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Legal Assistant (Office Automation)

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At the full performance level, you will support Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) by providing a variety of legal assistance and office support services. If selected, you will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed.
Duties include:
  • Examining, preparing and processing a variety of technical legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and libels;
  • Proofreading and cite checking legal briefs, memoranda, and other legal documents;
  • Providing assistance to attorneys in trial preparation by conducting non-complex research of litigation, statutes, regulations and court cases;
  • Assembling exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents;
  • Assembling and organizing files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository;
  • Maintaining calendar of assigned active cases;
  • Tracking filing, hearing, and trials dates, and scheduling conference and interviews;
  • Arranging travel by preparing itinerary and securing transportation and hotel reservations;
  • Producing a variety of written documents and materials using a wide range of office software applications.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.