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Paralegal Ii

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Mar 16,2018

Posted on

Feb 22,2018
Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Litigation >> Intellectual Property - Litigation General
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Paralegal II Duties: Obtains information and materials from IP vendors and government agencies, such as the US Patent and Trademark Office. Certified patents. Patent file histories and wrappers. Manages document production processes - hard copy, electronic, etc. Collects material from client, opposing parties, and third parties (hard copies, electronic data, physical evidence). Maintains chain of custody. Tracks materials through the process. Designs and implements document review systems. Prepares privilege logs. Manages logistics of production of documents - hard copy, images, native. Substantive Research. Analyzes documents and materials. Performs factual research. Compiles information into charts, graphs and timelines. Researches prior testimony and publications of opposing experts. Researches rules of procedure for relevant court venues, and assures adherence thereto. Coordinates preparation and filing of briefs and legal documents. Drafts routine filings (e.g. attorney appearances, notices of filings, notices of motions). Legal cite checking, shepardizing (Westlaw, Lexis). Fact checking. Compiles appendices and exhibits. Blue Book formatting, application of local rules. Files with court and serves on parties. Interacts with outside entities (clients, government agencies, expert witnesses, consultants, other law firms, opposing parties, court personnel, etc.). Manages litigation support systems. Databases (Concordance, Summation, Access, etc). Transcript management systems (LiveNote). Calendaring, task sharing, collaborative systems. Manages preparation for witnesses and depositions. Manages preparation of witness & subject files. Assists in preparation of witness outlines. Works with expert witnesses. Manages technical logistics for depositions (remote hookups, electronic transcripts, videography, synchronization). Manages trial preparation and trial support. Compiles and tracks trial exhibits. Prepares pretrial documents. Sets up and manages trial offices and trial support (e.g. remote office setup and logistics). Manages resources. Supervises legal staff. Obtains and supervises support from Firm departments (e.g. Litigation Support, Graphics Services, Purchasing, Trial Support Services). Manages relationships with supporting vendors (graphics, court reporters, trial support, hotels, etc.).

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Complex Intellectual Property litigation experience, including managing large discovery, creating and managing databases and imaging systems, supervising teams, preparing for trials in Federal court, and managing trial support. Must have high-level experience with a range of litigation support applications. Should also have experience managing out-of-town trial offices for cases that have gone to verdict. 5+ years of IP Litigation Paralegal experience in a lead role; meet the California Business & Professional Code 6450 requirements, bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent analytical and organizational abilities, solid communication and management skills, strong computer abilities, creativity and initiative.

Additional info

Job ID: 4460. Send resume.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
333 S. Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071


"A Great Place to Get a Start "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Make sure that you don't let any good eggs get stuck with the bad eggs because of a simple misunderstanding.

Pros : I have been here for around two years now and everyone is happy and friendly. Any issues that I have had come up have been quickly fixed.
Cons : Some people don't last here very long because of how swiftly problems are dealt with. Some good eggs get mixed up in that.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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