Job Details

Magistrate (IV-D)

Division: Domestic Relations Court
Contact Name: Chelsea Markert
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 740-670-5150
Contact Fax: 740-670-5152
Date Posted: 7/6/2020
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Position Location: Newark, Ohio
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Position Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below.


Conduct hearings related to child support matters.


Completes dockets in an orderly and efficient manner.


Promptly hears and decides all cases referred within the Supreme Court guidelines.


Files all decisions/orders as soon as possible upon the conclusion of the hearing.


Remains current on case law and legislation.


Performs legal research as required by Judges or demands of job.


Assists in drafting and revising court rules as instructed.


Reviews entries for signature or return for corrections.


Participates in programs designed to educate the public and litigants regarding court procedures and the court experience.


Other duties as assigned.

Brief Description:

The Court seeks an individual to conduct court hearings on its IV-D docket. Must have knowledge of Domestic Relations law and procedure, as well as rules of civil and trial procedure. Be able to conduct trials and hearings in an effective and courteous manner.

Job Prerequisites:

Must possess a Law Degree with minimum of five years in the practice of family law issues. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and in good standing at time of application for position. Current on all CLE requirements.

Application Procedure:

Submit completed application to the Licking County Domestic Relations Court, 75 E. Main Street, Newark, Ohio 43055. Applications can be obtained in person in the Human Resources Department between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily, or printed from the website at Successful candidates will be subject to Licking County’s pre-employment drug screen and background check.


Salary:             Commensurate with experience

Job Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Salary