Managing Clerk

Managing Clerk

Managing Clerk



New York

Employment Type



$90000 - $120000

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions

 Coordinate and supervise the filing and service of litigation proceeding documents

 Advise attorneys on court procedure, including electronic case filing procedures

 Conduct research into federal and state court filings and other public records

 Responsible for overseeing and using a computerized case management system

 Responsible for understanding and researching court procedural rules

 Maintain the firm’s tickler system for deadlines

 Act as liaison with court personnel

 Manage the day-to-day functions of the Managing Attorney’s Office

 Go to court to process documents and do research

 Establish and maintain good working relations with court personnel including process servers and couriers

 Oversee the docketing system by ensuring that all documents are entered for each case and that the deadlines are calculated correctly

 Keep abreast of developments, procedures, and rules in the forums where the firm practices including general state and federal practice

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor Degree or relevant work experience required

 Prior Law Firm experience a strong plus

 Highly proficient in the Microsoft Office 2010 suite of products

 Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on providing quality customer service  Excellent attention to detail with the ability to multi-task

 Must be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines under pressure

 Must have the ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently