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Assignment Assistant for Central Assignment Office - Non-Merit

A full-time, non-merit vacancy exists in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. Full County benefits are available with five annual incremental salary steps with longevity increases every five years, thereafter up to 30 years of service. 

Interested candidates should email a resume, letter of interest, and three professional references directly to by close of business on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Please clearly state in the subject line, the title of the position for which you are applying.

Under general supervision, takes direction from and supports the Director of Central Assignment and Assistant Director of Assignment in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. The Central Assignment Office implements procedures and policies adopted by the Circuit Court Bench to promote the efficient and effective administration of justice in Baltimore County.    

  • Enters hearing dates into computer and send out notices.
  • Schedules cases for court.
  • Assigns cases to various judges.
  • Confirms jurors needed with the Office of the State’s Attorney for criminal cases and the Jury Office.
  • Reschedules cases not reached.
  • Closes case records after cases are heard.
  • Extensive and in-depth communication with attorneys and judges regarding trial dates, duration of trials and issues to be heard.
  • Daily contact with clerk office personnel, judges and their staff. 
  • Maintains records and schedules of the Circuit Court Bench.

Required Qualifications
Must have graduated high school or General Equivalency Diploma; plus four years of continuous clerical experience in a legal office or court setting involving court case management and/or scheduling.
Graduated from an accredited college or university with an associated degree in legal studies, criminal justice, public administration, business, or another related field; plus two years of continuous clerical experience in a legal office or court setting. 

(Additional education beyond an associated degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to a maximum of four years for the required experience.) 

Legal or court related experience highly preferred.