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Legal Staff Paralegal in Dallas, TX

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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

Location

Dallas, TX

Date Last Verified

May 25,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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IP Litigation 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. Expert proficiency with ECF/PACER, including e-filings, research and retrieving documents. 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. Drafting litigation pleadings, i.e. Motions, Notices, Discovery, and Proposed Orders. Liaise with clients, experts, and opposing counsel. Other tasks as assigned by supervising lawyer(s) and Office Administrator.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required. 3+ years’ work experience in a law firm environment, or related professional experience. Experience with all facets of document productions, including confidentiality, deliverables, service and drafting privilege logs. Experience with all facets of depositions, including preparing exhibits, digesting transcripts and preparing errata sheets. Experience at trial in Federal Courts, with possible travel. Willing and able to step into an experienced paralegal role in active Federal litigations. Extensive knowledge of the federal litigation process. Experience with appellate level litigations, including preparing appendices and Federal Circuit filings. Knowledge of PTAB (including IPR’s) and PAIR systems and knowledge of USPTO rules and procedures is a plus. Extensive knowledge and skills in utilizing the Internet; experience with legal research tools preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including MSWord, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.; working knowledge of Nuance required; working knowledge of FileSite document management system is a plus. Ability to learn and use databases. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals in multiple offices and multiple time zones. 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 and photocopiers. Routinely review and process vendor invoices. Extensive contact with lawyers, staff and colleagues in multiple offices and time zones. Assist lawyers in contacts with clients, opposing counsel, government agencies and courts. Contact with outside vendors. Must be able to spend long periods of time working at computer workstation. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. Position is full-time and requires a five-day workweek and standard hours as outlined in the firm policy manual. Work frequently requires more than the regularly scheduled hours per week to perform the essential duties of the position. Must be available to work overtime, including weekend hours, when necessary to meet established deadlines or stay current with occasional peaks in workload. Must be willing to change regular work schedule to meet the needs of the Firm. Must be able to perform essential duties of the position with time constraints and frequent interruptions. Ability to work well in high pressure environments. Position may require some travel including weekend and week-long travel.

Additional info

Job ID: 1711

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baker Botts LLP
2001 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201-2980