Job: Court Clerk $40k

Title Court Clerk $40k
Categories Administrative Support Staff (Law Firm)
Salary $40k
Job ID 1989
Location New York, NY
Job Information

A global law firm seeks a Court Clerk

Position Summary

The Court Clerk serves and files court papers and provides
relevant administrative support in connection with court filings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the
• Serve and file court papers, electronically and manually
• Appear at calendar calls
• Monitor cases and conduct research on litigants, as well as,
coordinate with outside vendors to obtain publicly filed
• Review court documents for compliance with all rules prior
to filing
• Conduct research on litigants and newly filed lawsuits that
may be of interest
• Timely and appropriately enter court papers into the
CourtAlert docketing software
• Answer questions about court procedures, rules and
calculation of time
• Provide general office support and assistance

Qualifications/Position Requirements
• Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of federal and
state court systems, including electronic filing
• Knowledge of the CPLR and FRCP
• Must have solid computer skills
• Ability to interact with all levels of Firm personnel
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• Ability to maintain composure and cope with varied situations
• Ensure confidentiality of all the Firm’s and clients
documentation and information

Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor’s degree
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Managing Attorney’s
• Prior experience docketing

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