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Trademark Docket Specialist #101165

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Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:14:23 -0400

Location: Washington DC

Industry: Office Call Center

Job Type: Temp/Contract

Skill Set: Associate (3+yrs)

Pay/Rate: 30.00/HOUR


Trademark Docket Specialist

Currently seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Docketing Specialist to join our firm-wide litigation docketing team. The Docketing Specialist is responsible for docketing support requirements for attorneys practicing in multiple courts and jurisdictions. The Docketing Specialist will assist attorneys with keeping current with pertinent procedural rules and laws and provide timely reports of case deadlines on a regular basis.

Responsibilities of the Docket Specialist include:

  • Review legal documents in order to calculate, record and disseminate timely response dates pursuant to court rules and civil procedure
  • Responds to legal staff and attorney questions regarding docketing/calendaring and court rules related to litigation deadlines
  • Entry of litigation deadlines into docketing database
  • Coordinates with attorneys concerning any changes to federal or state rules specific to calculations of deadlines to ensure all dates docketed are accurate
  • Prepare and distribute weekly docket reports
  • Follows the docketing procedures and methods of entry


Requirements of the Docket Specialist:

  • At least three (3) years of litigation docketing experience
  • Legal secretary or paralegal experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal court rules
  • Knowledge of PACER and ECF
  • Experience in docketing software
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with all organizational levels of the firm
  • Excellent proofreading skills and a meticulous attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook required
  • Knowledge of the litigation process
  • Ability to work in a high-volume environment completing repetitive, detailed tasks
  • Ability to work under deadlines and in a team environment
  • Ability to understand court rules

Contemporary Staffing Solutions (CSS) is a company that exudes unwavering results with urgency, honesty and integrity. CSS has been a leading provider of contract, temporary, temporary-hire & direct hire solutions. We began as a staffing agency and evolved to a national provider of workforce management solutions with a niche recruitment focus in Accounting & Finance, Call Center & Office, Human Resources, Sales & Marketing, Information Technology, and Salesforce. We respect our clients and candidates equally while keeping the client’s best interest in mind. Everyone at CSS operates with pro-active pipelines and with the highest business ethics, a winning spirit in our approach, a team-oriented work flow, with real cross training. The CSS team coaches you with current business intelligence so that we can manage your expectations. It’s what makes CSS great and, most importantly, FUN to work with!


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