The court clerk performs clerical and administrative duties in a municipal district or city court of law.  Routine court-related tasks include coordination work with bail officer, jury members, the prosecutor’s office, the plaintiffs, respondents, litigants and their lawyers, to mention some.  Other office tasks include purchasing, file maintenance and correspondences.

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Felicia F. Craig

Burbank, LA, California

Phone: 818 544-1827


To be a court clerk for a municipal or city court

Summary of Qualification

  • 9 years of experience as a court clerk in two major cities
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills needed for coordinating with various government and private entities.

Career Experience/Job History

2006 – Present: Court Clerk, Court of Civil Cases Division, Los Angeles

  • Organize and prepare docket of civil cases to be adjudicated.
  • Collect, gather and secure case information for the Justices’ review and disposition.
  • Contact attorneys, witnesses, attorneys, and litigants as well as other entities as may be required to complete the docket information.
  • Ensure that the court seal is indicated on all documents and correspondences sent by registered mail.
  • Attest and authenticate judicial records.

2001 – 2006:  Court Clerk, Family Court Division, New York

  • Ensure all information from both respondents and plaintiffs are thoroughly collected and summarized for adjudication.
  • Read jury verdict to the court.
  • Administer oaths to jury and witnesses


2001 – 2004: Various city hall seminars on jurisprudence, paralegal services and court procedures.

1999 -2001: Bachelor of Laws (undergraduate), Indiana University, Northwest

Professional reference will be furnished upon request.