Paralegal - Criminal Division - Markle - job 853702

Allen County, IN

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Markle, Indiana

Salary: $19 per hour

Employment type: Full-time

This position is offered a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes:


  • Medical, dental, vision and more

  • Generous paid time off and holidays

  • Retirement plan with up to 5% matching


This position is full-time, nonexempt, classified and covered under the Prosecuting Attorney's Personnel Handbook. This is an employee-at-will positon.


Hours are 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; 37.5 hours/week; overtime as required


Under the direction of the Chief of Staff, the Paralegal- Criminal Division assists in the daily processing of criminal cases received from federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Responsible for processing criminal cases for trial preparation including, but not limited to legal documents, data entry, and correspondence.

  • Completes a daily court calendar for Allen County Superior and Circuit Courts, obtains jury panels, and issues discovery to defense attorneys.

  • Prepares subpoenas and cancels subpoenas when trials are completed, dismissed, or continued.

  • Enters revocation petitions and prepares files for court.

  • Requests criminal history documentation including, but not limited to national, state, and local criminal histories, booking photos, arrest records, juvenile criminal histories, and Bureau of Motor Vehicle records.

  • Schedules appointments for defense attorneys to meet with deputy prosecutors, depositions, and pretrial conferences.

  • Assists victims with restitution information, no contact orders, subpoenas, and court dates.

  • Communicates with law enforcement individuals at the federal, state, and local level, the general public, and victims and witnesses in criminal cases.

  • Performs a variety of office related activities in support of Department functions and responsibilities including back-up of co-workers and front desk duties that involve dealing directly with the public regarding criminal complaints. Processes daily mail.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned, including overtime as required.

Minimum Requirements and Working Conditions



REQUIREMENTS:


  • High School Diploma or GED with an Associates’ Degree in Criminal Justice or law related field preferred

  • One year of experience in the criminal justice system, law enforcement, court operations, corrections, or similar experience

  • Knowledge of legal requirements through courts and other related county departments to assist the public, attorneys, law enforcement officers, and other agencies

  • Knowledge of standard law enforcement operating policies and procedures and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Ability to work with professionals, non-professionals, co-workers, victims, victim advocates, law enforcement personnel, attorneys, witnesses, defendants and government agencies

  • Ability to utilize multi-tasking skills while ensuring quality of work and deadlines are met

  • Ability to perform a variety of office related support activities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong computer skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office and other job related software


WORKING CONDITIONS:


The Paralegal- Criminal Division has the ability to make practical applications of procedures when performing trial preparation activities. Work consists of relatively standardized tasks when processing criminal cases for trial preparation.





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