Legal Assistant - IP Trademark / Domestic Relations

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $45,000.00 - $60,000.00
Degree: Certificate;
Date: 5/16/2018
Job ID: 02595922
Job Description
We have an excellent and challenging opportunity for a qualified legal assistant for a Downtown Cleveland Law firm.  Prior Foreign IP Trademark, Domestic Relations and Litigation experience is required.  

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).
  • 3+ years Foreign IP trademark preferred
  • 3+ years Domestic Relations preferred 
  • 3+ years experience with Litigation legal work required.
  • 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.