Bilingual Paralegal
Labat - Washington, DC

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Company Overview

USIS | LABAT , an Altegrity company, is a leading federal security solution provider that supports National Security initiatives around the globe for over 15 years with more than 6,600 employees working in all 50 states and overseas. We offer state-of-the-art solutions in Construction Surveillance, Intel Analysis, Physical/Personnel/Facility Security, Investigative Analytics, Security Analytics, Counter-Surveillance, Personal Security, Infrastructure Protection, Litigation Support, Records Management, Cyber/Forensics, Training & Law Enforcement, and Immigration Investigation.

Position Description:
We have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant in Washington, DC . This position requires the candidate be able to speak, read and translate the Spanish language.

Responsibilities:
The Special Litigation Section is one of several Sections in the Civil Rights Division. They work to protect civil rights in the following areas: 1) the rights of people in state or local institutions, including: jails, prisons, juvenile detention facilities, and health care facilities for persons with disabilities; 2) the rights of individuals with disabilities to receive services in their communities, rather than in institutions; 3) the rights of people who interact with state or local police or sheriffs' departments; 4) the rights of youth involved in the juvenile justice system; 5) the rights of people to have safe access to reproductive health care clinics; and 6) the rights of people to practice their religion while confined to state and local institutions. We can also act on behalf of people at risk of harm in these areas.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be bilingual (Spanish). At least one year of litigation experience. Requires sound working knowledge of legal system, legal research procedures and sources of information. Requires excellent written and oral communication skills, analytic ability and thorough knowledge of WestLaw and LEXIS. Ability to work under pressure and deliver the highest quality of work will be very important.

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

Preferred Qualifications:
JD preferred. Skilled at using automated software.

  • Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Pre-employment drug screening required. All resumes are held in confidence. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search.
USIS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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