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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

29361 Paralegal/Legal Assistant I

Work is performed under close supervision, with required assistance readily available. Work includes, typically, several of the following duties:

  • Consults prescribed sources of information for facts relating to matters of interest to the program;
  • Reviews documents to extract selected data and information relating to specific items;
  • Reviews and summarizes information in prescribed format on case precedent and decisions;
  • Searches and extracts legal references in libraries and computer-data banks;
  • Attends hearings or court appearances to become informed on administrative and/or court procedures and the status of cases, and where necessary, assists in the presentation of charts and other visual information.