The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference. Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas. We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better. We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.
The Ninth Circuit seeks to fill a Circuit Judicial Assistant position responsible for supporting the administrative and secretarial duties of Circuit Judge Barbara J. Leach. A person in this position will prepare and maintain the judge’s court and keep the judge’s professional calendar up to date at all times. Schedule and coordinate motions, hearings and conferences. Assist attorneys with procedures on filing motions and hearing dates. Schedule trials, maintain trial dockets, and continuances. Compose and edit correspondence, memoranda, directives, notices, orders, e-mails, and other documents observing strict confidentiality. Provide organizational support for the judge’s caseload, including preparing orders, list of pending cases, ordering jurors, coordinating services such as interpreters, and reviewing cases for accuracy.
The chosen candidate will be professional, have excellent communication skills, be detailed orientated, have working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, and excellent customer service skills.
This position requires a high school diploma and 4 years of experience as either a legal secretary, paralegal, or judicial assistant. Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis. An undergraduate degree and experience is preferred. This is a state funded position with benefits.
Equal opportunity employer
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.