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Felony Minute Clerk

Covington, LA

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Description

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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