Judicial Assistant 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 Judicial Assistant who will report to a Judicial Case Manager and functions within a clerical operation. The work will include: processing electronically filed documents, assisting court patrons including self-represented litigants, processing payments, attending court hearings, administering oaths, monitoring the digital recording of proceedings, and preparing/distributing orders.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist court patrons and self-represented litigants in person or over the phone
  • Process case filings electronic and non-electronic
  • Payment receiving
  • Phone and email correspondence with public and attorneys
  • Schedule and attend hearings and/or trials, administer oaths, manage digital recording, and exhibits
  • Prepare/distribute minute entries and orders
  • Perform other duties as assigned


About you

  • Bachelor’s degree and [insert number of years] years of experience in a professional office environment; OR a Paralegal certificate OR Associate’s degree and [insert number of years] years of related experience
  • Effective communication and customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to professionally interact with colleagues and court patrons
  • Proficiency in a technologically driven environment with intermediate to advanced computer skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively and transition between multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to analyze information, solve problems, and make effective and informed decisions
  • Ability to function both independently and within teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Basic cashiering and math skills
  • Intermediate writing skills including effective grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Some travel is required throughout the district and court sites for meetings and training


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]