We are currently seeking a Litigation Legal Assistant to join a prominent intellectual property law firm. As a Legal Assistant, you will provide comprehensive support to attorneys in various litigation matters. This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the litigation process within a renowned firm and gain valuable experience in a dynamic legal environment.
Maintain and organize correspondence and pleadings, ensuring proper indexing and documentation.
Utilize litigation software, such as document management systems, to assist with case management.
Support document productions, including coordinating attorney reviews, eDiscovery efforts, and Litigation Support activities.
Manage deposition files and create indices for deposition exhibits.
Assist in preparing documents for witness depositions.
Aid in court filing processes.
Track and manage litigation due dates through docketing.
Willingness to work overtime or travel as required.
Participate in supervising and training litigation clerks as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in litigation required; Paralegal certificate preferred.
Two to four years of litigation experience, preferably in Intellectual Property (IP) law.
Familiarity with litigation software, such as Relativity and Sharepoint, is highly desirable.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including collaboration platforms like Teams and Zoom, and ability to learn new software and databases.
Strong understanding of case/matter management systems and proficiency in database tools used for data and information management.
Excellent research skills, including proficiency in using various research tools, court websites, and internet resources.
Strong customer service skills, both written and verbal, with effective communication abilities.