Permanent - Full Time
The Assistant Managing Clerk will work within our Dispute Resolution practice, assisting attorneys with all electronic and hard copy filings The ideal candidate will support the attorneys in their dealings with the courts. They will assist with preparing, staging, and filing of documents in California and New York State Courts, as well as federal U.S. District Courts. At times, they may be required to conduct research on the procedural steps involved with filings of case-related documents in other state and/or federal jurisdictions. Also, the candidate may be asked to process Admission for attorneys in different jurisdictions. They should be familiar with general Admissions processes, as well as Pro Hac Vice Admissions for various jurisdictions. There is not an expectation the candidate will know the procedural steps for all jurisdictions, but the role requires a proactive approach and someone who can take the necessary lead to obtain the relevant information needed to complete attorneys’ requests. On occasion – in addition to the Assistant Managing Clerk’s main duties – the candidate may be required to assist with proofreading and legal and factual cite checking of briefs. The role requires frequent coordination with partners, associates, and other paralegals, as well as court personnel and other professionals. Great attention to detail, exceptional organizational and communication skills, and overall team collaboration to effectively prioritize and manage multiple filings/requests, are all core elements for this position. The annual base compensation range for this role is $85,000 - $95,000.
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Withersworldwide has been acting for successful individuals, families and institutions for over 100 years.
We advise clients on the full range of their business, personal and philanthropic legal needs, both at home and abroad. With offices in the key financial centers of Europe, Asia-Pacific, the United States and the Caribbean, we provide coverage and services that other law firms focused on the needs of the individual cannot. We have represented 46% of the Top 100 in The Sunday Times Rich List, 25% of the US Top 100 Forbes Rich List, 30% of the Top 20 Hong Kong billionaires in the Forbes World's Billionaires list and over 20% of the Forbes Asia's Richest Families list.
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