Legal professional with over 8 years in Superior Courts of California. Skillfully blends a diverse background in law with real-life experience to make rational and sound judgments and maintain high productivity. As well as skills and expert knowledge of legal procedures.
Worked on procedure manual for high volume civil calendar department to help other staff understand flow of courtroom protocol.
My current position in Civil limited & unlimited; includes e-filing, managing work queue's that I am currently assigned, renewing judgments, initiate legacy cases and civil harassments, contacting and faxing orders to the protective order unit. I also work closely with courtroom on temporary restraining orders and permanent orders. In my team, I am flexible with my position as back up coverage for public service, assisting customers at the counter answer public inquiries; explain legal processes, calendaring procedures, fees. I have processed new civil complaints and small claims. Also, processing request to postpone and calendaring new dates. Document processing includes writs, abstracts, notices, substitution of attorneys, proofs of service and judgments out of court. Accepts filing fees and account payments. Updates case records by posting information to case files. Another duty is scanning documents for completeness. I have processed at the default judgment desk which includes clerk money judgments, unlawful detainer possession judgments, assignment of judgments, filing motions and ex-parte motions. I have currently been trained on 7 desks in the civil department in the last 3 1/2 years I have been here. Each desk I have completed without any backlog. This has given me the opportunity to rotate and learn each desk in the civil department.
In this position I was to take notes of proceedings; misdemeanor court actions and rulings; prepares minute entries; requests clarification of motions, instructions and judicial orders. As well my duties include I review calendar and case files to ensure that all records and reference materials are available and organized for use by the judicial officer. I participate in court proceedings by administering oaths and affirmations to witnesses and others concerned with the cases. Other related duties include preparing and maintain records, reports, and correspondence concerning activities of the court; warrants, orders and judgments for approval by the issuing judicial officer. I am contacting counsel and representatives of other county departments and outside agencies to clarify/request information as needed for processing actions or providing general support to assigned judicial officers are requirements to my position. Finally, Answers public inquiries; explains courtroom and legal filing processes, calendaring procedures, fees, fines, jury service rules and other processes and procedures related to court operations provides basic information needed to file routine documents; makes referrals to legal assistance and other support services.
Customer service, phones, scanning & acquiring inspections, data entry. Assisting and locating files/folders, distributing in a timely manner, Support up to 100 staff, maintain more than 9,000 files. Splitting files and creating new volumes, storage file maintenance. Maintain & update daily log on production report on a weekly basis. Recognized for outstanding teamwork, and commitment to provide excellent customer service. In my job title Occupancy Specialist. I met with customers to establish applications for completeness while they were applying with the housing authority. My case load was 100 files, I was responsible for running background checks in order to see if they would qualify. Then I would maintain files for follow up for future appointments with the customer.
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