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Supervisory Paralegal

Company: Contact Government Services, LLC
Location: Peoria
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Supervisory Paralegal

Employment Type: Full-Time, Mid-level

Department: Legal

CGS is seeking a Supervisory Paralegal to join our team supporting a wide-ranging technical support initiative for a large Federal agency.

CGS brings motivated, highly skilled, and creative people together to solve the government's most dynamic problems with cutting-edge technology. To carry out our mission, we are seeking candidates who are excited to contribute to government innovation, appreciate collaboration, and can anticipate the needs of others. Here at CGS, we offer an environment in which our employees feel supported, and we encourage professional growth through various learning opportunities.

Skills and attributes for success:

- Directs and supervises the work of paralegals and other support staff, particularly on major paralegal support efforts, such as large legal research projects or major in-courtroom support.

- Monitors work and reports on progress.

- Responsible for ensuring that paralegal and support staff work meets contract and attorney requirements and is delivered on time.

- Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks.

- Must be able to formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done.

- Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager; may also have significant contact with COR, - Government Case Manager, trial attorneys and staff, client agency staff, and opposing counsel.

- Performs complex legal and factual research.

- Designs and develops systems and procedures for tracking, controlling, and managing case files, exhibits, and other case-specific materials.

- Assists trial staff in coordination with expert witnesses and litigation consultants.

- Arranges for access to appropriate client libraries and other legal research facilities.

- Coordinates with other Contractor support components, including data processing support staff, in order to accomplish work.


- At least three years of litigation paralegal experience, including trial experience.

- At least one year of experience in automated litigation support including Relativity or similar tools.

- Prior trial support experience is required.

- Must have supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.

- Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.

- Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.

- Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.

- Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important.

- Required Paralegal certificate.

Ideally, you will also have:

- Relativity knowledge and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred.

Our Commitment:

Contact Government Services (CGS) strives to simplify and enhance government bureaucracy through the optimization of human, technical, and financial resources. We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class personnel to deliver customized solutions that fit our client's specific needs. We are committed to solving the most challenging and dynamic problems.

For the past seven years, we've been growing our government contracting portfolio, and along the way, we've created valuable partnerships by demonstrating a commitment to honesty, professionalism, and quality work.

Here at CGS we value honesty through hard work and self-awareness, professionalism in all we do, and to deliver the best quality to our consumers mending those relations for years to come.

We care about our employees. Therefore, we offer a comprehensive benefits package.

- Health, Dental, and Vision

- Life Insurance

- 401k

- Flexible Spending Account (Health, Dependent Care, and Commuter)

- Paid Time Off and Observance of State/Federal Holidays

Contact Government Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Join our team and become part of government innovation!

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