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Paralegal / Legal Assistant II supporting the DEA

Company: Forfeiture Support Associates
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Be a part of the nationwide law enforcement initiative that removes the tools of crime from criminal organizations, depriving wrongdoers of proceeds from their crime and impacting the infrastructure of criminal pass Strategy Solutions (CSS) specializes in cultivating tactical and strategic intelligence personnel, financial analysts, and forensic accountants, to support law enforcement efforts domestically and overseas. CSS has a vacancy for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant II. In this role, you will be supporting the overall mission of the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).Responsibilities Assists attorney in reviewing case material, to include gathering and analyzing case material and preparing a digest of selected decisions/opinions, including legal references. May provide Legal Clerk review.Drafts, edits, and reviews non-legal information, creates correspondence, and research reports.Helps prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assists in creating and organizing statistical charts and terviews potential witnesses and prepares summary interview reports.Reviews prepared legal documents to confirm the citations and legal references included in the documents.Attends pre-trial meetings to review case materials for missing documents or other questionable material and may request further information to correct deficiencies.After/during trial prepares summaries of testimony and vestigates facts and laws of cases and searches public records to prepare cases and determine causes of action, as well as researches reports and correspondence relating to cases.Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements Paralegal Certificate; or High School Diploma/GED with at least two-years' paralegal experienceTrial and automated litigation support experience preferredAbility to grasp and understand the organization and functions of the customerKnowledge to conduct basic legal research, including standard legal citationExcellent communication skills; oral and written, to include legal writing skillsStrong organizational and prioritization skillsExperience with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and other common software applications, to include databases and legal research toolsProven commitment and expertise to provide excellent customer service; positive and flexibleAbility to work in a team environment, deliver the highest quality of work, and maintain a professional disposition under extreme pressureThis position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.Agency Overview:The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is responsible for conducting national and international investigations targeting global drug trafficking networks and drug-related terrorism involved in the illegal growing, manufacturing, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit traffic in the United States. A component of DEA's strategic mission is the use of the Asset Forfeiture Program, implementing major investigative strategies against drug networks and cartels, resulting in significant seizure and forfeiture activities.

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