Job Overview

Summary

NOTE:  All resumes received prior to the cut-off dates (April 26, 2014; May 26, 2014; June 26, 2014; July 26, 2014; Aug. 26, 2014) will be considered.  All resumes received after the cut-off date will receive consideration for the next cut-off date until the vacancy closes. 

These positions cover Legal Assistant (OA) positions in various Sections in the Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD).  The primary purpose of these positions is to provide assistance to Division attorney personnel by performing a wide range of administrative legal support tasks associated with ENRD.

ENRD is a great place to work.  ENRD has continued to rank among the top 15 federal sub-components for the past 5 years, and ranked #1 for 3 years in a row.  Our office is conveniently located near the Navy Memorial/Archives Metro.  A wide variety of shopping venues, the Verizon Center, museums, the National Mall, restaurants, and coffee shops are all within walking distance. We also offer access to an onsite fitness center. 

Duties

• Reviews and analyzes case materials to become familiar with the case or matter. 
• Conducts searches of legal documents, court cases, and statutory references.
• Retrieves and assembles exhibits, affidavits, legal documents, briefing books and other case material in preparation for trials or  other projects.
• Assists attorneys in preparing for court and in responding to discovery orders. 
• Utilizes automated legal databases and the Internet; and selects and compiles information.
• Prepares and organizes trial exhibits, affidavits, legal documents, briefing books and other case materials in preparation for  trials or other projects.
• Provides substantive information regarding the agency policies and procedures.
• Arranges travel reservations; prepares and completes necessary paperwork for travel voucher submission.
• Composes memoranda requiring thorough knowledge of legal procedures and applicable forms; and drafts a variety of routine  documents and correspondence.
• Uses various office automation software packages including Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Concordance and Relativity to  produce a variety of documents.
• Establishes and maintain litigation case files.

•Compiles, organizes and indexes various exhibits based on instructions given and knowledge of the individual case or matter. 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may or may not be required one or more times per year

Relocation Authorized

  • No