Post Date: 05/10/2019
Close Date: 06/28/2019
This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the United States and the region. This position is responsible for providing litigation docketing services to all Stoel Rives’ offices. This includes, but is not limited to, entering rules-based events into the firm’s docketing system (CompuLaw,) reviewing and analyzing court rules, and generating various docket reports. This person will work within a litigation docketing team, and be responsible for accurately calculating statutory and procedural time periods to inform practitioners of deadlines, assist attorneys and paralegals with civil procedures and court practices, and distribute rules-related information related to docketing. This person can sit in the Seattle, Portland, Boise or Sacramento office. At Stoel Rives, you will find challenging work assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of innovation.
Must possess the following capabilities: analytical skills; excellent planning and organizing skills; initiative; good judgment and ability to make reasoned decisions; project management skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; high work standards; technical knowledge in the area of practice-related codes, statutes and regulations; ability to learn and establish effective follow-up and follow-through procedures; positive impact with clients and co-workers; strong client service orientation; ability to demonstrate teamwork/cooperation with others; adaptability; and ability to work on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment, work with detailed information and work independently.
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent is preferred. Must have related experience which demonstrates analytical and written research capabilities. Must have prior experience with or be capable of rapidly understanding, interpreting and applying to various client circumstances the full range of codes, statutes and procedures related to the assigned practice area. Knowledgeable of docketing, word processing and spreadsheet software in a Windows-based environment.
Physical and Mental Capabilities
Must be capable of operating a telephone, calculator, personal computer and printer and learning/using software required to successfully perform job functions, e.g., electronic mail; drafting correspondence and documents; proofreading for correct grammar, punctuation and spelling; and reading and interpreting legal correspondence, memoranda, documents, reference publications or reference books and technical manuals in printed form or on a computer screen.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a law firm required, preferably with docketing experience.
NORMAL WORK HOURS
This position is nonexempt and is eligible for overtime compensation. Normal work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Working overtime and on holidays may be required and may be on short notice.
For more information and to apply please visit our website: https://www.stoel.com/about/careers/administrative-business-professionals/openings
Stoel Rives is an Equal Opportunity Employer
About Stoel Rives LLP: Stoel Rives is a leading U.S. corporate and litigation law firm. One of the largest national firms focused on energy, natural resources, environmental and climate change, Stoel Rives also serves the agribusiness, food and beverage, health care, life sciences and technology industries. With more than 350 attorneys operating out of 10 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia, Stoel Rives is a leader in regulatory and compliance matters, business, labor and employment law, intellectual property, land use, real estate development and construction law. For more information, follow us @stoelrives or visit www.stoel.com.