Job Details

Temporary Legal Assistant - Extra Help

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jun 11, 2021

Valid Through

Sep 24, 2021

Posted on

Apr 26, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 32469 to 39458 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Red Bluff, CA, United States

Employment Type

Contract, Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Criminal Law >> Criminal Law
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Temporary Legal Assistant - Extra Help
Duties: Assists litigants, in a workshop environment, with their family or civil law issues. Assists litigants, in person or by telephone, with scheduling of appointments and by offering referrals to appropriate agencies. Gives oral presentations and prepares written reports. Interviews individuals, in person or by telephone, regarding various legal matters. Acts as office receptionist direct callers take messages and screens clients. Travels to and operates office locations within the grant service area. Maintains strict confidentiality. Demonstrates continuous efforts to improve operations, streamline work processes, and reduce turnaround times. Works jointly and cooperatively to provide quality seamless client services. Prepares correspondence in response to inquiries regarding court rules, procedures, timelines, and statutory requirements. Prepares, types and proofreads drafts and a wide variety of finished documents from notes, brief instructions, and/or printed materials. Uses a personal computer to input and retrieve data and prepare reports. Collects statistical data and prepares spreadsheet compilations. Files make photocopies and assemble documents. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: 2+ years of customer service experience, preferably in a legal or criminal justice setting. Some practical knowledge of legal forms, processes, research, and writing, whether through education or work experience Paralegal certificate is desirable. Knowledge of: Family and civil law, Legal terminology, preparation of legal forms, English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation, business letter writing and report preparation, modern office practices and technology, telephone etiquette. Ability to learn the organization, procedures, and operating details of the Superior Court; learn and apply the applicable statutory codes, California Rules of Court, and local rules relating to court procedures; accurately gather and report pertinent information; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Ability to exercise tact, diplomacy, and flexibility; work in a stressful environment and exhibit a professional demeanor in difficult situations; multi-task a variety of duties. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing. Maintain confidentiality. May be required to possess or obtain by appointment date a valid California operator's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles.

Additional info

Ref: #2021 - 00016. Submit resumes and supplemental documents beginning with most recent experience and provide detail on the experience from the last 10 years.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Superior Court of California, County of Butte
One Court Street
Oroville, CA 95965-3303