The Excalibur Group

General Info

Position:

FT/PT:

Location:

Paralegal

Full Time

Washington, DC, USA

About the Company

The Excalibur Group specializes in surge capabilities by offering dynamic placements and nationwide program management to government agencies, state and local governments, corporations in the defense, legal and technology industries.

The Excalibur Group has a reputation as one of the region’s top employers. With a commitment to excellence in both internal and external customer service, Excalibur has gained the trust of prominent firms and organizations for their talent needs.

Mission
The Excalibur Group provides meaningful employment to our local and global communities. We provide defense, IT, legal, and professional services to the public and private sectors with a Right Person–Right Seat commitment; adding value to our employee’s careers and our customers’ goals. As a minority-owned small business, we are family-centric, attuned to our local economy and the well-being of our whole team. The Excalibur Group is ethics driven, staying competitive in our industry with fair pricing and an outstanding level of responsiveness.

Work With Us

The Excalibur Group is always on the hunt for dynamic talent! Check out our current openings to apply, or submit your resume to one of our recruiters by email here.

About the Role

The Excalibur Group is currently seeking Paralegal to support the US Attorney's Office in Washington, DC on a Federal contract. 

**All candidates will be processed for a public trust clearance and must be U.S. citizens, possess good-excellent credit, and be able to obtain a DOJ MBI Clearance. Will be subject to a background/credit screening prior to employment. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Works under the direction of Supervisory Paralegal or Project Supervisor.
Performs the following tasks while complying with established procedures: compiles, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by attorneys in discovery and in preparation of motions, briefs, and other legal documents; summarizes depositions and other transcripts.
Maintains case files.
Performs simple legal research.
Indexes, tracks, and controls document discovery (including documents produced and received in discovery).
Indexes, tracks, and exhibits and other materials at depositions and at trial.
Prepares exhibit cross-references.
Assists attorneys in courtroom. 
Reviews documents for relevance and privilege according to established guidelines and criteria.

Requirements 

REQUIREMENT

Requires paralegal certificate.  
At least one year of litigation paralegal experience required; trial experience very helpful. 
Automated litigation support experience valued.
Must have basic legal knowledge, including knowledge of standard legal citation to cite check legal motions and memorandum and must have sufficient experience with legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw to perform basic legal research. 
Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, thorough knowledge, and hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, imaging, and hardware systems.  
Role also requires basic familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources. Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.


PAY

$21.36/HR + H&W


HOURS OF OPERATION
Mon. – Fri. 8:30am – 5pm
Except Federal Holidays


HOW TO APPLY

If interested in this opportunity, please apply on our website by visiting www.theexcaliburgroup.com. Once at the site, select the Careers tab and in the drop-down menu select apply today. Once there you will find all current Excalibur openings.

Preference will be given to all qualified applicants who live in a federally certified HUBZone.
**The Excalibur Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.**