POSTED: 02/28/22


Serves as legal assistant for Assistant Prosecuting Attorneys; provides administrative support, handles incoming and outgoing telephone and correspondence, enters data and scans images into case management system; composes and/or types routine replies to letters and other general correspondence; prepares and forwards disclosures to defense attorney upon request; drafts and types jury instructions, witness and exhibit lists; types and proofreads formal charges to be filed; types and proofreads e-File motions, responses, letters and other legal and court-related documents on behalf of the prosecuting attorney. Maintains confidential files and records; examines data and documents to ensure accuracy and completeness; interacts daily with other courthouse departments, personnel and law enforcement agencies requesting information; provides coverage for peers as requested. Performs other duties as assigned by the Office Administrator.


Full-time, non-exempt, benefited

Working hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday


Columbia, Missouri


High school diploma or GED, plus 3 years of clerical or office management experience, and the ability to type 45 WPM. Must have a clear criminal background.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or related field, experience working in a legal environment.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: 

$15.45 - $16.41 per hour

Additional Forms Required: 

Prosecuting Attorney's Office Addendum

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 14 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer