New York, NY

Job Description

Provide expertise and guidance to attorneys on litigation docketing, court rules and legal procedures as they relate to court functions and calendaring. 

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with other personnel in the Managing Attorney’s Office to maintain litigation docket and calendar.
  • Ensure compliance and record all incoming and outgoing documents in docket database and calculate and record procedural deadlines and due dates.
  • Responsible for electronic filings in assigned courts. Must be familiar with and keep up to date on all filing rules, procedures and judge’s individual practices.
  • Manage all case-specific information in responsible jurisdictions.
  • Monitor case progress in assigned courts, obtain decisions and orders, obtain docket updates and communicate case status changes to responsible attorneys.
  • Effectively communicate and present information as well as respond to procedural inquiries and questions from attorneys and staff.
  • Liaise with court personnel.
  • Establish and manage an internal timetable for completing work assignments and docketing deadlines in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Respond to procedural inquiries and questions, including court research at the direction of attorneys and staff.
  • Collaborate with personnel in the Managing Attorney’s Office to complete ongoing work projects such as, Docket Audits, Outstanding Motions Lists, Appeals Lists, Business Development Lists, etc.
  • Keep current on industry standards and determine if procedures need to be updated. Read NYLJ, eLaw, and case tracking databases for activity in ongoing litigation. 

Knowledge, Skills & Ability

  • Proficient in searching and retrieving information from court-related databases (e.g. Courtlink, PACER, eLaw, CourtAlert) and other on-line sources of case information.
  • Possess excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of docket management software (e.g., CourtAlert, eDockets, Compulaw or equivalent).
  • Must be highly familiar with litigation practice and able to quickly and accurately determine which filings and documents trigger future deadlines.
  • Must be comfortable and familiar with locating, accessing and navigating various court websites and databases.
  • Law firm or Law Clerk in State and/or Federal court experience is preferred. 


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5 years of relevant experience in a large law firm or judicial setting equivalent.

Salary: $110,000.00-$120,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: 4.22.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt