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Job Details - Courtroom Deputy
US District Court - Middle District of Tennessee
Nashville, TN
$46,600.00 - $83,210.00 per Year
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Position Description:

This position is located in the Clerk’s Office. The incumbent manages the judge’s caseload and provides courtroom and other assistance through management of court calendars, attending court proceedings, recording pertinent results for minutes, as well as drafting and processing orders and judgments. This job entails a high level of knowledge and complexity regarding court and courtroom operations.

Required Skills:

College degree strongly preferred. Knowledge of federal rules, local rules, legal terminology, and legal documents. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the policies and procedures of the court and how cases proceed through the court system. Knowledge or experience of how other processes in the Clerk’s Office relate to the courtroom deputy position. Skill in working with judges, counsel, and others in scheduling events and managing courtroom logistics. Ability to understand, follow detailed instructions, and multi-task under strict deadlines. Ability to write clearly, take notes, and summarize material for memos, correspondence, minute entries, and judgments, sometimes in a distracting courtroom setting. Ability to communicate information accurately and in a timely manner. Ability to meet deadlines and keep confidences. Attention to detail required. Analytical ability. Knowledge of and skill in the use of applicable automated systems.

Required Experience:

General Experience: A minimum of two years of progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates the possession of, or the ability to acquire, the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of a courtroom deputy clerk. (Education above the high school level may be substituted for required general experience on the basis of one academic year (30 semester or 45 quarter hours) equals nine months of experience.)

Specialized Experience: A minimum of three years of progressively responsible clerical experience requiring the regular and recurring application of clerical procedures involving the routine use of keyboard skills and use of specialized terminology, and demonstrated ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives, or laws. Such experience is commonly encountered in law firms, legal counsel offices, banking and credit firms, educational institutions, social service organizations, insurance companies, real estate and title offices, and corporate
headquarters or personnel-payroll operations.

Contact Information
Kirk Davies
US District Court
How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications and a resume in one combined PDF to with the subject line “Courtroom Deputy.” Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with
preference given to resumes received by Friday, June 5, 2020.

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