Docket Clerk

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Docket Job Number: 23244 Pay Rate: Up to $65,000

Los Angeles law firm needs a Litigation Docketing Clerk with 2 years of legal calendaring experience.  The Docketing Clerk will interact with colleagues in a team setting and assist with the maintenance of the master calendar of all court deadlines in CompuLaw; calendar new events daily and determine court dates by reviewing relevant documents; produce calendar reports weekly and client or case specific calendar reports upon request; and clear daily dockets. The Docket Clerk will keep up-to-date with and communicate rule changes to legal personnel and respond to calendaring questions from attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and research court rules.  The candidate must have a strong knowledge of state and federal court rules with a strong attention to detail and excellent organizational and communication skills.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The preferred Docketing Clerk will have an associate’s degree and a paralegal certificate from an ABA program.  Large law firm experience is preferred.  Candidate must have an expert knowledge of CompuLaw Vision or similar calendar/docket software; be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) and have legal citation and legal terminology knowledge.

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 33 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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