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Docket Clerk – Los Angeles

October 17, 2019

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith is seeking two Docket Clerks to join our Los Angeles office.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

  • To receive all mail requiring calendaring. Maintain up-to-date and complete electronic calendar pertaining to discovery, pre-trial, motion deadlines, depositions, etc. Depending on requirements of specific groups calendaring requirements may be extended.
  • Eligible candidates will need the following qualifications:
  • Intermediate skills using Microsoft Word and comfortable with a variety of computer software programs
  • Minimum typing requirement of 50 wpm
  • Must be proficient with all State and Federal Court deadlines (willing to train if candidate is a current employee of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP)
  • Must be familiar with some type of law firm calendaring system (ProLaw, Compulaw, etc.)  EDockets preferred but not required (willing to train if candidate is a current employee Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP)
  • Reliable, consistent attendance in the office is required
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • If a current employee with Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, qualified applicant must have a minimum of 1 year experience in their current position in order to be eligible for a transfer.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to operate required automated equipment, including but not limited to computers, printers, photocopiers and telephone system. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to read and write at a level normal acquired through the completion of high school in order to process informational messages
  • Understanding of the law office environment, and departmental policies and procedures
  •  Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate by telephone and in person with staff and attorneys to provide information with ordinary courtesy and tact
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain organization in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Reliable, consistent attendance in the office is required
  • Positive, can-do attitude is a must! 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum one year experience in law firm or one year experience in current position with the Firm.

Contact

All available desks are heavy litigation, with an attorney to secretary ratio of 3-on-1.  Please send cover letter and resume by e-mail to LARecruiter@lewisbrisbois.com.

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