Legal Support
21000172 Requisition #
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DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results-oriented people who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and have exceptional problem-solving skills.
If you are a highly talented Docketing Specialist, we want to hear from you!
This position will sit in our Chicago office.  
The Legal Support Services Department provides lawyers with a high-level of practice group support and is involved in the day-to-day management of clients and matters.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • 3 years' Trademark experience
  • Experience and thorough knowledge of docketing systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of both foreign and domestic trademark prosecution rules
  • Ability to multi-task and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in docketing system CPI

What will your day look like?
As a Docketing Specialist, you will docket, review and enter into the system all incoming/outgoing correspondence, as well as manage new case intake from mail, email, and faxes. You will review document deadlines and remove completed cases from docket. You will also track annuity fee deadlines, request payment instructions from clients, provide payment instructions to annuity service. You will review invoices for accuracy, client billing numbers, and forward them to Accounts Payable, and create reports.
Other responsibilities will include reviewing request letters and forwards to the audit paralegal as necessary, completing the checklist form and updates the audit letter calendar daily, pulling files, or request a new file folder on the record database. 
To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe, truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success. 


Agency applications will not be considered.