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Paralegal - LAC Group

Location: USA - DC - Washington DC

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Paralegal to work for a prestigious federal agency in Washington, DC. The selected individual will support the processing of Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIA/PA) records in response to requests from throughout the United States. This is a five-year full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract position.

  • Review incoming requests and enter data into a FOIA tracking database
  • Communicate with requestors as needed
  • Prepare documentation for draft responses to include redactions and proposed disclosures.

  • High School or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Minimum of one (1) year of paralegal experience
  • At least some experience with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act (FOIA)
  • Prior experience with legal writing and conducting legal research in commercial and public research databases (e.g. Westlaw, LexisNexis, HeinOnline, Proquest Congressional, etc.)
  • Experience utilizing legal analyses to recommend courses of actions and/or final dispositions for legal requests and documents
  • Hands-on experience with a variety of computer applications to support research and correspondence preparation.
  • Strict attention to detail and an ability to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.


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