Los Angeles CA

Senior Docket Clerk

CM Legal

Docketing Clerk
Our client is seeking a Senior Docket Clerk, (Non-Exempt) senior level to join the Firm.  This position will be based in the Los Angeles office (hybrid).  The Senior Docket Clerk will maintain the docket and calendar for various state and federal court cases, and process conventional and electronic filings in various state and federal courts as needed.

  • Docket and calendar documents through the Firm's calendar software.
  • Working knowledge of how to process conventional and electronic filings in various state and federal courts.
  • Coordinate distribution of state and federal court Notice of Electronic Filing calendar workflow across multiple offices.
  • Add client-matter numbers and set case team distribution lists on vendor PacerPro's administrative system for every federal case where the counsel has/will appear. 
  • Prepare and assist in issuance of calendar reports to litigators.
  • Ability to communicate with various court personnel and vendors.
  • Notify Conflicts Department relating to parties involved in newly filed cases/proceedings.
  • Retrieve and distribute docket sheets and various other litigation related documents from state and federal courts.
  • Provide accurate and timely responses to requests into the department to ensure high-quality work product that aligns with Firm values.
  • Stay current on understanding Firm policies, industry trends, and professional development opportunities.
  • Perform other tasks as needed.


  • Knowledge of Federal and State judicial rules.
  • Knowledge of calendar software.
  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills to facilitate high-quality work product.
  • Manage Firm resources responsibly.
  • Attention to detail is essential—especially when calculating jurisdictional deadlines.
  • Ability to manage cases through vendor PacerPro, Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER), and other vendors the Firm utilizes.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects, tasks and remain organized while prioritizing and delegating work.
  • Capacity to handle sensitive material and maintain confidentiality.
  • Competence to work well in a demanding fast-paced environment.
  • Exercise independent sound judgment.

Education And Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of three years' related experience

The overall well-being of the team is important to the firm.  They offer generous benefits to help you achieve wellness in all areas of your life. 

  • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health care (medical, dental, vision), savings plan/401(k) and voluntary benefits.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Paid leave options, including parental.
  • In-classroom, remote, and on-demand learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Robust well-being classes and programs.
  • Opportunities to give back and make an impact in local communities.

The starting base salary for this position is expected to be within the range listed under Salary Details.  Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other-job related factors, consistent with applicable law.

Salary Details
$80,000 – $90,000 annually.

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