Nossaman is seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Docket Specialist to support the firm's docket function. The Docket Specialist works under the supervision of the Firm's Risk Management and Compliance Director, and will be located in the Los Angeles office.
Provides data entry, maintenance and first level support of firm-wide automated docket/calendar system
Responds in a timely professional way to legal staff and attorney questions regarding docket/calendar, court rules related to litigation deadlines
Assist with the implementation of a firm-wide docket policies and procedures
Adhere to docket procedures and methods of entry
Ensure proper documentation of all transactions as specified by docket policies & procedures
Determines docket/calendar dates from court documents and correspondence and enters data into the docket/calendar software
Provides troubleshooting and support to legal staff regarding the docket processes and policies
Produce reports for all professionals and appropriate staff upon request.
Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal court rules
Experience in Compulaw's Vision Docketing/Calendar software
Knowledge of CMS/Aderant time accounting system
Excellent communication skills (interpersonal, telephone, written) required
Excellent client service and teamwork skills required
Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook required
Excellent organization skills required
Ability to perform detailed work accurately, thoroughly and consistently required
Ability to proactively identify problem areas and communicate them to appropriate individuals
BA/BS preferred, paralegal certification helpful
3+ years related legal calendar/docket experience
Strong customer service skills
Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to prioritize time and manage workload to meet urgent deadlines.
Successful candidate must be proactive, customer service oriented, energetic and reliable. As with all Firm positions, impeccable integrity, excellent judgment, and sensitivity to others are essential. Enthusiasm, diverse interests, and a good sense of humor are also useful and appreciated.
Nossaman offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package. Qualified candidates are invited to apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary requirements.
Nossaman is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.