Docketing Specialist

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

We are working with a global law office whose largest site is here in Chicago. They are looking for an experienced docket specialist to join their team here in the Loop. This is a direct hire career opportunity, and if an offer is made it would be between $55,000-$75,000.

- 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: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field preferred
- Minimum 5 years docketing experience required
- 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

If you are interested and meet the qualifications apply now! Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Recruiter: Michaela at

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