If you have applied to this position within the last 6 months, you do not need to reapply.
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the division administrator, the Deputy Court Clerk will manage a courtroom and accurately maintain the court records pursuant to Wis. Stats. 59.40. This job will also assist and provide a wide range of legal and administrative support to all divisions. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Makes summary entries of all documents and proceedings, maintains courts calendars, requests juries, examines papers admitted for signature and for filing to ensure they are properly prepared. Receives, maintains and inventories exhibits.
- Prepares and maintains court calendars, monitors time frame of cases in accordance with state statutes, arranges for attendance of required parties in court cases. In addition will prepares and issue subpoenas, bench warrants, body attachments, orders and petitions
- Responsible for notifying participants of court dates, appointing experts, providing information concerning court proceedings, rules, practices and procedures. Will notarize documents and ensures court is aware of all pertinent information regarding documents filed
- Assists in the training of other Deputy Court Clerks
- Performs other duties as assigned and regular attendance is required.
Minimum Education & Years of Experience Required: Bachelor's or Law degree with one (1) year of clerical/paralegal experience in a court, court office or law office; or an Associate’s Degree with three (3) years of clerical/paralegal experience in a court, court office or law office.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Exchange of basic information with internal and/or external contacts.
Contact that requires a high degree of authority in securing understanding and cooperation of multiple departments or interests.
Maintain sensitive or confidential information.
Explain and gather information, answer queries, or provide assistance to internal and/or external contacts.
Persuade, conform or recommend course of action with internal and/or external contacts.
Perform with a high degree of authority in securing understanding and cooperation with internal and/or external contacts.
Maintain a continuing working relationship that can have a significant effect on the success of the organization.
Speak effectively before both internal and/or external groups.
Read, analyze, and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals, scientific/technical journals and procedures, government regulations, financial and legal documents.
Prepare and/or present written communications that pertain to controversial and complex topics.