Our client has an immediate opening for a Senior Court/Document Clerk position in the NYC Area. This position is within an AM 100 law firm. The ideal candidate must have at least 5+ years of experience within a major law firm in the Managing Clerk's/Managing Attorney's Office. Bachelor Degree preferred but not required. Candidate must have experience with Compulaw or MA3000; Proficiency in searching and retrieving information from court-related databases (e.g., Courtlink, PACER, e-Law) as well as other on-line sources of case information and excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with the maintenance of the litigation docket/preparation of documents; recording all litigation documents in docket database and calculating procedural due dates; Reading NY Law Journal, PACER and NYS case-tracking services for activity in Firm cases; Filing legal documents with various state and federal courts; Responsibility for electronic filing of documents; Responsible for knowledge of ECF protocols and maintenance of ECF passwords; Monitor case progress in assigned courts, obtain decisions, orders and other relevant documents; communicate case status to responsible attorney; Perform court research
Hours of Employment are from 9:30am to 5:30pm, overtime is required
The ideal candidate will understand and apply current information, technology, resources, and procedures necessary to perform assigned work, be self-sufficient, efficient, accurate with excellent attention to detail. Candidate must also communicate clearly and concisely in written/verbal communications, be a team player and demonstrate knowledge of and adhere to firm policies and procedures.
Client offers a competitive compensation package. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, PTO, long term disability, life insurance, flexible spending plan, 401K plan.
Please send your resume as a word attachment if interested.