Docket Clerk Job Description Sample

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Docket Clerk:

Company: _____________________

Job Title: Docket Clerk

Location of the Job: Washington, DC 20004

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Job Description:

Multi-city law firm with main office in Century City seeks a litigation docket clerk to join their expanding department.​ Position is available because of an uptick of the caseload level.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to box and transfer files weighing up to 30 lbs.​
  • Close attention to detail and a commitment to performing quality work
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Ability to work independently
  • Knowledge of FileSite and familiarity with District Court CM/​ECF docket retrieval a plus
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced, frequently-changing environment
  • A proven self-starter with the ability to work independently

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains system operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Collects fees and fines by accepting payment.
  • Obtains information for the court by contacting witnesses, attorneys, and litigants.
  • Informs attorneys and parties to the case by explaining procedures and forms; notifying them when to appear.
  • Organizes court schedule by preparing case docket.
  • Affirms witnesses’ determination to provide truthful information by administering oath.
  • Organizes documents by preparing case folders.
  • Admits documents by confirming adherence to law and court procedures.

Salary: 45,000.​00 – 60,000.​00 USD /​year

Contact Information:

[Contact Person]

Phone: ______________________

Fax: ________________________

E-mail: ______________________