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Legal Staff Paralegal in San Francisco, CA

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Company name

Baker Botts LLP

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Intellectual Property - Litigation General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA San Francisco, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 19,2018

Posted on

Dec 19,2017

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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. Extensive knowledge of the ECF/PACER, PTAB and PAIR systems. 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. Other tasks as assigned by supervising lawyer(s) and Office Administrator. 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. 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. Must be able to spend long periods of time working at computer workstation.

Additional info

Job ID: 1680

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baker Botts LLP
101 California Street
Suite 3070
San Francisco, CA 94111