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Judicial Assistants perform administrative tasks for federal or state judges, such as making copies, transcribing court correspondence, drafting court documents, and filing documents. Sample resumes in this field highlight duties such as scheduling hearings with attorneys and for pro se litigants, registering people for parenting classes, and managing all divorce, dissolution, domestic violence and civil stalking cases. Although some Judicial Assistant positions require previous work experience, individuals can enter this occupation with only a high school diploma on their resumes.

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Judicial Assistant

Systematically composed and arranged legal correspondence, indexed documents according to the [company name] established system.

  • Supervised and managed judicial administrative staff of over five employees.
  • Provided administration, coordination, and management of office duties.
  • Timely completed challenging tasks and a daily heavy workload.
  • Enhanced efficiency in the judicial office by retrieving, revising, and updating criminal case files.
  • Conducted the hiring process of all judicial administrative staff and trained employees.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Marketing
2

Senior Court Clerk/judicial Assistant

Senior Court Clerk/Judicial Assistant to the Honorable Stephen Muehlberg and the Honorable B. William Ekstrum. Completed daily tasks in the courtroom such as calling cases, updating criminal, juvenile, civil, probate and family files. Assess fines and clarified with parties of fine amounts and/or filing fees.

  • Returning phone calls from private attorneys, public defenders, pro se litigants and probation officers and assisted them in identifying legal requirements of matters under the District Court's jurisdiction. Provided complex and detailed clerical support to the assigned Judge and maintained the individual calendar.
  • Setting court dates for criminal, juvenile, civil, probate and family files.
  • Worked closely with the Judge, law clerk and court reporter on assigned files. Organized files for the individual calendars for the week and provided updated information regarding the files.
  • Performed case/record management duties, which include the use of MNCIS computer and other computer systems within the county.
  • Updated the Judge's pending report to make sure the assigned cases were up-to-date.
  • Received Employee of the year in 2003 for handling customers with respect and providing them with correct information and for being courteous.
  • Ordered supplies for the division and the Judge.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
3

Judicial Assistant

Responsible for attending court proceedings with appointed attorney.

  • Reviewed and made recommendations on petitions for discretionary review, and extraordinary writ petitions.
  • Conducted legal research and prepared memoranda on pending cases.
  • Attended oral arguments, discussed cases with staff attorneys and the assigned justice, and assisted in the drafting of orders or opinions.
  • Augmented current skill set by attending special lectures, group discussions, and training sessions.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Legal Studies
MS
Legal Studies
4

Judicial Assistant II

Prepared Minutes and Orders for court hearings to record proceedings and assist the Judge.

  • Completed warrants, exonerations of bail, abstracts, judgments and protective orders.
  • Drafted memorandum for policy and procedure changes within the [company name].
  • Responsible for the communications between the general public, attorneys, and the Judge.
  • Trained all personnel working in the position of Judicial Assistant at the [company name] for six years.
  • Provided a regular point of contact for court employees to use as a resource when attending special court proceedings.
  • Obtained the nickname "Radar" from two of the Judges for being able to anticipate their needs concerning in court procedure and documents.
  • Assisted in the rollout of the Court and Agencies' Record Exchange (CARE) case management system, attending trainings and teaching others about its use and policies.
  • Attended one hundred and eighty hours of training, including topics such as customer service, ethics and confidentiality, cultural awareness training, security policy seminars, and team management.
  • Managed the accounts of defendants, both juvenile and adult, for compliance with judicial orders.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Policies And Procedures For Administrative Duties
5

Court Judicial Assistant for District Court Magistrate

Promoted to manager of Courtroom Division

  • Prioritized Courtroom calendar
  • Developed training materials for the Court Division and trained Court Division employees
  • Contacted and handled inquiries from litigants, attorneys, and other professionals
  • Organized Court proceedings for all criminal matters
  • Assisted Judges and Magistrates with case flow management
  • Assigned District Court Judges to incoming criminal cases
  • Managed data entry for criminal unit
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
Supervision
6

Judicial Assistant, Judge Michelle Ann Marker

Observed criminal and civil proceedings at both county and district court level, including preliminary hearings, voir dire, motion hearings, sentencing hearings, and trials

  • Assisted in the training of judicial assistants within county court, including participation in multiple courtrooms for multiple judicial officers
  • Prepared and maintained a county court docket, including scheduling, issuing orders, processing warrants, court orders, and other court documents
  • Participated in daily court activities processing real time data entry for both court record and sentencing orders
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
7

Judicial Assistant

Answered phone calls and scheduled hearings

  • Opened and processed all paperwork and warrants
  • Prepared daily dockets for a felony and civil circuit judge ensuring attorneys, defendants and jurors were all present for all hearings/trials
  • Researched cases and drafted appropriate orders as necessary
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Paralegal
8

Judicial Assistant

Processed reported violations of CU's Student Conduct Code

  • Compiled confidential disciplinary records
  • Communicated the University's judicial process to students and sent notifications of judicial determinations regarding Conduct Code violations
  • Implemented disciplinary sanctions electronically, effectively freezing student accounts and blocking registration activity
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Neuroscience
BA
Integrative Physiology
Mathematics
9

Judicial Assistant

Assisted former Chief Judge Blackburn and three staff attorneys

  • Revised opinions of staff attorneys for final submission
  • Prepared correspondence and memorandum
  • Maintained Court docket books for opinion reviews
  • Office management, maintained Judge's calendar, meeting schedules and travel arrangements
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Deans List
MS
Technology And Development
International Studies And Political Science
10

Judicial Assistant

Managed daily operation of Judge's Chamber, responsible for supervision of court staff, management of a minimum of 300 active cases in the Judge's inventory as well as monitoring cases in post-trial posture.

  • Liaison between Judge, local and state entities within the court system, private counsel, Board of Judges and pro se litigants, responsible for Judge's daily court and personal calendar, opened and prioritized incoming daily mail.
  • Coordinated and distributed the weekly trial list, scheduled individual motion hearings and jury/non-jury trials, typed, proofread and distributed the Court's written opinion/decisions.
  • Daily interaction with the public in the courtroom and contact with all other entities of the court system, i.e. District Attorney's Office, Public Defender's Office, Federal Defender's Office, Sheriff's Office, Bail Office, Adult Probation and Parole, Jury Board and Court Administrator's Office, Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (AOPC), Commonwealth Court, Superior Court, District Magistrate Courts and the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
Biblical Studies

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