Law Clerk II Job at Contact Government Services, LLC, Brooklyn, NY

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  • Contact Government Services, LLC
  • Brooklyn, NY

Job Description

Law Clerk II

Employment Type: Full-Time, Experienced

Department: Legal Services

CGS is seeking an experienced Law Clerk to provide assistance in all phases of litigation for a large Federal agency initiative.

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:

- Performing legal research and drafting legal memoranda, motions, and briefs;

- Drafting investigatory subpoenas and discovery requests;

- Reviewing and analyzing documents and information obtained during investigations or turned over during litigation discovery, and assisting in presentations, meetings, depositions, interviews, and court proceedings;

- Assisting in the preparation for and participating in witness interviews and depositions;

- Analyzing documents and information to identify violations of certain acts and avenues for enforcement of such violations

- Presenting findings and recommendations to attorneys and staff and participating in strategy meetings;

- Working collaboratively with attorneys and legal support staff.

- Works under the direction of a Supervisory Paralegal or Project Manager performing complex legal research; preparing draft legal documents, such as motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.; reviewing documents for relevance and privilege; and assisting attorneys with all phases of litigation. Acts independently and/or as a team leader on larger projects. Responsibilities may include acting as primary interface with trial attorneys, experts, and other client staff.

Qualifications:

- J.D. Degree

- Active member of the Bar in any U.S. jurisdiction

- Experience with civil litigation (preferred), especially if such experience involves complex federal cases and jury trials

- U.S. Citizenship.

- Requires Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least two years of study or, an equivalent level of legal training or experience; or an equivalent level of education may be substituted. Additionally, must have at least two years of progressively more responsible experience on litigation support projects or task order related projects including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys.

- Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, 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.

- Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources .

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!

Explore additional job opportunities with CGS on our Job Board:

For more information about CGS please visit: or contact:

Email: info@cgsfederal.com

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Flexible hours,

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