STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A12

Class No. 3622

DEPUTY CLERK II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) appellate court work. Work involves maintaining records and filing, tracking, and managing cases filed in an appellate court. May train others.  Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Receives, files, and processes cases on appeal from lower courts and original proceedings.

Instructs attorneys and legal staff on the use of an electronic filing system.

Educates attorneys and legal staff on the use of computer software to create electronic briefs.

Examines legal documents submitted to the court for adherence to laws and/or court procedures and requests additional records and information as appropriate. 

Sends court notices and correspondence to appropriate parties.

Certifies records for use in other courts.

Maintains court files.

Issues orders handed down by the court.

Assists in providing information to attorneys, litigants, and the public regarding court policies and procedures, and in responding to requests for documents.

Assists in maintaining dockets or calendar systems for tracking and managing cases.

Assists in processing appeals and in preparing the outcomes of court proceedings.

May handle checks and cash, make deposits, and create financial reports.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in administrative or legal support work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of legal terms and concepts; and of statutes, court rules, and policies.

Skill in the use of computer and office equipment.

Ability to maintain files and records, to communicate effectively, and to train others.


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Revised 9-1-17