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in Washington, DC

Verified Pay $35.35/hr
Hours Full-time
Location Washington, District of Columbia

About this job


Leidos is looking for a Supervisory Paralegal to work in support of the Civil Rights Division. This is a hybrid position (1 day/week on site and 4 days/week remote), but will require travel to the customer site in Washington, D.C. as requested. The Supervisory Paralegal is responsible for directing and reviewing  the work of paralegals and other support staff, particularly on major paralegal support efforts, such as large legal research projects or major in-courtroom support.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Monitors work and reports on progress.  

  • Responsible for ensuring that paralegal and support staff work meets  attorney requirements and is delivered on time. 

  • Troubleshoots and performs quality control spot-checks.

  •  Must be able to formulate administrative and technical procedures for getting the work done. 

  • Performs complex legal and factual research. 

  • Designs and develops systems and procedures for tracking, controlling, and managing case files, exhibits, and other case-specific materials. 

  • Assists trial staff in coordination with expert witnesses and litigation consultants.

  • Arranges for access to appropriate DOJ libraries and other legal research facilities. 

  • Coordinates with other Contractor support components, including data processing support staff, in order to accomplish work.

Required Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate, or JD, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study,

  • At least three years of litigation paralegal experience  including trial experience is required. 

  • At least one year of experience in automated litigation support. 

  • Supervisory experience, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. 

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court system, legal research procedures, and legal research resources. 

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw. 

  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging. 

  • Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to consistently deliver highest quality work under extreme pressure will be very important

  • Familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of eDiscovery procedures and resources preferred.

This position is covered under the Service Contract Act and is subject to minimum wage requirements as well as the minimum Health and Welfare benefit. Leidos will ensure that all provisions are met through their wages and benefits. The pay for this position will be $35.35/hr.

In 2023, Leidos was ranked as one of the  by the Ethisphere Institute for the fifth consecutive year. We were also ranked #2 on the Forbes’ list of and #26 on Careers & The Disabled Magazine’s list of


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The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.