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Paralegal, Arlington, VA

Company: Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Paralegal, Arlington, VA

Join the team who values your skills and expertise. From intelligence and cybersecurity to vulnerability assessment and mission assurance, Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) brings experience and results. Building on a reputation as a dedicated, disciplined and tightly-knit organization, CNSP supports DOD and other federal clients in their critical, strategic and operational programs. CNSP is looking for qualified talent to give our clients the support they deserve and the quality they expect from our team - a team of experts, like you.

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs is part of Cherokee Federal - a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients.

For more information, visit . .

The Paralegal will support The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Office of Chief Counsel, Civil Litigation Section (CCL) to assist with meeting the needs of high volume, complex litigation that must be addressed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Chief Counsel, Civil Litigation Section (CCL) with handling litigation to include, but not limited to, administrative tort claims arising out of car accidents with Official Government Vehicles
  • Assist with claims intake, document collection, redactions, and discovery
  • Discuss claims with claimants, prepare correspondence, make recommendations on resolution of claims, manage and organize documents, prepare and label exhibits
  • Assist with administrative hearings
  • Handle a diverse and heavy work load and work cooperatively and efficiently with CCL staff members
  • Provide other legal support as necessary and as assigned by the Associate Chief Counsel of CCL

Supervisory/Management Authority:
  • This position will not have supervisory or management authority

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from accredited university
  • Paralegal certificate

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated skills and/or experience as a paralegal, specifically in civil litigation
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status required
  • Ability to successfully pass a drug screening test and federal background check

Work Environment:
  • This position may be remote until the office is open. Then this work will be performed in a secured federal office setting

About the Team:
Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios.

Since 2012, our team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.

Why Cherokee Federal? Visit to learn why you should join our team!


We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster ; and

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision ;

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for the purpose of proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time to make our Affirmative Action Plan accessible. If you are interested, please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2021 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at . This inbox is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.


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