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Managing Clerk

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #913
  • Salary: $150,000

POSITION: Managing Clerk


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Competitive base salary up to $180,000, Bonus, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, generous vacation and sick/personal days, paid holidays, 401K, and more!

ORGANIZATION: Boutique Law Firm 

SUMMARY: A prestigious public interest law firm is seeking a Managing Clerk to supervise and develop a small team of docketing clerks. This person will also play a key role in advising attorneys on state and federal court rules, oversee and execute court filings, and maintain the firm’s docketing systems.


  • Provide on-going training and development to docketing clerks. 
  • Manage and make recommendations for improvements to the firm’s docketing and case management software. 
  • Oversee electronic and hardcopy court filings for the firm. 
  • Manage the firm library and industry specific subscriptions. 
  • Evaluate practice group short and long term goals and make recommendations for improvements to processes and procedures that will support the firm in delivering exceptional work to clients. 


  • 10+ years of experience working in a law firm Clerk’s Office, specifically responding to inquiries about court rulings and filings. 
  • Knowledge of docketing and filing technology and software, preferably CourtAlert, Westlaw and Bloomberg law
  • Familiarity with Uniform Civil Rules, CPLR, FRCP and FRAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel