Describe your job to someone that is looking to enter the field and secure employment with Lorain County Domestic Relations Court?
“My job is definitely busy all the time. The assignment commissioners are the faces you see when you come into court and the voices you hear when you call to ask questions. To describe my job in the simplest way possible, I schedule hearings with the judges and magistrates and coordinate hearing dates with attorneys. This is not always an easy task, but it definitely keeps me on my toes and gets me to problem solve daily matters. Every day is different but that is one of the reasons I love my job. One of the important parts of my job is to keep a positive attitude and be kind to the citizens of Lorain County. No matter what issues arise within my job, it is important to keep pushing forward and just work through it.“
Provide some information about your first few weeks in your position. Were you required to complete training? Were you excited or overwhelmed? When did you start feeling comfortable within your position?
“When I first started with the Court as an assignment commissioner, I was only 18 years old and it was very overwhelming. Everything was fast paced and I was nervous that I wouldn’t catch on quickly. I was also the youngest person in the court and felt like I wasn’t going to fit in. Fortunately, this soon changed when I met all of my co-workers. They made me feel so welcomed and were always there if I had questions. There was a lot of information to learn during my first two weeks of training and at first it didn’t all make sense. After my initial two weeks of asking questions and training, everything became more clear and fell into place. It has been a year since I started and I am still learning new things about the Court on a daily basis.”