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Court and legal clerks

Court and legal clerks provide administrative and operational support to legal professionals by performing clerical work associated with the functions of courts, legal practices and the administration of trusts and estates.

What do court and legal clerks do?

  • list actions for hearing and processing documentation for court actions
  • document details of court proceedings, actions and decisions
  • enforce the law as an officer of the court by executing court orders such as eviction notices and serve legal orders and documents such as summonses and subpoenas
  • organise jury and witness lists, and swear in juries and witnesses
  • maintain order in court and hearing rooms and adjacent areas
  • assist solicitors in areas of conveyancing, contracts, common law, probate and other legal practice matters

Low

projected job openings

$52-$65k

qualified full-time wage

60%

employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started