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Court Operations Associate Criminal Division I C and PSF

Company name

Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota - Hennepin county

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Sep 19,2019

Valid Through

Jan 02,2020

Posted on

Jun 21,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 36874 to 60886 Annually


Minneapolis, MN, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Court Operations Associate, Criminal Division I - C-11 and PSF
The candidate will serve as courtroom clerk in high volume, fast-paced courtrooms calling cases, administering oaths, and both recording and updating court outcomes timely and accurately. Will communicate with the Judicial officers, Court Reporter and justice partners for clarification during court proceedings. Provide information regarding case outcomes, court procedures, forms and documents, and court dates over the phone, via email, in the courtroom and at the front counter. Respond to requests from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, DPS, and other agencies. Interview in-custody and out-of-custody defendants to determine Public Defender eligibility. Prepare and scan documents for electronic imaging. Work with cases/documents from electronic workflow queues. Initiate criminal court cases in the Minnesota Court Information System (MNCIS). Review and process complex legal documents. Update criminal case information in an accurate and timely manner. Schedule/reschedule court cases and contact parties involved. Prepare and distribute court calendars. Receive payments and processes financial transactions into MNCIS. Prepare, validate and issue warrants and subpoenas. Prepare workhouse and DOC commitments. Process criminal expungements, Post-Conviction Reliefs, Appeals, trial exhibits and other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have high school diploma or 6+ months of recent experience in a highly technical, administrative position (for example: court clerk, legal assistant, medical billing specialist, etc.). Should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other computer software with the ability to develop/create and revise court forms and monitor, reproduce and order forms as necessary. Paralegal, Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related field is preferred. Proficiency in a second language is desired. Extensive knowledge of current Criminal Division policies, procedures and processes with a high proficiency in criminal case initiation and criminal courtroom clerking is considered. Experience with document imaging, indexing and working with cases/documents from electronic workflow queues is preferred.

Additional info

Job #02696 Send resume, letter of interest; Law school transcript (unofficial copy is acceptable); and Writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fourth Judicial District Court of Minnesota - Hennepin county
Hennepin County Courthouse
300 South 6th Street , Suite C-1251
Minneapolis, MN 55415