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

Detail-oriented Courtroom Clerk with over 20 years of experience providing dedicated clerical assistance. Offering strong skills in case file management, scheduling and assistance with courtroom proceedings. Organized with demonstrated ability to handle a high-intensity workload.

Work History
10/2001 to Current Courtroom Clerk Pasco County Clerk & Comptroller | Dade City, FL,
  • Attended court sessions to record proceedings of evidence, objections, rulings and arguments.
  • Answered inquiries from general public regarding judicial procedures, court appearances, trial dates and fines.
  • Examined legal documents submitted to courts for adherence to laws and court procedures.
  • Maintained inventory of equipment used in court, including assisted listening devices and audio/video equipment.
  • Documented all exhibits admitted during hearings.
  • Maintained jury lists and calculated related trial fees.
  • Answered telephone calls, and if needed, transferred calls to appropriate colleagues.
  • Announced jury verdicts and in court and recorded judgment.
  • Collected court fees and fines and recorded amounts collected in court case management system.
  • Prepared, certified, distributed, and/or served court orders.
  • Searched electronic records and contacted attorneys and litigants to obtain information for court.
  • Met with judges, lawyers and police officials to coordinate functions of court.
  • Marked and preserved exhibits introduced into evidence in court proceedings.
  • Maintained docket calendar and database for civil court.
  • Drafted professional court correspondence to facilitate distribution of post-trial exhibits.
  • Maintained court records and updated disposition of cases after court hearings and trials.
  • Opened, sorted, forwarded and/or responded to judicial correspondence as directed.
  • Performed other duties as requested by the judicial officer.
08/2000 to 10/2001 Division Secretary Life Care Centers Of America | Rensselaer, IN,
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Managed office inventory by restocking supplies and placing purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Promoted team productivity by keeping supplies organized and well-stocked.
  • Completed skilled administrative work to support all office staff and operational requirements.
  • Organized paperwork such as forms and reports for office and litigant needs.
  • Provided clerical support to 23 court employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and presentations as needed for upper management.
  • Received and routed business correspondence to correct departments and staff members.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Kept reception area clean and neat to give visitors positive first impression.
  • Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.
  • Answered telephone calls to field inquiries from the attorneys, litigants and various other callers seeking information.
  • Responded to emails and other correspondence to facilitate communication and enhance business processes.
  • Handled all scheduling for Division Chief's calendar and prepared meeting agenda and materials.
06/2000 to 08/2000 Medical Billing Assistant Independent Living Services | Morrilton, AR,
  • Reviewed patient records, identified medical codes and billed insurance companies.
  • Analyzed complex Explanation of Benefits forms to verify correct billing of insurance carriers.
05/1999 to 05/2000 Night Shift Manager Pactiv | Grant Park, IL,
  • Reviewed all audits and reconciled nightly sales transactions by balancing cash registers and reporting discrepancies.
  • Guided and motivated night team by establishing and communicating responsibilities and duties to each team member.
  • Secured building for closing by completing run-through of sales floor, turning off electronic systems and turning on alarms.
  • Exercised composure under pressure and in escalated customer service scenarios.
  • Walked around facility frequently to check activities.
  • Coached crew members to optimize performance and motivate toward more efficient work.
  • Supervised employees and oversaw quality compliance with company standards for food and services.
  • Delegated tasks and oversaw performance to accomplish all required objectives.
  • Oversaw restocking of supplies and other functions to prepare for daytime business.
  • Regularly checked building to confirm maintenance and cleaning met code and regulations.
  • Worked closely with team members to schedule breaks and shifts to meet state regulations.
  • Excelled in every store position and regularly backed up front-line staff to keep expertise fresh and relevant.
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Extensive knowledge of the California Rules of Court, Civil Code of Procedures, and Alameda County Local Rules, legal terminology and court process.
  • Policy analysis
  • Data, docket, records, and schedule management
  • Creative problem solving
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Adaptability
  • MS Office
  • Detail-oriented
  • Office administration
  • Staff Management & supervision
  • Consulting
  • Team Leadership
  • Training and Development
  • Payroll and budgeting
  • Travel coordination
  • Resolved a number of case management issues through beta testing in collaboration with the IT department.
  • Collaborated with management in the development of court filing procedures for training purposes.
Expected in Currently Attending | Las Positas College, Livermore, CA GPA:
  • Majoring in Anthropology, Chemistry, and Computer Networking
  • Additional coursework in Office software
Expected in | University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS GPA:
  • Majored in Russian Languages And Literatures
  • Minored in Anthropology
Expected in High School Diploma | St. Elizabeth High School, Oakland, CA , GPA:
  • Graduated Salutatorian
  • Member of National Honor's Society

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