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When you think of court proceedings, there is a good chance you are thinking of somber black-robed judges, bewigged lawyers, or defendants in orange jumpsuits.
As with most proceedings that are commonly misunderstood, these images have more in common with TV shows than the actual courtroom and often miss out key members of the US judicial system, such as the Ballif, court stenographer, and the court clerk.
The court clerk is a vital, although less visible, a position that deals with the administrative side of the legal system. So, if you are considering a career in law, but want to bring your administrative abilities to bear, read on to learn more about what exactly a court clerk does.
According to the US Department of Labor, some of the most common duties of a court clerk are:
In essence, the clerk of the court is there to handle the many administrative tasks that crop up during the standard operation of the court and to keep the processes of the court running smoothly.
According to the US Department of Labor, some of the most sought after skills in a court clerk are:
Nealy all court clerk positions require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and many employers are now looking for applicants with an Associate’s degree in a relevant subject, such as our Criminal Justice degree.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average annual wage for court clerks is around $38,450. The average Court Clerk salary in Nevada is $41,099 as of November 25, 2019, but the range typically falls between $34,117 and $50,662.
Court clerk jobs are projected to grow 4 to 6 percent from 2018 to 2028, which is on a par with the average rate of employment growth for all occupations.
Gaining a qualification from our Criminal Justice School puts you in an excellent position to access a variety of employment opportunities as you look for one that suits your skills and interests. At Northwest Career College, our Criminal Justice instructors include licensed, practicing attorneys and degree instructors able to teach, not only the law but also to guide our students in the many ways a criminal justice graduate integrates into a Las Vegas legal profession.
As part of our Criminal Justice Program, you’ll visit courts, jails, meditation centers and more to experience first-hand the law in action which will make your criminal justice training applicable to the Las Vegas legal system. Northwest offers a flexible blended program with all criminal justice classes Las Vegas law classes taught on campus by an attorney and general education courses offered online. Our experienced instructors are on-campus to review and support your learning experience at all times.
Call us at (702) 403-1592 to speak to one of our enrollment team about joining our Criminal Justice Program today!
Lisa Myers, J.D., L.L.M.
Legal Studies Department Director
J.D. L.L.M. Campbell University
B.A. Corllins University