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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Accurate, assertive and adaptable Associate Court Clerk, who can effectively multi-task in challenging situations and meet critical deadlines.

Highlights
  • Decisive
  • Self-directed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong problem solver

  • Highly organized
  • Dedicated team player
Education
Brandeis University Waltham, MA Expected in : Sociology - GPA :
Experience
City Of Edinburg - Associate Court Clerk
Edinburg, TX, 05/2015 - Current
​Process 730 & 390 Mental Hygiene exam orders received from arraignment and trial parts.
Process "Notification of Fitness To Proceed" paperwork received from various forensic psychiatric facilities for defendants being returned to court deemed ready to proceed to trial.
Serve completed paperwork on Mental Hygiene Clinic, Court, District Attorney and Defense Counsel.
Upon receipt of completed exam report from Mental Hygiene clinic forward "Fit to Proceed" reports to appropriate courtrooms or schedule "Unfit to Proceed" defendants for Special XI calendar part. In both cases responsible to serve reports on DA and Defense counsel.
Responsible for setting up and scheduling cases for Special XI calendar.
Responsible for preparing superceding orders for defendants that need to be produced for Special XI calendar.
Responsible for scanning and emailing calendar to Mental Hygiene Clinic, DA, Defense counsel, Attorney General, and Mental Hygiene Legal Services.
Responsible for scanning and emailing new 730.50 exam reports to DA and in some cases BDS.
Prepare commitment order and coversheet for each new 730 "Unfit to Proceed" defendant.
Responsible to forward Special XI calendar and associated case paperwork to Judge for review before calendar date.​
Troubleshoot problems and concerns on all Special XI matters.
Liaision between Mental Hygiene Legal Services, Mental Hygiene Clinic,  DA, Defense counsel, Corrections, Courtrooms and Probation Dept.
Communicate with Mental Hygiene Clinic on a daily basis for updated information on pending 730 and 390 exam order requests. 
Responsible for updating MH4 program with 730 and 390 exam case information.
Responsible for updating Mental Hygiene Tracking Log with details on newly requested 730 & 390 exam orders.
Accurately update court files with case activity.
Maintain weekly statistics reports to provide management with updated information on cases handled in the Special XI part.
Kronos manager responsible for 9 employee timecards and back-up manager for an additional 5 employee timecards.
Trained as back-up to sentencing clerk.
Processed cases with pleas and/or sentences.
After reviewing paperwork for accuracy forwarding completed documents to various agencies such as Probation, Corrections, DMV, etc.
Processed applications for search warrants.
City Of Edinburg - Senior Court Clerk
Edinburg, TX, 01/2015 - 05/2015
Prepares, calls and annotates trial calendar.
​Review court documents to ensure accuracy, completeness and legal sufficiency.    
Prepare orders and other court forms to be submitted to the Judge for signature.
Accept the filing of motions, subpoenas, search warrants and other legal documents for Judge's signature.
Communicate with outside programs and agencies such as TASC, CASES, CORRECTIONS, etc. in order to coordinate the court's activities with said agencies.
Accurately update court files with case activity.
Maintain daily and weekly statistics reports to provide management with updated information on cases handled in court part.
Advises the central jury room as to jury requirements; records challenges to the jury during jury selection; takes juror attendance, polls jurors and retains custody of exhibits.
Swearing in of jurors, witnesses and defendants.
Accepting and recording jury verdicts.
Coordinate with the Judge, Sergeant, SCO's and Corrections to produce incarcerated defendants for scheduled court appearances.
Discuss and coordinate daily court activities with the Judge and Law Secretary.
 
N.Y.S. Office Of Court Administration-Kings County Civil Court - Senior Court Clerk
City, STATE, 11/2002 - 01/2015

Prepares, calls and annotates the court calendar.

Posts court calendar to facilitate check-in of attorneys and litigants.

Check-in attorneys and litigants.

Reviews court documents to ensure accuracy, completeness and legal sufficiency.

Contacts attorneys or parties to the case by postcard, letter or telephone.

Prepares orders, judgments and other court forms to be submitted to the Judge for signature.

Communicates with outside agencies such as HRA, HPD, Legal Aid, Corrections, etc. in order to coordinate the court's activities with said agencies.

Answers telephone inquiries from attorney's, litigants, the public and court personnel regarding case status, court procedures and the filing of documents.

Accepts the filing of documents.

Maintains daily and monthly statistics reports to provide management with updated information on cases handled in court part.

Handles attorneys and litigants effectively by identifying needs, quickly gaining trust, approaching complex situations and resolving problems to maximize efficiency.

Assists attorneys and parties to the case in moving cases on the calendar by accepting affidavits, notices of appearance, motion papers or other court documents, or otherwise by having all parties ready for conference or trial.

Gathers documents pertaining to a case and places these in a file in order to create and maintain an accurate and permanent record of each case.

Discusses and coordinates daily court activities with the Judge and Court Attorney.

 
N.Y.S. Office Of Court Administration-N.Y. County Family Court - Court Assistant
City, STATE, 07/1994 - 11/2002

Interviewed petitioners in order to prepare necessary documents to originate cases.

Accepted court documents and examined them for accuracy and legal sufficiency.

Prepared written correspondence to the public, attorneys and outside agencies to obtain or provide information.

Answered and directed calls to appropriate individuals and/or agencies.

Prepared and maintained employee timesheets.

Prepared time and leave disciplinary reports.

Maintained employee files.

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School Attended

  • Brandeis University

Job Titles Held:

  • Associate Court Clerk
  • Senior Court Clerk
  • Senior Court Clerk
  • Court Assistant

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