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Law Clerk I

Company: Leidos
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Description Leidos is seeking a Law Clerk I to work at the Office of the Pardon Attorney in Washington, DC. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth. Be part of a dynamic team in providing legal services to support the Department of Justice and the Office of the Pardon Attorney's mission.In this role, you will assist with tasks including working with DOJ attorneys and other colleagues in gathering all of the necessary pieces needed in order for the Pardons office to provide the President of the United States with a report and recommendation to help in his decision making process on the exercise of his power to grant clemency. If this type of challenging work sounds like something you would be interested in to grow your career, apply now!Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Screen, review, analyze, and sort incoming mail and correspondence (electronic and hardcopy).
  • Electronically request reports from the Bureau of Prisons and then collect information from those reports to populate fields in the Pardon's electronic case management system (IQ).
  • Scan, prep, unitize, and file petitions of commutation and pardon requests.
  • Scan and process petitions to be uploaded to IQ and to the shared network drive.
  • Issue code data into IQ.
  • Manage routine electronic file maintenance, including organizing backup copies of original petitions mailed to the office.
  • Compile and organize relevant documents for use by attorneys in preparation for their evaluation of petitions.Basic Qualifications:
    • Requires Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study
    • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.
    • Thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw.
    • Hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.
    • Hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources.
    • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience working in a Government and/or Litigation Support environment in conjunction with basic qualifications, preferred.
      • Trial experience very helpful.
      • Current or active clearance.This position is covered under the Service Contract Act and is subject to minimum wage requirements as well as the minimum Health and Welfare benefit. Leidos will ensure that all provisions are met through their wages and benefits. The pay for this position will be $35.35/hr.In 2023, Leidos was ranked as one of the " World's Most Ethical Companies " by the Ethisphere Institute for the sixth consecutive year. We were also ranked on the Forbes' list of Best Employers for Veterans and on Careers & The Disabled Magazine's list of Top 50 Employers for the Disabled! Pay Range: Pay Range - The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Alexandria , Law Clerk I, Other , Alexandria, Virginia

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