A court clerk is an employee in the public sector, typically working for city or county governments. The clerk assists in setting up the court for judges and is typically present within the court during hearings and procedures. The clerk also performs record-keeping and data-entry duties for the court and jurisdiction he or she works for. The clerk typically also interfaces with the public during non-courtroom times, helping assist with the filing of paperwork and similar procedures.
Court Clerk Tasks
Supervise trial activities and jury management, including training and evaluating other clerks.
Prepare court docket and schedule hearings, and notify the appropriate parties.
Organize and archive all court documentation, employee records, and legal documents.
Review case files and provide information to judges, attorneys, and citizens.