Legal Support Staff

Newmeyer & Dillion’s client-focused approach in which attorneys and staff work together to provide the highest level of service and cost-efficient, innovative and practical legal solutions is what allows us to be leaders in our legal practice areas. We look for professionals who are mature, self-motivated, confident, articulate, entrepreneurial, and hardworking. An ideal candidate will fit the firm's cultural pillars of Like, Trust, Respect & Loyalty. We promote a spirit of personal motivation and encourage an attitude of self-confidence among all members of our firm. We provide our staff with generous benefits and a comfortable working environment.

Newmeyer & Dillion offers challenging and satisfying careers in the following legal support areas:
• Legal Administrative Assistants
• Paralegals
• Clerks

If you are interested in growing your career at Newmeyer & Dillion, please submit your resume to

Docketing Clerk (Newport Beach, CA)

Newmeyer & Dillion, LLP, is a multi-service law firm that provides both litigation and transactional representation. The firm has offices in Newport Beach, Walnut Creek and Las Vegas. We have an opening for a Docketing Clerk in the Newport Beach office. 

The Docketing Clerk is responsible for monitoring assigned shared mailboxes and related docket requests and ensuring requests are processed in a timely manner according to firm guidelines and procedures.  This position will support the Docketing Administrator by ensuring the accuracy of resulting dates in compliance with state, federal and appellate court rules and procedures.  Specific job duties include:

  • Accurately and efficiently docket all dates provided by timekeepers and legal support staff according to established procedures.
  • Generate reports and dockets as necessary. 
  • Respond professionally and constructively to requests from timekeepers and staff regarding docketed dates, agency/court procedures, and rules.
  • Assist Docketing Administrator in researching statutory, agency, court rules and practices; understand the scope and validity of same and apply appropriately to generate dates. 
  • Provide recommendations to the Docketing Administrator to continually improve the firm’s docketing and calendaring best practices and processes.

Requirements include:

Some college or Paralegal certificate preferred.  Substantive legal related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.

  • Minimum 2 years of law firm experience required; docketing experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of litigation processes and procedures preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local court systems preferred.
  • Strong technology skills in Microsoft Office Suite and proficiency with docketing software.