Legal Administrative Assistant – Intellectual Property (Los Angeles, CA)

Offit Kurman, a growing full-service law firm, is looking to hire a Legal Administrative Assistant/Legal Secretary with Intellectual Property experience for its Downtown Los Angeles, CA office.

Ideal candidates will possess 3 or more years working as a Legal Administrative Assistant in a law firm with a minimum of 2-3 years of patent and trademark support experience. Candidates must be technology proficient (advanced Word, Excel and Outlook) with strong attention to detail and ability to turn work around in an efficient manner with minimal errors, experience with maintaining calendars and scheduling meetings and travel, strong communication skills and ability to manage the attorney assignment with a proactive approach balancing the needs of all. Must have a patent/intellectual property background.

Job Requirements:

  • File Openings: drafting initial engagement letters, following up with New File for approval, emailing to client and returning executed documents to New File
  • Utilize IP docketing software (Foundation IP) and USPTO online resources (TESS, TEAS, TSDR, TTABVUE, ETAS)
  • Calendaring, including client meetings and any timeline deadlines
  • Preparation and revision of legal documents
  • Managing daily workflow of assigned tasks, including working in advance of deadlines
  • Maintaining electronic and physical files in accordance with firm standards

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with IP terminology
  • Preparation and revision of legal documents
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite; passing scores on Microsoft Word and Outlook assessments
  • Proficient knowledge and usage of document management system (NetDocs)


Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. Offit Kurman offers a collegial, comfortable, and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching. We are a proud EEO employer and we are committed to a diverse workforce.

If interested, please send resume to Recruiter, Madison Rose ( and include “Legal Administrative Assistant–Intellectual Property” in the subject line.