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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Washington, DC
Washington, District of Columbia

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Job Description

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Docketing Coordinator in the Atlanta office at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP. We are searching for someone who wants to be a valued contributor and member of a talented and dynamic team of lawyers, paralegals and business professionals.

 

The Docketing Coordinator is responsible for maintaining due dates/deadlines in a computerized docket system for multiple courts and jurisdictions, reviewing legal documents and calculating, recording and disseminating response dates based on court rules and civil procedures.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date database of due dates and information on all client matters.
  • Prepares and distributes specialized docket reports as requested.
  • Maintains and updates all additions and changes in the automated docket system.
  • Searches and retrieves information on litigants, judges and cases from PACER, court-related databases, and other online sources.
  • Responds to written or verbal requests regarding calendared events, pleadings and court procedures and modifications to compliance dates on the docket calendar.
  • Other duties as required by the role.

 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred in a business-related field from an accredited college or university. An equivalent combination of an Associate’s degree, and related experience will be considered. A Paralegal certificate is preferred.
  • Three to five years in a legal environment as either a calendar/docket clerk, litigation secretary or litigation paralegal with thorough knowledge of the litigation process, electronic docketing requirements and court rules.
  • Familiarity with court filings and general rules of court for processing pleadings.
  • Solid technology acumen (CompuLaw Vision, iConnect, Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, Adobe Acrobat and MS Office Suite).
  • Ability to complete daily tasks, work independently and be a team player.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize issues; manages competing priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of personnel within the Firm.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office Suite with proficiency in Outlook is required.

 

 

This is a hybrid role and will require on-site presence 3 days per week. Salary is commensurate with years of relevant experience & geographic location. The range for this position is $45,100 - $75,200.

 

 

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion within our Firm and in the larger legal profession. We believe that diverse skills, knowledge and viewpoints make us a stronger firm. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP maintains a policy of affording all employees and applicants equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or expression or transgender status), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, ancestry, amnesty, citizenship status, ethnicity, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Unlawful discrimination, harassment and retaliation will not be tolerated in any of the Firm’s offices or any other work-related setting. Qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position or to enable them to perform the essential functions of a position for which they are otherwise qualified. EEO.