Title: Paralegal

Venesco is looking for a Paralegal to provide unparalleled support to our partner the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Job Description:

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) requires one (1) Paralegal to meet the needs of high volume, complex litigation that must be addressed by the Section. Such litigation includes, but is not limited to, the multistate litigation in the Northern District of Ohio styled In Re: National Prescription

Opiate Litigation, Case No. 17-MD-2804. This case consolidated hundreds of lawsuits brought by

state and local governments against opioid manufacturers and distributers. The DEA and the Department of Justice are participating in this litigation as a Friend of the Court.

General Experience:

The paralegal will be expected to handle a diverse and heavy workload and to work cooperatively and efficiently with other Attorneys and support staff. The paralegal will provide other legal support as necessary and as assigned by the Associate Chief Counsel of the DEA and/or by Venesco Staff.

The paralegal may be required to take on-line training mandated by DEA or DOJ. The on-line training is available via DEA computers. Additional training may be offered, but not required, if relevant to their work. Mandatory DEALS training is required for all employees from time to time. Employees are advised of these requirements and due dates via email by their supervisor.

Task Assignments are made by email, meeting and in person.

The DEA and Venesco staff will coordinate additional task assignments as necessary.

Required Degrees:
An undergraduate degree from an accredited U.S. college or university; and

A Paralegal certificate and a minimum of one year of paralegal experience.

Security Clearance:

Citizenship: United States
Clearance requirement: Must be able to obtain Public Trust security clearance

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