Litigation Docket Specialist
San Francisco, CA | Direct Hire
Major law firm seeks a Court Filing Docket Specialist to manage filings firmwide. This position requires 4 years of docket/calendar experience, and a J.D. is preferred, but not required. Selected candidate will be responsible for litigation department state and federal court filings using electronic filing systems and court mandated electronic service providers, ensuring documents conform to court requirements prior to submission. Candidate will select vendors; research court rules; recommend, implement, and train all levels of staff regarding electronic filings, procedural guidelines, requirements, and updates. The Court Filing Docket Specialist will also maintain attorney eFiling credentials database, assisting with attorney admissions, pro hac admissions, and ECF account registration. The Litigation Docket Specialist will prepare and distribute weekly firmwide docketing calendar. Additional duties include related tasks associated with PACER and electronic service providers. Candidate will participate in firmwide litigation docket meetings, trainings and projects. The hours are 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. with frequent overtime.
The qualified candidate must demonstrate expert level knowledge of state and federal court docketing procedures, with the ability to accurately calendar dates generated by court documents and other papers via automated calendaring system. CompuLaw experience is preferred; experience with other calendaring software will be considered. The Docket Specialist must have outstanding attention to detail, excellent proofreading skills, and the ability to evaluate extensive, detailed data.
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.