Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy--U.S. Bankruptcy Court

  • U.S. Courts
  • Madison, WI, United States
Full Time Admin-Clerical Customer Service Entry Level Government Legal

Job Description

Position opens for applications on June 26th, 2017

If you are looking for a challenging career in public service, this is the position for you! We’re seeking a detail oriented, customer service focused person to join our team as a Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills who can readily adapt to fast changing priorities in a small-office setting. A legal background is helpful, but is not required. This is a full-time permanent entry-level position located in Madison, Wisconsin, that reports directly to the Operations Manager.

 Representative Duties

As a member of the clerk’s office, you will work in collaboration with other case administrators/courtroom deputies with: managing the progression of bankruptcy cases and related adversary proceedings from opening to final disposition; assisting with courtroom functions such as calendaring, managing the judge’s caseload, attending and logging court proceedings, recording proceedings, and other similar courtroom deputy duties; assisting the public with inquiries regarding status of cases and providing procedural (non-legal) advice; performing general office and administrative duties.

 The successful candidate possesses the following professional competencies (knowledge, skills, and attributes):

  • Collaboration: Works well with others to achieve organizational goals.
  • Communication: Conveys oral and written information in a clear, concise, and understandable manner.
  • Customer Service: Serves all internal and external customers in a professional manner.
  • Flexibility: Adapts readily to changing circumstances.
  • Integrity: Demonstrates sound ethics and judgment.
  • Problem Solving: Uses appropriate methods and strategies to resolve challenges.
  • Quality-Driven: Performs job duties efficiently and effectively.
  • Self-Development: Takes responsibility for ongoing professional development.


High school graduate or equivalent and a minimum of two years of general experience. Requires one year specialized experience equivalent to work at CL23 to qualify for CL24. Specialized experience is progressively responsible clerical experience requiring the regular and recurring application of clerical procedures involving the routine use of keyboard skills and use of specialized terminology and demonstrated ability to apply a body of rules, regulations, directives or laws. Such experience is commonly encountered in law firms, banking and credit firms, educational institutions, social service organizations, insurance companies, real estate and title offices, and corporate headquarters or personnel/payroll operations.

General experience includes duties such as assisting with the review of incoming documents to determine conformity with regulations and requirements, routing documents after acceptance, acting as receptionist and providing information to a wide variety of people and assisting with entering information into the docket.


Administrative Support, Paralegal

Education Requirements

G.E.D., High School Diploma



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