Managing Clerk Assistant

Wilson Elser - White Plains, NY (30+ days ago)2.7


Wilson Elser's White Plains office currently seeks a Managing Clerk Assistant.

The Managing Clerk Assistant will learn and perform tasks associated with the filing and service of pleadings and other documents with the Federal, State and Local Courts under the supervision of the Managing Clerk.

This is an excellent opportunity for those seeking to gain experience with a national law firm.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with nearly 800 attorneys, across 31 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we ranks among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and is included in the top 50 of The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

Qualifications

Must have a High School diploma
Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
Proficiency with MS Office and standard office equipment
Ability to integrate into a fast-paced environment
Must have very strong communication skills
Must be able to demonstrate initiative and responsibility
Prior court clerk or legal runner experience is a plus
Responsibilities

Review pleadings to ensure compliance with court rules and communicate necessary changes to attorneys, paralegals and secretaries; finalize filing details with Court Clerks
Perform Federal and State Court e-filings and provide confirmations to attorneys, paralegals and secretaries
Coordinate the service of papers on parties and non-parties by outside process servers
Proper routing of incoming mail and telephone calls as required
Internet research for purposes of retrieving documents, confirming appearances and obtaining general legal and procedural information
Why Should You Apply?

Excellent Benefits
Generous PTO plan
Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
Corporate Discount Plans
Interested?
Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses our commitment to both our clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online.

We are committed to cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity as a fundamental value. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.