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Legal Docket Clerk

Legal Docket Clerk

Job Description

The day to day duties for this position will be:

 

  • Maintain document management system including the review of accounts through internal software program, under attorney supervision;
  • Prepare necessary docket sheets for attorneys in various states;
  • Prepare cases for hearings and/or trials, under attorney supervision;
  • Review and understand court websites in various states;
  • Calendar management including the scheduling of court notices;
  • Draft, write and answer various motions and correspondences (pre and post-hearing), under attorney supervision;
  • Coordinate proper copying, filing, faxing and mailing as needed;
  • Handle incoming telephone calls from attorneys and/or courts;
  • Prepare correspondence to attorneys, debtors and courts, under attorney supervision;
  • Communicate directly with attorneys and courts;
  • Handle arrangements with hired counsel for appearances;
  • Maintain and organize litigation materials;
  • Work closely with process servers;
  • Tracks document requests.

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm


Job Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent, Bachelors, 1-2 years related litigation experience in a law firm or municipal or state court as a legal assistant.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills. 
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows, Office software, and capable of navigating the internet.  Must have effective organizational, communication, time-management and interpersonal skills and high attention to detail.  Must be able to work independently. 
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and tasks while, simultaneously meeting deadlines. 
  • Knowledge of Fair Debt Collections and Practices Act (FDCPA) and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is required. 
  • Must demonstrate ability to read and interpret legal documents, and understand legal terminology

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $10.50 - $11.50 /Hour
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Admin - Clerical, Legal Admin
Education High School
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Credit - Loan - Collections
Required Travel Not Specified
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Legal Docket Clerk


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