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Legal Assistant

Location:
Tracy, California, United States
Salary:
75k
Posted:
January 31, 2018

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Robert D. Lawson, Sr.

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Tracy, CA. 95377

( 2 0 9 ) 9 1 4 - 4 8 2 8 ac391r@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER SUMMARY

Paralegal with over 20 years experience and a proven track record working in Intellectual Property Litigation and with high tech companies. A demonstrated leader with a strategic and tactical approach to problem solving, process improvement and cost reduction. Excellent communication and analytical skills with an emphasis on team development. Willing to travel anywhere in San Francisco Bay Area. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Experienced in Intellectual Property litigation case management. Responsible for District Court and International Trade Commission discovery and trial support. Familiar with deposition preparation, arbitration, patent prosecution, prior art searches, and document production.

Database and vendor repositories experience. Computer skills include Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Lexis, Westlaw, Relativity, Pacer and LegalKey. WORK EXPERIENCE

Sidley Austin LLP February 2003 - May 2017

555 California St. Suite 2000

San Francisco, CA 94104

415-***-****

IP Litigation Legal Assistant

The following tasks were preformed under the guidance and direction of attorneys:

Deposition and trial preparation

Maintain master files and production logs

Update claim construction; infringement and invalidity contentions

Issue spot and review IP marketing documents and Off-label Pharma material

Code and query Catalyst / Relativity database

Organize expert witness review material

Cite and quote check

District court filing

Global Finance Paralegal June 2016 - May 2017

The following tasks were preformed under the guidance and direction of attorneys:

Draft preliminary offering memorandum, primary and ancillary closing documents

Coordinate UCC searches

Prepare signature packets

Create redline document comparisons

Prepare execution copies

Finalize closing sets

Facilitate archive library

Skjerven Morrill LLP September 1992 - February 2003 3 Embarcadero Center

San Francisco, CA 94111

415-***-****

IP Litigation Paralegal

The following tasks were preformed under the guidance and direction of attorneys:

Deposition and trial preparation

Prepare document retention correspondence

Schedule E-discovery and hard copy collection interviews

Issue spot and review IP marketing documents and Off-label Pharma material

Code and query Catalyst / Relativity database

Prepare transcripts and exhibits for expert witnesses

Update Claim Construction; Infringement and Invalidity Contentions

Maintain master files production logs

EDUCATION

California Department of Insurance License #0L88440 Effective August 15, 2017

West Valley College 1989-1990 Probate Procedure and Business/ Contract Law Certificate

San Jose State University 1978-1980

Pittsburg High School 1974 -1977

References:

Donald Billings

West Coast IP & Litigation Support Manager

Sidley Austin LLP

415-***-****

Yvonne Millette

Office Manager

Sidley Austin LLP

415-***-****



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