Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Patent Prosecution
Legal Assistant - Patent Prosecution (Entry level)
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, an Intellectual Property Law firm located in downtown Chicago, is seeking an experienced, full-time legal assistant to join its administrative support staff.
Preparing and filing documents with the United States Patent and Trademark Office preferred
Communicating with clients and foreign attorneys
Maintaining physical and digital files
Managing attorney dockets
The assistant will typically work with one to three patent practitioners. Very little overtime is required. Our firm provides a competitive salary, a great benefits package and a friendly work environment.
a 4-year bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
1-3 years of work experience in a law office environment, it does not have to be in Intellectual Property.
paralegal certification preferred, but not required.
excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with team members as well as clients.
the ability to be well organized and timely manage multiple tasks.
proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat required.
This is not an entry-level position. However, we do provide extensive on-the-job training.
Please apply by uploading your resume and academic transcripts to
Patent Prosecution Legal Assistant position
Salary $40-$45,000/year depending on level of experience.
Please let us know your salary expectations for this position.
Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC is committed to diversity as a core value of the firm. We continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. A diverse and inclusive workforce enriches our work experience and enhances the value of our legal services. HFZ is an Equal Opportunity/ M/F/Vet/Disabled Employer.