Do you want to take your docketing career to the next level? Consider joining a "best place to work" IP law firm in Washington, DC as a Docketing Coordinator. Named for several years as a "great place" to work by The Washington Post and Washington Business Journal based on employee surveys, Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC is a dynamic, team-oriented, and highly specialized intellectual property law firm located in the heart of Washington, DC. Sterne Kessler is seeking an experienced docketing professional who will support our docketing team as a Docketing Coordinator. The ideal candidate will be responsible for docketing database accuracy and integrity as well as the mentoring and training of docketing specialists. Docketing Coordinators are subject matter experts in IP docketing rules and procedures for US and foreign patent, trademark and litigation applications and filings. This individual will act as a team lead responsible for workload distribution and the review of records maintained in the firm's docketing systems as needed to help prevent and minimize docketing errors. Primary duties include: Reviewing and consolidating dual docket systems; Researching discrepancies and analyzing the cause of these inconsistencies which will involve discussions with team members and docketing managers; Troubleshooting errors, suggesting solutions and corrections as needed, which may include file review, mail review, and/or communication with department staff, including management, legal professionals, third party vendors and IT department personnel, as necessary in accordance with department service level agreements; Generating and proofing all routine and special docket reports for quality as necessary, including general docket reports, daily audit reports, status reports, discrepancy reports, annuity reports, etc. If you are a motivated team player with strong communication and multi-tasking skills, apply for this position with us! Sterne Kessler offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits and is Metro accessible in a prime downtown location with many nearby restaurants and shops.To apply, candidates should email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org Sterne Kessler is an equal opportunity employer. No third party submissions will be accepted for this position.