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Saliwanchik, Lloyd & Eisenschenk continually seeks skilled and diverse attorneys and support staff who endeavor to provide the highest quality legal services and support to our clients.

SLE employees enjoy a diverse, professional and rewarding work environment in our new 25,000 sq. ft. facility. Among the benefits available are health insurance, retirement plans, annual leave, paid holidays, professional development, flexible work schedules, and complimentary fruit, snacks, and beverages.

 

We currently have the following staff openings:

 

DOCKETING CLERK

 

The docketing clerk provides support to Legal Assistants and Attorneys by reviewing and entering incoming and outgoing correspondence into our docketing system. The docketing clerk must learn details of patent and trademark procedures (U.S. and international) and be able to navigate docket management software. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience.

 

Required:

  • Excellent computer skills including Word and Excel
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Willingness to occasionally work on weekends as needed
  • Desire to stay in Gainesville for at least the next 5 years
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing with attorneys, and staff
  • Stamina to work all day under pressure
  • Punctual
  • Accurate

 

TRADEMARK PARALEGAL

 

Paralegal provides administrative and secretarial support for attorney, handles trademark processes, including preparing of US/foreign trademark applications and responses to Office Actions for filing, coordinates communications with clients, transcribes legal documents and correspondence, reviews and edits prepared documents for accuracy, prepares forms for client signature and filing in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), maintains attorney docket, improves revenues by documenting and inputting attorney billable time.

 

Required:

  • Minimum 1 year trademark experience
  • College degree and/or Paralegal degree/certification
  • Familiarity with TEAS/TSDR
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Stamina to work all day under pressure
  • Punctual and Accurate
  • Strong analytical skills a plus

 

LEGAL SECRETARY

 

SLE seeks a highly qualified individual to assist attorneys as they interact with clients and foreign associates in the course of securing U.S. and foreign patent protection for high tech inventions. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications, skills, and experience.

 

Required:

  • Excellent academic record
  • Excellent academic and work attendance record
  • Excellent grammar and spelling skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Desire to work as a Legal Secretary/Assistant for at least the next 5 years
  • Desire to stay in Gainesville for at least the next 5 years
  • Willingness to occasionally work on weekends as needed
  • Stamina to work all day under pressure
  • Punctual
  • Accurate

Desirable:

  • 1 to 5 years of law office and/or patent law experience
  • Academic and/or work related experience in the life sciences

 

The best electronic file format for resume submissions is .pdf. However, we also accept Word (.doc), Rich Text (.rtf), and WordPerfect (various extensions) formats. If you use Microsoft Works, please convert your resume to one of the formats mentioned by using the Save As dialog box in Works. We will also review online resumes, biographical websites, and html resumes provided they do not require special browser plug-ins for them to be viewable.

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