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CACI International, Inc. | Nashville, TN
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Paralegal/Legal Assistant I

Req #: 217805

Location: Nashville, TN US

Job Category: Service Contract Act

Security Clearance: DOJ MBI

Clearance Status: Must be Obtainable

Job Description

Provides a variety of direct paralegal support services to assist ACE Unit.


Performing specialized legal research and writing in support of ACE work through the research and analysis of statures, legislative intent, judicial precedents, agency rules and regulations, and law review articles as they relate to assigned cases to include those of an especially complex or unprecedented nature.

Utilize a variety of automated legal research tools as well as public information databases and other automated resources to research case or program specific legal matters, and to participate in assigned area of civil proceedings, e. g. electronic discovery.

Develops ACE case referrals.

Ensuring that ACE referrals meet agency and United States Attorney's Office (USAO) standards for litigation;

Reviewing and evaluating referrals to determine the need for additional information and evidence, and planning a comprehensive approach to obtain this information and evidence.

Advising the ACE attorney(s) regarding the merits and weaknesses of ACE referrals based upon applicable law, evidence of liability and damages, and potential defenses, and recommends for or against commencement of judicial proceedings.

Helping the USAO develop new referrals, by ensuring a good working relationship with client agencies and the public, and by assisting in ACE training for federal, state and local agencies, preparing informational literature, etc.

Performs a variety of tasks associated with litigation of affirmative civil enforcement cases.

Receiving and analyzing incoming pleadings and correspondence, determining appropriate action and notes time limitations for responses.

Drafting correspondence and legal documents for ACE attorney's signature. Drafting proposed orders and decrees for signature of judges and magistrates.

Assisting ACE attorney in pretrial preparations by preparing, scheduling, reviewing, and organizing discover; notifying, interviewing, and managing witnesses; and researching case law.

ACE attorney in court proceedings by briefing attorney on pertinent facts, issues, and case law, and by compiling, organizing, and indexing exhibits.

Computer Skills: Applicant must have the ability to use MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access or other data bases, MS Word, Power Point, and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Able to perform legal research in Lexis/Nexis and /or West Law. The paralegal will have knowledge of legal terminology and be proficient in the use of applicable automation support hardware and software to automate various legal and office support functions and to perform data retrieval from various legal and administrative subject-matter databases.

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

About CACI International, Inc.

CACI International Inc (CACI), along with its wholly owned subsidiaries and joint ventures, is an international information systems, high technology services, and professional services company. The Company delivers professional services and information technology solutions, to its clients, primarily the United States government. Other customers include agencies of foreign governments, state and local governments, and commercial enterprises. The Company is engaged in simulation technology. On October 31, 2007, it completed the acquisition of Athena Innovative Solutions, Inc. (AIS). On November 1, 2007, it acquired Dragon Development Corporation (DDC). On February 1, 2008, it acquired Invocom Limited, which designed and delivered network, operations, and business support systems to telecommunication service providers. On June 1, 2008, it acquired Softsmart Limited, which sold software to local government education authorities for the management of pre-schools and nursery schools. (Source: 10-K)