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Assistant Managing Clerk

Posted: February 4, 2019

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a fast paced, growing environment? Venable LLP has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Docketing professional to support our Midtown Manhattan offices.

The Assistant Managing Clerk is a member of a team responsible for providing comprehensive litigation calendaring services to the firm, overseeing calendaring processes and quality assurance for all assigned matters.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for

  • Calendaring litigation and bankruptcy matters and all related deadlines and scheduled events; processing complex legal filings including electronic filings in City, State and Federal Courts, and government agencies
  • Ensuring compliance with all calendaring procedures, best practices and processes
  • Responding to requests from attorneys and staff regarding calendared events and deadlines, court procedures and rules
  • Performing research regarding agency, court, and judges’ rules
  • Staying abreast of developments, procedures and rules in the forums where the firm practices, as well as general state and federal practices

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, paralegal certificate or experience/education equivalent
  • Substantial knowledge of litigation processes, court rules, procedures and court/e-filings
  • Experience computing deadlines for state, federal and appellate courts and in government agencies across the country; familiarity with New York Civil Practice Law & Rules and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Experience with rules based calendaring software, preferably CompuLaw
  • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently in a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • A strong service orientation and ability to work collaboratively with attorneys, staff and other members of the Litigation Docketing Department

If you have a can-do attitude and are looking to be part of a highly motivated team of individuals who are naturally ambitious and driven, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today!

Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Additional information can be found at LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to ensuring our workforce reflects America’s diverse population.

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