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Public Defender Legal Assistant
The Office of the Public Defender, District 26 in Mecklenburg County, seeks a qualified individual to provide secretarial support for the office attorneys. Duties include but are not limited to the following:  answering multi-line telephone; greeting visitors and staff, and daily filing.  We are seeking someone who speaks English and Spanish fluently and enjoys a challenge while assisting persons over the telephone and in person.
Position: Public Defender Legal Assistant
Organization: North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services
Location: Charlotte,  NC 
United States
Salary: $36,010.00 - $56,804.00 Annually
Posting Start Date: 8/3/2023
Date Posted: 8/3/2023

Knowledge of: office practices and procedures; legal terminology; grammar and punctuation; legal forms for orders, judgments, and other documents; commonly used rules, procedures, or methods to perform limited, recurring assignments such as operate computer, printer, switchboard, and copiers.

Skill in: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; typing with accuracy and speed; and answering a multi-line telephone system.

Ability to: screen communications and, based on content, handle independently or route to proper destination; spell accurately and use proper grammar; learn specific rules and regulations related to verifying, processing, and maintaining records and documents; use judgment in organizing and establishing document formats; develop a general knowledge of the role and mission of the office and its relationship to other judicial offices; and provide basic information and instructions regarding programs and office procedures; and an ability to speak, read, and understand Spanish.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

High school graduation or equivalency certificate and one (1) year of legal clerical experience.

Management prefers candidates with experience as a legal secretary with knowledge of court procedures; and considerable experience with Microsoft Office products and, Outlook is desired.

Status: This listing expires on: 11/1/2023
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Organization Information
North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services

Charlotte,  NC 28202
United States
Elaine Hunter