Court Liaison

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Company: Children's Home Society of Florida
Location: Miami, FL
Date Posted: March 26, 2015
Source: Children's Home Society of Florida
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Shift Type
Job Title
Court Liaison

Education
Bachelor's Degree

Location
12 - SE Division Administrative Office - Miami, FL 33136 US (Primary)
Category
Community Based Care/Dependency

Date Needed By
Job Type
Full Time

Travel
Job Description
PROGRAM NAME:Protective Services
GRADE:  C 23

OBJECTIVE:  Facilitates communication between CHS, the Courts, GAL and attorneys to ensure protective services cases are accurately and completely presented and to expedite case movement through the legal process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
- Obtains copies of court dockets and notifies staff and attorneys of any hearings or motions relating to CHS cases.
- Meets with program supervisors to discuss scheduled or requested hearings regarding active CHS cases.
- Promotes positive relationships, cooperation and high regard among CHS staff, DCF attorneys and staff, representatives of ...
Court Liaison - (197.47)

This details all the information about the job posting.


Share this job as a link in your status update to LinkedIn.
Shift Type
Job Title
Court Liaison

Education
Bachelor's Degree

Location
12 - SE Division Administrative Office - Miami, FL 33136 US (Primary)
Category
Community Based Care/Dependency

Date Needed By
Job Type
Full Time

Travel
Job Description
PROGRAM NAME:Protective Services
GRADE:  C 23

OBJECTIVE:  Facilitates communication between CHS, the Courts, GAL and attorneys to ensure protective services cases are accurately and completely presented and to expedite case movement through the legal process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:
- Obtains copies of court dockets and notifies staff and attorneys of any hearings or motions relating to CHS cases.
- Meets with program supervisors to discuss scheduled or requested hearings regarding active CHS cases.
- Promotes positive relationships, cooperation and high regard among CHS staff, DCF attorneys and staff, representatives of the court and legal system and CHS clients.
- Communicates with court employees and judges to keep them informed of CHS programs and services.
- Provides formal and informal training to staff and clients regarding court processes and appropriate behavior.
- Tracks dates for review hearings and in collaboration with the program supervisors assures these are on the court schedule and that all involved parties are informed.
- Identifies any communications or procedural problems between the CHS staff and the legal systems and works with all parties to resolve them.
- Staff cases with supervisor/team/providers/DCF/attorney as needed.
- Prepare summary reports for the Director of Program Operations regarding scheduled legal conferences or hearings and case outcomes before the court.
- Participate in the quality improvement process.

This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. Children's Home Society of Florida reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.

# of Hires Needed
1

Exemption Type
Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:,/strong>
REQUIRED:
- Bachelor degree in human services, allied legal services, business administration or similar field
- One year of experience with dependency proceedings, preparation of reports for the courts, court testimony, and child welfare or child protective services
- Florida Driver's License within 30 days from hire
PREFERRED: 
-Completion of an accredited paralegal/legal assistant program or certification as a legal assistant

SKILLS: 
- Knowledge of law and legal procedure 
- Knowledge of legal terminology 
- Ability to learn computer skills sufficient to perform all essential functions
- Ability to display appropriate social skills and diplomacy 
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing 
- Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in applying and interpreting organizational rules, policies and procedures 
- Ability to perform routine to complex administrative support activities; research and compile data; and prepare correspondence and reports 
- Ability to analyze complex data 
- Ability to work independently 
- Ability to maintain confidentiality with highly sensitive information

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
NEEDED:Sitting, Driving
PREFERRED:Standing, Walking, Lifting, Carrying, Kneeling

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