Senior Docketing Clerk-HYBRID

New York Permanent USD70,000 - USD80,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Opportunity to join one of the leading plaintiff's firms in the United States
  • Excellent work/life balance

About Our Client

Leading plaintiff's law firm in the United States known for exposing corporate misconduct.

Job Description

Primary Job Functions, Under the Supervision of the Managing Clerk:

  • Docket and calendar all court-related and discovery papers utilizing the Firm's designated docketing system (Compulaw)
  • Review and audit court filed/docketed documents and calculate return dates and deadlines
  • Review court papers prior to filing for compliance with applicable court rules
  • Assist with the electronic filings in federal and state courts in various jurisdictions, as well as arbitration associations
  • Monitor case progress, retrieve court filings, decisions and orders, obtain docket updates, and communicate case status changes to responsible attorneys and legal assistants
  • Review filings for compliance with court rules and procedures
  • Coordinate service of process with process servers
  • Assist attorneys with federal court and pro hac vice admissions
  • Maintain attorney electronic filing credential database
  • Liaison with court personnel, process servers, and outside vendors
  • Other responsibilities as they are assigned from time to time

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required and a minimum of three-five years of relevant experience in a law firm's Managing Attorney's Office or docketing department
  • Proficient in using rules-based docketing and calendaring software (e.g., Compulaw, DocketBird, or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of electronic filing procedures in both federal and New York state courts, and other state/jurisdictions
  • Proficient in searching and retrieving information from court-related databases (e.g., PACER, NYSCEF, Bloomberg Law, CourtAlert, Westlaw, Lexis, DocketBird) and other online sources of case information
  • Proficient knowledge of local, state, and federal court rules and procedures

What's on Offer

Flexible work schedule, generous benefits package, laid back firm culture.

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Job summary

Sub Sector
Legal Secretary/Support Staff
Business Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Alyssa Bonavita
Job Reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working