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Paralegal – Trusts and Estates

New York, NY

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a Trusts and Estates Paralegal to join its team in its New York office. The Paralegal assists attorneys during all phases of the trusts and estates process. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and have a strong ability to prioritize tasks on a daily basis. This position reports to the firm’s Human Resources Department and the New York Office Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with all phases of trust and estate administration, to include the following:
    • Marshall, organize and analyze asset information;
    • Value assets and strategize allocation to subtrusts;
    • Prepare inventories, asset allocation agreements, and asset transfer documents;
    • Research and draft grant deeds, trust transfer deeds, and supporting documents;
    • Draft probate pleadings, including fiduciary reports/accountings, etc.;
    • Prepare Estate and Trust Fiduciary Tax returns.
  • Manage all aspects of case review and case management.
  • Maintain probate and estate planning deadlines, including but not limited to tax returns due dates.
  • Research estate trusts and probate law.
  • Draft legal documents such as wills, trusts and powers of attorney.
  • Work closely with clients, attorneys and financial institutions.
  • Prepare and handle probate court filings.
  • Assist with the execution of estate planning documents.
  • Prepare and handle recording of deeds.
  • Track status of estate planning and probate matters.
  • Draft letters.
  • Summarize estate planning documents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Requirements/Job Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to accommodate projects as needed.
  • Ability to work well with clients and others within the firm.
  • Professional demeanor is imperative when communicating with clients and other legal professionals.
  • Familiarity with local court rules and procedures is required.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness and desire to attend training classes to maintain and increase technical skill sets.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Paralegal Certificate or Degree in Paralegal/Legal Assistant Studies is required. 
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working as an estates and trust paralegal is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required – Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience with ProSystem FX and GEMS tax return software is preferred.
  • Experience with EstateVal software is preferred.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Recruitment referral bonus program.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Associate – Trusts & Estates

New York, NY

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an associate with at least 3 years of experience to join the trusts and estates practice group in its New York office. 

The successful candidate will counsel high net-worth individuals and families, banks and trusts companies, wealth management advisers and other clients in a broad range of substantive areas, including but not limited to: estate and tax planning, lifetime estate planning, and trust and estate administration. Opportunities include advising on the structure and effects of the estate plan, administering the assets to intended beneficiaries and preparing tax returns. There are opportunities to represent clients before taxing and regulatory authorities such as the IRS as well as establishing philanthropic endeavors such as private foundations, charitable lead trusts and charitable remainder trusts.

The ideal candidate will be a high performer who demonstrates superior legal, drafting, interpersonal and communication skills, experience in the trust and estates area, has excellent academic credentials, and is diligent and detail-oriented. The expectation is that this candidate will be barred in NY.

We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Project Manager

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP (AT) is seeking a Project Manager to join its Industrial Security Team. This position will provide high level analysis and market research to support the development of business opportunities within a specific group at Armstrong Teasdale. The ideal candidate will be innovative, forward thinking and possess strong research and writing skills. The Manager must be innovative/will think outside the box while reviewing current market conditions and provide new perspectives on projects as assigned. Candidates must have outstanding project management/organization skills. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and analyze industries and companies to help identify target clients such as companies, universities, and other facilities that handle classified information.
  • Assist in evaluating client opportunities and present recommendations to attorneys.
  • Review and capture market and comparable data in support of strategic planning.
  • Provide docketing services to the litigation practice group when requested.
  • Serve as additional support to the Information Resources Department when needed.
  • Administrative support of attorneys and paralegals including, but not limited to:
    • Prepare presentations for meetings across the U.S.;
    • Open new client files and matters;
    • Administer travel arrangements for timekeepers;
    • Identify opportunities and coordinate travel for members of the industrial security group.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined.

Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of professional experience (recent college graduates will be evaluated on an individual basis).
  • Ideal candidates will understand market analysis and how to earn business in a unique market.
  • Exceptional communication, writing, research, project management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Must be able to thrive in a small group environment that works as a team.
  • Strong educational background and record of achievement.
  • Intense work ethic and strong initiative.
  • Team player with strong integrity.

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree is required: Financial, Analytic, or Business degrees are preferred.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • On-site family health center: CenKare.
  • On-site car wash, dry cleaning, fitness center and dining at reduced costs.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.
  • Compressed workweek.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Tax Law Clerk

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a highly qualified law clerk to join its tax group in its Corporate Services practice area in the St. Louis office. This is a temporary position from January to May 2020 and can be part time or full time.

The ideal candidate will have an interest in tax law, including but not limited to corporate tax (both C and S corporations), partnership and individual income tax, ERISA / employee benefits and estate planning.

Successful applicants should be high performers who can demonstrate superior communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; and demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively.

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Associate – Patent (Electrical/Physics)

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in its St. Louis, Denver and Philadelphia offices.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in electrical or physics areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

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Associate – Patent (Electrical/Physics)

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in its St. Louis, Denver and Philadelphia offices.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in electrical or physics areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

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Associate – Patent (Electrical/Physics)

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in its St. Louis, Denver and Philadelphia offices.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in electrical or physics areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

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Associate – Patent (Ph.D. or Master's in Chemistry)

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Intellectual Property associate with at least 2-3 years of experience to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology practice area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, startup companies and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics and medical devices.

The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively, and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a master's or Ph.D. in chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

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Associate – Patent (Ph.D. or Master's in Chemistry)

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking an Intellectual Property associate with at least 2-3 years of experience to join us as a member of the Chemical and Biotechnology practice area in the representation of scientists, universities and other research institutions, startup companies and established companies. Clients are active in a variety of disciplines including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, nutritionals, chemicals, agricultural, diagnostics and medical devices.

The candidate should expect to assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively, and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law. 

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. Particularly interested in applicants with a master's or Ph.D. in chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

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Carl B. Horton Patent Fellowship

Armstrong Teasdale is accepting applications from 1L law students for the Carl B. Horton Patent Fellowship. Carl was an extraordinary patent attorney and friend to many at Armstrong Teasdale. We created this fellowship to celebrate Carl's life and legacy. This fellowship will honor Carl's memory, give an opportunity to a special student, and connect General Electric and Armstrong Teasdale with a potential future patent attorney.

Finalists for the fellowship will be interviewed by Pat Rasche, Armstrong Teasdale’s Intellectual Property Practice Group Leader, and Armstrong Teasdale’s Managing Partner. The top three applicants will submit to a background check before the next stage. General Electric may be included in a review of the top three applications for their final choice. The chosen candidate will be given an offer for a 1L Summer Associate position in Armstrong Teasdale’s St. Louis office.

The fellow will receive a 1L Summer Associate position in Armstrong Teasdale's St. Louis office and a $5,000 stipend if the fellow accepts an offer to return as a paid 2L Summer Associate.  We also offer an IP Boot Camp Training program. The fellow may also have an opportunity for an additional week spent at a General Electric site.

If the fellow joins us as an associate after graduation, we will pay for them to take the USPTO exam.

  • 1L law student enrolled at an American Bar Association accredited law school
  • Genuine interest in Armstrong Teasdale's opportunities in St. Louis
  • Excellent undergraduate and law school academic performance
  • Personal and professional achievements

Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Unofficial law school transcript (candidates will be required to submit a transcript with final grades if they apply before receipt of their first term grades)
  • 1,000 word essay addressing "How Patents are Changing the World"
  • Cover Letter
  • List of references
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1L Summer Associate

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is accepting applications from a competitive group of highly qualified candidates for our 2020 summer associate program. Recruiting top talent through the summer program is a critical component of our innovative approach to talent management.

A high grade point average is great, but qualities like passion, curiosity, approachability and willingness to be coached are additional traits that we’ve found increase odds of a successful and gratifying legal practice.

Our summer associate program gives you the chance to use what you’ve learned but pushes and stretches you – all while you’re getting real law practice experience.

Don’t worry about being stuck in the library or a file room for the summer. For several weeks, you’ll be guided by a mentor and adviser and treated as a professional. You’ll work with experienced attorneys on challenging matters. If you have a specific area of interest, we’ll give you plenty of time to explore it. The program is at least 8 weeks in length.

You’ll enjoy planned activities that allow you to get to know our attorneys and the other summer associates in casual settings. Special seminars to teach soft skills, the business of law firms and trends in the legal profession are part of the summer curriculum.

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Litigation Legal Secretary

Philadelphia, PA

The Litigation Legal Secretary is responsible for assisting attorneys and paralegals through the performance of complex secretarial and clerical duties requiring knowledge of legal terminology and the legal process. The position reports to the Human Resources Department and the Office Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with your team in the preparation and filing of all court documents and have knowledge of electronic court filings and litigation procedures.
  • Contact clients and opposing counsel for the scheduling of appointments and maintain timekeeper calendars.
  • Communicate directly with clients in a professional manner.
  • Review and proofread all documents produced, check for proper formatting, spelling and grammatical errors, as well as ensuring that all attachments, exhibits or enclosures are intact before distribution.
  • Provide document production services in accordance with the requirements of assigned timekeepers.
  • Maintain client files – electronic scanning.
  • Assist attorneys in the review of billing statements.
  • Act as liaison between attorneys and paralegals with regard to prioritizing workload and deadlines.
  • Coordinate and make travel arrangements.
  • Communicate information and updates on projects to appropriate timekeeper.
  • Prepare assignments according to required specifications.
  • Perform conflict checks and file openings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Job Requirements/Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing both internally and externally. 
  • Ability to conduct and follow through with electronic court filings and knowledge of the court systems and their guidelines.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, under deadlines constraints and changing work priorities, and complete work assignments logically and accurately.
  • Proven ability to be flexible, be customer service oriented and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to take direction, accept responsibility for assigned tasks and learn from problematic situations when they occur.
  • Possess outstanding proofreading skills.
  • Requires the ability to regularly report to work on the days and times scheduled.
  • Willingness and desire to attend training classes to maintain and increase technical skill sets.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years working as a Legal Secretary.
  • Experience with electronic court filings preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010.
  • High school diploma or GED certificate required.

Armstrong Teasdale Benefits:

  • Competitive health, dental and vision benefits.
  • Firm-paid pension plan and 401k employer match.
  • Paid parental leave program.
  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave.
  • Firm-paid group term life insurance and accidental death/dismemberment insurance.
  • Competitive pay and annual bonus program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Recruitment referral bonus program.
  • Paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

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Associate – Patent (Biotech)

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions, preferably in its St. Louis office.

The candidate should have at least 2 years of experience in the intellectual property field and a technical background in biology, biochemistry or a related field.  Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

We are not currently accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate - Financial and Real Estate Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale is seeking a litigation attorney to join its Financial and Real Estate practice. 

The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in a general litigation practice. Associate will have the opportunity to work in bankruptcy, creditors rights and real estate litigation as well as some transactional work in loan documentation/loan closings. Litigation and transactional work will occur in creditors' rights’ work, including commercial foreclosures, replevins, out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy motions, bankruptcy litigation, debtor-in-possession financing, acquisition of assets of bankruptcy or distressed entities, and the negotiation of bankruptcy terms for new loans and intercreditor agreements, and creditor's rights issues that arise during commercial and other transitions.

Interested applicants must demonstrate superior writing and communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice. Law firm experience is preferred. Should be licensed to practice in the states of MO and IL.

Interested candidates can apply by submitting a resume, transcript and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate - Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a litigation associate with at least four years of experience to join its St. Louis office.

This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil and commercial litigation and investigations in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates can expect to be responsible for day-to-day tasks as well as the strategic process of case management.

Interested applicants must have at least four years of litigation experience that includes taking and defending depositions, drafting briefs, complaints and motions. Applicants should also be able to demonstrate superior writing and communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice. Large law firm or former judicial clerkship is preferred. MO Bar preferred.

Interested candidates can apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcripts.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate - Litigation

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking a litigation associate with at least four years of experience to join its Denver office.

This role presents an opportunity to work on complex civil and commercial litigation, IP litigation, and white-collar criminal litigation and investigations in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates can expect to be responsible for day-to-day tasks as well as the strategic process of case management.

Interested applicants must have at least four years of litigation experience; demonstrate superior writing and communication skills; have excellent academic credentials; possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients; be diligent and detail-oriented; demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively; and show a strong interest in advancing a career in this practice. Large law firm or former judicial clerkship is preferred.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Patent Intern

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking highly motivated undergraduate students to join its Intellectual Property Services group as patent interns. This opportunity is ideal for students who would like the chance to explore the career path of a patent engineer and the path toward becoming a patent agent or attorney. Our internships allow a great opportunity to gain real-work experience and exposure to patent law at a law firm. Our internships typically last 8-10 weeks.

The ideal candidate should be a junior pursing an undergraduate degree in the areas of Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and should have an interest in exploring a career in patent law. Additionally, candidates should have excellent academic credentials, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team under strict deadlines.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Please note that Armstrong Teasdale advertises open positions on this website, Indeed.com and LinkedIn. If you have been contacted by someone who claims to be a recruiter for us and the open position is not listed on our website, you may have been contacted by a scammer. We will never ask applicants to pay to apply or supply credit card or bank account information to obtain a job with our firm.

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Patent Engineer

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent engineers with a high level of motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills to join its Intellectual Property Services group. This opportunity is ideal for candidates who have science/engineering backgrounds and who are interested in exploring a career in the area of patent law.

The successful applicant will be an integral part of an expert IP team and will work collaboratively with patent attorneys and clients by assisting with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Primary duties and responsibilities could include but are not limited to:

  • Work with inventors
  • Identify patentable inventions
  • Research currently patented technologies
  • Assist in the drafting of patent applications
  • Collaborate with attorneys to respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Manage the patent application process from initial application to granted patent
  • Solve client challenges and respond to client needs
  • Work with foreign associates to prosecute patent applications in other countries

The ideal candidate will have a technical background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering with an interest in learning patent law.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate research and complex ideas into a well-written work product. Candidates should also be diligent with a proven attention to detail, have excellent time management skills, and have the ability to successfully work independently and in a team.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Please note that Armstrong Teasdale advertises open positions on this website, Indeed.com and LinkedIn. If you have been contacted by someone who claims to be a recruiter for us and the open position is not listed on our website, you may have been contacted by a scammer. We will never ask applicants to pay to apply or supply credit card or bank account information to obtain a job with our firm.

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Patent Agent

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking patent agents with a high level of motivation and excellent verbal and written communication skills to join its Intellectual Property Services group. This opportunity is ideal for candidates who have science/engineering backgrounds and prior experience working in the area of patent law.

The successful applicant will be an integral part of an expert IP team and will work collaboratively with patent attorneys and clients by assisting with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications. Primary duties and responsibilities could include but are not limited to:

  • Work with inventors
  • Identify patentable inventions
  • Research currently patented technologies
  • Assist in drafting patent applications
  • Collaborate with attorneys to respond to office actions and correspond with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Manage the patent application process from initial application to granted patent
  • Solve client challenges and respond to client needs
  • Work with foreign associates to prosecute patent applications in other countries

The ideal candidate will have a technical background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and should have experience working in the area of patent law. USPTO registration required.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to communicate research and complex ideas into a well-written work product. Candidates should also be diligent with a proven attention to detail, have excellent time management skills, and have the ability to successfully work independently and in a team.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of personnel so classified.

Please note that Armstrong Teasdale advertises open positions on this website, Indeed.com and LinkedIn. If you have been contacted by someone who claims to be a recruiter for us and the open position is not listed on our website, you may have been contacted by a scammer. We will never ask applicants to pay to apply or supply credit card or bank account information to obtain a job with our firm.

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Associate – Patent (Software / Electrical / Mechanical)

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Denver office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.  

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software / Electrical / Mechanical)

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Denver office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software / Electrical / Mechanical)

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the St. Louis office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software / Electrical / Mechanical)

Las Vegas, NV

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Las Vegas office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Particularly interested in applicants offering a Master’s Degree in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Software / Electrical / Mechanical)

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in the Kansas City office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in the software, electrical, or mechanical areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. All technical backgrounds will be considered. Particularly interested in applicants offering a Master’s Degree in Chemistry.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – Patent (Electrical/Computer Science)

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking experienced lateral associates in the Intellectual Property Services area for full-time positions in its Philadelphia office.

The candidate should preferably possess patent preparation and prosecution experience in electrical or computer science areas. Patent attorneys assist with the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, patentability and clearance opinions, patent estate management, licensing and enforcement of patents for a diverse clientele.

Successful applicants will have the exciting opportunity to learn from and work closely with energetic, highly experienced patent practitioners in a friendly, cooperative environment.

Interested applicants must pay meticulous attention to detail, possess good interpersonal skills for communicating with attorneys and clients, demonstrate an ability to work independently and productively and show a strong interest in advancing a career in intellectual property law.

Admission into a state bar and registration with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are preferred. 

Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous merit-based and hours-based bonus program, 401(k) eligibility, team-based work environment and other benefits.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Denver, CO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Denver office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Las Vegas, NV

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Las Vegas office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Kansas City, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Kansas City office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

Philadelphia, PA

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in its Philadelphia office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is preferred. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a resume and writing sample.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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Associate – IP Litigation

St. Louis, MO

Armstrong Teasdale LLP is seeking an IP Litigation Associate for a full-time position in the St. Louis office.

We are seeking candidates with a technical background (science or engineering). IP litigation experience is required. The applicant should be a registered patent attorney or be qualified to sit for the U.S. Patent Bar Examination.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent research and writing skills, possess strong communication skills, and be interested in conducting actual trial work.

We are currently not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

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