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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) is the legal department for CSOSA and Pretrial Services Agency (PSA), providing a full range of legal advisory and representational services to support CSOSAs mission, goals and objectives. This office also provides advisory informational assistance to the United States Courts, United States Probation Officers and other Federal and state officials.

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    Responsibilities

    (The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

    The incumbent is the Paralegal Specialist and performs case management duties encompassing diverse and complex technical issues or problems. Responsibilities include locating and managing disclosure of sensitive information, carrying out case development and documentation activities as a case progresses through the administrative appellate system, and developing and overseeing the maintenance of a record-keeping system to track the progress of all legal matters.

    Incumbent provides support for the Ethics Program and the Designated Agency Ethics Official, including maintaining the tracking system and conducting initial reviews for completeness. Incumbent also independently reviews legal documents and ensures the documents reach the assigned attorney and are captured in the legal matters database.

    Assists in all matters of document review, preparation, and processing in matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Office of Special Counsel (OSC), and Office of Personnel Management (OPM), as well as other federal adjudicative entities.
    Provides technical assistance to legal staff in using automated case management systems.
    Performs legal research of relevant statutes and precedents related to pending litigation.
    Maintains and/or administers the litigation case management system, which is used to document and track cases.
    Prepares, analyzes, and processes legal documents, such as briefs and advisory opinions.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

  • Job family (Series)

    0950 Paralegal Specialist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512523500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.