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Legal Staff Paralegal in Greenville, SC

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Company name

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

USA Greenville, SC

Date Last Verified

Feb 27,2018

Posted on

Feb 14,2018

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Profile

Docketing Coordinator Duties: Maintain docketing database/calendar of cases for litigation. Create docketing profiles to support workflow processes. Manage and review records and enter schedules or deadlines into the calendar as needed. Generate reports detailing appointments and deadlines. Review previous litigation cases in the database for accuracy and enter new cases. Review state and federal court rules as well as research specific judges’ preferences and standards for date calculations and distribute that information to docketing specialists and clerks. Recognize conflicting data prior to entry. Ensure retention of source documents/docket confirmation in the Document Management System. Generate and proof for quality all routine and specialized docketing system reports, as well as generate and distribute docket reports in accordance with reporting schedule. Keep current with developments, procedures, and rules in forums where practicing, as well as in general state and federal practice areas. Perform date calculations, applying jurisdictional rules. Create documentation on the calendaring process. Research and interpret laws, and regulations. Familiar with Calendaring Department functions and terminology, information collection methods, date-trapping, perform electronic court filings in federal, state, and appellate courts. Provide recommendations to the Senior Manager, Firm Docketing Services to continually improve the firm’s docketing best practices.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. 3+ years of experience in Docketing, litigation experience required PACER/ECF filings knowledge. Superior customer service/interpersonal skills. Very strong organizational and prioritizing skills. Analytical and problem solving skills. Attention to detail. Proficient in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience with a Document Management System. CompuLaw or other automated docketing system experience preferred. High level of integrity and professionalism. Ability to perform a variety of tasks, as needed.

Company info

Megan Becker
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC
The Ogletree Building, 300 North Main Street
P.O. Box 2757
Greenville, SC 29602