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Paralegal Specialist, Vacancy No. 13-2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Paralegal Specialist, Vacancy No. 13-2014

Opening Date: June 12, 2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
First Screening Date: June 30, 2014

This position is located in the Office of the Attorney General Civil Litigation Division, General Litigation Section II. Analyzes and evaluates case files against agency jurisdictional requirements. Investigates, compiles and evaluates factual information in conjunction with varying data. Gathers, sorts, classifies and interprets data, documents, records, or other evidence necessary for investigation or prosecution.  Responds to public inquiries with general information and assistance regarding issues under the purview of the assigned office. Prepares documents, forms, and letters for communication with the parties involved in pending and closed cases. Maintains an effective system of monitoring and tracking cases to insure compliance with all relevant deadlines. Maintains legal records or legal reference materials, case files and correspondence. Reviews and analyzes available precedent relevant to cases under consideration for use in presenting case summaries, as appropriate. Provide legal assistance to attorneys with the preparation of case files including the preparation of discovery materials to be provided to litigants, the preparation of subpoenas and court notices, and requesting and obtaining necessary documentation from outside agencies.   Notes and corrects case deficiencies before sending the case on to the assigned investigators. The incumbent will handle sensitive and confidential information, and information subject to the attorney client privilege, the attorney work product privilege, and various agency privileges. The incumbent will assist the Assistant Attorney General in the preparation of government expert witnesses for trial. The incumbent will have responsibility for approximately twenty five cases at a time.