Litigation Specialist

Company Name:
Jones Networking
Position: Litigation Specialist
Report to: Litigation Supervisor
Large Patent and Trademark Law Firm in Alexandria,
is seeking an experienced Litigation Specialist/Secretary to provide support to attorneys, clients, experts and outside counsel.
Position Description:
-Accurately prepare and handle court filings, discovery and correspondence, including typing, editing, formatting, proofreading and cite checking documents; electronic filing of same (at District Court and Federal Circuit levels) and effect service of same on opposing counsel
-Download, scan, fax, and email pleadings and correspondence
-Maintain and update electronic files, including saving all related documents into appropriate document management system directories
-Read case-related pleadings and correspondence to maintain a base knowledge of the case status and identify upcoming action items; review of email accounts (IP and attorneys, where rights are granted)
-Set up and assist in coordinating depositions, including obtaining court reporter/videographer; coordinating conference room reservations, meals, beverage setup, and all other aspects of depositions and any necessary follow-up and support as needed by paralegals regarding transcripts, exhibits, erratas, etc.; coordinate same with paralegals; make travel arrangements, including hotel and flight/train arrangements as well as obtaining any necessary cash advances
-Request, set up and maintain opinion and prosecution files; learning and assisting in all areas of patent prosecution practice; work with other firm departments (accounting, patent processing) for billing matters, docketing matters, prosecution matters, etc.
-Daily monitoring of attorney's docket
-Maintain attorney's "working" set of litigation materials upon request (e.g., binders for pleadings, discovery, expert reports, summary judgment, correspondence, etc.)
-Create and maintain case information sheets, pleadings, and discovery templates on specific cases
-Prepare Conflict Checks
-Provide assistance to paralegals, as necessary, on all aspects of a case, including document production, electronic document review systems, and trial support on-site and at trial as required
-Proofread pre-bills prior to submitting to attorney for review; send out finalized bills
Requirements Summary:
-Minimum three years related Litigation experience required
-Knowledge of PTO PAIR, Lexis, Pacer, ESpacenet and/or PRPS is preferred to locate and obtain pleadings, litigation histories, copies of patents, file histories, USPTO documents, foreign references, file histories, articles and books
-Detailed knowledge of the litigation process from filing of the complaint through trial or settlement, and post-trial procedures such as appeals
-Ability to use firm-specific software and hardware, including internet-based large file transfer utilities/systems, digital dictation equipment, etc., and knowledge of docketing/information management system (OPTMS) is preferred
-Experience with accounting databases preferred
-Excellent communication skills to interact with all levels of staff, clients and outside counsel
-Ability to type a minimum of 50 wpm
Excellent benefits offered. Metro accessible. Direct hire. Competitive salary. (Approximately 70,000)
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