Docketing Specialist. Job in Los Angeles WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 462854639-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Hire Options Inc
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Leading international law firm is seeking a Docketing Specialist to support their Los Angeles office.


  • Primarily responsible for overseeing daily assignments, maintaining litigation calendar, case activity and monitoring
  • Maintain docket diary for Litigation attorneys' cases using computerized system which alerts attorneys to deadlines and history of case activity
  • Train new attorneys and secretaries on necessary Litigation forms
  • Identify and summarize pleadings to calendar or docket accordingly
  • Prepare and distribute department Litigation Docketing calendar
  • Generate and modify Litigation and Marketing reports from automated diary/docket system
  • Coordinate communication with courts and agencies
  • Responsible for understanding and researching court procedural rules
  • Responsible for understanding and using computerized cases management system including docketing court documents, calendaring dates and reviewing and maintaining multiple court docket email boxes
  • Resource for attorneys, paralegals and staff as questions arise related to calendaring and date calculations


  • High school diploma
  • At least three (3) years of related work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of docket procedures and practices
  • Advanced knowledge of courts and agencies and their applicable rules
  • Advanced knowledge of pleading processes and filing procedures
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Knowledge of automated docket systems (Compulaw)

Job Requirements:

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