Legal Assistant I
- Review, analyze, and assist in the collection of debts in criminal cases, including restitution and fines.
- Review, analyze, and evaluate civil collection referrals and implement applicable measures to collect civil judgments.
- Review incoming material and independently determine the need for assembly and preparation of a variety of legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, and answers.
- Conduct asset investigations in appropriate cases to recover restitution owed to crime victims.
- Coordinate with the US Attorney Office victim/witness staff to ensure adherence to current departmental guidelines relating to victims' rights and services responsibilities.
- Notify and assist appropriate federal agencies and individual victims with procedures for recovery of victim compensation.
- Draft appropriate correspondence and pleadings for FLU Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA), including complaints, motions and briefs. List cited cases, opinions and miscellaneous references in briefs and verify citations and statutory references contained in legal documents.
- Prepare recurring legal documents that conform to applicable rules governing style and format.
- Provide litigation support required to collect criminal and civil debts and to assist the FLU AUSA as needed, including management of discovery and case-related electronic databases.
- Provide legal assistant support to AUSA as needed, including filing and record maintenance.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.
- Paralegal Certificate or three (3) years experience in legal environment preferred.
- Some overtime and travel may be required.
Over the past several years, PAE has increased the breadth of services we offer our customers by integrating companies with proven capabilities and customer-focused workforce culture. Today, the approximately 15,000 members of our global workforce perform with excellence and dedication in over 60 countries, on all seven continents, in some of the world’s most challenging regions. We attribute our success to the quality of our work and the integrity and high ethical standards that define our business operations.
As we grow, the values that have set us apart over the past six decades continue to guide our company in leading with integrity and excellence. We are strongly committed to diversity, recognizing our success depends on bringing together a wide range of perspectives, skills, and experiences to find the most innovative, cost-effective solutions for our customers. Above all, PAE dedicates itself to the missions of our customers. The entire workforce maintains a focus and commitment on delivering the highest quality of support of the critical work of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations.
Why Work Here?Since 1955, PAE has been a critical partner of the U.S. government and its allies on a global scale. With more than $2.7 billion in annual revenue, a workforce of more than 20,000, an operational presence in approximately 60 countries and a persistent presence on all seven continents, PAE delivers smart, secure, mission-critical operational support, information analysis and business process services. Our diverse workforce and innovative leadership offer a breadth of experience and commitment to excellence that spans the globe. Our international headquarters is in Falls Church, Virginia.
PAE encourages employees to take advantage of development opportunities to deepen their personal growth goals and further their career.