I am currently working as a Minute Clerk for the Livingston Parish Clerk of Court in court with the Honorable M. Douglas Hughes, Division "D", 21st Judicial District Court of Louisiana. I have held this position for 17 years.
I have taken classes as a mask court reporter and have all the equipment needed to transcribe anything. Although I have not completed the course and do not have a certification, I have the equipment needed to quickly transcribe and edit any documents that are needing to be transcribed.
I attend court with the Judge. Take Criminal and Civil Court minutes. After court, I am responsible for typing the minutes, preparing commitment orders and scanning them into our data base. I prepare notice of judgments after they are signed by the Judge. I process all criminal pleadings that are filed in our office for my division. I have also spent the last few months working in the Juvenile Court. I am responsible for processing sensitive pleadings for the Criminal Juvenile and Child Protection cases.
I worked for the State Probation and Parole. I was responsible for overseeing convicted felons, issuing drug screens, and preparing the paperwork and filing necessary documents. I visited convicted felons at their homes.
I was a Juvenile Officer for the 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office. I was responsible for directing juvenile intake interviews, preparing petitions for the court in both Juvenile and Child Protection cases. I attended court and took necessary notes for our office and kept up with statistics for the office use.
I received my Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice in May, 1990. I held a 3.2 GPA and was on the Deans List many times while I attended the University. I was also a member of the University's Criminal Justice Club and during my last semester, I was the president of the club.
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