COURTROOM DEPUTY

U. S. DISTRICT COURT   Richmond, VA   Full-time     Legal
Posted on August 5, 2022
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Courtroom Deputy
U.S. District Court
Richmond, VA


WORKPLACE SUMMARY
The Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is comprised of over 100 professional staff providing administrative and operational support to more than 25 federal judges located across four geographical divisions. The District enjoys a talented staff, an interesting workload, and excellent agency relationships across the Executive and Judicial Branches of the U.S. Government.

POSITION OVERVIEW
This position is located in the Clerk's Office of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division. The incumbent will work primarily for U.S. District Judge M. Hannah Lauck and will cover other judges, as needed. The incumbent manages the court docket, performs full courtroom duties, prepares orders and judgments, and processes all court-related documents.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assists with the management of judges' civil and criminal docket by calendaring and regulating their movement; monitoring filing of pertinent documents and timely responses to judicial orders; and setting dates and times for hearings, trials, and conferences. Keeps judges and immediate staff informed of case progress.

Attends court sessions and assists with the orderly flow of proceedings, including, but not limited to, setting up the courtroom, assuring presence of all necessary participants, and managing exhibits. Takes notes of proceedings and rulings and prepares minute entries. Drafts judgments for the judge's approval.

This is a full time position with benefits.

To review the full job announcement and application procedures, visit www.vaed.uscourts.gov/jobs