JTH seeks a full-time annuity & maintenance fee administrator.  This is an entry-level position and prior experience in this type of role is not required.  Prior law firm experience (in any capacity) is a plus, but not necessary.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage in challenging and rewarding work in a flexible and supportive environment, while contributing to the overall success of the Firm.  JTH offers a competitive benefits package, including:  employer-paid insurance (health, dental, life, STD/LTD) for all eligible employees; paid time off, including select holidays; and 401K plan.  JTH adheres to a 37.5 hour work week.  Salary is competitive with similar roles.

The relevant qualifications and job duties are listed below.


  • 4-year college degree is required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Excellent organizational skills are essential
  • Superior time-management skills
  • Must be proactive and take pride/ownership of work product
  • Excellent attention-to-detail is required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ambitious, self-starter attitude
  • Solutions-oriented; ability to solve problems
  • High standards for quality, accuracy, and thoroughness
  • A positive attitude and the willingness to learn
  • Must be reliable and punctual
  • Ability to follow well-documented instructions and established protocols
  • Commit to whatever it takes to get the job done


  • Review docket/calendar for upcoming annuity & maintenance fee deadlines for patents and review with the responsible attorney, as needed
  • Correspond with clients via email regarding costs, deadlines for payment, and client authorization to proceed
  • Initiate payments with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
  • Correspond with agents/attorneys via email in foreign countries regarding local patent office deadlines, estimated costs, and initiating payments
  • Maintain and adhere to client-specific instructions and protocols as they relate to annuities & maintenance fees
  • Maintain electronic files in document management system
  • Provide supplemental support to Paralegals as required, including preparing and sending foreign clients reporting letters
  • Perform other administrative duties as needed

Please direct inquires and send resumes and cover letters to:
Dan Atcheson
Firm Administrator

Jenkins, Taylor & Hunt, P.A. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or disability status, or status in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.