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Corporate Paralegal/Legal Administrative Assistant

Wilmington

SUMMARY:
This is a hybrid position incorporating duties and responsibilities of a Legal Administrative Assistant AND Paralegal. You will provide dedicated support to three-four attorneys as an LAA and various and multiple case support as a Paralegal
Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM, Monday-Friday, with one hour for lunch

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES may include but are not limited to:
 Handling client billing and maintaining records of billing guidelines, balances, and deadlines
 Enter attorneys’ time
 Format, edit briefs; input TOAs and TOCs
 Make hotel and flight reservations
 Reserve conference rooms and make arrangements for the visitors, including ordering meals, and catering to various requests
 File attorneys’ emails in the DMS (Document Management System)
 Coordinate and make copies; put together binders
 Create CDRs and TDRs
 Distribute Key Decision books
 Create shells for documents
 Prepare, e-file and serve pleadings and all related documents to be filed with the Court and maintain the file docket in each assigned case
 Prepare and serve discovery, work efficiently in the e-discovery database system
 Submit requests to the e-discovery system and provide follow-up and updates
 Monitor all activity in assigned cases and respond accordingly, i.e. calendaring, updates to distribution lists, etc.
 Draft correspondence to Court, and routine documents that are filed with the Court
 Conduct research
 Assist attorneys and other paralegals in preparation for trials and provide trial support
 Maintain case calendar
 Prepare and maintain case and document files, to include submitting File Opening Memos and closing requested client/matters.
 Provide back up to daytime paralegals with projects, Court filings and trial preparations
 Prepare, file and serve pleadings
 Coordinate shareholder notices, audit notices, delivery of subpoenas to witnesses and parties to action(s)
 Develop computer proficiency with all applications required by the job, to include, but not limited to: File&Serve Xpress, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PDF Docs, Adobe, iManage filing system, Intapp time entry, Intapp conflict check system, e-discovery databases
 Type and proofread legal documents, memoranda, correspondence, forms
 Attend to Corporate calendar, and assigned attorney’s calendars; make appointments and reservations
 Answer phones, take messages or transfer phone calls into attorney’s voice-mail, transcribe messages, if needed
 Document production; typing from handwritten copies, tapes and voice-mails
 Send faxes, make copies, send mail by Federal Express and Certified Mail
 Transfer calls and set up conference calls
 Search for addresses, phone numbers and other relevant case information in Outlook and DMS
 Bring things into the system and send e-mails with more than one attachment
 Assist with overflow work when needed and any other duties as assigned
 Assist in other sections if requested, on an as-needed basis

REQUIREMENTS:
 College degree required; previous administrative experience preferred
 Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing
 Excellent technology skills and aptitude; strong typing and proofreading skills
 Ability to learn quickly and eagerly
 Superior attention to detail and organizational skills

We offer a beautiful facility; a very competitive salary commensurate with skill level and experience; and excellent benefit package, including immediate coverage under our medical, dental & vision plans, parking/commuting allowance, 401K plan and generous paid time off.

To apply for the position, please submit your resume and cover letter with your salary expectations to [email protected].

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Intellectual Property Associates

Wilmington

Young Conaway is seeking attorneys to join its expanding intellectual property litigation practice area. 

Associates will work closely with firm attorneys, co-counsel, and national and regional clients to handle complex intellectual property disputes in Delaware’s federal and state courts.  Applicants should have impressive academic credentials and a demonstrated interest in intellectual property litigation. Delaware bar admission is preferred, but candidates willing to take the Delaware Bar Exam will also be considered.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and writing sample to Stacey Funk, Legal Recruiting Coordinator, at [email protected].

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