Legal Secretary
Jefferson County, CO - Golden, CO

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Under general supervision, performs secretarial work in support of activities in the County Court, Juvenile Court and District Court Units of the District Attorney’s Office (including Special Victims Unit, Felony Intake, civil forfeiture/consumer fraud, and other felony prosecution units). Employee is responsible for answering, screening and returning telephone calls; preparing a variety of documents and reports; preparing and updating various documents and files; distributing mail; and performing routine tasks such as data entry, maintaining court calendars to ensure Deputy District Attorneys receive appropriate case files, and establishing and maintaining files. Employee is also responsible for performing a variety of routine clerical work, including filing and retrieving materials, preparing photocopies, etc.

*Salary-Commensurate with experience*

Essential Duties:

Duties assigned may vary according to specific needs of the office or the allocation of the workload, work involves some combination of the following responsibilities:

Provides administrative support, such as maintaining department and employee schedules; scheduling meetings, court hearings, and agendas; editing and preparing a variety of letters, memoranda, and basic reports; researching basic information; and providing related support.

Drafts, reviews and makes changes to a variety of legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, complaints, and motions. Responds to attorney requests. Electronically files court documents on assigned systems.

Performs basic office duties, such as copying, filing, faxing, typing standard documents, preparing, sorting, and distributing mail and entering data. Answers phones, responds to inquiries, and makes appropriate referrals.

Sets up and maintains exhibits, trial notebooks, documentation for hearings, and court files. Follows established guidelines to sort, organize and archive electronic and physical files.

Tracks status of cases and follows proper chronological steps for service of process, statutory requirements, and case filings.

Will have some receptionist duties. Will also assist with court house deliveries as needed.


Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature that may be obtained with specialized or technical training past the high school equivalency.

Must have over one year up to and including three years of related experience.

Offer of employment contingent on education verification and successful background check.

Special Requirements:

Must have valid driver's license, if you are from out of state, you must obtain a valid Colorado driver's license within 30 days of hire date and you must not have any major violations, nor more than one DUI, DWI, DWAI conviction in the past three years.

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