Judiciary Clerk at Maryland Courts

Maryland Courts


Mid Level

Baltimore County, MD, USA

$31.000 - $39.000

19 May → 18 Jun

Job Description

Open and accept civil filings through the file and serve that are civil pretrial related. This includes but not limited to sending back deficient filings, tasking work to appropriate queues, and editing documents received. Process all motions and filings and ensures all necessary documents are complete and accurate in accordance with established court procedures. Enter service, compose civil dockets and affidavit judgments. Process all other requests that a pretrial-related. Assists the public, attorneys and court personnel in person or on the phone responding to inquiries regarding the proper completion of various court-related forms and provides information regarding court policies and procedures. Receive and process all landlord tenant filings (special proceedings only) that are filed in person and through File and Serve. Review and process all other civil documents. Performs other essential functions as required. Sort, file, and scan various documents and files in accordance within MDEC procedures.

The Maryland Judiciary is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, familial status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by State or federal law. Applicants who need an ADA Accommodation for an interview should request the accommodation when notified of a request to be interviewed. Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work in the United States.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • At least one (1) year of work experience, preferably in court operations, or in the fields of criminal justice, parole, and probation, legal or financial services.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree may substitute the required work experience.

  • A Paralegal/Associates Degree or 60 college credits may substitute the required work experience.

  • A Paralegal Certificate may substitute the required work experience.

  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment

  • Knowledge of alpha and numerical filing system

  • Knowledge of basic legal terminology and able to communicate effectively using such with court personnel and ancillary agencies.

  • Knowledge of standard legal forms and documents used in the Maryland District Courts.

  • Ability to operate a personal computer.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public and provide information in a polite and efficient manner both in person and on the phone.

  • Ability to maintain and use a detailed filing system

  • Ability to verify scanned documents from other co-workers.

  • Ability to exercise tact and understanding in pressured situations.

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