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Judicial Assistant

Dekalb County


Listing Summary

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff; develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.

Organizes, prioritizes, assigns, and/or coordinates work; prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that staff members have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress; assists with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; and provides progress and activity reports to judge and/or court staff.

Manages daily operations of assigned judge’s office to facilitate proper administration of court; and assists judge, attorneys, internal and external customers with courtroom proceedings as needed. Coordinates the judge’s schedule; creates, maintains and distributes calendar; verifies holidays and includes trials, motions and hearings; prepares and mails notices for calendars to all involved parties; interacts with parties regarding scheduling issues/conflicts; and appears in court for arraignment and calendar call.

Maintains membership dues, organization affiliations, and continuing education activities; reviews requirements for membership, participation and judicial/legal continuing education credits, to ensure staff compliance; conducts research and makes training, travel and lodging arrangements; reviews invoices; and completes and submits payment vouchers, reimbursement forms, and related documentation.

Acts as liaison between judge and attorneys, staff, litigants, other agencies, and the general public; provides information regarding court calendars and proceedings; responds to mail, email and phone calls; and maintains high visibility and confidentiality.

Listing ends on:

5/31/2022