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Civil Docket Clerk

Covington, LA

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Description

Seeking a Civil Docket Clerk that will be responsible for maintaining records for court, which includes court proceedings, and supports division team by performing the following:  

  • Enters data pertaining to court filings into computer program
  • Creates files, pulls files, maintains files, prepares court dockets
  • Provides copies to customers and other governmental agencies
  • Sets rules on court dockets and issues notices for division
  • Answers public and attorney telephone inquiries pertaining to cases
  • Prepares and sends notices to defendants and attorneys
  • Reviews and processes incoming motions, subpoenas and other legal documents for judge’s review

 

         ~ Must be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish ~

Job Requirements

  • Ability to work with the public in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
  • Proficiency in word processing programs
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and organizational skills; ability to prioritize
  • Ability to read and comprehend legal pleadings, correspondence and training materials
  • Legal experience a plus 
  • Typing skill of 45 words per minute with no errors
  • Ability to promote a cooperative teamwork environment and work independently, as well as on a team
  • Must be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish  
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