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Felony Minute Clerk

Covington, LA

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Seeking an Felony Minute Clerk that will be responsible for maintaining felony court records, taking minutes of court proceedings, issuing notices pertaining to felony court dates, and processing motions filed.

                           * Must Reside in St. Tammany Parish *

Essential Functions:

  • Attend court to record and type criminal minutes according to procedure
  • Receive, index and catalog criminal evidence
  • Administer an oath to witnesses in court proceedings
  • Enter data pertaining to division cases into computer program
  • Create files, pull files, maintain files, prepare court dockets
  • Provide copies to customers and other governmental agencies
  • Process all incoming mail and pleadings for division
  • Answer inquiries from the public pertaining to felony cases
  • Prepare and send notices to defendants and attorneys
  • Index and process motions and other legal documents

Job Requirements

  • Typing/indexing skill of 45 words per minute with no errors
  • Two years of legal clerical experience, including some file maintenance experience
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word processing programs
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to promote a cooperative teamwork environment
  • Ability and willingness to assist co-workers with their dockets and work when needed
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team
  • Experience with video teleconference 
  • Must be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish
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