PAE, Inc Paralegal in Washington, District Of Columbia

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The assignment needs to begin early June and is expected to last until May 31, 2017. The Office of Pardon Attorney is looking for candidates that have an MBI clearance.

The DMAII/Paralegals will perform the following duties:

  • Screen, review, analyze and sort incoming mail and correspondence (electronic and hardcopy).

  • Electronically request reports from the Bureau of Prisons and then glean information from those reports to populate fields in OPA’s electronic case management system (IQ).

  • Scan Prep, unitize, and file petitions of commutation and pardon requests.

  • Scan and process petitions to be uploaded to IQ and to the shared network drive

  • Issue code data into IQ.

  • Manage routine electronic file maintenance, including organizing backup copies of original petitions mailed to the office.

  • Create, modify and run daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.

  • After being fully trained, work independently and does not require constant, close supervision.

  • Compile and organize relevant documents for use by attorneys in preparation for their evaluation of petitions.


Must be a US Citizen. Requires paralegal certificate. An equivalent level of legal training may be substituted with the approval of the COR. At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful. Automated litigation support experience valued. Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, 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.

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.

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