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Paralegal  Arlington, VA
 ( ID# 14278 )



The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Office of Chief Counsel Civil Litigation Section (CCL) requires contract Attorney personnel to meet the needs of high volume, complex litigation that must be addressed by the Section.


We are seeking a Paralegal to assist Chief Council Civil Litigation (CCL) to address litigation to include, but not limited to, tort accident claims. This is an outstanding opportunity to work for a major Federal agency in the Arlington VA area.





  • Assist Chief Council Civil Litigation (CCL) to address litigation to include, but not limited to, tort accident claims
  • Assist with claims intake, document collection, and discovery
  • Discuss claims with claimants, prepare correspondence, manage and organize documents, prepare and label exhibits
  • Assist with hearings to defend against individual claims
  • Handle a diverse and heavy work load and work cooperatively and efficiently with CCL staff members
  • Provide other legal support as necessary and as assigned by the Associate Chief Counsel of DEAs Office of Chief Counsel Civil Litigation Section (CCL)





  • Degree from a U.S. accredited Law school and active Bar membership.
  • Demonstrated skill or experience
  • Previous acceptance into and or completion of the Department of Justice Honors Programs
  • Ranking in the top 20 percent of their law school class and completion of a judicial clerkship
  • A minimum of five years of professional litigation experience that includes litigation experience.
  • Ability to obtain Public Trust
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status required



Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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