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Docketing Coordinator

CM Legal

Docketing Coordinator

Our client is currently seeking a Docketing Coordinator in the Client Value & Practice Management department, reporting to the Senior Docketing Manager. 

The role can reside in the Dallas, Houston, Ft. Worth, San Antonio, New York or Washington, DC office. The role will have hybrid work capabilities and will be responsible for supporting the Firm’s centralized calendaring services and assisting with efiling when needed.  The Docketing Coordinator will also provide support when training team members on docketing procedures, and ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of centralized litigation calendaring services. The Docketing Coordinator is responsible for organizing and meticulously preparing documents for efiling and hard copy filings, as well as respond to calls, emails and maintaining the docketing inboxes.  The Docketing Coordinator is also expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the Firm’s attorneys, secretaries, and staff, while maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.  

Key responsibilities of this position include

  • Calendar deadlines in centralized docketing software (CourtAlert)
  • Oversee the timely completion of requests in regional docketing inboxes
  • Provide both filing and efiling services to Attorneys as needed
  • Provide training to team on docketing procedures
  • Monitor and respond to requests sent to docketing inboxes
  • Conduct court rules research as requested by case team members
  • Keep current with court rule updates
  • Perform other tasks as requested by Senior Firm Wide Docketing Manager and Docketing Manager
  • Participate in regular department meetings
  • Assist with administrative tasks (ECF List/Attorney Admission Dates etc.)

Qualifications (Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities): 

  • High School Diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years’ law firm docketing experience preferred
  • Proficiency with calendaring software (CourtAlert)
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local court rules
  • Thorough knowledge of office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate detailed and complex information to others
  • Aptitude for and willingness to work with complex procedures
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing priorities in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Willingness and ability to assume new tasks and responsibilities
  • Excellent judgment and discretion
  • Strong service orientation and an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with attorneys, peers, office and firm management, and outside business partners
  • Ability to work extended hours as necessary to fulfill time sensitive responsibilities
  • Commitment to professional growth and development

The expected salary range for this position is between $65,000 and $80,000. The actual base salary offered will depend upon a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.
 

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