Job ID: 6928
Updated: Nov 15, 2022
Location: Dallas, TX, United States
Category: Risk Management
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,000+ lawyers) operating from 18 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
Calendar Court Services (“CCS”) manages the Firm’s calendar of upcoming due dates for all currently pending cases in various courts, assists in filing pleadings in both paper and electronic formats, and is a resource for information regarding state and federal court rules. The major focus and mission of the CCS Department is to provide accurate and efficient customer service to the Firm and to protect the rights of Firm clients in court-related matters.
The Chicago office is seeking a Calendar Court Services Analyst who will work closely with attorneys and all CCS staff teams to provide client support via expertise in calendaring/docketing, court rules and procedures, case research, legal procedures, and risk management compliance issues related to calendaring and court functions. Coordinates administrative aspects of the Calendar/Court Services Department under the supervision of the Chicago Calendar Court Services Manager and Supervisor. Experience with state and federal court filings (manually and electronically), nationwide document retrieval, court rules and filing procedures is preferred. Must exhibit a high level of customer service orientation towards attorneys, support staff, and other Risk Management departments. Responsible for ensuring that the Firm’s central calendar of court-driven dates is updated and verified daily. Assists in the collection and verification of bar registration information. Must have strong service orientation, excellent oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, intellectual curiosity and be pro-active in improving business processes and use Firm resources efficiently.
Essential Job Functions:
Court Services/Court Information Development and Dissemination
Court Services/Attorney Information and Compliance
Qualifications & Requirements
The CCS Analyst will possess 0-2 years of prior experience in the Calendar Court Services/Docket Department of a law firm. CompuLaw database expertise preferred. A four-year college degree is required in an area applicable to the duties described above (e.g., legal studies, business, or paralegal studies), but other professional experience or education will be considered.
The Chicago CCS Analyst must have:
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