Legal Clerical Assistant

Full-time 7 views
Company Vermont Judiciary Location Burlington, VT, United States


Legal Staff

17 to 20

Min 2 yrs required


May 17, 2022

Aug 30, 2022

Apr 04, 2022


Legal Clerical Assistant
Candidate will assist with customer service, processing court documents and recording in the courtroom. Involves specialized clerical, administrative and data entry work involving one or more docket areas within a court’s jurisdiction. Work involves the application of varied clerical procedures associated with the legal process and the exercise of independent judgment in solving work problems. Establishes and/or maintains electronic and other court records, files, accounts, and statistics as required for each case. Shares in the responsibilities of court recording for the various dockets. Provides information and assistance to all customers of the court via telephone, mail, Email or personal contact regarding court schedule, policies, and court procedures. At times must be able to handle upset or difficult customers with tact and professionalism. Accepts and records fines and fees including arranging to accept delayed or timed payment of fines. May record court proceedings and prepare related paperwork. May act as fiscal clerk maintaining office accounts.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: High School graduation or equivalent. 2 years of clerical, secretarial or data entry experience; preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in a legal setting working as a paralegal/ legal assistant with mastery of office technology. College training may be substituted for the work experience on a year for year basis. A high level of professionalism and confidentially. Exceptional administrative/ clerical skills, the ability to keep accurate records, and to provide accurate information is critical. It is a fast-paced and challenging environment that requires teamwork, flexibility, and strong communication skills. Experience in customer-facing roles with a focus on positive, empathetic, and professional attitude is preferred.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 17 to 20 Annually

Additional info

Job Code # 22009

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Vermont Judiciary
175 Main Street
P.O. Box 187
Burlington, VT 05402

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