The Fourth Circuit Solicitor’s Office seeks to fill a full-time position of Court Admin Assistant, supporting the daily operation of assigned section/division.
Summary of the position: Provides legal administrative support to the daily operation of assigned section/division. Performs a wide variety of clerical duties. Interacts with employees and vendors when answering questions, obtaining/distribution information or coordinating department programs/projects.
Responsibilities and Duties: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
- Provides administrative support to the daily operation of assigned department. Performs a wide variety of clerical and word processing duties such as heavy telephone and over the counter interaction with external and internal parties, processing paperwork and entering data into various case management databases. Responsible for all duties requested by the attorney in which assigned.
- Responds to requests for information from supervisory staff, employees, or general public. Answers questions related to the department’s activities, programs, policies, and procedures. Conducts follow-up research to retrieve answers and supporting information.
- Participates in special projects as assigned.
- Serves as backup for various staff positions in their absence.
- Performs other duties as required.
- Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in the attendance policies and procedures; ensures all behaviors comply with the personnel rules and regulations.
- Responsible for preparing discovery, serving subpoenas, and the scheduling of court cases.
- Assists in trial preparation, including witness preparation and exhibiting lists. Serves as liaison with interview experts, medical personnel, and law enforcement officers.
- Attends all court appearances and General Sessions court terms as requested by the attorney in which assigned.
Qualifications: An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position may qualify. A typical way to obtain the minimum requirements would be: Paralegal Certification or an Associates degree from an accredited college with major course work in Business Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and three years of clerical and administrative experience.
Compensation/Benefits: The starting salary for this position will be dependent upon the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.
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