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    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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    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


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520013300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.