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Job Number: 19071629061
Position Title: Firm Litigation Docket Manager
Description:

Jones Day, a major international law firm seeks an experienced Litigation Docket Manager, who can be based in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York or Washington, DC.

The Firm Litigation Docket Manager is responsible for implementing the Firm’s strategic plan for effective management of litigation docket services across all Firm offices.  One of the first major initiatives for this Manager will be the implementation of a firm litigation docket software. The Manager will develop a plan and provide support to office litigation docket staff for the implementation of a set of uniform processes and procedures related to the new litigation docket software and ongoing functions.  The position will be responsible for implementing performance measurements to ensure the integrity of litigation docket procedures across offices and jurisdictions.  Additionally, the Manager will develop, implement and maintain a litigation docket training program for litigation associates and legal support staff.  This position requires extensive knowledge of court filing rules and the ability to research such rules across all applicable jurisdictions.  The Manager must also be familiar with litigation docket software and how to administer this software effectively for best results within the Firm.  The Manager will interact with representatives of all offices, litigation practices areas and administrative departments including lawyers, legal staff and administration.  Some travel will be required. 

The Firm Litigation Docket Manager is expected to perform all duties with a commitment to superior service, quality work product and an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement.  Above all, the Manager must fulfill the needs of the Firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm’s visions and values.   

Required Skills:

Minimum of five years of management of a litigation docket team.  Candidates with a Juris Doctorate are highly desirable.

Experience with litigation docket management software, such as eDocket, Court Alert or Compulaw preferred.  Candidates with a background which includes docket software implementation, rollout, testing and training experience are preferred.

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to provide information in a precise easy to understand format via written correspondence, e-mail, or verbally.

Ability to work successfully in a team setting with a wide range of lawyers and staff members around the world.  

Dependable team player, able to follow written and oral instructions, and excellent judgment about when escalation is necessary or appropriate.

For Los Angeles office, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Position Available: 07/16/2019
Date Posted: 07/16/2019
 
Contact Information: Jones Day
Email resume and salary requirements to: losangeleshr@jonesday.com
 
 

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