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Paralegal I Supporting the US Attorneys Office

at Forfeiture Support Associates in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Ideal position for applicants interested in the legal field or considering law school. FSA has an immediate opening for a highly motivated individual at the United States Attorneys Office in Portland, ME. Ideal candidates will have exceptional written and oral communication skills, a demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and be a "team-player". This position is ideal for recent college graduates planning to attend law school in the near future. Successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of on-going cases.
A Paralegal I performs, but is not limited to the following duties:
Provide Apprentice examination of legal instruments
Review legal instruments (completeness of information, proper execution)
Conduct research and obtain additional information related to specific cases
Determine correctness of action (per Government regulations, procedures, etc)
Research records (to ascertain conditions that might preclude action)
Provide assistance on instruments
Provide information on instruments
Gather facts for cases and routine reports
Perform initial review of petitions
Verify citations and legal references on legal documents
Proficiency with numerous software including IPRO, CASEMAP, QUICKBOOKS, and MICROSOFT SUIT
A Paralegal I must meet the following qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED; Four year undergraduate degree preferred
Attention to detail and the ability to read and follow directions
Good oral and written communications skills
Must possess a demonstrated ability to analyze documents to extract selected information.
This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.
Agency Overview
The United States Attorney's Office (USAO) serves as the nation's principal litigators under the direction of the Attorney General.
Benefits Overview
At FSA Federal, we recognize the diverse needs of our employees and strive to provide an excellent package to help meet those needs. Comprehensive benefits are offered with greater choice and flexibility to support your health, work-life balance, and professional growth. A package providing employee only coverage can be built around our basic plans at $0 employee cost for: Medical, Dental, Vision, Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Employee Assistance Program. For more information, click here.

FSA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity) veteran status, family leave status, and any protected group status as defined by applicable law. FSA is proud to maintain a drug-free workplace. Satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug screening is a condition of employment. As a supplier of services to federal government agencies, such as DEA, FBI, USCIS, USPIS, etc., we also adhere to agency standards with respect to prior drug usage. COVID Policy: As a Federal Government Contractor, FSA falls under the guidelines of Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce. Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with FSA's COVID -19 Policy and be fully vaccinated before the start of employment. If applicable, during the offer process, prospective or new employees may seek a reasonable accommodation due to a disability (which would include medical conditions) or because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. While at a Federal workplace, employees must also comply with any additional agency workplace safety requirements for that workplace.

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Job Posting: 1087494

Posted On: Jun 05, 2024

Updated On: Jul 10, 2024

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