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Felony Minute Clerk

Covington, LA

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


                                  MUST BE A PERMANENT RESIDENT OF ST TAMMANY PARISH 

  • Attend court to record and type criminal minutes according to procedure
  • Must be prepared to answer case-related questions from the judge during court proceedings
  • 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




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



Job Requirements

  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be flexible with schedule as hours could vary with court cases
  • Must be able to commit to a 40- hour work week with the possibility of weekend overtime work
  • 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
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word processing programs
  • Typing/indexing skill of 45+ words per minute with no errors
  • Two years of recent legal clerical experience 


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