Top Court Clerk Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Court Clerk. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Court Clerk resumes they appeared on. For example, 32.3% of Court Clerk resumes contained Court Hearings as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Court Clerk actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Court Clerk resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Court Hearings

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Here's how Court Hearings is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Prepared/maintained all documents and materials needed for court hearings.
  • Transcribed all court hearings accurately.
  • Fingerprinted defendant on regular judgment and sentences; pulled court's docket for next week's schedules of set court hearings.
  • Report to court hearings and assist state Judges, attorneys, bailiffs, and civilians with criminal and civil law matters.
  • Assisted Community Court in setting court hearings, appeals, hearings, plus assisting probation officers in finalizing cases.
  • Record and take notes of court hearings and prepare minute entries and a variety of Court Orders.
  • Processed in coming mail, set up court hearings for customers at the counter and by telephone.
  • Issue Warrants and Writ of Commitments, schedule court hearings and trials and perform related background research.
  • Assist clients by processing/issuing paperwork, verify court hearings, and answer general clerical inquiries.
  • Performed a full range of legal clerical work in processing cases before the court hearings
  • Issued bills of cost to clients, and process attorney petitions of court hearings.
  • Administered oaths, marked exhibits, recorded attendees and secured interpreters for court hearings.
  • Mailed out form documents, orders and judgments that were executed from court hearings.
  • Attend court hearings, participated in arraignments, jail pleas, dispositions and judgments.
  • Attended court hearings, prepared documents and recorded court proceedings on computer and files.
  • Summarize criminal, juvenile, traffic and city ordinance court hearings and outcomes.
  • Set up court hearings, send court reminders to DPS office and officers.
  • Transcribed court hearings daily, and prepared court files and record of proceedings.
  • Maintained court dockets and updated disposition of cases after court hearings and trials.
  • Assured that all court fees were collected and recorded prior to court hearings.

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2. Arrest Warrants

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Here's how Arrest Warrants is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Handled confidential documentation, including arrest warrants and bench warrants.
  • Evaluated the effectiveness and efficiency of the City Magistrate's Office assessing the efficiency of maintaining and filing arrest warrants.
  • Process Traffic & Non-Traffic Citations, Criminal Complaints, Arrest Warrants, Search Warrants, Subpoenas, Hearing Notices.
  • Prepared, validated and issued arrest warrants and detention orders; processed and filed search warrants.
  • Receive, process, issue restraining orders, subpoena, arrest warrants and jail release orders.
  • Prepare arrest warrants and search warrants to be signed by a Judge.
  • Issued arrest warrants, and maintained cash book in computer and manually.
  • Created and maintained court files, arrest warrants and court orders.
  • Prepared Arrest Warrants to arrest defendants who did not attend hearings.
  • Processed bonds, remote payments, and recalled arrest warrants.
  • Sign Arrest Warrants and Bench Warrants on daily basis.
  • Adjudicated arrest warrants on delinquent and negligent cases.
  • Prepared and issued Arrest Warrants when needed.
  • Issued arrest warrants as needed per Judge.
  • Issue arrest warrants and bench warrants.
  • Retrieve and deliver arrest warrants.
  • Issued and cancelled arrest warrants in E-clips data base, applied bond releases to cases sent out by certified mail.
  • Prepared all criminal calendars Trained new employees Data Entry of all criminal arrest warrants and new criminal cases.
  • Cancelled arrest warrants, scheduled payment plans, court hearings, and community service for offenders.
  • Prepared and issued capiases, precepts, subpoenas, citations and arrest warrants.

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3. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Provided quality customer service* Operated a variety of standard and specialized office equipment and performed other clerical duties.
  • Received and directed walk-in customers, effectively answered routine inquiries, and resolved basic customer service issues.
  • Performed a variety of clerical, administrative and quality customer service activities to support the Court Administrator.
  • Managed all facets of utility department, resulting in excellent customer service and optimal bill collections.
  • Utilize excellent customer service to provide each individually the utmost courtesy, kindness and professionalism.
  • Prepare Traffic Dockets Prepare Criminal Dockets Technical Clerical Functions Court Case Processing Court Dispositions Customer Service
  • Answered inquiries and furnished information to internal/external customers while providing excellent customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service and ensured proper procedure and safety for the community.
  • Demonstrated high level of customer service leading to recognition from management and customers.
  • Provided quality customer service to all citizens, law enforcement and judicial personnel.
  • Responded to difficult customer service questions or problems with professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Perfected customer service and developed my ability to interact with multiple personalities.
  • Maintained high standards of customer services during high volume fast-paced operations.
  • Provided excellent customer service by investigating and resolving customer billing complaints.
  • Designed and established standards and procedures for effective customer service.
  • Maintained professionalism and customer service during phone calls and scheduling appointments
  • Provided customer service for individuals of different backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Performed routine support tasks primarily involving customer service and support.
  • Deliver excellent customer service to internal and external parties.
  • Letter of commendation for outstanding job performance and customer service

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4. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Performed data entry updates and public relations assignments.
  • Performed data entry and conducted records/data research.
  • Perform accurate data entry of information.
  • Assisted in all areas of administrative work; including data entry, receptionist duties, file organization, research and development
  • Perform critical tasks such as make copies of documents, data entry as well as other office services related responsibilities.
  • Improved efficiency by discovering more effective data entry codes, creating user-friendly spreadsheets, revamping forms and creating new ones.
  • Administer oaths, perform data entry and computer research of individual cases, court dates and dismissal or appeal information.
  • Performed tasks of a court clerk that included accepting and processing money and documents, filing and data entry.
  • Prepared cases for court, assisted customers with complex forms and procedures, received payments and performed data entry.
  • Perform clerical and data entry work relate to criminal, civil, traffic, and other types of cases.
  • Handled multifaceted clerical tasks (e.g., data entry, filing, records management, and accounting).
  • File court documents and payments by data entry; issue court orders at arraignments, hearings and trials.
  • Court Administration, Docketing, Data Entry, Restitution, Collections, Sentencing, Compliance, Warrants, CCIC/NCIC
  • Administer oaths, file, process mail, data entry, proofread, answer phones, schedule appointments.
  • Perform data entry of initial and updated case information; scan and upload correct documents into JIS.
  • Performed data entry, typed, and filed documents after court session, kept records in order.
  • Perform filing, data entry on GGCC system, and keep records of payment schedules and payments.
  • Adjust office machines; data entry into various court systems; facilitate movement of case related matters.
  • Performed all functions of District Court, including criminal, civil, accounting, and data entry.
  • Performed a variety of computer data entry functions including input of traffic citations and long form complaints.

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6. General Public

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Here's how General Public is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Assisted supervisors, subordinates, the general public, department personnel, and other agency representatives in obtaining police related information.
  • Corresponded with different departments regarding inquiries received from the general public regarding judicial matters and information regarding the court system.
  • Provided information concerning general court procedures to the general public and other departments and agencies.
  • Performed meticulous investigations to locate convicted offenders and to serve the general public.
  • Assisted general public and professionals in filing probate and domestic/civil documentation.
  • Corresponded with different departments regarding inquiries received from the general public.
  • Corresponded with the general public regarding judicial matters.
  • Communicated effectively with the general public and staff.
  • Assisted the general public with inquiries; collected and accounted for monies for fines and fees; and balanced money drawer.
  • Offered a different point of view, but very open-minded and respectful of authority, coworkers, and the general public.
  • Communicate with coworkers, management, staff, the general public, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Provide general case information to attorneys, pro se litigants, and the general public via telephone or walk-in inquiry.
  • Assist attorneys, county staff, and the general public with the filing of cases and related legal papers.
  • Serve as the liaison between Magistrates, Judges, Attorneys, other state officials, and the general public.
  • Assisted the general public, court partners, judicial staff, judicial officers and court administrative staff as required.
  • MAJOR DUTIES: Assists judges, attorneys, and members of the general public in person and by telephone.
  • Answer inquiries and furnish information to attorneys, court personnel and the general public in person and by telephone.
  • Provide legal information to litigants, city prosecutor, and general public related to Court procedures and protocol.
  • Assisted court employees, attorneys, and the general public in locating information pertaining to Juvenile Court cases.
  • Provided professional advice to supervisors; made presentations to supervisor, judge, commissions, and general public.

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7. Trial Preparation

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Here's how Trial Preparation is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Assist attorneys and paralegals with litigation support and trial preparation.
  • Collated highly sensitive statements and photographs for trial preparation.
  • Handled court filings and trial preparations.
  • Assist Judges, Lawyers, defendants, and the public with trial preparation.
  • Make CD's of hearing, Request Child Support, Trial preparation.
  • Court assistance, trial preparation, case law research, excel spreadsheets, index files.

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8. Court Records

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Here's how Court Records is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Organized large volumes chronologically and accurately while documenting the file for court records to be properly recorded in computer database.
  • Processed court records, attended court proceedings, researched foreclosure relief, and attended foreclosure hearings
  • Compiled/researched court records and Public records *Transferred information to Credit Reports *Compiled credit reports for consumers
  • Filed court records using chronological, alphabetical, and numerical filing systems.
  • Review court records to ensure information confidentiality is maintained.
  • Maintained and organized court records electronically and manually.
  • Supervised 23 employees (Clerk's Office, Records/File Room, and Juvenile Holding) maintained court records and seal.
  • Enter or scan a variety of information, quantitative data, and court records into various automated systems or applications.
  • Served litigation papers and filed same with state and federal courts; reviewed court records for recent decisions and orders.
  • Completed documents required for cases appealed to Circuit Court; forwarded required court records to Circuit Clerk within established deadlines.
  • Prepare and transmit copies of court records to proper appellate courts upon notification that a case has been appealed.
  • Recorded court records by operation of audiotape machine, and maintain tapes as required by area of service.
  • Updated and maintained court records; scheduled hearings; answered telephones; worked directly with attorneys and defendants.
  • Court records include Criminal, Family, Civil and Criminal Traffic, Juvenile Proceedings, and Civil cases.
  • Provide continual training to staff and work with other state agencies to ensure the accuracy of court records.
  • File court records, retrieve and distribute file to court personnel, and the public and attorneys.
  • Perform difficult clerical tasks in maintaining computerized court records and in receiving and accounting for court revenue.
  • Maintain accurate and complete court records, docketing court events and assisting the judge in court proceedings.
  • Filed court records in accordance with court procedures and provides assistance in an assigned records room.
  • Maintain Court records and charges filed in Court cases, and the disposition of each charge.

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9. Law Enforcement

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Here's how Law Enforcement is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Collaborated with human services and law enforcement agencies to ensure efficiency and accuracy.
  • Communicated with defendants, victims/witnesses, law enforcement, attorneys and prosecutors.
  • Corresponded with various law enforcement agencies to complete post adjudication docketing.
  • Coordinate different diversion programs between different government and law enforcement agencies.
  • Collaborated with law enforcement personnel to effectively organize court paperwork.
  • Work collaborative with law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies.
  • Received and processed citations submitted by various law enforcement agencies.
  • Maintained close working relationships with law enforcement and surrounding agencies.
  • Monitored and responded to local law enforcement radio traffic.
  • Entered appropriate data in statewide database for law enforcement.
  • Complemented law enforcement officers in obtaining government documents.
  • Transmit information or documents to customers, attorneys, and law enforcement, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
  • Worked with Office of Court Administration, Law Enforcement, District Attorney's Office, County Offices and Higher Court professionals.
  • Worked daily with local, state, and federal law enforcement and individuals in the community to establish a resolution.
  • Provide assistance to the public, attorneys, and law enforcement personnel by telephone regarding court cases and internal procedures.
  • Worked with judges, probation officers, and law enforcement professionals to ensure the needs of the victim were met.
  • Assisted attorneys, clerks, state and county employees, law enforcement agencies and the public with general administrative tasks.
  • Work with law enforcement agencies and their officers regarding cases and specific punishments and plan of actions for juvenile offenders.
  • Result: Better access to needed information for other courts and law enforcement, saving time and improving efficiency.
  • Retained a friendly and professional demeanor when responding to inquiries from the public, law enforcement and judicial officials.

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10. Court Fees

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Here's how Court Fees is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Assist public service department with taking payments over the phone and in person for court fees, citations or balances.
  • Handled payments of fines and court fees, cash and cash balancing, and recording procedures and reports.
  • Prepared court dockets, recorded case dispositions, court orders, and arranged payment for court fees.
  • Record case dispositions, court orders, or arrangements made for payment of court fees.
  • Process POS transactions to assist walk in customers in paying court fees and fines.
  • Administer oath to witnesses, collect court fees or fines and records amounts collected.
  • Completed basic financial transactions including accepting payments of various court fees.
  • Receive money for citations and outstanding warrants, and court fees.
  • Collect court fees or fines and record amounts collected.
  • Collected, documented and processed court fees and fines.
  • Prepared court orders and payments of court fees.
  • Handled cash and endorsed checks for court fees.
  • Collected and recorded all court fees and fines.
  • Send correspondence to parties pertaining to court fees.
  • Accept and process Court fees.
  • Finance Office Researched and filed court files; generated billing for attorney and parents court fees Received and posted payments

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11. Computer System

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Here's how Computer System is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Surpassed job expectations by providing technical support and troubleshooting for computer systems and Microsoft Operating Systems.
  • Entered data from court documents into an automated computer system and reproduces documents on microfilm.
  • Entered statistical records and necessary data into computer system.
  • Entered traffic infractions into various computer systems.
  • Update computer system and complete manual/electronic forms.
  • Document and update case files in computer system, collect fines and fees and distribute or expand collections for monies.
  • Entered, updated, retrieved, prepared and processed court related documents using the court computer system (DISCIS).
  • Prepared reports, filing court documents and posting case information on county computer system, and various other clerical duties.
  • Used computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to enter court orders, dispositions and documentations.
  • Enter all updates to cases into an automated computer system, to include all judgments, dispositions and continuances.
  • Enter information related to outcome of courtroom proceedings, findings, orders, and decisions into computer system.
  • Processed and made entries into the Court's computer system, organized and prepared documents for upcoming cases.
  • Utilize NYS computer system for information on violations for the purpose of collections actions and entering default judgments.
  • Make data entries into the computer system regarding each document filed in designated cases, timely and efficiently.
  • Enter new Divorce, Paternity, DCF, and PFA/S cases into the Full Court computer system.
  • Processed all paper work for new incoming cases as well as inputted said cases in computer system.
  • Attend court sessions to record case minutes, dispositions, and all court orders into computer system.
  • Process court cases, evaluate each form from attorneys, input clients information into computer system.
  • Work included processing and taking payments for traffic and parking tickets into REACT Computer System.
  • Train volunteers, Court Clerks and Probation Officers on procedures of the Court Computer system.

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12. Police Department

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Here's how Police Department is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Worked closely with the city police department and legal staff to ensure our city court complied with all applicable laws.
  • Processed and entered into MNCIS new cases or amended charges filed with the Court from various police departments and prosecutors.
  • Managed all service returns from sheriff and police departments, and processed the data into the case management database.
  • Court Dockets and going to Court for the Tickets that the Police Department had written for Collection of fines.
  • Provided Office of Probation, Pretrial Intervention Program, and police department with appropriate orders and court rulings.
  • Worked closely with City Commission, JP Court, Police Department and Wichita County Sheriff's Office.
  • Answered and screened calls for the entire police department including but not limited to dispatching officer calls.
  • Performed a wide variety of clerical and administrative support functions for the Police Department and Municipal Court.
  • Verify warrants with Central booking, Austin Police Department and any other counties.
  • Enter all city violation tickets that were issued by the Springfield Police Department.
  • Coordinate with attorneys, police department and City attorney's office.
  • Interact with police department, city employees, attorneys and public.
  • Prepare Court dockets for citations issued by the Police Department.
  • Provide financial reporting to the City and Police Department.
  • Process payments and bonds received from the Police Department.
  • Worked with police department on past due tickets.
  • Interact with multiple sheriff and police departments.
  • Assist police department and its officers.
  • Procure property for the police department.
  • Processed Youthful Offender paperwork with confidentiality and forwarded that information to the Dothan Police Department.

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13. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Communicated critical information from respondents' phone calls and relayed to supervisor.
  • Collected and recorded court fees Informed the respective parties about the date of hearing through letters, emails and phone calls.
  • Answered phone calls and helped address problems dealing with various reports, public relations or any miscellaneous questions that needed answered.
  • Answer phone calls, take messages, provide general information to the public and make referrals to other offices.
  • Docket daily court appearances, process paperwork, handle phone calls from attorneys, along with basic clerical functions.
  • Perform duties as Assigned: Answer incoming phone calls from Defendants regarding tickets from Police Officers.
  • Answer phone calls and assist the caller or refer them to the appropriate staff member.
  • Assisted the Judge by retrieving information, making phone calls and typing dictated minute orders.
  • Answered an average of phone calls per day addressing customer inquiries, solving problems.
  • Answer phone calls, process payments from walk ins, prepare paperwork for court.
  • Greeted the public and answered questions and phone calls pertaining to various civil topics.
  • Prepare garnishments, bond forfeiture documents and letters & phone calls to request payments.
  • Answered all phone calls directed to parking division and assisted callers as needed.
  • Convey court correspondence by way of letters, email and courtesy phone calls.
  • Answer Customer phone calls as they come in and assist them as needed.
  • Screened phone calls and when required forwarded calls to appropriate staff members.
  • Processed monetary transactions, phone calls, filing, and written reports.
  • Answered incoming phone calls, responded to inquiries and interacted with customers.
  • Processed a large quantity of phone calls from inside and outside agencies.
  • Answered, screened and transfer inbound phone calls to appropriate staff.

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14. Small Claims

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Here's how Small Claims is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Work involved dealing with the public, other staff and attorneys pertaining to traffic cases, Civil, and Small Claims.
  • Certify court documents, scanning traffic and criminal cases, prepare small claims for circuit, family, and county suites.
  • Received civil claims, small claims and evictions and followed the processing of them to completions and then collection status.
  • Assist clients with divorce and small claims document processing, enter system information, answer phones, open department mail
  • Process civil cases, ordinances, violations, small claims, criminal warrant cases and other legal documents.
  • Received, entered and processed court documents and traffic citations into court systems and also small claims department.
  • Provided customer service by providing forms for landlord/tenant cases, small claims, protective and peace orders.
  • Create new and current client files for Landlord Tenant, Small Claims and General Civil cases.
  • Prepared and issued orders of the court to customers' regarding small claims court and evictions.
  • Filed paperwork for all active small claims files Was responsible for all filings with the courts.
  • Documented court case information for Criminal Cases, Civil, Domestic, Juvenile and small claims.
  • Attended Small Claims court hearings to record information and transcribed this information onto docket sheets.
  • Issued legal documents for small claims court, criminal and traffic cases using the S.C.
  • Process petitions for Evictions, Small Claims, Debt Claims, and Occupational License.
  • Answered correspondence and telephone inquiries regarding Small Claims, Evictions, and Civil filings.
  • Receipt payments for all citations, justice civil, evictions, and small claims.
  • File and process all Justice Civil and Small Claims suits that are brought forth.
  • Handled court filings - family law, civil suits, small claims, marriage licenses
  • Processed payments from defendants for ticket, lawsuits, and small claims cases.
  • Contribute to the section of Associate Records by accepting all incoming Small Claims.

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15. Federal Courts

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Here's how Federal Courts is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Submit paperwork to state and federal courts.
  • Corresponded with staff attorneys of the Federal Courts regarding state-level appeal statuses.

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16. Traffic Tickets

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Here's how Traffic Tickets is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Utilized the Automated Ticket System and the Automated Criminal System to electronically enter criminal complaints and traffic tickets.
  • Collect customer information and identification for verification of misdemeanor's, felonies, parking, as well as traffic tickets.
  • Answer phone calls and specific questions regarding court procedures and instructions, traffic tickets and fines, etc.
  • Receive and post utility payments and traffic tickets, make daily bank deposits, reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Entered guilty, not guilty, and dismissals for traffic tickets into the NYS traffic violation system.
  • Traffic tickets, warrants, and dockets for the City, County, and State.
  • Keep track of all traffic tickets that are issued and issue traffic books as needed.
  • Accepted job as Clerk of Court, processed traffic tickets, attended court sessions.
  • Managed a log for all uniform traffic tickets and special form of complaint books.
  • Input traffic tickets, continuances, and any other information required into FullCourt Enterprise.
  • Receive and file summonses, traffic tickets and other documents for court proceedings.
  • Issue criminal summons and docket calendaring events for criminal summons for traffic tickets.
  • Traffic clerk entering traffic tickets on AZTEC program for four different enforcement departments.
  • Contributed to handling/processing over 10,000 traffic tickets and warrants for 2006.
  • Increased court revenue through investigating and collecting on delinquent traffic tickets.
  • Organize files; Input service returns; Input traffic tickets.
  • Matched vehicle and traffic tickets and sorted tickets by plea.
  • Entered new criminal cases and traffic tickets into the J.I.S.
  • Processed payments for violations ranging from traffic tickets to misdemeanors.
  • Filed all traffic tickets and cases set for future dates.

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17. Office Supplies

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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Handled money transactions, prepared and maintain yearly budgets and required reports as well as ordered and maintained office supplies.
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as answering telephone calls, filing court documents or maintaining office supplies or equipment.
  • Maintained office supplies or equipment such as copy machine, facsimile, and telephone system.
  • Schedule court hearings, employees travel and training, pay bills and ordering office supplies.
  • Prepare purchase orders (office supplies, computers, furniture, etc.).
  • Maintained office supplies and prepared payroll for the Street Department.
  • Ordered Office Supplies and Processed incoming calls and mail.
  • Order all office supplies and file all paid bills.
  • Order office supplies for all City Departments.
  • Ordered, maintained and inventoried office supplies and equipments.

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18. Issue Citations

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Here's how Issue Citations is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Issue citations, subpoena, precept, restraining orders, show cause orders, protective orders and writ of attachments.
  • Issue citations, writs or other legal documents.
  • Issue citations using Odyssey Case Management System.

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19. Judicial Procedures

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Here's how Judicial Procedures is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Handled public inquiries which included; Judicial procedures, trial dates, court appearances and violation payments.
  • Answer public inquiries regarding judicial procedures, court trial date, jury dates.
  • Answered public inquiries regarding judicial procedures and court logistics by telephone and email.
  • Answer inquiries from customers regarding judicial procedures, court appearances and hearing dates.
  • Learned all aspects of court administration and assisted with the judicial procedures.
  • Answer inquiries from the general public and governmental agencies regarding judicial procedures, court appearances, trial dates and dispositions.
  • Answer inquiries from the general public regarding judicial procedures, court appearance, trail dates and outstanding warrants.
  • Answer inquiries from the general public regarding judicial procedures, court appearances.

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20. New Cases

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Here's how New Cases is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Processed new cases, filed briefs, performed legal research, budget preparation, accounts payable functions, and payroll.
  • Maintained database by entering new cases, judges' rulings, and other information to maintain database accuracy.
  • Generated new cases for each booking sheet, scheduled the first court appearance and sent out the notices.
  • General data entry, process new cases, update party information, and attend docket call when required.
  • Confer with customers by telephone or in person to provide information to assist them with filing new cases.
  • Indexed new cases in the computer by giving court date, time; and location of hearing.
  • Initiate new cases and update the status of existing cases in the automated case management system.
  • Receive, process and open new cases including Civil, Criminal, DV, etc.
  • Track new cases, closed cases, and bench warrants issued files on excel spreadsheets.
  • Entered new cases and updated existing case information into the District Court data systems.
  • Handled entry of all new cases, citations, criminal and civil dockets daily.
  • Prepared case folders on all new cases; insured inclusion of all appropriate documents.
  • Prepared new cases; filed waivers and docketed domestic and non-domestic scheduling orders.
  • Prepared new court files as new cases came in for the City Attorney.
  • Greeted public and assisted on intake of filing new cases and collected fees.
  • Created case files, entered new cases and updated existing case information.
  • Received and reviewed in excess of 1,000 new cases per month.
  • Helped customers open new cases for file into an existing case.
  • Assigned case numbers and created file folders for new cases.
  • Docketed all new cases and prepared them for service.

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21. Family Law

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Here's how Family Law is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Certified in Support Services/Appeals & Family Law* One of two individuals selected to attend Court Clerk Training at Stanford University.
  • Back up clerk for domestic violence intake and court proceedings as well as family law front counter intake.
  • Handled in-person inquiries for all Family Law cases - divorce, child support and custody.
  • Engaged in legal research related to family law and criminal law.
  • Delivered files and other pleadings to four family law/juvenile judges.
  • Answered to Family Law Judge and Business Office Supervisor.
  • Court Clerk 1 Call center assist public with inquiries regarding family law.
  • Clocked in Family Law Court Documents Assisted with paper work Worked front counter Prepare paper work for filing in Records Dept.

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22. Telephone Calls

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Here's how Telephone Calls is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Answered telephone calls, filed paperwork, documents, entered information into computerized systems.
  • Answered telephone calls, took messages, provided general information to the public, and made appropriate referrals to other offices.
  • Assist other deputy clerks with research requests, telephone calls and the general daily activities of the District Clerk's office.
  • Answered telephone calls and provided general information to the public and well as receiving and posting payments to fine accounts.
  • Received telephone calls and refers to appropriate persons, answered questions about case hearings and provided information about court proceedings.
  • Answered telephone calls and provided callers with necessary information or forwarded callers to the appropriate person.
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as answering telephone calls and filing court documents.
  • Screened all telephone calls and provided assistance to visitors at the public counter.
  • Answered telephone calls, screen callers and provided general information to the public.
  • Answered and directed incoming telephone calls, provided customer service and processed mail.
  • Answer and direct all incoming tribal court telephone calls and emails.
  • Answered telephone calls relating to sale and foreclosure questions and issues.
  • Screened all telephone calls and greeted applicants for marriage licenses.
  • Answer inbound telephone calls educating customer on their options.
  • Answered telephone calls and assisted callers as necessary.
  • Handled high volume telephone calls and requests.
  • Routed mail and telephone calls.
  • Conducted daily accounting on all finances, deposits and safe Screened telephone calls and forwarded them to the appropriate departments.
  • Receive, screen and route (or answer) incoming telephone calls on multi-phone line system.

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23. Jury Instructions

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Here's how Jury Instructions is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Typed all jury instructions, issued and mailed jury summons, entered all parking tickets and reviewed disputes.
  • Prepare forms of verdict and jury instructions.
  • Prepared correspondence, memorandum decisions, and jury instructions.
  • Created proofs of service, verdicts & jury instructions.
  • Prepare jury instructions for weekly jury trial.
  • Prepared draft decisions, legal memoranda and proposed jury instructions.

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24. Child Support

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Here's how Child Support is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Train incoming administrative assistants on child support procedures and juvenile court procedures.
  • Monitored and enforced court ordered child support and alimony payments.
  • Prepared child support orders to determine guardianship arrangements.
  • Attended court hearings to help establish paternity, enforce and modify child support orders, and aid in punitive contempt proceedings.
  • Assist with documents and make notations of orders on case action summary sheets, maintain Judges orders regarding Child Support payments.
  • Completed various projects, such as researching medical insurance coverage, location requests, and certified child support court orders.
  • Processed payments for tickets, child support, court fees and entered them in the system to update systematic information.
  • Update information provided by both Child Support Enforcement Agency, attorney's and pro se litigants.
  • Stamp filed all orders and motions in the courtroom while child support court was in session.
  • Initialized and updated child support orders in the Missouri Automated Child Support System (MACSS).
  • Ensured the collection of child support, alimony, and all support pursuant to court order.
  • Assisted child support agency specialists in preparing records, orders and answering client questions on cases.
  • Refer clients to appropriate agencies for assistance with child support or other child care matters.
  • Represented clients at all stages of dissolution and complex custody and child support proceedings.
  • Managed database for court judgments, probation, parole, child support judgments.
  • Recorded case disposition and entered information into the State Child support system.
  • Reconciled bank accounts for child support and alimony accounts within family court.
  • Scan, file and verify cases filed in the Child Support Division.
  • Answer questions and inquiries concerning child support and other child care matters.
  • Worked front desk processing traffic citations, passports, child support payments

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25. Court Costs

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Here's how Court Costs is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Received and posted payments on fines/court costs/restitution and other accounts.
  • Collected court costs and fines, including payments to the state, county and local municipalities over 1 million dollars annually.
  • Handle payments for fees, fines and court costs and perform a level of customer service when dealing with the public.
  • Disbursed all court costs and fees to State, County and appropriate parties as directed by judges and State Law.
  • Utilized established procedures on the collection of customer payments for court costs and fees to ensure proper revenues for court.
  • Report How many cases were filed every month to Austin as well as pay the criminal court costs and fees.
  • Maintain positive customer service while speaking to persons about upcoming court dates, payments for fees, fines and court costs
  • Accepted payments for court costs and fines and answered phones providing court information, court dates and costs.
  • Calculated and computed taxes on routine legal instruments; received monies from court costs and issued receipts.
  • Assess daily court costs payments; prepare cash/check deposits and ensure balance and accuracy of cash drawer.
  • Receipt payments for restitution, court costs, fines, and supervision fees.
  • Assess court costs, and process recall and release cards of defendants/ inmates.
  • Computed fees, court costs, fines, and garnishments and posted payments.
  • Assisted and conferred with Probation Officers regarding court costs and restitution amounts.
  • Interacted with public assisting customers paying fines, court costs, etc.
  • Inform defendants of court costs on judicial, state and city laws.
  • Billed court costs, and monitored/maintained docket calendar for filing dates.
  • Prepare a bill of cost for any fines and court costs.
  • Received payments for fines, court costs and child support.
  • Calculate and accept fees and court costs for court orders.

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26. Civil Litigation

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Here's how Civil Litigation is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Scheduled complex civil litigation by working with counsel on behalf of the court.
  • Received/Reviewed filings for Civil Litigation Section.
  • Assisted plaintiffs and defendants in all steps of the civil litigation process.
  • Track ages of Civil litigation files and purge as deemed appropriate by the Code of Virginia.
  • Prepared civil litigations for coordinating and pretrial proceedings.

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27. Payment Arrangements

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Here's how Payment Arrangements is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Provided telephone customer service for motor vehicle violation payment arrangements.
  • Assist Collections Investigator with payment arrangements for sentenced defendants.
  • Accepted payments, set up payment arrangements, processed fail to appear and fail to pay judgments.
  • Flag licenses, submit citations to collections and track all community service and payment arrangements for citations.
  • Recorded case depositions, court orders, and payment arrangements for court fees.
  • Worked with customers on payment arrangements and also with collections of fine payments.

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28. Bank Deposits

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Here's how Bank Deposits is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Manage and processed client financial information and made bank deposits
  • Received and verified weekly bank deposits
  • Handle receipts for money, which is computer based, create related financial reports; complete bank deposits as necessary.
  • Maintained and balanced accurate bookkeeping for monthly records and prepared daily A/R reports and bank deposits.
  • Prepare daily cash receipts for daily bank deposits and also drop off daily deposit at bank.
  • Collected payments from customers, made daily bank deposits, and reconciled bank statements.
  • Accepted payments, cash and credit card, made daily bank deposits.
  • Posted payments, issued receipts, prepared and balanced daily bank deposits.
  • Assisted in making daily bank deposits on a daily basis.
  • Handled large monetary amounts for payments and bank deposits.
  • Accept payments, fines costs and restitutions and enter into computer, prepare daily bank deposits of funds.
  • bank deposits, reconcile bank and credit card statements.

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29. Monthly Reports

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Here's how Monthly Reports is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Prepare daily accounts receivable reports, prepare monthly reports that we submit to office of Court administration in Austin.
  • Prepared monthly reports for the court, city, and state department(s) as required by law.
  • Prepare monthly reports for City Council, Texas Department of Transportation and Texas Office of Court Administration.
  • Prepare monthly reports that are electronically sent to the Office of the State Comptroller.
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly reports for all monies in all accounts.
  • Prepare monthly reports to the dividends on the current balances of payments.
  • Process citations after court, update records, monthly reports.
  • Run monthly reports for outstanding judgments and issue warrants.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports for Treasurer's office.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports to SLED, City Clerk, City Treasurer, Judge, City Council and S.C. Treasurer.
  • Obtain approval for records destruction at the conclusion of the retention schedule Prepare monthly reports to the State of Texas Dept.
  • Prepare bank deposits and make daily and monthly reports to reconcile receipts.

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30. Clerical Support

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Here's how Clerical Support is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Performed legal clerical support within a Court environment.
  • Lead, plan, prioritize, assign and review the work of staff responsible for the full range of clerical support.
  • Arranged appointments and meetings for Judge, maintained files and records, and provided a variety of other clerical support.
  • Provided complex clerical support for the processing, maintaining or posting of information for court cases.
  • Worked in several courtrooms providing clerical support including first chair for department 3 with Judge Assad.
  • Provide clerical support for all judges, attorneys, other court staff and the public.
  • Performed high levels of legal clerical support according to policy and procedure.
  • Provided clerical support to court clerk, city prosecutor, and judge.
  • Provided clerical support for the Circuit Court in the Juvenile Court System.
  • Provided clerical support as needed along with other court room duties.
  • Provided clerical support to the finance department and human resource department.
  • Provide assistance and clerical support within a busy public office.
  • Provided clerical support for the operation of the court.
  • Worked in various courtrooms and departments providing clerical support.
  • Provide clerical support for the two Town Justices.
  • Provide clerical support to the court and Judge.
  • Provided clerical support to the traffic division.

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31. Credit Card Transactions

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Here's how Credit Card Transactions is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Prepare for audits, complete transactions for clients, complete credit card transactions over the phone and in person.
  • Conduct cash transactions as payments for warrants including entering credit card transactions and mail payments.
  • Receipted and balanced all cash, check, money order, and credit card transactions.

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32. Judges

low Demand
Here's how Judges is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Helped judges with investigation and evidence collection.
  • Arranged accommodations for visiting judges.
  • Signed and filed warrants, subpoenas, and all documents with attorneys and the judges' chambers from the court rooms.
  • Assisted and interacted with Judges, Magistrates, attorneys, and public whom had legal filings and/or business with the court.
  • Maintain a working relationship with the public, attorneys, Judges, and Magistrates that is conducive to a court environment.
  • Assisted judges during criminal court proceedings; issued commitment orders as instructed and answered specific questions regarding each case during trial.
  • Ensured judges have received all pertinent information to cases & spoke with lawyers & witnesses to verify information by the court.
  • Interacted and observed, court clerks, judges, and attorneys performing daily routines gaining knowledge and experience of the court system
  • Proofread and examined forms for correctness to ensue compliance with the law and what the judges required for their decisions.
  • Assisted the Judges in the courtroom by providing information, indexes, case files and trial/motions for daily court activities.
  • Served as a liaison between judges, attorneys, jail staff, and members of the public on court-related matters.
  • Interacted daily with Judges, law enforcement personnel, Officers of the Court, Court staff, public and attorneys.
  • Serve as liaison to Judges, APD, Jail, Pretrial Services and other County and law enforcement agencies.
  • Process and transmit dispositions and releases to local jail facilities to determine custody status and dispositions imposed by Judges.
  • Meet with judges, lawyers, police, or social agency officials to coordinate the functions of the court.
  • Worked for three Judges with duties that included assisting the Judge and attorneys in and out of the courtroom.
  • Recorded Court proceedings, rescheduled/maintained court dockets, assisted Judges, attorneys and various other agencies during court proceedings.
  • Assisted judges in the courtroom while swearing individuals in and recording case minutes while entering data into the computer.
  • Accompanied the judges in court to help assist them and make sure that court goes as smoothly as possible.
  • Provided interpretation services to non-English speaking clients to Judges, Attorneys, private investigators, and police officers.

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33. Sort

low Demand
Here's how Sort is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Process research data in accordance with established procedures using Excel features of sorting and arranging data (alphabetically and numerically).
  • Performed clerical duties including typing correspondences and sorting and distributing mail.
  • Organize and sorts large mail out throughout the office to notify defendants of warrants as well as for warrant round ups.
  • Processed and sorted Mail from bins or separations and placed into to the appropriate section of the court for further processing.
  • Compiled, copied, sorted and filed records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.
  • File, sort, and perform data entry of legal documentation into an automated database (Odyssey).
  • Filed, sorted, and closed case files, performed data entry of files and other legal documentation.
  • Organized, sorted and added new material to file records, and created new folders as necessary.
  • Perform general office duties such as filing, typing, scanning, copying, and sorting mail.
  • Assist in the selection of new employees, including: sorting through resumes/applications and interviewing candidates.
  • Assist the public in person and by phone and open, sort and deliver mail.
  • Received, opened, sorted and distributed mail to the appropriate sections of the courthouse.
  • Sorted and logged court case documents for Judges; completing missing information before submission.
  • Opened, sorted, stamped, and delivered all incoming mail to appropriate departments.
  • Retrieved and sorted mail; and ensured all outgoing mail was properly handled.
  • Received, opened, sorted, distributed mail and operated mailing machine.
  • Break down files and sort by various criteria to be filed.
  • Provide extra help in filing, locating and sorting case folders.
  • Receive, sort and distribute incoming mail and other correspondence.
  • Received sorted and distributed mail and posted certified mail.

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34. Community Service

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Here's how Community Service is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Scheduled classes and assisted with community service assignments in Alternative Sentencing and Education Division.
  • Work effectively with representatives from community service, counseling, and testing organizations.
  • Coordinated rehabilitation services, job training and community service for offenders.
  • Documented community service hours and alternative work programs.
  • Monitor all community service workers.
  • Assist in providing resource information and input data to track requests for services as member of Community Services Unit.
  • Set up defendants for community service, DWI school, Driver Improvement school, VIP and ASPEN programs.
  • Monitor compliance with DWI school, community service and alcohol screening for defendants with DWI cases.
  • Provided assistance to persons inquiring about traffic citations, court appearances, community service and probation.
  • Work outreach with communities to devise and implement new means of community service for juvenile offenders.
  • Process defendants, report citations, assist with traffic court, manage community service program.
  • Posted all tickets to database from night court for payment or community service.
  • Assemble files and create folders for each individual assigned community service hours.
  • Presided over jury trials, bench trials and supervised community service.
  • Arranged for community service and counseling as ordered by the court.
  • Help supervisor check community service hours before court as requested.
  • Log and supervise citizens doing community service hours.
  • Log hours worked by defendants for community service.
  • Adjust jail time and community service.
  • Track Community Service & Probation.

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35. Domestic Violence

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Here's how Domestic Violence is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Assisted customers and attorneys in docketing civil filings, domestic violence restraining orders and recorded documents daily
  • Reviewed emergency motions in coordination with domestic violence judges.
  • Process protection orders against domestic violence and/or stalking.
  • Clerked in criminal, trials, domestic violence, mental health, infraction and kc jail courtrooms with various Judges.
  • Qualify victims of crime and domestic violence victims for services defined by state statute, codes, and agency policy.
  • Provided legal information and advice to victims of domestic violence, harassment, and stalking.
  • Completed and posted the Domestic Violence Docket daily and prepared all related files for trial.
  • Served as Clerk in Court in all criminal domestic violence and restraining order cases.
  • Hand delivers Domestic Violence Petitions to the Judge's chamber for reviewing and ruling.
  • Oversee all case types such as felony, misdemeanor, traffic and domestic violence.
  • General knowledge of traffic, criminal, domestic violence, and civil cases.
  • Processed, witnessed, and signed restraining orders for victims of domestic violence.
  • Program manager for Domestic Violence, Victims of Crime, and Jury Service.
  • Prepared court docket and issued restraining orders for various Domestic Violence cases.
  • Reported domestic violence cases to the Domestic Violence Registry through CCIC/NCIC.
  • Present completed petitions for domestic violence protective order to judge.
  • Staff Attorney, Domestic Violence Unit of Unified Family Court Reviewed petitions for temporary injunctions.
  • Assist customers in domestic violence intake and set up pre-trial and motion calendars.
  • Prepared proposed orders for submittal to domestic violence judges.
  • Create brochures and flyers as needed for the court for domestic violence and dui conferences.

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36. Traffic Court

low Demand
Here's how Traffic Court is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Performed routine clerical and administrative duties to include cashiering, data entry and court recording on criminal and traffic court days.
  • Traffic Court Clerk attending court and assisting the Judge in managing the flow of the cases being heard.
  • Managed all administrative and clerical functions related to parking matters and traffic court for citizens and visitors.
  • Assisted in identifying habitual parking regulation offenders and scheduled them to appear in traffic court.
  • Started as traffic court clerk, collecting information and creating court files for traffic citations/violations.
  • Compiled procedure manuals for the positions of Traffic Court Clerk and Pass and Registration Clerk.
  • Compiled and prepared daily traffic court calendar and disseminated to appropriate courts and agencies.
  • Gathered supplies to help set up for traffic and non-traffic court sessions.
  • Completed stock order request for multiple departments within the traffic court.
  • Created the weekly traffic court PowerPoint presentations for managers weekly meetings.
  • Assisted with traffic school and assisted Judge in traffic court.
  • Assist in traffic court, criminal and civil proceedings.
  • Prepare for traffic court and traffic school.
  • Assist traffic court judge by enforcing adjudications.
  • Collected information for traffic fines Entered information for traffic court
  • Appeared as counsel for the people in traffic court - directing cross examination ofpolice officers and arguing motions to suppress.
  • Manage and prepared court docket and maintained files for juvenile traffic court Handle correspondence, filing, and answering phones
  • filed all citations, court clerk for traffic court, set-up court cases for felony Cases.
  • Process, maintain, and file all Associate Court cases Handle Magistrate/Traffic Court proceedings Data Entry/Scan Documents to EDMS, Cashier
  • Issued Writs of Eviction for all of Wyandotte County,Ks Clerked for Traffic Court.

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37. Front Counter

low Demand
Here's how Front Counter is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Assist customers at the front counter by processing payments for traffic, parking, misdemeanor, felony cases and code enforcement.
  • Work front counter, cashier, setup payment plans, work with calendars, suspensions, collections.
  • Assisted the public, police & attorneys with case information at front counter and or via telephone.
  • Receive and process payments from customers at the front counter, through mail, and electronically.
  • Worked at front counter for payment of fines and to be placed on the court calendar.
  • Enter ticket information, file, take payments, work front counter on court day.
  • Manage front counter by checking people in, taking pleas on violations and clearing warrants.
  • Assist customers at the front counter, by phone and through public e-mail.
  • Assist customers at the front counter with questions and information on their cases.
  • Help with front counter and phones to help customers on a daily basis.
  • Accept payments by mail or at front counter for tickets and cases.
  • Major civil clerk and jury coordinator while serving as front counter clerk.
  • Front counter work and interpreting in and out of courtroom.
  • Work the front counter and assist customers with inquiries.
  • Assisted with duties at the front counter.
  • Provided customer support for the front counters.
  • Front counter and phone support.
  • Answer phones, and help front counter.

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38. Probation Orders

low Demand
Here's how Probation Orders is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Answer public inquiries in terms of judicial proceedings, trial dates and witness fees along with preparing probation orders and summonses.
  • Prepared and issued orders of the court, including probation orders, release documents, sentencing information, and summons.
  • Prepare and issue orders of the court, including probation orders, warrants, and summonses.
  • Prepare and issue orders of the court, including probation orders, release documentation, sentencing information, and summonses.
  • Prepared and issued orders of the court, such as sentencing information, warrants, and probation orders.
  • Write and draft probation orders, jail commitments, jail releases, and public defender reimbursement forms.

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39. Court Fines

low Demand
Here's how Court Fines is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Process payments of court fines, and bail, record and receipt of all payments according to established court procedures.
  • Take customer payments in the form of check, cash, and credit cards for court fines.
  • Review and process payments for court fines and costs, civil filing fees, and garnishments.
  • Arranged, accepted and processed payments for citations, cash bonds, court fines, etc.
  • Processed criminal and traffic orders from filing to final disposition* Process payments of court fines.
  • Recorded case disposition, court orders, and arranged for payment of court fines.
  • Entered sentences into the computer for probation, court fines, etc.
  • Cashiered and recorded court fines and fees and set up payment schedules.
  • Performed accounting functions to process payments of court fines and bail.
  • Processed payments of court fines and bail/bonds using approved accounting procedures.
  • Processed cash receipts and cash disbursements for restitution and court fines.
  • Posted after court fines and court cost to the system.
  • Calculated court fines and costs per case and agency type.
  • Processed consumer's restitution, court fines and fees.
  • Process payments of court fines and bail/bonds.
  • Take in over $10,000.00 per day in court fines.
  • Court support, case maintenance, data reporting, customer assistance, and collections and disbursement of court fines and fees.
  • Received and processed Money Order/Cashier's Checks for court fines and Bond payments Prepared Complaints and other case petitions.
  • Collect court fines and fees Assist public and private sector with police report requests.
  • Quashed Warrants,collected money for court fines, filed answered phones.

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40. Issue Warrants

low Demand
Here's how Issue Warrants is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Issue warrants of arrest, mail letters regarding payment to defendants, call defendants to remind them that payment was due.
  • Certified in criminal and civil law, prepare court dockets, process citations, complaints and issue warrants.
  • Issue warrants and subpoenas, file Jury Trials & Trial DeNovos in State Court.
  • Prepare dockets or calendars of cases to be called and issue warrants.
  • Prepare and issue warrants for adults as well as juvenile warrants.
  • Issue warrants as ordered by the judge or city prosecutor.
  • Issue warrants, suspend and reinstate driver's licenses daily.
  • Issue warrants, subpoenas, court appearance notices.
  • Issue warrants on a daily basis.
  • Send late notices and issue warrants.
  • Issue warrants for violators of tickets Work with constables daily.
  • Prepare court docket Collect fines Issue warrants and suspensions Accounting
  • Forward calls/take messages Assist customers with any problems Enter tickets Enter suspensions/Issue warrants Take payments Certified Professional Coder

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41. High Volume

low Demand
Here's how High Volume is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Possessed a consistently positive attitude and exemplary performance record in a high volume environment.
  • Managed a high volume of documents with precise record keeping and met all time sensitive deadlines.
  • Manage a high volume of telephone inquiries, walk-ins, and defendants coming from court.
  • Exceeded in high volume work environment with tight deadlines while juggling multiple complex administrative tasks.
  • Handled high volume of incoming calls and greeted visitors in professional and friendly manner.
  • Performed a high volume of telephone and counter work, quickly and courteously.
  • Managed a high volume of legal cases in a fast-paced office environment.
  • Managed a high volume caseload in the most populous and demanding circuit
  • Answered high volume phone calls and transferred calls to appropriate departments.
  • Worked efficiently and independently with a high volume of clients.
  • Maintain high levels of accuracy/privacy with high volumes of work.
  • Incorporate time management tasks in a high volume environment.
  • Managed high volume of calls to court office.
  • Work in a professional and high volume manner.
  • Handle high volume email accounts.
  • Maintain a calm, professional demeanor when faces with high demand, high volume workloads.

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42. Issue Orders

low Demand
Here's how Issue Orders is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Issue orders for connect and disconnect, and all other matters pertaining to utility service in the office.
  • Issue orders for the release of booted vehicles once bond money is processed.
  • Prepare and issue orders of the court, such as sentencing information.
  • Prepare and issue orders of the court.
  • Prepare and issue orders of the court, such as probation orders, release documentation, sentencing information, or summonses.

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43. Court Minutes

low Demand
Here's how Court Minutes is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Take Court minutes and operate electronic recorder when necessary.
  • Record and update Court minutes for civil, criminal, traffic, non-support, adoptions, and juvenile court sessions.
  • Take payments, issue and recall warrants, process court minutes, process plea by mail.
  • Gathered court minutes for numerous hearings for civil and family child support cases.
  • Prepare dockets, attend court and prepare court minutes.
  • Maintained court minutes, record and file exhibits.
  • Documented court minutes and write-ups into court file.
  • Prepared court calendars and maintained court minutes.
  • Recorded Court Minutes in Court Hearings.
  • Take court minutes; prepare complete concise records of all judgments, probations, dismissals, and other court actions.
  • Recorded court minutes * Maintained the docket of scheduled cases and record all information when a case was completed.
  • Court minutes transcribed in court are also part of my job duties.

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44. Court Forms

low Demand
Here's how Court Forms is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Managed assignments that include preparing correspondence and court forms by entering data into an automated Case Management System.
  • Completed and distributed court forms and documents without assistance assuring completeness of information.
  • Provided basic information to the public regarding fines, court dates, court forms and all functions of the district court.
  • Process various court forms and input data in accordance with established procedures and policies.
  • Process court forms and adhere that policies and procedures are being followed.
  • Prepare orders, warrants, summonses, and other court forms.
  • Aided clients when filling out basic court forms.
  • Established all Tribal Court forms for clients.
  • Maintain court forms and supply inventory.
  • Prepare letters and court forms.
  • Prepared reports and court forms, such as petitions and warrants.

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45. General Information

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Here's how General Information is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Answer phone and provide general information, take messages and direct calls to correct person.
  • Provided general information to the public, attorneys, and judges.
  • Provided general information to the public.
  • Assisted the public with file retrieval and general information Prepared periodic reports of municipal court activities
  • Assist the public by retrieving information, filing cases, and providing general information .
  • Assisted citizens with general information related to citations and options to resolve citations.

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46. Release Documentation

low Demand
Here's how Release Documentation is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Prepare and issue orders of the court, such as probation orders, release documentation, sentencing information, or summonses.

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47. DMV

low Demand
Here's how DMV is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Processed warrants and Outstanding Judgments / Warrants (OJW) notice to Department Motor Vehicle (DMV) as applicable.
  • Date entry of arrests, scheduling of trials, Small Claim Proceedings, DMV Reporting, Criminal History Reporting
  • Prepare and issue bench warrants, notify LA DMV to suspend driver licenses and staff Mayors Court.
  • Prepared and sent electronic reports to NYS DMV and Office of Court Administration Criminal Disposition Records.
  • Produced and maintained the Non-Resident Violators Compact files (NRVC) reporting to the SCDMV.
  • Closed court cases and filed necessary paperwork with DMV, SLED, Etc.
  • Assist in the downloading of potential juror's from DMV and Voter Registration.
  • Input confidential information into NYS Computer Database for CDR and DMV Offenses.
  • Prepare official court dispositions which are reported to SCDMV and or SLED.
  • Collected payments of fines and documented reports to DMV and Traffic Tribunal.
  • Updated defendant files and informed DMV of changes electronically.
  • Communicate extensively with DMV and other courts.
  • Report case dispositions to DCJS and DMV.
  • Qualified DMV Trainer (California).
  • Prepare monthly cash reports, criminal disposition reports and DMV reports .

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48. Court Operations

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Here's how Court Operations is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Perform a variety of tasks requiring extensive knowledge of statutes, court rules and court operations and procedures.
  • Prepared document requests for court dates: reviewed and implemented statutes and procedures affecting court operations.
  • Coordinate work schedules, train staff and answer questions from staff regarding court operations.
  • Evaluate and administer programs to develop, modify and improve court operations.
  • Court Operations Specialist* Collect and process fees, payments and bonds.
  • Managed and coordinated the day to day court operations.
  • Assist Court customers with questions regarding Court operations.
  • Give a daily court operations briefing to Dept.
  • Provide information on traffic and civil court operations.

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49. Traffic Laws

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Here's how Traffic Laws is used in Court Clerk jobs:
  • Trained 25 new hires regarding agency database program, policies and traffic laws.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Court Clerk

Court Hearings38.8%
Arrest Warrants11.8%
Customer Service7.1%
Data Entry6.5%
Legal Documents5.7%
General Public4.3%
Trial Preparation3.8%
Court Records3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Court Clerk

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Court Hearings
Court Hearings
32.3%
32.3%
2
2
Arrest Warrants
Arrest Warrants
9.8%
9.8%
3
3
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.9%
5.9%
4
4
Data Entry
Data Entry
5.4%
5.4%
5
5
Legal Documents
Legal Documents
4.8%
4.8%
6
6
General Public
General Public
3.6%
3.6%
7
7
Trial Preparation
Trial Preparation
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Court Records
Court Records
2.5%
2.5%
9
9
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement
2.2%
2.2%
10
10
Court Fees
Court Fees
1.5%
1.5%
11
11
Computer System
Computer System
1.4%
1.4%
12
12
Police Department
Police Department
1.4%
1.4%
13
13
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
Small Claims
Small Claims
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Federal Courts
Federal Courts
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Traffic Tickets
Traffic Tickets
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Issue Citations
Issue Citations
1%
1%
19
19
Judicial Procedures
Judicial Procedures
1%
1%
20
20
New Cases
New Cases
1%
1%
21
21
Family Law
Family Law
1%
1%
22
22
Telephone Calls
Telephone Calls
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Child Support
Child Support
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Court Costs
Court Costs
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Civil Litigation
Civil Litigation
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Payment Arrangements
Payment Arrangements
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Bank Deposits
Bank Deposits
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Monthly Reports
Monthly Reports
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Clerical Support
Clerical Support
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Credit Card Transactions
Credit Card Transactions
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Judges
Judges
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Sort
Sort
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Community Service
Community Service
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Traffic Court
Traffic Court
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Front Counter
Front Counter
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Probation Orders
Probation Orders
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Court Fines
Court Fines
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Issue Warrants
Issue Warrants
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
High Volume
High Volume
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Issue Orders
Issue Orders
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Court Minutes
Court Minutes
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Court Forms
Court Forms
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
General Information
General Information
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Release Documentation
Release Documentation
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
DMV
DMV
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Court Operations
Court Operations
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Traffic Laws
Traffic Laws
0.4%
0.4%

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