Court Messenger Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for a Court Messenger to support a team of fast-paced lawyers in a busy, exciting environment. The ideal candidate is highly client service oriented and provides quality and efficient legal secretarial and administrative support to a team of attorneys, specialists, and paralegals.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Handle the logistics of physical communications within the office, or with its external participants.
  • Pick up and deliver documents and packages that are often time-sensitive.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute incoming mail and packages to ensure that they reach the recipients that they are intended for
  • Wrap, seal, affix postage and dispatch all outgoing mail in accordance with postal guidelines
  • Handle items for distribution to clients, employees, and affiliates by ensuring that their integrity remains intact
  • Operate facsimile machines and send and receive facsimiles upon instructions
  • Comprehend orders for transporting legal documents between offices or to clients and ensure that all documents are properly packed before they are delivered
  • Operate vehicles (motorbikes or cars) to deliver documents to intended recipients by first charting out short and safe routes
  • Ascertain that receipts are obtained after each delivery and maintain communications with the office to provide status reports
  • Log all outgoing and incoming items in logbooks and review them for accuracy and completeness
  • Pick mail, pouches, and packages from external agents and ensure that they are delivered to the right recipient within the office
  • Perform court filings for designated cases and ensure that appropriate follow up is conducted in a timely manner
  • Create and maintain records of daily deliveries or visits in the mail registry book and vehicle logs


About you

  • Expert proficiency with the MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) applications.
  • Knowledge of billing functions is a plus
  • Must work well independently as well as in a team
  • Ability to work under deadlines, time pressures, and a generally high level of demand.
  • Exceptional organizational skills that reflect the ability to seamlessly perform and prioritize multiple tasks with excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external
  • Partners, Attorneys, staff, and clients.
  • The ability to communicate both orally and in written communications effectively and accurately.


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]