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Legal Professionals

Legal professionals play a critical role in making Schwabe a top-rated Pacific Northwest law firm and a ‎great place to work. We seek highly motivated team players who are committed to providing superior ‎client service. From paralegals to legal assistants and project managers to office assistants and file ‎clerks, your talent and knowledge will be respected and rewarded at Schwabe. ‎

Current Openings


Docketing Specialist ‎- Portland

A large Pacific Northwest law firm based in Portland has an immediate opening in its Docketing department for a full time Docketing Specialist.  The specialist will handle calendaring in a wide array of practices, with a primary focus on litigation docketing.  The position, which reports to the Docketing Manager, offers the opportunity to work in a fast paced, challenging, and friendly environment.

Examples of Duties:

  • Enter dated events into the firm’s docketing software (CompuLaw).
  • Update and/or remove outdated docketed events as necessary.
  • Review and verify information prior to input into docketing software.
  • Apply knowledge of court rules to analyze court documents and incoming docket requests to determine appropriate calendaring.
  • Provide docket reports on a scheduled and as-needed basis.
  • Perform research of court rules and communicate findings with legal staff as requested.
  • Maintain record of work performed in the firm’s document management system.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • At least two years of experience working in a legal services environment (preferably litigation, ideally litigation docketing).
  • Knowledge of Oregon civil court rules, USDC-OR, bankruptcy, appellate, and other state’s jurisdictions.
  • Knowledge of CompuLaw or other docketing software a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills, including data entry and online court rules research.
  • Proven attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with attorneys, paralegals, legal assistants, management, and co-workers.
  • Highly dependable with ability to provide excellent customer service under continuous workload and daily deadlines.
  • Two years of college or a combination of education and experience that ensures the ability to perform the job.

 The firm offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.  Interested and qualified candidates should direct their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to the Docketing Manager at Recruiting@schwabe.com.


Contact Us


Katje Chiller
Chief Talent Officer
kchiller@schwabe.com
Direct: 503-796-2467‎