Job Details

Court Attendant

Company name

Jefferson County Circuit Court

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 22841/23993

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


Birmingham, AL

Posted on

Jan 12,2018
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Court Attendant The candidate will contribute to retirement, dental and health insurance. Will perform various administrative tasks to help the judge(s) manage their workload and court schedule. Common job duties include drafting pleadings, filing and copying, answering general questions about court proceedings (employees are not allowed to give out legal advice), issuing pre-approved court orders and transcribing court correspondences. Responsible for managing scheduled trials, motions and court hearings, as well as supervising interns, volunteers or law clerks. Duties also include some legal research and drafting of court documents to be reviewed and approved by the judge. Must have 1+ year of law school OR a certificate, Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in a related area, such as paralegal/legal studies, political science or criminal justice. Must have strong writing, organizational and time-management skills; ability to critically think; strong computer and typing skills; a quick learner of new software; and professional office experience. Recent experience working in a law firm and/or with the electronic filing system “Alacourt” is mandatory.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Jefferson County Circuit Court
801 Richard Arrington
Jr. Boulevard North
Birmingham, AL 35203