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Chenega Corporation Jr Paralegal in Boston, Massachusetts



Boston, MA

The Paralegal I shall provide legal research and litigation support to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Enforcement. The SEC’s Division of Enforcement utilizes a variety of data that contain current, historical and futures information about sensitive public company data, mutual fund data, and trade/quote data


  • Following established guidelines, gathers, prepares, and summarizes relevant materials for use by litigation attorneys and/or other office professionals in preparation of memoranda and other legal documents.

  • Review documents, cross-check information.

  • May synopsize transcripts of hearings and oral arguments for attorney use; reviews case related materials and, for example, identifies potentially conflicting statements or areas requiring further investigation; writes preliminary drafts of legal memoranda and correspondence.

  • Supports litigation attorneys during trial, including courtroom locations and may include experience in witness interviews.

  • Enter data into computerized systems, update databases and spreadsheets.

  • Obtain documents from paper and electronic files.

  • Perform document review and research and summarize findings.

  • Assist with document productions.

  • Maintain, organize, and file office records and documents.

  • Assist in processing notices, orders, and action memos.

  • Maintain, organize, and file office records and documents.

  • Perform complex data-base searches related to filings ( e.g. , Name Relationship Search Index) and other legal data-base searches ( e.g. , basic Westlaw and/or LEXIS).

  • Maintain chronological/searchable databases of office precedent ( i.e. , comment letters, minutes of meetings and office policy “significant outcomes” memoranda).

  • Prepare and maintain database monitoring and tracking status ( e.g. , track and/or organize materials using agency automated database/systems, such as word processing software, spreadsheets, computer graphics, presentation software, or database applications)

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associates Degree in a related labor category field such as Paralegal Studies, Legal Studies, or Criminal Justice from an accredited college, university, school, or educational institution that has been accredited by accrediting bodies or organizations recognized by the US Department of Education.

  • Up to two (2) years of Paralegal experience with documented trial and courtroom exposure.

  • Paralegal Certificate (Certificate not required if degree is in Paralegal or Legal Studies only.)

  • Ability to provide favorable credit history.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Candidate must be able to work effectively in an extremely pressured environment.

  • Must have and use excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Must have experience in litigation support during trial, including courtroom.

  • Experience in interviewing witnesses

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft 2010 or newer programs.

Physical Demands (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program