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Judicial Assistant

Company name

Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 05,2018

Posted on

Oct 29,2016

Salary

USD 38980 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL
Practice Area
Information Technology >> Information Technology
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Judicial Assistant
Duties: The candidate will manages the Judge’s court and professional calendar coordinating and scheduling motions, pre-trial hearings, trials, conferences, and committee meetings; maintains trial dockets, continuances and trial orders; assists attorneys with procedures on filing motions and hearing dates. Provides organizational support for the judge’s caseload, including preparing orders, docketing jury instructions and a list of pending cases; ordering jurors; and coordinating in-house services, such as interpreters. Reviews case files for accuracy, format compliance and completeness before scheduled hearings. Acts as the Judge’s liaison to assist and inform litigants, attorneys, law enforcement personnel, and witnesses concerning court procedure and policy. Screens telephone calls and visitors to the judge’s office; provides information, resolves issues, directs caller/visitor to proper personnel or agency, or takes messages. Performs routine clerical tasks such as reviewing, distributing and responding to incoming mail; performing data entry, ordering office supplies, maintaining files/records, faxing or photocopying. Composes and/or edits correspondence, memoranda, directives, notices, orders, e-mails, and other documents observing strict confidentiality. Researches information on hearing dates for other agencies; prepares notices of hearings for cases put on the calendar by the judge. Interacts with attorneys and litigants and their family members to resolve problems such as scheduling conflicts or other case-related issues.May conduct limited case law research using an electronic database such as Lexus-Nexus. Performs related work as required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have 4 years of pqe.

And

High School Diploma, or equivalent, two years of college or vocational school education in paralegal, secretarial skills, computer operations or a closely related field.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
175 N.W. 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33128

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