The U.S. District Court is currently recruiting for a Case Administrator.
The incumbent will be responsible for the following:
- Accepts appropriate documents; checks for
prior or prohibited filings; informs customers of required fees; answer
and route incoming calls; answers inquiries on procedures and case status,
and other general information to the public, bar and the court; sorts,
classifies and files case records; assists the public in the use of
computerized databases; provides information to the public without
providing legal advice; ensures data quality.
- Assigns case numbers to Judges and/or
Magistrate Judges. Opens cases in case management system upon receipt of
initiating documents, such as complaints or petitions; verifies and issues
summons; verifies attorney’s authority to practice. Makes summary entries
on the docket of all civil case opening documents and other documents,
including, but not limited to motions to proceed in forma pauperis,
notices of related case, summonses, and requests for appointment of
- Maintains integrity of the filing system
by such means as monitoring proper access to records and maintaining
timely and accurate filing of documents. Retrieves files and makes copies
of records for court personnel, attorneys and others. Certifies court
- Prepares and transmits to appropriate
parties and/or chambers items and documents for review.
- Makes summary entries of all documents and
proceedings on the docket. This includes, but is not limited to:
pleadings, minutes, orders and judgments.
- Receives and reviews incoming documents to
determine conformity with appropriate rules, practices and/or court
requirements. Reviews documents for accuracy and notifies any interested
parties of discrepancies.
- Prepares and routes discrepancy orders to
judges or magistrate judges on pleadings in non-conformance of the federal
or local rules.
- Enters all Speedy Trial Act data and
related information into the database to ensure that all entries are in
compliance with the requirements of the Speedy Trial Act.
Must have at least 1 year of experience in administrative/clerical work. Prior
experience in a legal environment and a four-year degree is preferred. Salary
$39,759 - $54,920 DOE w/ full benefits.
To see specific position requirements, benefit information and the application
process, visit the careers tab on www.casd.uscourts.gov for the entire vacancy announcement.
Closing date for this position is March 24, 2017.