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Robert Half Jr. Legal Assistant (*IP* or *Immigration* Exp. Needed) in Millburn, New Jersey


In MILBURN, ESSEX COUNTY, NJ (Hybrid Position): Our client - law firm specialized in patent-based intellectual property for biopharmaceutical clients - is searching for a Jr. IP Paralegal to support the team on a long-term contract and potentially contract-to-hire basis. Responsibilities for this position include: docketing, reviewing incoming mail and prosecution documents, inputting documents and deadlines into a docketing system, and calculating procedural deadlines, along with performing general office/legal administrative tasks. The ideal candidate for this role will bring some law firm experience, preferably within IP, Business Immigration or some other heavily government-regulated area. Role is hybrid (2-3 days in office weekly) and would include 3 round (albeit virtual) interview process. If interested in hearing more, please send resumes - in MICROSOFT WORD FORMAT - to bryan.ogilvie at roberthalflegal


  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

    • Capable computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software, as well as databases and customer database systems
  • Internet research skills

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree preferred. Paralegal Certificate a plus

  • 3+ years of related experience in a legal or government-sector administrative role, or equivalent

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize client matters and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent

  • Possess strong organizational and follow-up skills

  • Reliable technology and analytical abilities

  • Prefer candidates with past Paralegal or Legal Assistant or legal support experience

  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Perform Special Projects

  • General familiarity with Patent Prosecution

  • Some exposure to Federal Government related regulatory procedures

  • Adeptness in Legal Correspondence

  • Legal Compliance experience

This is a great opportunity for a self-starter who is eager to grow their legal career. If you're not happy with your current career path, contact us today!

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