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Patent Legal Secretary

Avanti Staffing, Inc Chicago, IL Full-Time
$55,000.00 - $70,000.00 / year
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Chicago law firm has an immediate opening for a skilled legal secretary with at least 3 years of current experience. This position is supporting a group of busy intellectual property attorneys. The ideal candidate should be able to work independently in a fast paced environment, and be able to manage heavy administrative tasks on a daily basis, including meeting strict deadlines. Candidates must be detail orientated, have strong problem-solving, organizational, written and oral communication skills. In addition, a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office is required and typing at 65 wpm. You will be responsible for;

  • Assist attorneys with daily time entries
  • Create and submit expense reports
  • Prepare invoices
  • Respond to docket and stat bar items
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements
  • Answer and mage incoming phone calls
  • Draft routine correspondence and prepare documents and forms for attorney review
  • Provide general administrative support including mailing, scanning, and faxing/copying

Candidates should have at least 3 years of current patent prosecution/intellectual property experience along with strong administrative skills. Firm offers great benefits, competitive salary and convenient downtown location

3 years of current experience in the area intellectual property law
Strong administrative skills including MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook
Typing at least 65 wpm
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced, document intensive environment 

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Intellectual Property Laws
Intellectual Properties


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