Legal Assistant / Secretary - IP Trademark in Cleveland at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have an excellent and challenging opportunity for a qualified legal assistant / legal secretary for a Downtown Cleveland Law firm.  Prior IP Trademark with full USPTO trademark and docketing experience a must.

Essential Duties:
  • Exhibits outstanding client service orientation in greeting guests, scheduling meetings, and conducting telephone conferences.
  • Displays a strong attention to detail.
  • Proactively supports attorneys.
  • Responds to requests with a sense of urgency and effectively prioritizes work.
  • Prepares and reviews letters and memoranda according to Firm standards using word processing and document management systems.
  • Proactively monitors deadlines.
  • Processes requests for payment and reimbursements.
  • Creates, maintains, and retires files in accordance with the firm's Information Governance Policy.
  • Assists in managing client contacts, emails, and print documents as well as processing mail.
  • Clearly communicates in a concise, professional manner.
  • Transcribes dictation.
  • Files documents with the courts electronically.
  • Drafts pleadings (i.e. appearances, summons, motions, orders).
 Requirements:
  • 3+ years IP trademark preferred
  • 3+ years Full USPTO trademark and docketing experience.
  • Higher education or coursework related to the legal industry preferred.
  • Proficient command of the English language and standard grammar rules.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.