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Legal Staff Paralegal in Frederick, MD

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Company name

Frederick County District Court of Maryland, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Criminal Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Frederick, MD

Date Last Verified

Mar 31,2018

Posted on

Mar 29,2018

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Judiciary Clerk Duties : Works in all areas of the Civil and Criminal Department. Assists the public, attorneys and co-workers in person and on the phone by providing information and access to case files. Distributes forms, reviews and accepts or rejects and prioritize filings. Makes certified and regular copies and collects appropriate fees. Copies blank forms and stocks supplies. Processes mail by identifying, prioritizing and date stamping pleadings and documents. Assures there are appropriate fees and certifications or promptly returns documents. Operates postage machine and delivers outgoing mail to post box. Opens new cases by identifying case type, preparing case file, entering parties and pleadings by using proper codes in the Uniform Case Management System. Issues summons and notices and mail to proper parties. Verifies co-workers data entry and accuracy of information and prepares cases for review by court and/or customers.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate must have High School Diploma or GED. Must have 1+ year of work experience, preferably in court operations, or in the fields of criminal justice, parole and probation, legal or financial services. Knowledge of court proceedings, rules, regulations, court and legal terminology is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree may be substituted for the required 1+ year of work experience. A Paralegal/Associates Degree or 60 college credits may be substituted for the required 1+ year of work experience. A Paralegal Certificate may be substituted for the required 1+ year of work experience.

Closing Date : April 4, 2018.

Additional info

Job ID 3529

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Frederick County District Court of Maryland, Alternative Dispute Resolution
CALM, The Frederick Mediation Center
723 North Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701