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Senior Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Palo Alto, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 19,2018

Posted on

Dec 18,2017
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation General
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Senior Paralegal Duties: Under the supervision of lawyers from the IP/Litigation Department, will provide support for all levels of the litigation process. Will operate as part of a team comprised of lawyers and staff with the goal to provide high level service to both internal and external clients. Review and manage docket for deadlines, must have the ability to prioritize and re-prioritize tasks on an ongoing, immediate basis, understand docket and deadlines and action needed on each file; inform working attorney of deadlines; preparation of weekly docket reports. Drafting litigation pleadings, i.e. Motions, Notices, Discovery, and Proposed Orders. Review files and preparation of documents for litigation/IPR procedures. Liaise with clients, experts, and opposing counsel. Routinely review and disburse vendors invoices. Extensive daily contacts with lawyers, staff and colleagues. Assist lawyers in contacts with opposing counsel, government agencies and county clerks. Contact with outside vendors. Assist lawyers in contact with clients.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required. 3+ years’ work experience in a law firm environment, or related professional experience. Experience filing documents with the PACER and PTAB, including IPR’s and CBM’s. Experience with all facets of documents productions, including confidentiality, deliverables, service and drafting privilege logs. Experience with all facets of depositions, including preparing exhibits, digesting transcripts and preparing errata sheets. Knowledge of the ECF/PACER, PTAB and PAIR systems. Knowledge of the state, federal and ITC litigation process. Experience at trial in State and Federal Courts plus in the ITC, with possible travel. Willing and able to step right into a leading paralegal role in active state, Federal and ITC litigations. Experience with appellate level litigations, including preparing appendices and Federal Circuit filings. Must have knowledge of USPTO rules and procedures. Extensive knowledge and skills in utilizing the Internet, Adobe Acrobat, U.S. Patent Office Electronic Filing System, EPCT; experience with legal research tools preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including MSWord, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. Ability to learn and use databases. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to proofread materials for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors. Must have strong organizational, decision-making skills and problem solving skills. Must be reliable and a self-starter. Ability to operate standard office equipment such as computer, photocopiers, fax machines and typewriter.

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Job ID: 1679

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baker Botts LLP
1001 Page Mill Road Building One
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94304-1007

Review:

"A Five Star Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Approach your work with an open mind and they will do everything they can to help you out to be successful.

Pros : Baker Botts LLP is a wonderful law firm and I'm so glad I made the choice to join their family. They treat me better than any place I've worked.
Cons : The hours can be hard and demanding. The work is very difficult, but it's very rewarding.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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