Applicants must possess at least a high school diploma or equivalent.  Applicants must be fluent in English and Spanish.  Applicants should possess the ability to work in a high volume environment. The ideal candidate should be able to interact professionally with attorneys, victims and witnesses, have the ability to multitask, have exceptional organizational skills, a positive attitude, be able to work independently, demonstrate enthusiasm to learn new ideas and concepts. Selected candidates will be subject to a criminal background check before starting employment.

The Administrative Assistant will:

  • Contact victims and witnesses, especially those who are Spanish speaking prior to court hearings.
  • Provide Assistant State's Attorneys and Victim Witness Coordinators with translation services as needed.
  • Provide court accompaniment when requested for Spanish speaking victims or witnesses.
  • Prepare correspondence to victims, witnesses and police officers to provide notification of upcoming court events.
  • Answer incoming phone calls in response to office correspondence in order to obtain the most up to date information for victims and witnesses.
  • Screen phone calls to determine if victim or witness needs to speak with VW Coordinator or ASA.
  • Maintain a presence in Victim Witness room in order to check in witness, validate parking, answer any questions and communicate with VW coordinators.
  • Process and sort any returned mail to the Victim Witness Coordinators.
  • Check any upcoming cases for VNF forms to determine if VW Coordinators should notify Victims of hearings.
  • Any other duties that fall within the Victim Witness Division.

Salary: Starting at $53,065 (commensurate with experience). Benefits are associated with this position.

To Apply:

All interested persons should email resume and cover letter to Please use “Bilingual Legal Specialist” as the subject reference of your email and in your cover letter. Documents must be in pdf or Word format. Position remains open until filled.