Litigation Docketing Specialist *Hybrid*

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Litigation Docketing Specialist *Hybrid*

Miami, Florida

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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NA

Miami, Florida

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

NA

November 16, 2022

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Job ID: 1301110_1668634874

November 16, 2022

Job ID: 1301110_1668634874

Job Summary

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JOB SUMMARY:

A national law firm is seeking a Litigation Docketing Specialist. The Litigation Docketing Specialist will perform all phases of updating and maintaining the Firm's litigation docket and will ensure that docketed events are timely and accurately processed, using rules-based docketing software, and complying with risk management guidelines. This position will report directly to the Litigation Docketing
Manager. The Litigation Docketing Specialist will be responsible for the offices to which they are assigned and will provide backup coverage as needed firm wide.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate in the docketing process by monitoring assigned docketing inboxes for receipt of docketing requests and coordinating with case team members as needed;
  • Review and analyze docketing requests and associated documents and accurately calculate critical dates and related deadlines;
  • Research dates when needed to supplement automated calculations;
  • Update existing docket entries and review work product to ensure quality control;
  • Generate and distribute various Docket Reports including customized reports;
  • Maintain current knowledge of Federal, State and local rules and civil procedure;
  • Provide continuing information and support to attorneys and support staff regarding docketing policies and docketing process;
  • Collaborate with attorneys, paralegals, and practice assistants to analyze scheduling and deadlines, navigate ambiguous situations, and ask and answer questions;
  • Work independently as well as with centralized docketing team members; and
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion.

KNOWLEDGE OR SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Exceptional command of the English language, and highly developed interpersonal skills, with ability to interact professionally with all levels of firm personnel, in a hybrid environment;
  • Ability to work in a demanding fast-paced environment and strong time management skills;
  • Experience using rules-based docketing software such as e-Dockets, CompuLaw or CourtAlert;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft products;
  • Positive service-oriented disposition and capacity to cultivate strong relationships;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Self-starter with high-level initiative;
  • Excellent reading comprehension, analytical skills and critical thinking;
  • Sound judgment, ability to shift priorities, excellent planning and troubleshooting skills;
  • Participate in professional organizations with a focus on docketing industry trends, innovation, educational sessions and peer networking.

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of five years of litigation docketing experience
  • Law firm or in-house legal department experience
  • Bachelor's degree and a paralegal certification is a plus

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