Salary Range: $49,694.40 – $63,454.32

The Michigan Court of Appeals is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Legal Assistant
to Judge Kristina Robinson Garrett. The person in this position performs a variety of administrative
duties to assist in the operation of the Judge’s office in a confidential and professional manner. Primary
responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Schedule, process, and coordinate votes for motion docket.
• Manage electronic documents and records and ensure case files are complete.
• Proof opinions, preparing files for cases, motion dockets, committee meetings, Court and outside  correspondence and administrative matters.
• Coordinate case call dates, Court meetings and personal appointments for Judge.
• Generate original memoranda, correspondence and orders.
• Serve as initial contact in Judge’s office, answering inquiries or directing callers to appropriate
staff and other assigned tasks involved with daily operations.
• May prepare, review, analyze, proof, and assist with revision of memorandum and proposed
opinions before release; verify accuracy of quotations and citations. May conduct research,
including electronic research on Court’s database, print, or library research.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Five or more years of administrative experience in a law firm, court, or
similar legal assistant experience utilizing knowledge of software and legal research tools utilized in the
Court. Associate’s degree in legal secretarial, administrative, paralegal or related area, JD preferred.
Candidates with a JD are encouraged to apply; applicants with a JD will have the opportunity to do legal
work and research in addition to the administrative duties; JD may substitute for experience.

WORK LOCATION: Cadillac Place, Detroit, Michigan

TO APPLY: Please send your cover letter, resume, and writing sample in Microsoft Word or Adobe
Acrobat to jobapps@courts.mi.gov and include “Judge Garrett Legal Assistant” in the subject line. If you
are unable to send applicant materials electronically, please contact Judicial Human Resources (517)
373-1147.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
August 15, 2022
5:00 p.m.

To apply for this job email your details to jobapps@courts.mi.gov

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