Ballard Spahr LLP has an excellent opportunity for an experienced legal administrative assistant (legal secretary) with solid technical and administrative skills to work in our Phoenix office. The selected individual will provide support to attorneys in our IP litigation practice maintaining and processing case information, managing ECF filings and assisting with cases in several federal jurisdictions, creating electronic files, and preparing and processing correspondence, memoranda and complex legal documents.
Responsibilities include drafting and preparing documents for state and various federal court filings (including e-Filings), discovery requests and responses, letters and other miscellaneous pleadings, motions forms and other documents. IP Litigation experience preferred but not necessary.
This position requires a minimum of 3 - 5 years of litigation experience with strong word-processing and editing skills. Qualified applicants should possess strong communication, organizational, computer and client service skills and be able to multi-task and work in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2010, including Word and Outlook, required. Previous litigation experience essential.