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Legal Assistant

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Baltimore, MD

Date Last Verified

Aug 14,2017

Posted on

Apr 27,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - General
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Legal Assistant The candidate types general correspondence, memoranda and complex legal documents according to the requirements set by each practice group. Transcribes dictation tapes (letters, memos of law, motions and briefs). Proofreads documents and checks for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar. Prepares check requests for processing with appropriate backup and timely submission to accounting for payment. Types and coordinates expense reports. Enters and edits attorney's time into the timekeeping system within deadlines as required. Maintains attorney(s') appointment calendar. Coordinates all client related travel. Maintains files in an efficient and effective manner. Prepares and updates attorney case lists. Receive, open, prioritize and distribute incoming mail. Prepare materials for distribution via US mail, fax, courier, messenger, etc. Maintains confidentiality of client information in accordance with the firm policies. Interacts professionally with clients, attorneys, paralegals, secretaries, all other staff and other representatives outside of the firm. Must have experience working with intellectual property and patents and trademarks. Should be proficient in MS Office programs with typing speed of 65-75 wpm. Familiarity with electronic filing in Federal and State Court is needed.

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