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Docket Clerk

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 18-07086
  • Date: November 07, 2018
  • Job title:



Scott Smith

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Job Description - Docket Clerk

An Am Law 100 firm is seeking to add a Docket Clerk to their growing team, must be open to working 4 PM to Midnight - Monday - Friday.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Enter court papers into the CourtAlert docketing database in a timely manner
  • Synch PDF images with the corresponding docket entries in CourtAlert
  • Calculate deadlines based upon applicable rules and statutes
  • Conduct precedent searches and help to maintain the precedent database
  • Monitor cases and conduct research on litigants, as well as, coordinate with outside vendors to obtain publicly filed documents
  • Serve and file court papers, electronically and manually
  • Answer questions about court procedures, rules, and calculation of time
  • Process unidentified litigation mail
  • Provide general office support and assistance

Qualifications/Position Requirements

  • Familiarity with the New York federal and state court system
  • Working knowledge of the CPLR and FRCP
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Must be comfortable working with a large volume of PDF documents
  • Flexibility in daily schedule to accommodate unexpected situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and cope with varied 2 situations
  • Ensure confidentiality of all the Firm's and clients documentation and information
  • Able to handle multiple tasks in a very busy environment
  • Must be punctual and reliable
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other applications as needed
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience using CourtAlert or MA3000, E-filing


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