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Civil Minute Clerk

Covington, LA

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Seeking a Civil Minute Clerk that will be responsible for attending court; taking minutes of court proceedings; issuing notices regarding civil court dates; setting court dockets; processing motions filed; and maintaining civil court records.  This is a high-stress and demanding position requiring acute attention to detail.

 Must be a permanent resident of St. Tammany Parish 


  • Attends court and records court proceedings by taking minutes
  • Types domestic minutes in final form
  • Administers oath to juries
  • Prepared to answer case-related questions from the judge during court proceedings
  • Receives and records filed evidence
  • Maintains all evidence and exhibits filed in court
  • Performs necessary redactions on scanned documents
  • Processes division pleadings once signed by Judge
  • Reviews case records and issues assignments for court
  • Files records and pleadings into the suit record
  • Reviews pleadings for compliance with the Local Uniform Court Rules
  • Pulls records and prepares docket
  • Researches dockets prior to court for service information
  • Processes division pleadings once signed by Judge (recording and notices of judgement)
  • Reviews case records and issues assignments for court
  • Prepares documentation for Supreme Court statistics


  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Free Online Skill Building Courses through Westaff
  • 100% paid Health Insurance by employer
  • 15 paid holidays
  • Deferred Compensation


Job Requirements

  • Must attend court 
  • Must be able to appear in front of a courtroom and speak clearly to administer oath to juries
  • Work in a high-volume office environment and have constant interaction with staff, customers, and other agencies
  • Must be available to work periodic nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be available to work two elections a year 
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