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Legal Assistant III – Legal Assistant III – Legal Secretary Unit and Legal Court Secretary

Child Support Division


Location:  Overtown Transit Village South

601 Northwest 1st Court

Miami, FL 33136


Position Overview


The Legal Assistant III in the Child Support Legal Department is responsible for supporting the Assistant State Attorney through a court process with an ultimate goal of establishing financial support for the children of Miami-Dade County.  The work schedules are: 7:45 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This position offers a Limited Flexible Work Schedule and Teleworking Option.


The Job Responsibilities are:


  • Virtually preparing correspondence, motions, subpoenas, notices, letters, and answers for the ASAs
  • Processing Virtual Legal Referrals
  • Coordinating CHC hearings with all business partners, including respondent’s counsel and pro se litigants
  • Maintaining the CHC Attorney’s calendar
  • Preparing CHC or Division 46 court orders using CORTS 2.0 and Court Map
  • Screening phone calls
  • Updating CORTS, Case Tracking and CAMs databases
  • Completing requests from the Division Chief, Assistant State Attorneys, and CTAs
  • Distributing and organizing E-Service emails
  • Performing other related duties as assigned

The Minimum Requirements are:


  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Three (3) years of general clerical/secretarial experience



Specific Skills and Characteristics:


The Successful Candidate must be able to:


  • Possess and demonstrate thorough knowledge of Corts 2.0, Court Map, Corts and Case tracking
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent computer skills
  • Prioritize and meet stringent deadlines
  • Possess and demonstrate working effectively under pressure
  • Be very detailed oriented
  • Work independently
  • Be adaptable to change
  • Work effectively with all levels of staff and outside agencies



Starting Annual Salary: $32,448.00


To apply for this position, please complete and submit an application, and updated resume to:  Applications can be downloaded from our website at:


The State Attorney’s Office reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the announcement without prior written or other notice.  All information provided by applicants is subject to verification and background investigation.  False statements or omission of information on any application materials may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.


Insurance benefits, vacation package and Florida Retirement System Pension benefits are offered with this position


Internal and External Candidates will be considered
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer








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