The Clerk’s Seal

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Meaning of Clerk's Seal


  • Lady Justice typically wears a blindfold to symbolize her impartiality.
  • Lady Justice holds a sword and shield which symbolizes her statutory duty to safeguard the finances and records entrusted to the Clerk.

  • As this relates to the Clerk’s Office, it symbolizes her ability to safeguard the finances and records entrusted to the Clerk.
  • The blindfold and scales, together with the sword, complete the symbolism of Lady Justice as both powerful and impartial.