Position title
Docketing Coordinator Opportunity

A large, international firm has openings in their California offices within major cities for a Docketing Coordinator.

  • Manage and maintain the firm's litigation docketing system, including inputting all deadlines and court dates accurately and timely.
  • Monitor court dockets for changes, updates, and new filings, and communicate any relevant information to attorneys and other relevant parties.
  • Review legal documents, including complaints, motions, pleadings, and other court filings, to determine applicable deadlines and ensure they are calendared correctly.
  • Coordinate with attorneys and paralegals to gather necessary information and documentation for court filings, and ensure all filings are submitted accurately and on time.
  • Prepare and distribute reports to attorneys and other stakeholders on upcoming deadlines, court appearances, and other docket-related information.
  • Conduct research on court rules, procedures, and deadlines to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal requirements.
  • Assist in the coordination of trial and hearing schedules, including scheduling court reporters, interpreters, and other necessary resources.
  • Provide support and training to attorneys, paralegals, and other legal support staff on docketing procedures and best practices.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all court filings, deadlines, and related communications.
  • Stay current on changes in court rules, procedures, and local rules that may impact docketing procedures.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and calendaring experience.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working as a litigation docketing coordinator or similar role in a law firm or legal department.
  • Strong knowledge of court rules, procedures, and deadlines, with the ability to research and interpret local, state, and federal requirements.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Proficient in using docketing software and other legal research tools.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate effectively with attorneys, paralegals, and other legal support staff.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Professional and positive attitude, with a strong work ethic and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced legal environment.

If interested and meet the requirements above, please submit your resume or reach out to:

Matura Farrington is an EEOC employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and all other local, state, and federal laws.

Employment Type
Legal, Staff
Job Location
Los Angeles, San Diego, Silicon Valley, CA
Working Hours
Hybrid Work Schedule
Base Salary
Date posted
April 27, 2023
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