PAE, Inc Senior Paralegal in Louisville, Kentucky

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Senior Paralegal


Job Description:

  • Utilizes a variety of automated legal research tools, such as LexisNexis and Westlaw, as well as public information databases, including Pacer, and other automated resources to research case- or program-specific legal matters, and to participate in assigned areas of criminal or civil proceedings, e.g. electronic discovery.

  • Prepares and maintains a variety case-related documents, e.g. discovery letters, exhibit lists, witness information, etc.

  • Provides a variety of legal assistance and technical work requiring a specialized knowledge of rules, processes, procedures, and practices to support legal activities in Federal Court.

  • Receive, review and organize investigative material and documentary evidence received from investigative agencies. Notes deficiencies in case materials, e.g., missing documents, conflicting statements, and request further investigation by investigative personnel to correct deficiencies, or personally conducts limited investigations at the pre-trial stage.

  • Maintains regular contact with law enforcement agencies to ensure provision of complete and timely cooperation in all aspects of assigned cases.

  • Provides case organization and management in anticipation of trial or court presentation by preparing and organizing exhibits containing a variety of visual material, e.g., statistical charts and photographs.

  • Compiles, organizes and indexes various discovery and evidence exhibits for trial, witness testimony as it relates to specific criminal charge evidence, and develops and compiles jury instructions to assist AUSA in preparing for trial. Works closely with assigned attorney(s) to insure material is efficiently arranged.

  • Produces and provides to the attorney the appropriate legal documents, information, exhibits, or witnesses at the appropriate time during those court proceedings.

  • Prepares exhibits for trial which typically involves a wide range of visual materials including charts, diagrams, photographs and models. Depending on the nature and complexity of the case, personally prepares trial exhibits, or initiates preparation by other appropriate staff or contractors to ensure timely production prior to the trial date. Maintains accounting systems for materials to be used as exhibits in grand jury proceedings and trials, prepares lists and tables to correlate the exhibits with grand jury transcripts, and keeps a strict account of the exhibits used in such proceedings.

  • Provides advice to attorney and other legal support staff on the most effective and efficient ways to prepare, present and maintain a variety of administrative legal documents, e.g., discovery letters, exhibit lists, jury instructions and subpoenas.

  • Performs a variety of administrative duties in support of the assigned AUSAs, which typically involves automation support or other administrative tasks. Automation support may include:

  • Using one or more types of personal computer (PC) based software, develops methods for automating reports, statistical data, text and graphics.

  • Using established databases, performs data searches, report design, and other data retrieval assignmentsQualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a government security clearance.

  • Must have a Paralegal Certificate.

  • Demonstrated ability to review a wide variety of documents, both legal and non-legal documents, including motions and briefs, and a variety of legal correspondence.

  • Must have excellent computer skills.

  • Communication skills are extremely important.

  • Should be able to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff.

  • Should have the ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.

  • Should possess skills in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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