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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

29363 Paralegal/Legal Assistant III

At this level, participates in the substantative development of cases by performing the following functions:

  • Analyzes and evaluates case files against litigation worthiness standards;
  • Notes and corrects case file deficiencies (e.g., missing documents, inconsistent material, leads not investigated) before sending the case on to the concerned trial attorney;
  • Reviews and analyzes available precedents relevant to cases under consideration for use in presenting case summaries to trial attorneys;
  • Gathers, sorts, classifies, and interprets data to discover patterns of possible discriminatory activity;
  • Interviews relevant personnel and potential witnesses to gather information;
  • Reviews and analyzes relevant statistics;
  • Performs statistical evaluations such as standard deviations, analyses of variance, means, modes, and ranges as supporting data for case litigation;
  • Consults with statistical experts on reliability evaluations;
  • May testify in court concerning relevant data.