Senior Paralegal (Financial Fraud) $1000 Sign On Bonus
- Criminal Justice
- Position Number:
- Salary Range:
- $68,100.00 - $90,000.00 Yearly
- Apply By:
- Thursday, September 7, 2023, 11:59 pm
- Work Unit:
- Financial Fraud
- Job Location:
- 1300 N Broadway
- Release Date:
- Friday, July 14, 2023
- Employment Type:
- Position Type:
Sign-On bonuses will be paid based on the following timeline:
$500.00 – Time of hire
$500.00 – Time of certification (12 months after hire)
WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Senior Paralegal position will support two teams – Insurance Fraud and Securities Fraud – within the Financial Fraud Unit. In this role, the paralegal will be crucial in managing litigation of cases and supporting attorneys with managing cases, ensuring deadlines are met, conducting legal research, and preparing legal drafts. There are three paralegals in the Financial Fraud Unit, all of whom coordinate between the unit’s criminal investigators and attorneys. Responsibilities include the digital presentations before grand and petit juries, document management and control, database management, tracking of restitution, legal research, drafting of pleadings, filing of pleadings, witness and exhibits coordination at trial and coordinating the fraud referrals.
This recruitment may be used to fill other positions at the Department of Law.
Salary note: Although a salary range is listed, salary will be set commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and in compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Salary will be paid on a biweekly basis.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for dedicated public servants who want to be a part of very important work and thrive in a fast paced and collaborative environment. The ideal candidates for these roles should not be afraid to own projects and look for new ways to add value their team and clients.Minimum Qualifications: Please document all relevant experience in detail on your application. Experience will not be inferred or assumed. Any part-time experience listed will be prorated.
Minimum qualifications are:
- Three years of work experience in a paralegal capacity which included conducting legal research, preparing drafts of legal documents, and gathering and compiling data from legal references and resources.OR
- Paralegal certificate obtained through either an American Bar Association (ABA) approved paralegal studies program or an accredited institution AND one year of work experience as a paralegal which included conducting legal research, preparing drafts of legal documents and gathering and compiling data from legal references and resources. This experience must include working as a litigation paralegal.OR
- A Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school AND one year of work experience as a paralegal which included conducting legal research, preparing drafts of legal documents and gathering and compiling data from legal references and resources. This experience must include working as a litigation paralegal.Note: Candidates possessing a foreign degree must submit a translation (evaluation) of their degree from an accredited institution, such as The National Association of Credential Evaluations Services in order to be given credit for the degree.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
- Effective oral and written communication with internal and external customers
- Strong attention to detail and organization skills
- Ability to research, analyze, and compile data
- Time-management skills, including the ability to multi-task and effectively manage competing priorities in order to meet tight deadlines
- Ability to work well with a diverse range of customers and work collaboratively on a team
Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, if you possess any of the following specifically include the details on your application. This information will be used to assess your qualifications and may be used to determine a top group of applicants.
- Experience with criminal law and prosecution of criminal offenses
- Experience with trial presentation software
- Experience supporting large volumes of discovery and managing and disseminating discovery
- Knowledge of the litigation process
- Familiarity with the grand jury process
- High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Familiarity with ProLaw or similar case management and tracking systems
- Experience as a litigation paralegal, especially in financial fraud crimes/securities fraud/criminal law
- Experience coordinating cross-functional teams, including, but not limited to, law enforcement and criminal investigators.
Conditions of Employment:
- Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.
- Members of the Financial Fraud team are expected to work in-office during trial preparation and as needed. Otherwise, the team functions on a flexible, hybrid schedule.
- Occasional travel, including overnight travel, may be required.
Please view the full job announcement for more information and to apply online.