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Legal Staff Paralegal in Washington, DC

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Company name

Wiley Rein LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Biotechnology
Chemistry

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 26,2018

Posted on

Feb 11,2018

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Project Assistant - Intellectual Property Litigation RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with attorneys and legal assistants on client billable projects meeting the Firm’s minimum hours’ expectations. Prepares, updates, and maintains document indices, coding in database management, basic research, organization of files, compilations of exhibits, proofreading and document retrieval from outside sources (Internet, libraries, courts and agencies). Actively develops case management, cite-checking and research skills. The firm requires work to be performed onsite during scheduled work hours. Other duties as may be assigned by attorneys and/or the Director of Legal & Practice Support.

Qualification and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: Four-year degree with minimum 3.0 GPA and major in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, and other related majors required. Preferred paralegal certificate and/or relevant legal experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational, time-management, and problem-solving skills. Proficient in the use of office productivity applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat), aptitude for learning new software strongly preferred. Strong attention to detail. Experienced in proofreading documents for grammar and spelling errors. Ability to manage shifting priorities, competing deadlines, and work in a team environment. Demonstrate a positive attitude and be able to build strong interpersonal relationships.

Additional info

Requisition ID1061. Send a resume, cover letter, and transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wiley Rein LLP
1776 K Street
Washington, DC 20006-2304