Trustpoint.One is proud to partner with a nationally respected law firm in their search for a Hybrid Intellectual Property Legal Assistant to support the firm’s Patent Prosecution and Trademark practice areas.
- Disability and Life Insurance
- 401(k) retirement savings account
- Flexible spending and transportation accounts
- Vacation and personal time off
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Drafts correspondence and other legal documents
- Answers telephone calls, takes messages or sends callers to voicemail system
- Establishes and maintains calendar, contact lists, and deadline reminder systems
- Requests new files through Business Intake and requests and follows up on conflict of interest checks with Records Department.
- Greets clients and visitors; maintains good customer service with external and internal clients; observes confidentiality of attorney-client relationship
- Makes appointments and travel arrangements for attorney(s)/paralegal(s)
- Enters attorney and paralegal time into the timekeeping system
- Works with Billing Department and billing attorney to review and revise billing Proformas.
- Actively participate in workflow collaboration and teaming with peers and management to achieve best practices and client service
- Performs other tasks and responsibilities as requested
- Experience with Intellectual Property Law (Patent or Trademark)
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Administrative or legal secretarial experience
- Notary Public (Preferred)
- Experience with IP Docket (Preferred)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Excellent proofreading skills and accuracy. Perform minor editing (e.g. punctuation, grammar, spelling) of routine law office correspondence and legal case matters
- Good understanding of law office policies and procedures
- Able to work independently
- Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite
Compensation for this position is 55,000 - 75,000 based on experience.
This is an exciting hybrid opportunity to join a terrific law firm that offers a highly congenial environment!