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Legal Assistant III Trial Coordinator – Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Unit

Location:  Courthouse Center

                   175 Northwest 1st Avenue

Miami, FL 33128

Position Overview

This Legal Assistant III in the Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Unit is responsible for providing support to the Assistant State Attorneys with confidential secretarial work on trial cases. The work schedule for this position is: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position offers a Limited Flexible Work Schedule and Teleworking Option

The Job Responsibilities are:

  • Preparing misdemeanor domestic violence cases
  • Generating and processing trial subpoenas timely
  • Ordering reports and evidence such as case reports, telephone and medical records
  • Processing daily court calendars
  • Filing and distributing incoming and outgoing mail
  • Updating witnesses in HYDRA
  • Conducting extensive phone work
  • Setting appointments for deposition, pre-trial and pre-file conferences
  • Assisting the Pre-file Conference Legal Assistant, Victim Witness Specialist and Paralegal in the Unit as needed
  • Performing other related duties as assigned


The Minimum Requirements are:

  • High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • Two (2) years of secretarial and/or general clerical experience

The Preferred Qualifications and Skills are:

  • Possessing working knowledge of community resources
  • Possessing working knowledge of HYDRA, CJIS and E-Notify programs
  • Possessing one (1) year of Legal Assistant II experience

Specific Skills and Characteristics:

 The Successful Candidate must be able to:

  •  Work effectively under stringent deadlines
  • Be a self-starter
  • Lift boxes weighing 25 pounds
  • Possess and demonstrate excellent organizational skills
  • Work independently
  • Be adaptable to change
  • Be detailed-orientated
  • Possess and demonstrate a significant knowledge of computer programs
  • Work effectively under pressure and with all levels of staff

Starting Annual Salary:  $34,784.52

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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