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The Florida Bar News
July 1, 2013
Positions Available - Attorneys
Vernis & Bowling - Expanding “AV-RATED” law firm seeks aggressive attorneys with federal and/or state court experience in employment law, commercial litigation, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and civil litigation defense for its Ft. Lauderdale, DeLand, Jacksonville, Ft. Myers, Clearwater, Pensacola, Florida Keys, N. Palm Beach, Miami, Atlanta, Mobile, and Birmingham, AL offices. Exceptional opportunity and benefits. Fax resume to: (305) 892-1260.
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. - Attorneys At Law: A multi-office law firm seeking ATTORNEYS for its Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Ft. Myers, West Palm Beach, and Pensacola offices. Recruiting attorneys for Litigation and Corporate Law Departments. For Litigation Department: looking for attorneys with experience in the following practice areas: professional liability defense, general liability defense, insurance defense, commercial litigation, and workers compensation defense. Portable Book of Business a plus. For Corporate Law Department: looking for attorneys with experience handling securities and broker dealer matters, international and domestic taxation, bankruptcy, real estate, intellectual property, international law, corporate structure, asset protection, land use, and mergers and acquisitions. Portable book of business a plus. Also seeking 1-3 year associates in all offices. Email resume to RESUME@QPWBLAW.COM.
Butler Pappas: AV-rated, civil litigation firm has an opening in its Tampa office for a third party coverage defense attorney with 2+ years experience. Strong academic credentials a must. Competitive compensation offered. Please submit resume to Hiring Partner, Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig, LLP, 777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 500, Tampa 33602, or fax to (813) 281-0900.
CITY OF TITUSVILLE is seeking an Assistant City Attorney to assist in providing legal services to the City Council, Departments, and Advisory Boards. The work includes review and preparation of legal documents and representation of various departments in litigation and/or administrative proceedings. Applicants must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be an active member of The Florida Bar. Salary range is $40,000 - $50,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Resumes must include experience and references. Submit documentation to: Human Resources Department, City Of Titusville, 555 South Washington Avenue, Titusville, Florida 32796, or fax to (321) 383-5702.
Director of Legal Services - Highly responsible position directing legal staff of Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Program. Work with volunteers as part of a team to represent best interests of children. Oversee more than 130 best interest attorneys across the State. Free to locate anywhere in Florida. Five years Florida experience in trial court, appeals, child welfare, dependency preferred. Must be licensed in Florida. Start October 1. Salary based on experience. Good benefits. Send State of Florida application and resume with references to Guardian ad Litem, Attn: Legal Services, PO Box 10628, Tallahassee, FL 32302 or fax to: 850-487-9995. Closes July 15, 2013.
Garrison, Yount, Forte, Mulcahy & Lehner, located in Tampa, seeks defense litigation associate with at least 5 years of experience. Must be a member of The Florida Bar and admitted to the USDC for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Candidate must have: experience litigating insurance related matters in both State and Federal Court; Litigation experience relating to Homeowners policies, including both coverage and 3rd party liability matter. Preference will be given to those candidates who have experience in cases involving sinkhole, hurricane and water loss claims. Candidate must provide 2 writing samples and at least 2 references whom the candidate will permit to be contacted for reference information. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume and writing samples to KMisuraca@garrisonyount.com.
Thorne & Storey, P.A. – Downtown Orlando law firm seeking experienced workers’ compensation defense attorney. Excellent work environment. Competitive salary and benefits. Please send resumes to email@example.com or fax to 407-488-1221.
Government/Land Use/Administrative Lawyer: Full service AV-rated Sarasota firm seeks experienced government/land use/administrative lawyer. Board certification in city, county, local and government law preferred. Send resume and letter of introduction to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Commercial Litigator: Full service AV-rated Sarasota firm seeks experienced commercial litigator with a broad range of trial experience. Board certified with client base preferred. Send resume and letter of introduction to email@example.com.
Looking for Contract Attorney to handle traffic ticket cases in Orlando and Tampa traffic court. Will negotiate reasonable compensation. Good supplemental income for former prosecutor or public defender. Please reply to News Box #648.
Fort Myers based civil litigation Law Firm seeks experienced associate for civil litigation practice concentrating primarily in first party insurance matters. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume, references and writing sample to News Box #647.
South Florida Workers' Compensation Insurance Defense Firm seeking attorney with 1 or more years experience to join a busy insurance defense practice. Applicant must be detail-oriented and able to work independently. All interested candidates should email their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Associate Attorney: Statewide AV-rated insurance defense firm seeks aggressive litigation attorney with 3-5 years experience for workers’ compensation department for South Florida office. Trial experience required. Prior workers’ compensation experience preferred. Excellent salary and benefits. Reply to News Box #628.
AV-rated Defense Firm located in St. Petersburg is seeking an Associate Attorney with 3-5 years experience in the following practice areas: insurance defense, first party claims, sinkhole claims, personal injury and PIP. Excellent benefits package available. Please submit resumes to email@example.com or fax 727-456-1310.
Tampa Law Firm is seeking two attorneys with federal and/or state court experience in land use, real estate and commercial litigation. Minimum of 5 years experience. Portable Book of business a plus, but not necessary. Exceptional opportunity and benefits. Please email your resume to Ethanl@smolkerbartlett.com.
AV-rated Law Firm in North Palm Beach County, Associate Position avail. minimum 3-5 yrs. exp. Real estate development, transactional work, condo/HOA, commercial/corporate/business banking. Top 10% or equivalent; large firm experience preferred. Large firm salary proportionate to hours billed (1400 hrs. min). Great lifestyle/work balance. Please reply to News Box #646.
Boca Raton law firm seeks insurance defense attorney with a minimum of 3 years experience to handle cases involving personal injury claims and insurance coverage issues. Applicants must be able to independently conduct all aspects of discovery. Applicants with 1st party insurance coverage experience are preferred. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
First American Title is seeking a National Underwriting Counsel in Orlando, FL. The position requires successful underwriting of complex commercial transactions. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in handling sophisticated commercial transactions and law degree are required. To apply, please visit our website at www.firstam.com/careers and search Req. #24898BR. EOE.
Fort Walton Beach construction and real estate law firm seeks experienced litigation associate. Busy practice in a growing market offers exceptional opportunities for professional growth and partnership. Excellent career and training opportunities with Florida Bar Certified attorney. Competitive salary and benefits. Must be member of Florida Bar. Send resume and salary requirements in confidence to email@example.com.
Elderlaw, including public benefit planning, minimum two (2) years experience, Probate Litigation or Real Estate a plus, excellent academic credentials, outstanding opportunity for the right highly motivated attorney, short term partnership potential, team approach, unique emphasis on client satisfaction, small growing practice located in one of Florida’s best communities, Stuart, Martin County Florida; compensation package commensurate with ability. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: (772) 221-9028.
Exciting Opportunity in Orlando to Join a Growing Firm! Pearson Bitman LLP is seeking attorneys with a portable book of business ($200k+) looking to transition to a firm that prides itself on its great atmosphere/culture as much as its great work. Practice areas include employment (plaintiff or defense), corporate, commercial litigation, financial services, personal injury (plaintiff or defense), among others. Apply in confidence to email@example.com.
Tax, Probate, Trusts, and Estates Attorney: 5+ year lawyer to handle tax, probate, trusts, and estates matters in prestigious AV rated Coral Gables law firm. Experience in employee benefits, business structures, and transactional matters is also helpful. Must be organized, with interpersonal skills and a good work ethic, and be able to efficiently evaluate issues, prepare complex planning documentation utilizing document assembly, word, and excel software. Other keys are communicating with, attracting, and maintaining clients. Excellent benefits and work environment. Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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