Courtroom Presentation Specialist
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Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, [Register to View] target="_blank">Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.
Leidos is seeking a Courtroom Presentation Specialist to work in support of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. The selected candidate will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment and will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth.
Be part of a dynamic team in providing legal and technical services to support the Department of Justice. From emails and instant messages, to electronic devices, and social media systems, we are equipped to meet the challenge of forensically capturing, reviewing, and illuminating the “smoking gun” evidence. Join us and make a difference! In this role, you will gain many intangible skills, such as time and task management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems using available tools.
Primary Responsibilities include:
Works with the trial team, including expert witnesses, to develop plans for trial or hearings using a courtroom presentation system
Prepares exhibit images for particular uses (e.g. zooming in on or highlighting a particular paragraph, or setting up two exhibits side by side on the screen)
Develops simple graphic images/exhibits using standard off-the-shelf software packages
Advises attorneys on the effectiveness of certain exhibits or sequences of exhibits
Responsible for the smooth operation of the presentation system in the courtroon
Digitizes audio and video clips
Synchronizes clips with written transcripts
Note that, for most trials, even including most large trials, we expect that the Courtroom Presentation Specialist will be the only contractor staff member needed to work with the attorneys in preparing for trial and in presenting materials in the courtroom. The Courtroom Presentation Specialist needs to be a "jack-of-all-trades" capable of performing all trial and courtroom support functions, including equipment set up and troubleshooting, scripting, advising on graphics presentations, and courtroom operation of equipment. Reports to Project Supervisor or Project Manager.
Must be familiar with standard courtroom presentation packages such as Trial Director and Sanction
Must have excellent oral communication skills
Must be able to work effectively as a team member in an extremely pressured environment
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a trial team through the entire pretrial and trial cycle, identifying and scanning exhibits, scripting with the attorneys, setting up the courtroom, operating and troubleshooting the system in the courtroom
Must be able to travel for long periods of time
Must be able to work long hours for an extended period of time
Trial experience required.
Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust clearance
Familiarity with standard litigation support applications such as Relativity, iCONECT, CaseMap
Active security clearance, preferred