Docket Manager

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Docket Job Number: 23009 Pay Rate: Up to $125,000

Los Angeles law firm seeks a Docket Manager with 5 years of calendar management experience (including 2 years supervising staff) to manage firmwide docket department and staff, and create systems and procedures for docketing workflow.  This is a working Manager position.  Selected candidate will work with the steering committee to create and organize department, procedures, and personnel, selecting automated docketing system software and overseeing roll out firmwide; supervise and implement all litigation matter calendaring, and maintain master calendar; perform docket/court filing research; manage court/eFiling administrative accounts and in-house case management software; oversee the court admission master list; and direct the Daily Litigation Docket and the Trials/Arbitrations calendar. Other duties include coordinating docket-related tasks when attorneys join/exit the firm, and providing training to staff and attorneys on calendaring and filing procedures.  The Docket Manager is expected to maintain expertise in state and federal court rules, and in court filing and eFiling services at the state and federal level.  This is an exempt position.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with overtime flexibility needed.

The Docket Manager must have a bachelor’s degree, comprehensive knowledge of state and federal civil procedures and court processes, and PACER/eFiling systems.  Selected candidate must possess superior organizational and communication skills, and strong internal client-service orientation.  Ideal candidate will be a flexible multi-tasker, remaining professional and composed under stressful circumstances while meeting deadlines.

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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