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A unique opportunity exists with the Office of the Attorney General to work in the Trial Section of the Civil Litigation Division.  We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement and more.

 

PARALEGAL (00433)

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

CIVIL LITIGATION DIVISION

TRIAL SECTION

 

DUTIES:  Provide administrative support to the Section Chief and litigation/paralegal support to General Civil Litigation and Employment Units as needed, including case management, the preparation, citation checking and filing in federal and state courts of legal memoranda as well as management of document discovery.  Perform minor legal research using online legal research tools.  Review and approve outside counsel invoices, communicate with the Department or Risk Management on a frequent basis and track outside counsel assignments.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Competent working knowledge of legal terminology, court procedures and case management systems.  Position requires well-developed written and oral communication skills, proficiency in time management, the ability to work independently and as a team member, and the ability to organize and analyze large quantities of written and verbal information.  Candidate must demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure and adjust priorities without close supervision.  Litigation paralegal experience with at least five years’ experience is required and a bachelor’s degree in related field and/or Paralegal Certificate is preferred.  However, an equivalent combination of training and experience indicating possession of the required qualifications may substitute for educational criteria.  The position supports itself and requires word processing skills.  A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and cite-checking, and legal search engines is required.

 

SALARY:  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com.  Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.  To ensure timely consideration, please submit application materials by Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

 

 

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