O’Melveny & Myers LLP, with approximately 800 lawyers in 16 offices worldwide, helps industry leaders across a broad array of sectors manage the complex challenges of succeeding in the global economy.
We have an immediate opening for a Calendar Attorney. This position can be based out of any of our seven U.S. offices (Century City, Los Angeles, New York, Newport Beach, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington, DC). The Calendar Attorney will liaise directly with attorneys with respect to advising and providing guidance on the details concerning response deadlines based on documents filed with the courts and other legal jurisdictions.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining litigation case calendars; researching procedural issues; screening and reviewing all incoming court documents and office correspondence to collect information for data entry into the calendar database, Aderant/CompuLaw Vision V10; preparing electronic calendar reports for distribution to attorneys on a scheduled basis; and advising and assisting legal staff with all aspects of statutory date calculations in various legal jurisdictions.
Ideal candidate must possess professional and superior written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience working in a multi-office law firm or in-house legal corporate environment is required. Must possess excellent analytical skills, be able to work under tight deadlines, project-manage ongoing tasks, and be innovative. Experience with calendaring and electronic file retention is helpful; experience using CompuLaw is desirable. Knowledge of federal and state electronic filing procedures, court rules, docket searching and document retrieval databases (PACER, CM/ECF, CourtAlert, Courtlink, Thompson CourtExpress, Nationwide, FirstLegal, and Lexis/Nexis) is helpful. A four year college degree and JD are required.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. For more information, or to be considered for this position, please apply online at http://www.omm.com
. Response will be given to candidates who closely meet our qualifications. EOE M/F/D/V. No phone inquiries, please.