The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Collegial and collaborative general law practice located in New York City seeks a Managing Clerk - Litigation for a permanent role. The compensation is competitive. Advanced knowledge of MA-3000 software is required.
The Managing Clerk – Litigation will manage the litigation calendar daily on MA-3000 (high level of proficiency required), draft and distribute basic legal documents, and additional duties as requested. You must have relevant knowledge of clerical aspects of NY & Federal Civil Practice and local courthouses. Additional duties are outlined below:
Docket and diary new pleadings / motions / other legal papers
Calculate calendar deadlines in accordance with CPLR and FRCP
Tracking e-courts and MA-3000 for revised deadlines in cases, including conference dates and revise previously calendared deadlines as required
Monitor ALM reports and sending MA-3000 reports to attorneys monthly to obtain status of pending matters
Submit correspondence / letters to the courts and adversaries providing courtesy copies of and distributing legal documents
Affidavits / Affirmations of service
File & distribute legal documents
Obtain certificates of good standing from courts when necessary
Assist attorneys with pro hoc vice applications
Maintain calendar of attorney registration deadlines and reminding attorneys of upcoming deadlines
Work and coordinate with legal vendors, including appellate printers, and service requests
Prior experience serving and filing (e-filing) motions, pleadings, stipulations et al. in NY State and Federal courts
Knowledge of CPLR and FRCP and NY State and Federal appellate rules for filing and service deadlines, and service of process
Knowledge of SCPA would be helpful
Experience Appearing, as needed on Return Date (NY Supreme), Ex Parte office for Orders to Show Cause (NY Supreme), Commercial Division office (NY Supreme), and Surrogate’s Court
Ability to retrieve legal documents from court files
Progressive knowledge of County Clerk’s office, NY Civil Court, SDNY / EDNY, and Appellate Courts (First Dep’t, Second Dep’t, Second Circuit et al.)
Additional Salary Information: Compensation is competitive.
Internal Number: 27426349
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