clerk of court

  • 1.

    The court officer who oversees administrative functions, especially managing the flow of cases through the court. The clerk's office is often called a court's central nervous system.

    United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 1
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  • 2.

    "Clerk of court" means the trial court administrator or any other nonjudicial officer or employee of the circuit court for a county authorized by the presiding judge for the judicial district.

    Oregon Legislature 2

1United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Commonly Used Terms - U.S. Courts, http://­www.ca9.uscourts.gov/­content/­view.php?pk_id=0000000237 (last accessed May 28, 2009).

2Or. Rev. Stat. § 10.010 (2007).