Court Liaison

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Background

As an employee of the local law enforcement agency, court liaisons focus on the administrative duties of the court. Their job duties center on the day-to-day proceedings of the court and work to ensure that the day runs smoothly.

What is an average salary for a Court Liaison? $36, 670*

What classes at GVSU may help me in my career as a Court Liaison? Discuss with your advisor which courses among those on this list, along with other courses not listed here, would best serve your career goals.

     1. PSY 355 – Psychology & Culture
     2. PSY 302 – Psychology of Adjustment
     3. PSY 303 – Psychopathology
     4. COM 202 – Critical Interpretation
     5. COM 301 – Interpersonal Communication
     6. CJ 201 – Criminology
     7. CJ 330 – Correctional Process
     8. CJ 444 – Forensic Behavior & Law
     9. CJ 312 – Police Process

What skills are important for a Court Liaison to have? It is important to have strong organizational skills, oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with computers. In addition, strong interpersonal skills and interest in court proceedings and law would also be helpful to have in this line of work.

Employer Possibilities - Generally work directly for the court system, local governments or police stations.

*O*Net for a “Court Clerk” (2016)

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