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Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023
Job opening: Assistant clerk magistrate in Plymouth District Court


The Trial Court is accepting applications for the positions of assistant clerk magistrate in the Plymouth District Court. The employees will assist the clerk magistrate in performing magisterial and administrative duties as set forth in state statutes and court rules.

Magisterial responsibilities include determining probable cause for the issuance of criminal complaints and administrative search warrants and adjudicating small claims motions and trials. Assistant clerk magistrates also may decide certain non-dispositive motions in civil and criminal cases, enter defaults and default judgments, and handle other civil processes. Administrative responsibilities include the preparation and maintenance of all court (electronic and paper) records and performance of administrative tasks to ensure that cases move rapidly and smoothly to a determination by the court.

Click here for more information and to apply.