Docketing Specialist-Litigation, Chicago IL

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $75,000 per year
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Docketing Specialist-Litigation, Chicago IL

Our client, a global leading law firm, is looking for an experienced Docketing Specialist, for their downtown Chicago office ASAP. This is a direct hire role for a prestigious law firm, there will be a 3 step interview process.

Duties: Court runs, assist in preparation for trials regarding paperwork
Must Have's: Knowledge of current Cook County process, State and Federal level Filing experience, Experience in E-Docket (If not E-docket, Compulaw or Court Alert will work)

Responsibilities:
Enter data into the firm's docketing and calendar system
Calculate rule-based litigation deadlines
Generate docket reports and queries as requested by attorneys, paralegals and secretaries
Monitor cases with the use of various online resources
Handle all inquiries from attorneys, paralegals and secretaries in a timely and efficient manner
Assist with service and filing of all court documents
Travel to local courts and agencies utilizing public transportation
Perform Electronic Court Filings in Federal, State and Appellate Courts
Other duties as assigned to fully meet the requirements of the position

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
Knowledge of basic litigation docketing, calendaring and Civil Procedure
Experience utilizing docketing software
Knowledge of various court websites, docket searching and document retrieval databases (PACER, Lexis/Nexis, West CourtExpress and DC Court websites)
Strong knowledge of federal and state e-filing procedures
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite applications including Outlook, Excel and Word
Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
Available to work overtime

Qualifications:
Bachelor???s Degree in Business or related field preferred
Minimum 5 years docketing experience required

Qualified applicants only, please send resume to elena.roditis@randstadusa.com

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