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    The Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking a paralegal who has graduated within the last 2 years to work with attorneys in the Constitutional and Specialized Torts - Vaccine Litigation section. Paralegals assist trial attorneys on cases arising under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program. The successful candidate will work side-by-side with a team of attorneys and paralegals on cases dealing with cutting edge topics of science and the law.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Paralegal Specialist (Recent Graduate) GS- 0950-7/9, your typical work assignments may include the following:

    • Conducting research, writing and drafting documents, and organizing as related to legal services;
    • Analyzing factual data, preparing exhibits, preparing case statements;
    • Performing research into factual aspects of assigned cases;
    • Assisting senior staff attorneys in preparing pleadings or briefs;
    • Handling correspondence and potential conflict between client agencies and attorneys' goals;
    • Assisting attorneys in conducting interviews with witnesses;
    • Managing, tracking, and organizing case information;
    • Reading and developing synopses and timelines of evidence;
    • Analyzing testimony, depositions and preparing summaries.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11 - Full performance level of this position is GS-11.

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    0950 Paralegal Specialist

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/591663200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.