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Docket Clerk (Full Time)

Location: Cleveland, Ohio Country: United States of America

We are seeking a Full time Docket Clerk in our downtown Cleveland office. This position is responsible for providing docket and case management support to the timekeepers and secretaries in the firm.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Enters and maintains information in the docket and case management software databases, calculates action due dates, and makes appropriate entries.

  • Responds in a timely and efficient manner to inquiries from lawyers, paralegals and secretaries regarding case status information via direct communication with the courts and agencies.

  • Performs runs to the various courts and agencies to execute filings, research case status, obtaining copies of documents not available on-line, and handles paying fees and costs. Follows-up with Lawyers to confirm status.

  • Performs electronic filing and on-line research via public access websites, the PACER system, and File & Serve.

  • Responds to Audit Letter Inquiries and provides requesting parties with formal reports on all pending litigation.

  • Responsible for reviewing and responding to e-mail directed to the Docket mailbox. Ensures accurate and timely completion of requests made (no longer than 24 hours).

  • Maintains a record of cash funds for use on daily court runs.

  • Responsible for the distribution of daily and weekly calendars.

  • Provides back up support to the Docket Supervisor by providing daily reminders of events scheduled and due and to make follow up calls to timekeepers to ensure appropriate conclusions.

  • Identifies and recommends changes to docket policies, procedures, forms, etc. to provide better service and support to timekeepers.

  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Qualified candidates will have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Ideal candidates will have two to three years of law firm docket or litigation experience. Associates Degree or Higher and/or Paralegal Certificate preferred. Must have experience using Windows, Internet, and have typing and data entry skills. Knowledge of Elite Enterprise, American LegalNet eDockets or other comparable Docket software preferred. Must have great attention to detail, excellent customer service skills and be familiar with the litigation process.

Posted Date: 17 Dec 2019 Reference: CB Company: Thompson Hine LLP Contact: Thompson Hine HR