Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy

U.S. District Court & U.S. Probation Office   Raleigh, NC   Full-time     Legal
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Posted on September 6, 2020

Position Overview

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy in Raleigh, NC. This position performs a variety of functions to support the Court and serve the bar and the public. The Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy will be responsible for the case management of and courtroom proceedings for all cases assigned to him/her. The Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy is responsible for ensuring that cases proceed smoothly and efficiently and is expected to become fully cross-trained in order to assist and support other team members.
Representative Duties

The Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy performs duties and responsibilities which include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Opens and closes cases, prepares case-related correspondence and issues summonses.
  • Reviews documents for completeness and conformity with the federal and local rules and the policies of this distric
  • Photocopies and scans documents.
  • Makes summary docket entries and performs quality assurance reviews in the Case Management/Electronic Filing System (CM/ECF).
  • Prepares and serves notices, orders, and judgments.
  • Runs case management reports in CM/ECF to monitor deadlines and undertake appropriate action.
  • Maintains the official court record and manages the progression of cases from case opening to final disposition.
  • Processes appeals and appeal-related documents.
  • Creates and distributes the judge's calendar and responds to court procedures and case-related inquiries from attorneys, self-represented litigants, agencies, and the public.
  • Assists the judge with courtroom proceedings which includes, but is not limited to, setting up of the courtroom, calling the calendar, administering the oath to witnesses and interpreters, managing exhibits, preparing minutes of the proceedings, preparing jury vouchers, collecting data, and preparing statistical reports. 
  • Supports other areas of the Clerk's Office and performs other duties as assigned.

Successful candidate must have HS diploma and 2 years of legal work exp. 4yr degree and/or North Carolina State Bar Paralegal Certification is preferred.