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Litigation Docketing Specialist

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 04/09/2024 Specialization: Administrative Job Number: 3682 Salary / Pay Rate: $75,000.00

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Litigation Docketing Specialist for a direct hire. The company is a premier full-service law firm that has earned a solid reputation for complex ‎litigation, regulatory, and transactional work on behalf of clients in important and growing ‎industry sectors around the world. ‎
The Litigation Docketing Specialist is responsible for the accurate review, entering, processing, ‎and tracking of critical dates for all litigation-related documents received.‎

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurately reviewing, processing, and docketing all Litigation documents received from court orders, as well as arbitration review panels, maintenance of Litigation records, and related docket entries in E-Dockets

  • Responsible for entering and tracking critical dates with respect to litigation while discerning the appropriate information to enter into the docket in a timely accurate manner;interpreting official documents and correspondence to gather necessary information for entry into the docketing tracking systems

  • Processing and interpretation of incoming correspondence from secretaries, attorneys, clients, and courts for entering into the Litigation docketing databases

  • Preparation of timely and accurate docket and case calendar reports via the docketing/calendar database system when requested

  • Promptly email relevant communications to the attorneys especially when mail is addressed to only Litigation Docketing while also saving documents to File Site

  • Regularly perform significant and recurring tasks with a high degree of priority, and attention to detail and maintain follow-up on diverse activities –all in a timely, deadline-driven environment

  • Exercise good judgment in the application of policies and practices in handling all matters handled by Litigation Docketing

  • Perform monthly audits of Litigation Docketing Credit Cards and ensure all receipts entered are current and correct

  • Perform additional duties as requested by the Docket Manager and Department Director

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely manner

  • Ability to read and comprehend complex materials involving legal and technical matters

  • Prior experience and knowledge of litigation areas of legal practice

  • Ability to accurately and thoroughly document and file information

  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

  • Customer-focused attitude, with a high level of professionalism and discretion

  • Familiarity with MS Office suite

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Desire to work as a team with a results-driven approach
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