Open Position: Litigation Docket Specialist

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Description:

Top AM Law 50 law firm is currently seeking a Litigation Docket Specialist to join their team in their NY office. This individual will be in charge of the maintenance of the firm wide litigation calendar by closely monitoring court filings and other papers served on the firm. The ideal candidates for this role will be junior paralegals or current or future law students who are planning on attending classes in the evening. This is a permanent role and will pay 70-75k annually.

Responsibilities

Effects or coordinates the filing and service of legal documents for firm matters, with a primary focus on electronic filing.
Prepares and drafts court forms, as well as other court papers including notices, basic motions, stipulations, and the like.
Acts as the firm’s liaison with court personnel.
Under the direction of the Managing Attorney, provides attorneys and staff with procedural guidance.
Coordinates the retrieval of court documents from courts nationwide.
Performs legal research regarding procedural issues and tracks changes in rules of procedure.
Attends calendar calls in local courts. Selectively bills time for drafting, filing, and research as directed by billing partners and/or the Managing Attorney.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree required; strong interest in pursuing legal-related career preferred.
Legal education courses and completed law school credits, or comparable legal experience preferred.
Knowledge of New York and Federal court rules and procedures a plus.

Date Posted:

10-16-2020

Location:

New York, NY

Salary:

USD 70-75k

Employment Type:

Permanent

Organization:

The Aldan Troy Group