Akron, OH – Judicial Attorney for Judge Alison McCarty’s Court – Summit County Court of Common Pleas

AkronLawJobs No. 10669 Overview: Judicial Assistant to Judge Alison McCarty, Summit County Common Pleas Court. This is a full-time position and regular hours of work and days are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; however, this position may require some evening and weekend work.

Salary:  $44,844/yr non-negotiable 

Duties: Under general supervision, performs various administrative and clerical duties to ensure smooth operation of the Court; assists in the maintenance and execution of the Court calendar; performs courtroom duties required by Judge; based upon individual qualifications, may perform other tasks requested by Judge. Performs other related duties as required and may be cross-trained to assist with other departmental duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: The following duties and responsibilities are normal for the position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be required and assigned. 1. Screens incoming calls and provides assistance or direction; contacts attorneys, assignment office, court reporters, Clerk of Courts, Sheriff Department, etc., to relay or gather information for Judge; opens, reviews and sorts incoming mail (e.g., pleadings, motions, journal entries, attorney fee applications and related correspondence); accesses and updates SCORS (Summit Court Online Record System). 2. Assists in the maintenance and execution of the court calendar; maintain and update civil and criminal record cards; files, distributes and mails signed journal entries; retrieves and returns files from file room; files documents per judge’s requirements. 3. Based upon individual qualifications, may perform other tasks such as legal research, preparing legal memoranda, answering legal questions as the Judge requires. 4. May perform other tasks requested by the Judge.

Qualifications: Any combination of training, work experience, or equivalent, that indicates possession of the skills, knowledge, and abilities listed below. An example of an acceptable qualification for this position is: Education & Related Work Experience: As appropriately determined by Judge based upon duties and responsibilities. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: As appropriately determined by Judge based upon duties and responsibilities. Operation of a variety of standard and complex office equipment, typing, personal computer operation, including but not limited to Windows based programs/Microsoft Office products/Internet applications, use of SCORS (developed after employment). Physical Ability: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to feel objects, tools or controls and to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally requested to stand and/or walk and reach with hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. This position requires alertness and attention to detail to ensure accuracy. Requires concentration when composing replies to routine inquiries.

How to Apply: E-mail your Resume, Cover Letter, Writing Sample, and Transcript to schristopher@cpcourt.summitoh.net

Deadline:  November 15, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.