$87,000 to $92,000 DOE

San Francisco, CA

Financial District

Education Requirements: High School or equivalent

Job Description:

San Francisco office of an Am Law 100 firm with more than 800 attorneys in 20 offices seeks an experienced IP legal administrative assistant.  The firm’s culture values its people – their goals, their families, and their professional development.  Benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance and participates in a 401(k) and profit sharing and offers paid vacation and sick leave. 
Following are the core competencies for the position. In addition to these competencies, strong attendance, professional dress and a high level of business etiquette is required. 
Comprehensive knowledge of specific legal guidelines for own department (i.e. local and federal court rules, state recording requirements, filing procedures).  Exceptional typing skills; ability to draft and/or edit documents accurately and quickly (i.e. cover letters, pleadings, loan documents, meeting agendas, e-mail correspondence).  Maintain and update files, including file openings and conflict checks in CompliGuard Flow.  Effectively set priorities, meet deadlines and manage multiple projects.  Responsible for overseeing invoice payments/expenses/reimbursements (Chrome River).  Responsible for preparing engagement letters.  Coordinate tracking of CLE for attorneys.

Job Requirements:

Minimum two to five years related experience.  Comprehensive knowledge of specific Intellectual Property department guidelines.  Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task (i.e. calendaring, meeting coordination, timesheet entries, travel plans, file openings).  Proficient in LegalKey, CompliGuard Flow, Carpe Diem, Document Management system, and Microsoft programs Word, Excel and Outlook.  Candidates must be open to working Temp to Hire (90-day). 

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