Criminal Paralegal Job at KMRG, LLC, Greensboro, NC

  • Greensboro, NC

Job Description


We are seeking an experienced Criminal Paralegal to support the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) Middle District of North Carolina (MDNC). Your scope of work focuses on providing legal research and staffing support for criminal cases.

This is a full-time opportunity in which we'll provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and job stability and security.

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I. Document Preparation & Processing:
  • Examine, prepare, and process a variety of technical legal documents that are voluminous and complex in format
  • Review incoming material and determine the need for assembly and preparation of various legal documents
  • Assist in drafting legal documents (e.g. complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, and warrants)
  • Obtain needed information from files, law enforcement agencies, courts, and other sources
  • Submit completed legal documents to the appropriate AUSA or directly to the court when necessary
  • Prepare various legal documents (e.g., indictment, pleadings, complaints, motions, search warrants, judgments, etc.)
II. Trial Preparation & Assistance:
  • Provide aid during trial prep by compiling trial notebooks, witness and exhibit lists
  • Assemble jury instructions
  • Use original and online legal resources to verify citations and statutory references in legal documents
  • Prepare tables of contents and indices to briefs to ensure proper formatting of citations and references
III. Communication & Coordination:
  • Greet visitors and receive telephone calls
  • Furnish requested information concerning pending and closed matters/cases, functions, and general office procedures
  • Determine which matters should be referred to the AUSA and the urgency of the matter
  • Establish and maintain a variety of files, search legal reference files, and assemble exhibits, affidavits, etc. from file
IV. Case Management:
  • Perform docketing duties such as opening, updating, and closing cases through an automated case-tracking system
  • Search databases for required information
  • Maintain a calendar of assigned active cases, tracking filing, hearing, and trial dates
  • Schedule conferences and interviews
  • Maintain a suspense system for ongoing cases
V. Administrative Support:
  • Maintain the AUSA’s calendar, schedule appointments, interviews, and conferences
  • Provide reminders of commitments and court appearances
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Proficient in word processing, document management, and review file management systems
  • Proficient with office technology (e.g., computers, fax machines, copier machines, etc.)
  • Ability to meet established deadlines
  • Ability to multitask assignments and review a wide variety of documents
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 2 years exp. in a professional office environment (legal setting preferred)
  • Highschool Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Greensboro, NC 27401
  • N/A
  • U.S. citizenship required as it supports the U.S. federal government
  • Minimum background investigation with sensitivity Level 2 and completion of an SF86
  • Department of Justice (DOJ)
  • Travel may be required
  • 40 hours per week
  • 8 hours a day
  • Employment Classification Eligibility — Nonexempt
  • Not eligible for relocation benefits

KMRG, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, age, marital or civil partnership status, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, pregnancy, maternity status, political affiliation, military or veteran status, genetic information, traits historically associated with race, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, and/or local law.

Other Considerations. Applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 100% of the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the use of computer monitor screens up to 100% of the time.


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