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Ikey Joe Chadwell for Lee County Circuit Court Clerk

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Mission Statement

As a public servant to the Lee County taxpayers, I strive to treat everyone with civility, striving to maintain open and honest lines of communication. Through teamwork, I seek partnerships with our citizens and our community to achieve mutual goals. As your Circuit Court Clerk I will be committed to demonstrating fiscal responsibility as well as maintaining a high level of accountability to our community, judicial partners, and employees. As Clerk, I will endeavor to ensure that our actions in the clerk’s office parallel our commitment to excellence. I will apply collective knowledge and experience to the work of the Clerk’s office to create a more effective and efficient organization. It is through our integrity as public servants that we gain the confidence and trust of the public we serve, our judicial partners and employees.

Circuit Court Clerk’s Duties and Responsibilities

The duty of the Clerk is to serve as the administrative arm of the Court system. The Clerk is responsible for keeping the official record of the Court in all proceedings that come before the Court. The Clerk also has all financial responsibilities relating to the Court system as well as administrative and managerial duties. All monies owed to the Court are collected and distributed by the Circuit Court Clerk. The Clerk manages the Court’s docket and juries. Case-related information and court documents are provided to federal, state, and local agencies as well as to the general public, attorneys, litigants, and the media. The Clerk’s office assist the Circuit Court Judges in the execution of the judicial duties by preparing, recording, and maintaining court orders, subpoenas, and pleadings. The Clerk is a non-judicial office of the Judicial Branch of State government. The Clerk is required to attend all sessions of Court, keep and preserve all records and files of the Court and is Keeper of the Seal of the Court. Additional services provided by the Clerk’s office:

     Responsible for all deeds, deeds of trust, powers of attorney, real estate liens and releases.
     Accountable for processing judgements, financial statements, fictitious names, and marriage licenses.
     Dedicated to the citizens of Lee County ensuring the Clerk of Courts financial transactions and internal financial controls adhere to the standards set by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board.
     Allegiant to better serving the public by providing quality customer service in a prompt, courteous, and competent manner with any concerns and needs brought to the Clerk’s office.

Vision: Lee County Deserves Better

Lee County citizens deserve and should expect the best of leadership from their county officials. As Clerk, I will set a new standard in customer service, accounting practices and will develop performance measures that track our progress and demonstrate our success. I have proven experience in implementing and utilizing new technology as demonstrated in the Treasure’s office. I will strive to bring forth a new era of technology within the Clerk’s office such as the Internet to make files instantly available, and by providing on-line, interactive forms and document imaging. I will embrace the responsibilities of the Clerk’s office working closely with the Sheriff’s Office, our Judges, Commonwealth Attorney, attorneys, and all citizens that rely on this administrative arm of the Court system.

In closing, it has been an honor and special privilege to serve Lee County citizens as Treasurer for the past 20+ years. I greatly appreciate the loyal support you have provided me and take pride in the many accomplishments we have achieved. My open door policy, your dedicated support and informative advice has afforded me the opportunity to best serve the citizens of Lee County. I have a proven record and am positive we can progressively better serve Lee County’s citizens when I am elected as your Circuit Court Clerk. I humbly seek your continued confidence and trust.

Vote for someone you know and trust ~ Vote Ikey Joe Chadwell for Circuit Court Clerk.

With Kindest Regards ~ Respectfully, Ikey Joe Chadwell
Candidate for Circuit Court Clerk