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Docketing Clerk (Calendaring)

Strategic Legal Practices, APC Los Angeles, CA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical,
Job Description

Docketing Clerk; Job Description

 

Strategic Legal Practices is seeking a full-time Legal Docketing Clerk with a minimum of 3-5 years prior work experience performing calendaring duties at a law firm. This position will be responsible for calendaring case deadlines for various courts and jurisdictions, reviewing documents in order to calculate deadlines, and preparing reports capturing accurate events and deadlines pursuant to applicable rules.

 

Our Commitment to You

Strategic Legal Practices provides an opportunity for candidates who want to be a part of a company who employs tireless over-achievers.  We embrace the rigors of problem solving.  We are smart and intuitive.  We are a culture of team members who strive to exceed expectations.  We value leadership and innovation.  We are invested in our team member’s growth and we are focused on making this the best place to work.  If this sounds like somewhere you would like to work AND you can identify with who we are, and how we operate, we are eagerly waiting to discuss your candidacy.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Input and maintain up-to-date and complete electronic calendar including dates pertaining to filings, discovery, motion, depositions and hearings in the Firm’s calendaring platform, including reminders
  • Review and process incoming and outgoing mail, faxes, emails, and e-filings to ensure important deadlines are calendared
  • Review and process separate calendar requests from attorneys and legal assistants  
  • Generate docket reports and queries as requested
  • Research, interpret and advise attorneys and legal assistants in writing of applicable State and Federal local rules and practices with respect to calendaring deadlines
  • Timely and accurately calculate rule-based litigation deadlines in various jurisdictions

Qualifications:     

  • Ability to interact and communicate with partners, attorneys, and legal assistants
  • Ability to calculate rule-based litigation deadlines per applicable court rules and statutes
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with both State and Federal court deadlines, rules and procedures
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft, document management systems, legal calendar programs, and online court databases, including PACER
  • Excellent research, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, demanding and ever-changing environment, while successfully adapting to changing priorities and work demands
  • Ability to use time efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multitask on numerous assignments and deadlines simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and meet firm deadlines, pay close attention to detail, maintain accuracy.  Have a high degree of self-accountability and ownership relating to assignments and initiatives.

 

Education / Certification and Preferred Experience:

  • Associate degree or equivalent combination of education (required); Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • 3-5 years prior experience required
  • Law Firm experience required
  • BEC Calendaring System a plus
Company Description
Strategic Legal Practices in one of the largest litigation firms within California, representing clients in a range of consumer protection and civil litigation matters. Our Firm measures our success by how well our clients do. We are armed with a group of experienced attorneys, led by one of the most successful Lemon Law and Consumer Fraud litigators in California. The best predictor of performance is our record of achievement. We are proud to have successfully helped thousands of clients in their pursuit against car manufacturers. Our success rate is unmatched by any other Firm. The Firm is based in Los Angeles and practices throughout the state of California.

Strategic Legal Practices, APC

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Strategic Legal Practices in one of the largest litigation firms within California, representing clients in a range of consumer protection and civil litigation matters. Our Firm measures our success by how well our clients do. We are armed with a group of experienced attorneys, led by one of the most successful Lemon Law and Consumer Fraud litigators in California. The best predictor of performance is our record of achievement. We are proud to have successfully helped thousands of clients in their pursuit against car manufacturers. Our success rate is unmatched by any other Firm. The Firm is based in Los Angeles and practices throughout the state of California.

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