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Docket Clerk

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Mayer Brown

29d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Chicago

AI generated summary

  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree, strong docket experience or academic qualifications, proficiency in Microsoft Office, 50+ WPM typing skills, familiarity with public record systems, rules based calendaring software, electronic court filing, notary public certification, strong communication and customer service skills, ability to work under pressure, attention to detail, and the ability to handle multiple projects while maintaining confidentiality and exercising discretion.
  • Managing the docket for legal cases, including computing deadlines, filing documents, conducting research, coordinating vendor services, preparing reports, and updating the central docket application to ensure compliance with court rules and procedures.

Graduate Job

LegalChicago

Description

  • The Docket Clerk provides professional docket support services to Mayer Brown lawyers and staff in the Chicago, DC, New York, Palo Alto, and Los Angeles offices. Communicates regularly with the Docket Manager regarding status of department operations and assignments.

Requirements

  • Education/Training/Certifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience has been directly related to the functions of the job
  • Professional Experience:
  • Minimum of two years of docket experience, preferred.
  • For entry level candidates, strong academic qualifications demonstrating strong analytic abilities and attention to detail will be considered in lieu of relevant experience
  • Technical Skills:
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, required
  • Keyboarding skills: 50+ WPM, preferred
  • Experience with Internet research, preferred
  • Strong familiarity with public record systems such as: PACER, Courtlink, Bloomberg, CourtExpress & CourtAlert, preferred
  • Proficiency with rules based calendaring software, preferred
  • Proficiency with electronic court filing, preferred
  • Notary Public, preferred
  • Performance Traits:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities
  • Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative
  • Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion
  • Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Physical Requirements:
  • May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.

Education requirements

Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • Computes deadlines and calendaring of events using the CompuLaw Vision Docket System
  • Files legal documents with courts and administrative agencies (both electronically & in paper form)
  • Conducts general research regarding court rules and procedures
  • Performs case related research at court and on-line and retrieve court documents
  • Executes queries and prepares reports to assist attorneys in responding to auditor’s requests
  • Coordinates activities by vendors that provide clerical support to the Firm (e.g., clerking services, process servers, etc.)
  • Prepares and distributes reports regarding case action dates, hearings, deadlines, etc.
  • Monitors case activities and update the central docket application accordingly
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Chicago

Benefits

  • We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401 (k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.