Job Details

Legal Administrative Assistant Ii

Company name

Klickitat County

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 07,2019

Valid Through

Dec 21,2019

Posted on

Nov 06,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 33093 to 37170 Annually

Years of Experience

4-6 yrs required

Location

Goldendale, WA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Legal Administrative Assistant II
The candidate performs complex legal secretarial and administrative support tasks for assigned area. Drafts basic legal pleadings, specialized motions, subpoenas, or other documents for review according to established guidelines. Prepares various legal or other department documents and correspondence from rough draft, verbal instruction or machine recordings using a word processor. Types various forms and notices. Follows applicable rules and procedures in preparing documents. Receives and follows up on court action items within assigned scope of authority. Develops documentation management controls, templates and procedures for use by other Legal Assistants. Arranges depositions, court reporters, witness appearances, jury selections, and other activities necessary for trial or court appearance. Assists with technical research and analysis, conducts public records searches, or performs other legal research as needed. Responds to records requests by providing necessary information. Reviews legal documents or case files, and advises legal staff of any discrepancies or missing information in documentation. Advises staff of changes to legal rules and forms, and modifies current forms or creates new forms to implement required changes. Answers calls, or greets and assists the public at the counter. Provides general or specific information within scope of authority from knowledge of established procedures and policies, or applicable laws, rules or regulations. Arranges payment schedules for fines or judgments according to established procedures. Monitors payments and takes appropriate action for delinquent accounts. Assists with scheduling of appointments and calendars for various types of cases. Coordinates dates or actions with applicable departments. Records or takes notes of proceedings. Establishes, updates, and closes files as appropriate. Releases information in accordance with state guidelines. Maintains sensitive and confidential case information. Should have knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques and related tools/equipment to accomplish the basic function of this position, including any safety and/or legal requirements. This may, but not necessarily, include specialized skills. Must have high school diploma or GED and 4-6 years of progressively responsible secretarial or clerical experience in a law office, court, or related experience. Additional legal coursework beyond high school may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for prior experience is essential.

Additional info

Position #2018-0004

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Klickitat County
205 S Columbus Avenue
Room 102 , ms-ch-15
Goldendale, WA 98620
Phone: 509-773-7171

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