IP Litigation Paralegal – DC

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559495

IP LITIGATION PARALEGAL – Washington, DC

Lucas Group’s AmLaw 100 law firm client is looking for a Litigation Paralegal for its Intellectual Property Practice in Washington, DC.  Candidates preferably have 3+ years of litigation paralegal experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist paralegals and attorneys on practice-related projects
  • Task-based responsibilities include factual/internet research, document review, document and electronic productions during the discovery process, database coding and input, drafting documents and pleadings, preparing witness files, assisting with deposition preparation, trial preparation, and attending trials, arbitrations and mediations/hearings
  • Assist with cite checking
  • Assist with trial prep and support
  • Assist on a variety of clerical tasks relating to litigation file management and the information contained therein
  • Index and prepare documents for Records Center storage and other tasks that don’t require special legal expertise

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Solid computer skills required in MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel
  • Cite checking experience preferred
  • IP experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Westlaw Case Notebook and Relativity or other litigation-related computer applications and databases also preferred
  • Litigation case experience and trial and/or arbitration experience preferred
  • Familiarity with the Federal Court systems and/or State Courts helpful
  • Fluency in Korean, Japanese or Chinese preferred, but not required
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, work well under pressure, possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, able to adjust to changing priorities, and understand/follow written/oral instructions
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
  • Must be able to work on a team and communicate with ordinary tact with attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed, with ability to travel for extended periods of time if necessary
  • Big Law Firm experience a plus

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