-Researches, gathers, analyzes, and compiles information and documents to assist in advising in litigation matters and as part of the discovery process.
-Works with attorneys in the identification, interviewing, and preparation of witnesses and collection of documents.
-Conducts electronic searches and researches technical references, patents, copyrights, trademarks, and legal matters.
-Coordinates and manages large electronic discovery collections and productions.
-Provides general assistance to attorneys, and prepares summaries of factual findings, legal research, and/or sequential and chronological events for attorneys.
-Works with attorneys in the drafting of pleadings, motions, and discovery documents.
-Communicates with court personnel, personnel at state and federal agencies, and other agencies regarding proceedings.
-Maintains a thorough understanding of all aspects of the department's work and its context in the organization as a whole, and maintains an awareness of, and stays up to date with changes in law and procedures, specifically relating to the litigation practice area, intellectual property issues, and electronic discovery.
-A minimum of 3+ years' experience providing intellectual property litigation support in a law firm environment.
-College degree or comparable paralegal experience is required; paralegal certificate preferred.
-Ability to meet the Firm's billable hours requirement while maintaining excellent service and producing consistently high quality work product that meets or exceeds the Firm's quality standards.
-Excellent data entry and organizational skills.
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and coordinate projects.
-Ability to use good judgment, initiative, and command of resources to accomplish results.
-Strong interpersonal skills to communicate and follow instructions effectively from a diverse group of clients, attorneys, and staff to provide information with courtesy and tact.
-Ability to multitask and work independently.
-Ability to work well under pressure and be self-motivated.
-Ability to type at least 60+ wpm accurately.
-Proficiency with MS Office Suite is a must.
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