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Docket Clerk

Company: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading global law firms with offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law, and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, is seeking to hire a Litigation Docket Clerk to support our litigation practice firmwide, serving as an integral part of our team.

This position will reside in either our Chicago, Dallas or Houston office with a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintains the firm's ProLaw docket system for litigation lawyers practicing in multiple courts and jurisdictions
  • Identifies pertinent deadlines and prepares master calendar of due dates for distribution to lawyers and staff
  • Obtains filing information from court clerks and online dockets

    Experience and qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • At least one year of relevant litigation calendaring/docketing experience desired, preferably in a large law firm.
      • An understanding of court docketing and calendaring procedures and familiarity with court filings and general rules of court for processing pleadings at the federal, state, and county level strongly preferred
        • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
          • Strong proofreading skills and exceptional attention to detail.
          • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships.
            • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance competing demands and meet deadlines in a fast-paced professional environment.
            • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to adapt to new software programs. ProLaw or comparable docketing software a plus.
            • Flexibility to work overtime required.

              COVID-19: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP requires its personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination is required.

              Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

              Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

              California Applicants: Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act, the following link contains the Firm's California Consumer Privacy Act Privacy Notice for Candidates which explains the categories of personal information that we collect and the purposes for which we use such personal information. CCPA Privacy Notice for Candidates

              Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

              If you are interested in applying for employment with Morgan Lewis and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call or email the following contacts:
              • Professional Staff positions: Please call 888.534.5003 or email talent.acquisition@morganlewis.com
              • Lawyer/Summer Associate positions: firmattorneyrecruiting@morganlewis.com

                Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP reasonably accommodates applicants and employees who need them to perform the essential functions of the job because of disability, religious belief, or other reason protected by applicable law. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact Karen Queen-LeBoo at karen.queen-leboo@morganlewis.com.

Keywords: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Dallas , Docket Clerk, Other , Dallas, Texas

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