Position: Paralegal I
Location: Boise, ID 100% On-Site
Clearance: 4-5 Week security process once hired and prior to being given a start date...
First line supervisor for discovery, pre-trial, and trial support activities such as document acquisition, witness binder preparation, exhibit preparation and duplication, case file set up and maintenance, trial-site/courtroom support assignments, screening/discovery efforts, etc. Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager. Supervises and directs Document Management Analysts, Document Management Technicians, paralegals, and other clerical support staff to accomplish tasks. Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager on task progress; troubleshoots task issues; performs quality control spot-checking as necessary to ensure that work is of high quality and meets contract requirements; coordinates with other Contractor support staff, including data processing support staff; and documents the work performed.
• Supervises and directs Document Management Analysts I and other clerical/administrative staff Assist in the receipt and evaluation of new complaints
• Evaluation, triage, and prioritization incoming cases, ascertain and assess initial
• Ensures all intake specialists follows OCR Case Resolution Manual (CRM) and other policies to complete case intake actions adhering to civil rights and privacy statutes and policies
• Assists by processing Civil Rights and Privacy complaints by responding to correspondence and phone calls
• Support HQ and/or Regional staff in conducting investigations
• Prepare case closure documents
• Provides initial and continuous training on the use of the Program Information Management System (PIMS)
• Performs quality checks on incoming and finalized cases.
• Supports Regional staff by managing regional workloads and ensuring appropriate measures are met.
• Perform other tasks in support of OCRs complaint resolution process
• At least one year of experience on major litigation support projects.
• Broad experience in a variety of areas (e.g., document center, coding shop, field discovery, etc.) - is preferable to limited experience in one area only.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently in a team environment.
• Excellent writing skills and oral communication skills.
• Requires hands-on familiarity with the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, data processing environments, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, internet and server-based databases an d other applications, such as Oracle, Relativity or other document review platforms, Trial Director, etc. Should be a knowledgeable user of the Government's office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems. Familiarity with Client tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred. Undergraduate degree required. Substantial significant experience may in some cases be substituted for degree requirement.
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