Docket Coordinator

Downtown Los Angeles, CA | Direct Hire

Job ID: 22616 Position Type: Docket Pay Rate: Up to $68,000

Law firm seeks a Docket Coordinator with 7 years of experience.  Selected candidate will schedule and maintain docketing database and calendar of cases for litigation and other deadlines.  Candidate will also create docketing profiles to support workflow processes; perform date calculations, researching and applying jurisdictional rules; and research specific judges’ preferences and standards for date calculations and distribute information to requestors. Responsibilities also include proofreading for accuracy; generating and distributing docket reports in accordance with reporting schedule; reviewing previous litigation cases in the database for accuracy, entering new cases, and cleaning up database for completed matters. Docket Coordinator will ensure retention of source documents and docket confirmation; and provide recommendations to the supervisor to continually improve the firm’s docketing best practices.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred.  Qualified candidate must have a working knowledge of federal and state court rules, court structures, procedural legal research, litigation support, and be familiar with researching multiple jurisdiction rules.  Litigation calendar software, PACER/ECF filings experience, and financial database application knowledge are also necessary.  Docket Coordinator will have a strong working knowledge of iManage and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook functions.  Strong communication, organizational, and customer service skills are essential.  Selected candidate will have proven ability to exercise appropriate judgment regarding sensitive confidential matters.

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 32 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.

Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.

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