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Legal Staff Paralegal in Barron, WI

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Company name

Barron County Government

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

1-2 yrs required

Location

Barron, WI

Date Last Verified

Mar 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 08,2018

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Assistant Clerk Of Court Duties : Under the direction of the Clerk of Court or Chief Deputy, performs a variety of duties which require skilled clerical, record keeping, computer knowledge and public contact work as well as court procedures. The work involves a variety of clerical and account-keeping knowledge, as well as jury management and minute keeping in court. Considerable judgment is required in screening calls, answering questions of the public, prioritizing work and adapting to changes in procedures. Knowledge of all duties performed by others within the Clerk of Court office to provide backup in their absence is required. Entry, docketing, monitoring, disposition and scheduling of cases. Monitor electronic filing queues and accept filings in a timely manner (48 hour goal) including sending documents to others for review and signature along with scheduling Reminder Notes for self. Electronically transfer documents and cases through interfaces. Participate in office rotation serving as receptionist with duties to include answering the phone, taking messages, referring calls and counter duties – receipting monies, processing passports, filing small claims, divorces, etc., preparing bonds, restraining orders, payment plans, wage assignments and providing general information. Backup all divisions of the court: civil, criminal, traffic, ordinance, family, paternity and small claims. Immediately docket and satisfy judgments/liens. Daily Court clerking including occasionally clerking monthly Night Court from 6:00 pm until completed. Operate and monitor Digital Audio Recorder when needed. Scan files. Provide back up mediation functions as needed. Provide back up fiscal accounting/bookkeeping functions as needed. Respond professionally to public contact and job responsibilities. Case and exhibit disposition and retention. Respond professionally to public contact and job responsibilities. Prepare any necessary reports. Adaptable to change in laws, procedures and software. Prepare files for appeal within deadlines specified by Statutes. All other duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : Must possess high school diploma or equivalency and additional coursework in administrative assistance, paralegal or related field with 1-2 years of related office experience. Legal experience preferred. Knowledge and experience in a variety of office equipment is required. Knowledge of and ability to use various computer systems and software (Word and Excel) is required. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with county staff, officials, businesses and public is required.

Deadline : 03/21/2018.

Additional info

Position #2018-12

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Barron County Government
330 E LaSalle Avenue
Barron, WI 54812
Phone: 715 537-6825