Essential Duties and Responsibilities These examples of typical duties do not include all possible tasks for this classification and do not limit the assignment of related tasks. Regular attendance according to the department's approved work schedule is required for all Sherburne County positions. - Provide secretarial support that requires general understanding of content and technical procedures involved in the preparation and processing of legal documents including drafting and typing correspondence and legal documents; including but not limited to: court motions and complaints, petitions, orders, briefs, discovery, witness lists, exhibit lists, and E-filing appropriate court documents. - Open, establish, and maintain files for court cases, including updating the case management system, and follow-up to assure case file is complete and accurate. - Receive, review, and process all incoming E-Service, reports, mail and referrals; contact others if clarification is needed; maintain prepared files for each attorney's daily caseload; check file for completeness. Update case management system. - Maintain court and magistrate calendars for attorneys by documenting all notices; update calendar daily; contact court and defense attorney to schedule or reschedule hearings; review cases in a timely manner prior to court hearing; review cases after court. - Assist with answering, responding, and screening incoming calls; communicate with county employees, law enforcement agencies, general public, attorneys, and other county, state, and federal offices in obtaining information. Minimum Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent. Training/experience equivalent to two years post high school education or minimum of two years of work experience in an office setting that dealt with legal issues/institutions. Legal training education or legal office setting preferred. Must successfully complete a Criminal History background check. Required to pass a background check, pass an on-line security test for CJDN access and be fingerprinted. Ability to carry 20# intermittently. Supplemental Information Desirable knowledge and abilities that will be considered include: Knowledge of court system; drafting of legal documents; knowledge of trial procedures and rules of evidence; and knowledge of planning and presenting of court cases. First interviews will be scheduled between June 23 - 30, 2021. Apply Online: www.sherburnejobs.com
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