Job Summary

Skadden is currently looking for a Senior Docket Clerk. This position will oversee and maintain the Managing Law Clerk's utilization of E-Dockets, the on-line Docketing System. The Senior Docket Clerk is responsible for the following:

  • Dockets and calendars documents through E-Dockets Docketing Program. 
  • Serves as liaison to E-Docket Technical Support Department‎ in troubleshooting systems problems with the processing of their data.
  • Searches for, retrieves and provides docket sheets as requested by attorneys, legal assistants and support staff.
  • Obtains copies of decisions/orders rendered by court through on line Federal and State Research Programs.
  • Prepares daily litigation calendar, as well as the Firm's bi-weekly calendar.
  • Trains law clerks and other MLC personnel to perform docketing/calendar procedures through the use of the department E-Dockets program.
  • Responsible for daily back-up and restoration of the E-Dockets Docketing Program.
  • Responsible for electronic filing of documents with courts that are on line.
  • Performs duties of Law Clerk and serves as a back-up to the Managing Law Clerk as needed.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of MS Office, with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Working knowledge of E-Dockets
  • Working knowledge of the Internet
  • Working knowledge of PACER systems
  • Knowledge of Electronic Filing
  • Knowledge of Federal and State rules on service of process, court rules, procedures and personnel
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of three related experience
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