Performs analytical/administrative work and provides support in functional areas of court operations; develops and implements plans to affect workflow and productivity; at assigned levels will supervise staff and ensure work is completed.
Provides legal information to eligible self-represented litigants in Superior Court in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations and court policies; positions in this class do not establish an attorney-client relationship or represent a party in court; at assigned levels provides legal support and guidance to Attorney/Assistant Facilitators, Paralegals, Law Clerks, Volunteers/Interns and unit staff.
Assists in coordinating and supporting programs such as Drug Court, Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, and other collaborative/community court models.
Performs responsible and specialized administrative duties as a Deputy Clerk of the Court assigned to a civil courtroom.
Performs a wide variety of language interpretation activities on an assigned and as needed basis for the Superior Courts of California and for parties to proceedings, including witnesses, defendants, attorneys, other court personnel, and the public.
Researches, evaluates, conducts investigations, prepares reports, and advises others regarding conservatorship and guardianship matters; interacts with a variety of court staff, project managers, and judicial officers, along with outside stakeholders; at assigned levels will supervise staff and ensure work is completed.
Assists parties in resolving child custody and visitation disputes by using conflict resolution skills and techniques while conducting mediation conferences; perform adult marriage counseling and assessments of minors' readiness for marriage; conduct child custody investigations and prepares written reports with recommendations for the court; at assigned levels will supervise staff and ensure work is completed.
Plans, organizes, and manages operational functions of one or more assigned units through lower level supervisory staff; makes certain activities and functions are met and in line with established court standards; develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, and standards for assigned area; ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations; interacts with a variety of court staff, managers, executives, and judicial officers.
Oversees of a major diversified division or the daily oversight of an outlying justice center; makes certain activities and functions are met and in line with established court standards; develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, and standards for assigned area; ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations; interacts with a variety of court staff, managers, executives, and judicial officers; management at this level may be accomplished through one or more Court Operations Deputy Manager positions and/or several supervisory subordinates.
Reports and transcribes verbatim stenographic record of official court proceedings, prepares and certifies transcripts, and, at the direction of the Court, reads the report aloud in court, in accordance with applicable code sections.
Supervises and coordinates the activities of courtroom staff; may also supervise staff that either directly or indirectly support the courtroom through preparing and processing documents or developing procedures and/or providing training.
Responsible for the acceptance, preservation, safeguarding storage, transportation, and legal disposition of exhibits entered into court evidence.
Develops, plans, implements and administers the family program to provide services to litigants not represented by counsel; facilitates and expedites family law program services such as providing assistance in completing court forms and providing educational materials as well as other services related to Family Law proceedings, without representing any party or creating an attorney-client relationship in all case types; supervises staff throughout all County locations.
Performs specialized tasks, typically as a deputy clerk of the court, related to receiving, reviewing and filing court related documents, monitoring post-committal quality control of electronic documents, and explaining procedures and rules.
Supervises and coordinates the work of one or more sections of employees primarily responsible for receiving, processing and filing a variety of legal documents for the Court; supervises and plans the work of staff performing functions related to high volume document intake, scanning/imaging, storing, retrieving, and destroying of records scheduled for destruction, and receiving and safeguarding properties held as evidence.
Manages the operation of one or more major divisions and/or branches that has multiple sections and/or locations; responsible for assisting the Chief Operations Officer in the overall management and administration of court operations.
Assists court attorneys and the public by providing paralegal assistance in Self-Help Services Unit and other court units.
Interviews and performs in-office investigations of character and financial status of in-custody defendants; uses appropriate resources or tools to prepare reports for the court to use to determine bail setting and release recommendations and eligibility for representation by a Public Defender.
Makes certain the goals and standards set forth by the unit are met and are in line with those established for the Court as a whole; develops and implements goals, objectives, policies, and standards applicable to the area of Pre Trial Services and ensures they are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations; interacts with a variety of Court staff, managers, executives, and judicial officers.
Examines the pleadings and accounts in probate matters set for hearing in the Superior Court for sufficiency as to form, content, and procedural requirements of the statutes, court rules, and policy; at assigned levels will supervise staff and ensure work is completed.
Assists in analyzing, coordinating and supporting court-specific programs requiring subject matter expertise of the court system, court programs and/or judicial administration.
Assists judicial officers by examining and approving legal documents for filing in various divisions of the courts; attends trials, hearings, and conferences; prepares official records of court proceedings; swears in juries and witnesses and maintains court exhibits.
Performs a variety of auditing tasks to ensure effective and efficient operations to safeguard against fraud, theft, misconduct and inappropriate practices; produces findings and risk analysis; recommends corrective action and maintains effective communications; maintains a high level of integrity; is entrusted with researching and maintaining highly sensitive and confidential information.
Performs work of moderate difficulty utilizing a high degree of creativity, problem solving and resourcefulness in the coordination and delivery of training, policy/procedure development and/or other media production activities related to specific case type(s) or case management system(s).