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Manager of Litigation Procedure Attorney

Legal | Encino, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Manager of Litigation Procedure Attorney

The Manager of Litigation Procedure Attorney is responsible for managing the activities and tasks associated with creating, maintaining, and updating the American LegalNet court rules database; managing quality control to ensure the accuracy and completeness of rule sets; training and assisting clients in using court rules to calendar rule-based events; creating user documentation; and keeping an audit trail history of all court rules maintenance activities.

The Manager of Litigation Procedure Attorney manages and conducts legal research to determine the proper methods for interpreting, creating, and applying court rules (e.g. FRCP, CCP, local rules, rule updates, etc.) to calendar events and calculate deadlines.

The Manager of Litigation Procedure Attorney conducts customer support functions, including releasing court rules updates and assisting clients in applying updates, providing legal support and authority for any questions on the interpretation of court rules, and helping clients develop best practices for docketing.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Criteria

Managing, coordinating, and supervising the creation of new court rules including planning and prioritizing the creation of new court rules. Maintain the current court rule sets, manage and conduct quality control of the rules and ensures that clients have the current court rules at all times. Manage and conducts the legal research necessary for creating court rules. The Manager of Litigation Procedure Attorney is also responsible for training clients on best practices for docketing and providing assistance to clients with any questions regarding using court rules.

The specific job functions associated with this position include:

  • Managing a team of Litigation Support Attorneys
  • Ensure the proper checking court websites for updates;
  • Prioritizing the updating of the court rule sets based on posted updates;
  • Managing documentation of court rule FAQs;
  • Managing documentation of court rule common pleading types;
  • Managing historical documentation of court rule updates and updating ALN blog accordingly.
  • Assisting clients with using the court rules and answering clients’ docketing questions;
  • Managing and conducting legal research as needed to determine appropriate procedures for court rules; and
  • Training additional court rules staff regarding the creation and maintenance of court rules and quality control procedures.

Educational Qualifications / Skills / Experience:

  • J.D. degree from ABA-accredited law school, with valid bar license in at least one state;
  • Experience with litigation support or litigation services is required;
  • Experience managing other attorneys a must;
  • Minimum of one year of litigation experience preferred;
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, strong logic skills, legal research and writing skills, and basic computer skills;
  • Patent, bankruptcy, and/or large firm experience a plus;
  • Note: All applicants will be required to successfully complete a practical attorney exercise in order to be considered for this position.

Compensation Package:

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.