Perkins Coie, LLP Legal Practice Assistant Trainee in San Diego, California

Legal Practice Assistant TraineePatent LawJob #S20170704 – San Diego, California

This position performs a variety of administrative functions for the San Diego office, including providing overload support to secretaries, such as: time entry, billing and related functions, electronic file maintenance, coordination and scheduling of conferences, preparation and maintenance of notebooks, processing check and reimbursement requests, travel arrangements, typing short correspondence, document revisions, printing, photocopying, scanning, and other assignments and responsibilities as assigned. Some additional responsibilities include, basic internet research, including, but not limited to, the downloading of documents from courts and administrative and professional agencies. Candidates must be able to work independently, as well as in within in a team environment. Must be a self-starter with strong attention to detail. Must have excellent grammar and proofreading skills and 60-wpm accurate typing is required. Must also have the ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing, and have basic familiarity with standard law firm office procedures. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years’ previous office experience or equivalent. The hours for this position are 9:00 am - 5:30pm, with flexibility for overtime, if needed.

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