an accurate telephone listing of contact information from various departments and agencies. Obtains contact information from various sources. A Paralegal I must meet the following qualifications: * High school Diploma is required, undergraduate degree and/or graduate level courses are preferred * Good communication skills * Minimum three years of experience in a professional environment, preferably a legal environment * Provide word processing and data entry/retrieval * Ability to review and analyze data and information from multiple sources * Ability to establish case/project files Ability to enter and retrieve data from databases * Ability to prepare and format management reports * Ability to manipulate, transfer, compute and print information * Ability to prepare and correct reports and correspondence using word processing software Schedule appointments * Obtain additional information from other agencies/organizations * Maintain internal status information on the disposition of designated information, files, and assets * Assure information is accurate and perform analytical computations necessary to process data Provide administrative information and assistance concerning case or file to other agencies or organizations * Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust Security Access This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation. Forfeiture Support Associates (FSA), LLC is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualiﬁed persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity), veteran status, family leave status or any protected group status as deﬁned by applicable law.
FSA Federal Las Vegas, NV, USA Full-Time