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ParalegalPatent Litigation

Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 27,2018


San Diego, CA
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Experience the prestige and challenge of Fortune 500 companies including dot coms, while enjoying the sunny lifestyle of the Southwest at this very busy, larger firm. Well-reputed in intellectual property, civil and securities litigation and corporate transactional practices, it is always striving towards excellence and professionalism in its associates, and actively encourages new associates to delve into responsible roles as soon as possible. Ready to meet the challenge? The associates here are some of the happiest associates in Phoenix and truly seem to enjoy the work that they do. We do not need to tell you that as a very successful Arizona firm the people here do appear to work very hard and we hate to say it but we will: Many are working New York type hours. The firm also has been criticized in many respects for its lack of diversity; however, we do not believe that this is a serious problem because the firm's recent hires have all been very diverse in our opinion. The firm also receives very high scores for the treatment of associates by partners and there does appear to be a very good relationship here between associates and partners with associates feeling they are part of the mix to a great degree and respected by partners. Most associates at this firm would much rather stay with the firm than switch firms. In our book this is a good sign. Paralegal-Patent Litigation Responsibilities: Maintain positive contact with clients, lawyers and staff, and observe confidentiality of client matters. Organize and maintain case files, pleadings, other documents and attorney notebooks. Review and synthesize historical documents. Summarize articles, reports, witness statements, and depositions. Manage source code reviews with an understanding of the provisions of protective orders and e-discovery orders/stipulations for input to attorneys to ensure all procedures are met per client instructions. Coordinate and attend client conferences, hearings, and trials. Draft legal documents and correspondence. Perform computer database input and retrieval with an emphasis on proficiency with e-discovery platforms including but not limited to Concordance and Relativity.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 7-10 years of paralegal experience. Paralegal certificate required. Experience with litigation trial procedures required and at the International Trade Commission preferred. Experience with automated litigation support software is required. Through knowledge of all phases of litigation, discovery, and trial procedures. Demonstrated skills in document /information management. Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff, client personnel, and other professionals. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Sound knowledge of library operations and records storage procedures. Ability to handle multiple tasks, multiple concurrent deadlines, work well under pressure and independently.

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