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Chief Deputy Clerk
State Of Virginia
Richmond , VA 23234
Posted 3 months ago
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The Clerk of Court directs the work of the Clerk's Office for the Supreme Court of Virginia. Approximately twelve professional and administrative personnel support the Court through the following functions: processing pleadings and lower court records, inputting data to and maintaining automated case management system, managing the docket, preparing and distributing orders, presenting to the Court motions and procedural issues, preparing statistical reports, providing assistance to Court users, and performing bookkeeping and purchasing functions.
This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation and short- and long-term disability. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Chief Deputy Clerk is responsible for drafting and proofreading orders, reviewing pleadings to insure compliance with the rules of Court, preparing the Court's docket, and responding to inquiries about case status, rules and procedure.
The Chief Deputy Clerk will also assist the Clerk with personnel administration including hiring, training, and performance evaluation. The Chief Deputy Clerk may also be called upon to present motions and procedural issues to the Court and to participate in committees, as assigned by the Clerk. The Chief Deputy Clerk reports directly to the Clerk.
Applicants must be graduates of an ABA accredited law school and a member of or eligible for membership in the Virginia State Bar. The most competitive applicants will have experience in a practice-oriented, academic, court, or executive setting; possess excellent analytical and writing skills; and demonstrate competence in the management and personnel functions described above. Applicants must also demonstrate competence with computer-based document and word processing systems.