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Legal Assistant II Security Clearance

Job in Arlington - Arlington County - VA Virginia - USA , 22201
Listing for: Strategic Analysis, Inc
Full Time position
Listed on 2024-03-02
Job specializations:
  • Law/Legal
    Law Clerk, Lawyer, Paralegal, Legal Assistant
  • Administrative/Clerical
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Legal Assistant II (#24-028) with Security Clearance
Strategic Analysis, Inc. (SA) is seeking a versatile, skilled Legal Assistant to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) General Counsel (GC) Office. It is of paramount importance to exceed our client expectations with high integrity and focused attention to program deliverables. In addition to working well in a team environment, as a successful candidate you will assist GC with providing legal support and services to DARPA clients for all legal matters in support of the DARPA mission and also assist GC with implementing DARPA's Standards of Conduct (ethics) program.

This support includes the following tasks:
* Perform legal research and writing in support of GC.
* Assist with preparing drafts of legal documents and correspondence in support of GC.
* Assist with all phases of DARPA's ethics program regarding matters such as financial disclosure reports, ethics inquiries from DARPA clients and preparing drafts of routine ethics documents.
* Provide litigation support to GC, including assisting GC with managing litigation and protest files, preparing drafts of litigation documents and assisting with document production.
* Provide intellectual property support to GC, including assisting with intellectual property claims and cases against DARPA, interacting with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and maintaining GC's deposit account at the USPTO. Process all invention reporting and facilitate patent clearance by administering the iEdison database, review all patent documents to ensure compliance, record documents with the USPTO and coordinate GC's clearance with DARPA's Contracts Management Office (CMO) or Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA).

* Assist with providing training, briefings, preparing instructional materials and providing DARPA clients information and materials necessary for running an effective legal office.
* Maintain the GC docketing system, work directly with DARPA clients on GC intake/outtake matters and manage all parts of GC's docket management systems.
* Provide administrative support to GC, including processing travel orders and claims, arranging local transportation and support services for GC, perform photocopying, scanning and all other types of routine administrative work related to running an effective legal office.
* Provide notary services to DARPA clients. Qualification


* Masters Degree or Juris Doctorate Clearance
* Active DoD Secret Clearance Experience
* Graduate from or law student at an ABA-accredited law school with a demonstrated ability to perform work within different areas of law.
* Demonstrated ability to conduct legal research, and to draft legal documents which are clear, concise, and logically constructed.
* Demonstrate experience preparing briefs, developing excel spreadsheets and coordinating meetings. Desired skills
* Detailed knowledge of DoD report formats and forms is highly desirable.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability and comfort in working with remote, geographically dispersed team.
* Ability to work with limited direct supervision.
* Detailed-oriented and quick study. SA is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
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