favorite this post Entry Level Legal Assistant (Reston, VA) hide this posting unhide

compensation: $36-39k + Benefits
employment type: full-time

Why You Want To Work Here:

This is an awesome opportunity for anyone looking for a foot in the door opportunity with a large IP Law Firm. We are one of the biggest in the country and provide hands-on training with a lot of room for growth! You will work across all departments and provide support to our Partners!

Patent Responsibilities:

Provide secretarial and administration support to our Partners
Draft legal documents
Prepare application documents and formal papers
Prepare foreign filing instructions
File U.S applications, responses and assignments
Analyze and process files after receipt of allowance notices
Prepare and file pleadings, maintain correspondence, schedule depositions
Docketing/Mail Responsibilities
Pull files to match mail
Process incoming mail and email
Monitor client-specific emails and forward to appropriate attorney
Review weekly docket to meet upcoming deadlines
Monitor status of projects

Clerical Responsibilities:

Create and organize new files
Respond to emails/inbound calls from clients
Maintain email correspondence between attorney and client
Review drafts of invoices for header information
Proofread narratives and correct any errors

Qualifications of Legal Assistant:

Some college required; completed degree preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
Ability to type 55-65 WPM
Strong attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and stay organized
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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6790976091



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