Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

History of contributing to Ville Platte City Court efficiency through skilled clerical support. Well-versed in issuing summons, subpoenas, and warrants, collecting fees and producing reports and correspondence. Excellent organizational, multitasking and conflict management skills.

  • Docket management
  • Legal terminology
  • Document preparation
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word
  • Court Proceedings
  • Attention to details
  • Time management
  • Fluent in American Sign Language
Work History
Deputy Clerk of Court, 01/2002 - Current
Rock County Janesville, WI,
  • Meet with judges, lawyers, parole officers, police, or social agency officials to coordinate the functions of the court.
  • Prepare dockets or calendars of cases to be called for arraignment, probation hearing, and trial
  • Search files and contact witnesses, attorneys, or litigants to obtain information for the court.
  • Take detail notes and operate digital recording equipment during court proceedings.
  • Read charges and related information to the court and, if necessary record defendants pleas.
  • Prepare and mark applicable court exhibits or evidence.
  • Disposition, manage case files, and prepare court minutes
  • Prepare daily/monthly financial distribution and receipts reports
  • Assist with payment arrangements and the collection of court fees.
  • Used Public Safety Software (PTS) to prepare dockets or calendars of cases.
  • Operate office machines and equipments such as computer, typewriter, adding machines, copy and fax machine
  • Respond to inquiries from the public regarding court procedures and general information.
  • Prepare documents related to processing traffic, criminal, juvenile, probation, summons, subpoenas, witness fees, or payment of fines.
  • Maintain good communication with jail division concerning inmates scheduled court dates.
  • Answer heavy call volumes Perform administrative tasks, such as answering telephones calls, filing court documents, or maintain office supplies or equipment.
  • Direct support staff in handling of paperwork processed by the clerks' office.
  • Answered high volume of calls daily, take messages and transfer calls to appropriate colleagues.
Police Officer, 01/1999 - 01/2002
City Of Westerville Westerville, OH,
  • Patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect roadway crimes.
  • Enforced traffic laws and ordinances through visual observation and radar speed detection.
  • Providing public service and creating trusting relationships in the community.
  • Conduct driving while intoxicated (DWI) checkpoints to promote road safety.
  • Assist in safe evacuations of the public, during dangerous or hazardous situations.
  • Interrogation of suspects when necessary to obtain information Conduct accident investigations and interview victims and witnesses.
  • Participate in escorts of funeral procession.
  • Apprehended suspects, read Miranda Rights and transported offenders to jail.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events to prevent injuries and property destruction.
  • Secured crime scenes, gathered evidence and questioned witnesses.
  • Determined appropriate course of criminal prosecution by analyzing and evaluating information.
  • Conducted preliminary investigations at scenes of major crimes.
  • Investigated and reported crimes, accidents, offenses and damage to property.
  • Engaged with local individuals and community leaders to discuss ways to reduce crime.
  • Gathered necessary information for court appearances and testified as witness under oath in court.
  • Answered calls from citizens and business owners for help in emergencies.
  • Conducted witness interviews and gathered details regarding incidents to determine course of action.
  • Issued traffic citations for violations of traffic laws.
  • Booked suspects into custody by processing mug shots and fingerprints.
  • Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations.
  • Talked regularly with citizens to establish rapport and become familiar presence in area.
  • Worked with investigations team to surveillance and capture offenders for possession and distribution of illegal narcotics and prescription drugs.
Communications Officer, 01/1993 - 01/1999
City Of Palm Bay Palm Bay, FL,
  • Answered high volume 911 calls using computerized dispatch software system for routing to appropriate responders such as police, fire department, and emergency medical services.
  • Listened carefully to each caller, asking vital questions and worked hard to keep caller calm in very stressful situations.
  • Provided in-depth information to first responders enroute to emergencies in order to prepare them for diverse situations.
  • Surveillance operator of inmates during outdoor exercise
  • Maintain access to, and security of highly sensitive material
  • Prepare and maintain accurate record and logs of all radio transmission
  • Enter, update, and retrieve information from teletype networks and computerized data systems regarding such things and wanted persons, stolen property, vehicle registration and stolen vehicles.
  • Monitor and enter information concerning person, places, or things using NCIC.
  • Certified to administer and direct callers in administering CPR.
  • Transitioned from periods of inactivity to immediate stress and intensity with exceptional accuracy and alertness.
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice , Expected in 12/2019
Louisiana State University At Alexandria - Alexandria, LA,
Associate of Arts: Social Science, Expected in 05/2017
Louisiana State University At Eunice - Eunice, LA,
Associate of Science: Criminal Justice,, Expected in 05/2017
Louisiana State University At Eunice - Eunice, LA,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1988
Ville Platte High School - Ville Platte, LA,
Honors and Awards
  • August 2014-Chancellor's List-Honored-4.0-3.5 GPA
  • April 2015- Honored-4.0-3.5 GPA
  • May 2017-Graduated-3.1 GPA-Double major-Associate in Criminal Justice and Social Science
  • April 2019-ArtSpark Grant Recipient (Evangeline Parish)-Made possible by Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) and Lafayette Economic Development Authority (LEDA).
  • Certified Digital Reporter, Louisiana Clerk's Association -Expire 12/31/2021

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