Job Title Paralegal Specialist
Location Salt Lake City, UT Compensation $80,888 to $133,031 / Per Year Position Number 16-DE-1615373-MJB Application Deadline February 17, 2016
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. A career with the SEC offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public.
• Independently performing legal research of substantial variety and complexity arising from various legislative acts relating to implementation, application, or enforcement of the federal securities laws.
• Selecting, assembling, summarizing, and compiling substantive information using statutes, regulations, department orders, digests, commentaries, legal instruments, and other legal reference material.
• Conducting factual and legal research utilizing a variety of tools, including but not limited to CLEAR, LexisNexis, and Courtlink. Utilizing Recommind, Concordance and/or litigation document management systems software.
• Assisting in case preparation for litigation and analyzing facts and legal questions. Preparing legal memoranda based on the analysis of questions presented, federal court or administrative action decisions, and federal court or administrative process and procedures.
• Receiving and analyzing defense motions, researching pertinent legal issues, and preparing motions to be filed in federal court or administrative process forum in connection with cases assigned to attorneys.
• Developing and overseeing the maintenance of reporting and record-keeping systems capable of tracking the progress of investigations and litigation. Qualifications
• Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.
• MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: SK-12: Applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-11 level researching and analyzing established case laws, including researching the securities laws, preparing legal documents and memoranda, managing investigative documents and case files, and using application software and online legal research tools; experience with courtroom and pretrial litigation support that includes: preparing, analyzing, and processing legal documents, and utilizing electronic discovery and other electronic technologies to perform legal research or to assist with courtroom presentation. To Apply To learn more about this employment opportunity, please visit http://go.usa.gov/cypKF and apply online at https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/428292100. For assistance, please contact the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion at (202) 551-6046 or firstname.lastname@example.org.