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Employment Opportunities

Deputy Clerk

The Adams County Clerk of Courts Office is looking for an individual that meets the following qualifications to employ as a Deputy Clerk.

The Deputy Clerk is responsible for filing and maintaining an accurate record of all transactions through the Court of Common Pleas Clerk Of Courts Office.


  • High school graduate is required
  • Minimum 2 years Office Experience
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system, courts and clerk-related practices, principles, laws and operation is preferred, but not necessary
  • Proficiency in operating a personal computer and using, or being able to learn, Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Typing or keyboard ability to 50 wpm accurately.
  • Ability to prioritize work, perform a variety of duties and manage a variety of projects simultaneously in a high pressure atmosphere under sometimes severe time constraints
  • Ability to effectively and professional communicate verbally and in writing to a diverse audience.
  • Demonstrate dependability, reliability, and an excellent attendance record
  • Patience, objectivity, maturity, effectiveness under stress, initiative, adaptability and sound judgment are strong qualities that will benefit this position and office


  • Case processing
    • Assigning case numbers
    • Processing notices, summons, subpoenas, warrants
      • Journalize entries
      • Index each entry
      • Docket each entry
    • Disposition notice to BCI
    • Filing and retrieval of legal/social files
  • Receipt of fines and cost
  • Daily balancing of receipts
  • Daily mail drop-off and bank deposits
  • Appeals
    • Accept filing of appeals
    • Prepare notice and transcript to be forwarded to Court of Appeals
  • Daily assembly of legal files
  • Respond to questions from the general public
  • Perform any other duties as deemed appropriate and proper by the Clerk or Chief Deputy Clerk

Please submit resumes by mail at the following address: Adams County Clerk of Courts Office, Attn: Chief Deputy Leanne Liston, 110 West Main St. Rm. 207, West Union, OH 45693 or by email at

Resumes must be received by 4/19/21

Larry Heller, Clerk of Courts