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Litigation Procedure Attorney/Court Rules Attorney 3+ years exp

Legal | Encino, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Litigation Procedure Attorney /  Court Rules Attorney

at American LegalNet

Employee Title: Litigation Procedure Attorney / Court Rules Attorney

Location: Encino, CA (Currently Remote during the Pandemic)

Are you an experienced litigator who loves the law but hates the conflict?

Would you like to step away from the shrinking world of private legal practice, into the growing field of LegalTech?

Are you interested in leaving the practice of law to focus on an intellectually challenging role in a technology company?

If you answered yes to all of the above, YOU ARE WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR!!!


American LegalNet (ALN) provides cutting-edge solutions that are used by more than half of the AmLaw 100 firms (and thousands of smaller law firms) every single day.  Our core product lines include solutions for risk management, cybersecurity, and litigation workflow automation. 

Compensation Package: Very competitive salary dependent on experience. Generous benefits package that includes vacation time-off, paid sick days, flexible health Insurance, 401K with full 6% matching and generous recognition for outstanding performance.  The company also provides employees with internal activities such as ping-pong, yoga, etc.  We also provide a great, stable and professional work environment.


eDockets, by American Legalnet (ALN), is a tool that allows law firms to manage their litigation deadlines in almost every jurisdiction in the country from a single platform. Our product automates the research, calculations, and creation of deadlines in high-volume litigation for large law firms nationwide, and our clients include some of the nation’s most prestigious firms.

American LegalNet is seeking several Litigation Procedure Attorneys / Court Rules Attorneys who are tech-savvy, have outstanding communication skills, and who have practiced litigation day-to-day, to join this dynamic mezzanine company and help take ALN to the next level – preeminent in the law firm support industry.

Litigation Procedure Attorney / Court Rules Attorney

The Litigation Procedure Attorney / Court Rules Attorney will work within our internal software to maintain existing rulesets and build new litigation rulesets, governing the critical deadlines our clients must meet in the course of their daily practice.

Conducting research into procedural law in jurisdictions nationwide, the Attorney will leverage their practice experience to advise ALN on ideal implementation of date calculations, interactions of laws and their effect on litigation deadlines, and even the wording of deadlines, crafted to convey actionable requirements in a succinct and user-friendly way.

Cooperating with our existing team of in-house attorneys, the Attorney will be responsible for a portion of the approximately 1,800 jurisdictions we monitor on a daily basis for procedural changes in their laws, from the US Supreme Court, to local county rules and Judge’s individual Standing Orders.


  • Checking court websites for updates.
  • Recommending updates to the court rule sets based on posted updates.
  • Recommending new court rules based upon priority as determined by Court Rules Managing Attorney.
  • Maintaining documentation of all rule sets audited, according to a checklist, as well as recommendations over time.
  • J.D. degree from ABA-accredited law school, with valid bar license in at least one state.
  • Minimum of three years of litigation experience required.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, strong logic skills, legal research and writing skills, and mid-level computer skills.
  • Bankruptcy, probate, and/or family law experience a plus!
  • Must be comfortable learning new software.
  • Note: All applicants will be required to successfully complete a practical attorney exercise in order to be considered for this position.
  • Position is remote at this time.


Competitive salary. Generous benefits package that includes vacation time-off, paid sick days, state bar dues reimbursement, gym membership reimbursement, flexible health insurance, 401K with full 6% matching, and generous recognition for outstanding performance. The company also provides employees with internal activities such as ping-pong, yoga, etc., and a stable, professional work environment.