PAE, Inc Legal Assistant in Anchorage, Alaska

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Legal Assistant


Job Description:

  • Examines, prepares and processes a variety of technical legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and complex in format.

  • Reviews incoming material and independently determines the need for assembly and preparation of a variety of legal documents.

  • Obtains needed information from appropriate sources and submits drafted legal documents to the appropriate AUSA.

  • With limited instructions from the AUSA, prepares responsive documents.

  • Completes variable aspects of recurring legal documents in conformance with the rules governing their style and format.

  • Develops tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format. Lists

  • cited cases, opinions and miscellaneous references in briefs.

  • Composes original letters that do not require legal interpretations, but do require a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology, e.g., transmittal of pleadings, requests for extensions of time in certain cases, advising of actions taken or developments in cases referred by other federal departments and agencies, and notices to attorneys representing defendants.

  • Establishes and maintains a variety of files.

  • Searches legal reference files for information needed by AUSAs.

  • Separates, screens, selects, assembles, and organizes files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository in accordance with established procedures.

  • Performs docketing duties such as opening, updating and closing cases through use of the automated case tracking system.

  • As necessary, searches database for required information.

  • Maintains calendar of assigned active cases.

  • Tracks filing and hearing dates.

  • Develops and maintains suspense system for ongoing cases and informs the AUSA of pending dates and deadlines.

  • Maintains calendar(s) of the AUSA(s) and provides reminders of commitments and court appearances.

  • Produces a variety of written documents and materials utilizing a wide range of office software applications.

  • Ensures proper format, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Security Clearance.

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 3-4 years related experience required. Undergraduate degree preferred.

  • Good computer and interpersonal skills.

  • Communication skills are extremely important.

  • Works and interacts professionally and effectively with all levels of staff.

  • Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.

  • Skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.