Administration

The administrative offices of the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court’s Office are located in the General Government Building, 200 Derbigny St., Ste. 5600, Gretna LA 70053.  The mailing address is P.O. Box 10, Gretna LA 70054-0010, and our office may be reached at (504) 364-2900.

Purchasing

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The clerk of court’s purchasing department provides purchasing services while conforming to established purchasing procedures and bid laws.

Responses to bids and requests for proposals are accepted in Suite 5600 of the General Government Building located at 200 Derbigny Street in Gretna, Louisiana.  Responses also may be mailed to us at P.O. Box 10 Gretna LA 70054-0010 or e-mailed to our purchasing agent at kyoung@jpclerkofcourt.us.

Fighting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Pursuant to La. R.S. 24:523.1, the clerk of court makes the following message and information available to the public:

Contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline if you suspect the misappropriation (theft), fraud, waste or abuse of public funds by anyone.  Information provided to the LLA Hotline may result in an investigation, audit or other review.  When providing information to the LLA Hotline, please include sufficient detail (describing who, what, where, when, why and how) to allow us to fully evaluate your information.  Although we consider anonymous information, providing us with your name and telephone number will allow us to contact you with any additional questions we have.  Your name and telephone number, as well as the status of complaints, are confidential.

Contacting the LLA Hotline is easy:  Citizens who wish to report illicit activity should contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor at: 1) by phone at 1 (844) 50 FRAUD (503-7283); 2) by fax 1 (844) 40 FRAUD (403-7283); via U.S. mail at LLA Hotline, P.O. Box 94397, Baton Rouge LA 70804; or via website, www.ReportFraud.la.

This notice has been posted throughout the offices of the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court.

Public Records Requests

Louisiana House Concurrent Resolution No. 129 of the 2013 Regular Legislative Session requires the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court’s Office to publicize the name and contact information of its custodian of public records, the official charged with receiving and responding to public records requests submitted pursuant to La. R.S. 44:1 et seq.  The clerk of court’s civil, criminal, traffic, marriage license, and mortgage and conveyance records are available for public examination in the facilities in which their respective filing and research offices are housed.  Said access is free; patrons need pay only for copies made or requested, and no appointment or advance contact is needed to inspect those records, which are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  Online access to these records is available via the clerk’s JeffNet service, which is available on a subscription basis for a nominal fee.  For all other records, a public records request should be sent to Frank Borne, Jr., Chief Deputy, at fborne@jpclerkofcourt.us.  Those requesting documents pursuant to La. R.S. 44:1 will be charged appropriate copy fees or provided with a date and time to examine the records at no charge.

Employment

Application for Employment

If you are interested in serving your community in a clean, friendly environment, working for the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court’s Office might suit you! The clerk of court offers full-time employees:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.  Employees earn 2 weeks paid vacation after 1 year; 3 weeks at 10 years; and 4 weeks at 20 years. The clerk of court’s holiday schedule is generous, as well.  Employees earn 7 hours per month and may use that time for health or other personal reasons.
  • Health Insurance.  Employees pay only 20% of their health insurance premium.  Affordable rates also are available for their spouses and dependents.
  • Dental Insurance.  Employees pay 20% of their dental insurance premium.  Affordable rates also are available for their spouses and dependents.
  • Life Insurance.  The clerk of court pays 100% of the life insurance premiums for employees.  Affordable rates also are available for employees’ spouses and dependents.
  • Pension Plan.  The clerk of court’s employees participate in the Louisiana Clerks of Court Retirement Trust Plan.  In addition to the 8.25% pre-tax portion that employees contribute to their retirement account, the clerk of court contributes an additional 17.50% of the employee’s gross income.
  • Other benefits.  Long-term disability insurance; direct deposit of payroll.

The clerk of court accepts resumes in the General Government Building, 200 Derbigny Street, Suite 5600, Gretna, Louisiana.  Resumes may be faxed to ATTN: Personnel Dept., (504) 364-2956, or mailed to P.O. Box 10 Gretna LA 70054-0010.  You may download an Application for Employment.  The application must be submitted with a resume.