Paralegal

  • Company:
    U.S. Courts
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
  • Category:
    Legal

SummaryThe United States District Court, District of Hawaii, invites applications for the position of Paralegal to Sr. United States District Judge located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Paralegal position includes legal and administrative duties, with a majority of time spent on legal matters. Learn more about this agency ResponsibilitiesThe legal duties include, but are not limited to, traditional law clerk work such as conducting legal research, drafting orders, and reviewing draft orders prepared by law clerks or the judge. The administrative duties include overall office management. These may include but are not limited to: tracking and monitoring calendars, filings and hearings; monitoring caseload, organizing files and correspondence; updating case lists; arranging and managing the judge’s schedule as needed; coordinating the assignments of chambers staff; providing orientation and training to new law clerks and interns; monitoring deadlines and prioritizing tasks for the judge; compiling and arranging information and preparing reports; and answering calls coming into chambers. Travel Required Not requiredSupervisory status No Promotion Potential 11 – JSP-11. Job family (Series) 0950 Paralegal Specialist Similar jobs Paralegals Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States. All application information is subject to verification. The selected candidates will be provisionally hired subject to successful completion of a background investigation by law enforcement agencies which includes a technical fingerprint search of criminal history records.Court employees are required to adhere to the Code of Conduct for Federal Judicial Employees. This position is subject to mandatory electronic funds transfer for payroll direct deposit. Qualifications At the time of appointment, the candidate must possess the following minimum requirements:A juris doctor (JD) from a law school of recognized standing.Knowledge of laws, rules, and procedures applicable to the court. Ability to conduct legal research and analysis and draft orders.Ability to synthesize the results of research, and to summarize and communicate those results, both orally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner.Skill in writing and editing legal documents with accuracy, speed, and attention to detail.Ability to interact and communicate effectively with others.Education A juris doctor (JD) from a law school of recognized standing. Additional informationThe District of Hawaii, U.S. District Court reserves the right to modify or withdraw this vacancy announcement, or to fill the position any time before the closing date, if a closing date is provided, any of which may occur without prior written or other notice.AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Read more How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. Applicants will be selected through an interview process. Read more Background checks and security clearanceSecurity clearance Other Drug test required No Help Required DocumentsPlease read the “How To Apply” section. If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating. Help BenefitsReview our benefits