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JDDC LEGAL/ADMIN SECRETARY

The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission (JDDC) Legal/Administrative Secretary is responsible for providing legal administrative support to commission legal personnel. This position is governed

Class Code:

C092C

Job Grade:

GS05

Special Job Requirements:

None

Typical Functions:

Reviews incoming legal cases and documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance, prepares a variety of legal pleadings for review by the commission attorney, and processes all documentation for court and legal action. Issues and processes subpoenas for witnesses for court hearings or mediation, processes statements, and maintains a schedule to monitor service of process and other time sensitive documents. Schedules hearings, sets case for court, enters case into docket book for court, and assembles all necessary case materials for attorney. Prepares, faxes, copies, files, and mails case information and documents, as needed, in a timely manner, following established procedures and protocol. Assists customers on case status, either in person or on telephone, and provides general information or routine responses. Transcribes hearings, copies, files, and processes documents following standardized procedures. Conducts research and investigations as assigned and reports findings to attorney/judge verbally or in writing. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations, the legal process, and legal terminology. Knowledge of computers and software application programs, database management, and basic accounting principles. Knowledge of office practices and legal research techniques. Ability to compose, proofread, and edit correspondence, reports, and other documents. Ability to coordinate, instruct, and review the work of others. Ability to handle confidential information. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with commission staff and other relevant legal contacts. Ability to work independently.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of specialized training in the clerical or secretarial field, including two years of legal secretarial experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

None

Exempt:

N
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