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    Summary

    This is an excepted service appointment under the Department of Justice Pathways Internship Program. After successful completion of the program requirements, the individual may, at agency discretion, be converted to a permanent appointment.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Paralegal Trainee (DOJ Pathways Intern), your responsibilities may include:

    • Providing support to senior Paralegals and Section Attorneys by identifying and evaluating applicable cases, law, and regulations pertaining to criminal cases, policies, and issues;
    • Assisting senior Paralegals in preparing memoranda and litigation reports in connection with legal issues, summarizing the allegations, facts, results of investigations and recommend disposition of particular cases;
    • Assisting senior Paralegal Specialists and Section Attorneys in their assigned investigations, trials, appeals, and/or special projects;
    • Assisting in preparing and organizing trial exhibits such as statistical charts, graphs, and maps to be presented in court; and
    • Handling other duties such as cite checking; documentation preparation, management, and transmission; trial support utilizing courtroom technology; legal and other research utilizing electronic databases; and assisting attorneys with case management, including follow-up, scheduling, and use of electronic tools for data and time management.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

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