Legal Office Assistant

Posting ID : A1068492520
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Legal Paralegal

This entry level position is a great opportunity to be part of a growing intellectual property law firm working with patents and trademarks. We are located in beautiful downtown Portland and offer a professional work environment with business casual attire. This is a full-time position that offers a complete benefit package after 90 days. Position is available now. The position offers career growth potential for applicants interested in pursuing a career as a patent paralegal.

The successful candidate will work directly with attorneys, engineers, paralegals and legal assistants to prepare, proofread, and file responses to examination reports in patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. We are looking for candidates who are sticklers for detail, write well, possess strong grammar and spelling skills, have a penchant for proofreading, and work well in a fast-paced work environment. No prior legal experience is required. A Bachelor's degree with significant writing experience is preferred, although engineering, science, and math degrees are also highly regarded.

This position will require significant computer use, sitting at workstation, walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting up to 25 pounds.

Compensation:
$12.00 hour/DOE

How to Apply:
Email your resume with a cover letter detailing your qualifications, with the subject line "OA Legal Assistant", to the email address listed. No applications will be considered without a cover letter. References required at time of interview.

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