Skill Level 1 Provides preliminary paralegal and administrative support to unit commanders and staff and coordinates paralegal actions with supervising paralegal office. Prepares and processes paralegal documents in support of courts martial, non judicial punishment, and other military justice matters; line of duty determinations, separation board proceedings, and other administrative law matters; paralegal assistance services; claims processing and investigations.
Skill Level 2 Supervise the operation of a section in a command or installation paralegal office. Provide technical guidance to subordinates. Maintain law/administrative library and section files and records. Monitors and reviews actions to ensure accuracy and timely dispatch or disposition.
Skill Level 3 Supervise the operation of a command paralegal office. Trains and provides guidance to subordinates on complex paralegal administrative issues. Coordinate with units concerning tasking and training of paralegal specialist and noncommissioned officers. Conduct extensive paralegal research. Adjudicates personal property claims.
Skill Level 4 Supervise the operation of an installation paralegal office or section of a major command paralegal office. Plans, task organizes, and provides logistical support to subsections. Coordinate the requisition and assignment of installation paralegal specialists/NCOs. Develops and implements installation training of paralegal specialists/NCOs.
Skill Level 5 Supervise the operation of a major command paralegal office. Provides technical and professional guidance to and coordinates the requisition and assignment of all command wide paralegal specialists/NCO. Advise the senior judge advocate on all matters affecting paralegal specialists/NCOs. Inspects command paralegal support activities and recommends actions to correct deficiencies and improve paralegal support operations.