The Florida Bar
The Florida Bar News
September 15, 2013
Positions Available - Attorneys
THE FLORIDA BAR, Ethics/Advertising, Sr. Attorney: Experienced attorney wanted. Primary duties are providing ethics advice by telephone and in writing to Florida Bar members; reviewing attorney advertising for compliance with the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar; and assisting in working with various bar committees. Qualified applicants are members of The Florida Bar in good standing with a minimum of three (3) years legal experience as an attorney. Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to deal tactfully with difficult callers and analyze difficult problems under pressure, and computer literacy required. SERVICE-ORIENTED ATTITUDE IS ESSENTIAL. Position is hiring at $64,505, plus benefits. Send resume and writing sample to Human Resources, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300 or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open until filled. Please notify Human Resources, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process. EOE.
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.
The School Board of Broward County, FL is accepting resumes for two (2) attorney positions: Administrative Counsel & Assistant General Counsel (Labor Attorney). For job descriptions, qualifications and application process, visit our website at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/nis/employmentopp.asp.
AV-rated boutique Commercial Litigation law firm seeks Associate with 3-5 yrs. experience in the courtroom, depositions, in drafting pleadings and research. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Benefits commensurate with experience. Email resume to email@example.com.
JOHNSON POPE BOKOR RUPPEL & BURNS, LLP, a Tampa Bay Area law firm for 40 years, has embarked upon a goal of sustained growth by the addition of selected lateral partners and senior associates. Candidates should have a portable book of business in one of the following specialty areas: health care or land use. Other practice specialties may also be considered. The firm culture is unique and presents a highly profitable, collegial, and intellectually charged platform from which to practice law. The firm partners enjoy an exceptional return in terms of compensation and benefits, AND quality of life. All inquiries will be held confidential. Please respond with CV and introduction to: Carol Hague, Chief Operating Officer, Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP, Offices in Tampa and Clearwater, firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax: 727.441.8617.
JOHNSON POPE BOKOR RUPPEL & BURNS, LLP, a Tampa Bay Area law firm for forty years, has embarked upon a goal of sustained growth by the addition of selected lateral partners and senior associates. Its Tampa office is recruiting for a commercial transactional lawyer. Candidates should have a portable book of business and a solid history of practice experience in commercial transactions. The firm culture is unique and presents a highly profitable, collegial, and intellectually charged platform from which to practice law. The firm partners enjoy an exceptional return in terms of compensation and benefits, AND quality of life. All inquiries will be held confidential. Please respond with CV and introduction to: Carol Hague, Chief Operating Officer, Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP, Offices in Tampa and Clearwater, email@example.com, Fax: 727.441.8617.
Partnership Potential. Broward County AV-rated plaintiff’s personal injury firm seeks trial attorney with 10+ years experience in P/I litigation. Must have significant first chair trial experience. Great earnings opportunity and benefits. All inquiries kept strictly confidential. Please send resume to News Box #653.
Workers' Compensation Attorneys with maximum of ten years experience and Paralegals sought for growing workers' compensation consulting firm in Lake Mary. WCSS was co-founded by a former defense attorney. We are seeking additional attorneys and paralegals to manage workers' compensation claims and litigation countrywide for multiple clients. Managing claims includes investigating compensability, ensuring compliance with return to work programs, and managing medical benefits. Managing litigation involves supervising panel defense counsel. This position does not involve litigation. Candidate must have strong computer skills as WCSS is a paperless environment. Salary range starts at $65,000 plus for attorneys. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE CITY OF ORLANDO is seeking a Civil Traffic Infraction Hearing Officer to conduct administrative hearings related to notices of violation issued for red light infractions in accordance with s.316.0083, Florida Statutes. Qualified applicant must be a member of The Florida Bar in good standing for at least 5 years; not already serving as a hearing officer for another local jurisdiction or for the State of Florida; and must have completed, or be willing to complete, a 40-hour education and training program approved by the Florida Supreme Court. Compensation will be $250.00 per hour for a maximum of four hours of service when scheduled, which is anticipated to be one day a month. Letters of interest with resumes should be mailed to Judie Olech, Office Manager, City Attorney’s Office, Orlando City Hall, P.O. Box 4990, Orlando, Florida 32802 by September 30, 2013.
Martin County is seeking an Assistant County Attorney with litigation experience. Experience with litigation on behalf of local government in Florida preferred. In addition to litigation, responsibilities will include providing legal advice, analysis, and opinions upon request for appointed county officials, administrative management staff, and advisory boards; drafting non-litigation documents; responding to public inquiries; and handling related matters. Litigation background must include 3 to 7 years of progressively greater responsibility for conducting depositions and other pre-trial discovery, drafting of pleadings and motions, and conducting evidentiary hearings and jury trials. Experience handling contested administrative hearings and prosecuting appeals is also highly desirable. Applicants must have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, be admitted to practice law in Florida, and be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar. Knowledge of Florida judicial procedures and the rules of evidence, familiarity with state and federal law as applied to county government, the capability to exercise good independent judgment, and effective oral and written communication skills are essential. Florida Bar board certification in City, County, and Local Government Law is desirable, but not required. Salary range is $76,000-98,400, with actual salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Apply by submitting Martin County employment application (www.martin.fl.us), current resume, and statement of desired salary to Martin County Human Resources by 5:00 PM on October 9, 2013. Contact: Roberta Russo, 772-221-1302 (email@example.com). Martin County is an EOE and DFWP.
Nationally Recognized automobile franchise law firm, located in Tallahassee, with a nationwide practice representing automobile dealers seeks transactional associate. 2-3 years experience. Competitive salary and benefits package. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boca Raton insurance defense firm seeks junior level associate with 2-3 years insurance defense experience in general and professional liability and property damage claims. Competitive pay/benefits. Forward cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Looking for Contract Attorney to handle traffic ticket cases in Miami Dade traffic court. Will negotiate reasonable compensation. Good supplemental income for former prosecutor or public defender. Please reply to News Box #648.
Family Law Firm - A well established Fort Myers law firm is looking for a motivated attorney with 3 - 5 years of family law experience. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 239.936.2542.
Attorney Needed: Citrus County is seeking qualified attorney to serve as the License Compliance Special Master. Must be familiar with Chapter 489, Florida Administrative Code 61G4, 61G6, Building Ordinance Chapter 18. Hearings involve construction related cases including unlicensed individuals, unpermitted work, and advertising violations. Contact Amy Becker 352-400-0685, email@example.com.
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.
Pavese Law Firm seeks an attorney for its Fort Myers office with zero to three years of experience to practice primarily in the field of Condominium Association and Real Estate Law. Candidate must have excellent writing skills as well as strong academic credentials. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOUSING ATTORNEY for non-profit law firm in Ocala. Full time position. Works with low-income clients. Experience in public/subsidized housing and mortgage foreclosures; bankruptcy experience preferred. Spanish speaking preferred. Travel within Central FL. Excellent benefits package including free insurance and student loan repayment. Send resume, writing samples, and references to email@example.com or fax (386) 323-5762. E.O.E.
Pavese Law Firm seeks an attorney for its Fort Myers office with two to five years of experience to practice primarily in the field of Business and Tax Law. Candidate must have strong academic credentials and a commitment for long term growth. An LLM in tax is desirable. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ChildNet the lead foster care agency in Broward and Palm Beach County is searching for an Assistant General Counsel for its Palm Beach Office. The pay range for this position is $75,000-$85,000 with a full competitive benefits package. For additional information regarding the position please contact ChildNets Recruiter Gerren Bray email@example.com or visit ChildNets website www.childnet.us.
The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm, a litigation boutique located in North Tampa, is seeking senior associate level or junior partner level attorney with litigation experience in the areas of construction law, product liability, and/or medical malpractice. Competitive compensation, benefit and bonus packages for experienced and hard working candidates. Portable business preferred but not necessary. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP, a Philadelphia, PA based insurance defense firm is seeking an associate attorney for their Miami, Florida office. Candidates must have 5+ years experience in insurance defense, premises liability and coverage. Must be admitted to FL Bar. Competitive salary and benefits. Immediate eligibility for 401K plan. Send cover letter and resume to Anita Acebo at 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.
Sarasota AV-rated commercial litigation law firm is seeking a lawyer with minimum of five years complex civil litigation experience. Candidate must have superior academic credentials, a successful employment history, and proven client relations skills. This is a long term opportunity. Salary commensurate with talent and experience. Medical, disability, and 401k benefits provided. All inquiries will be treated with the utmost discretion and held in strict confidence. Email resume to: email@example.com.
Litigation Associate - Expanding boutique law firm in Boca Raton handling commercial and civil litigation, corporate law, and bankruptcy law, seeks aggressive attorney with 3-5+ years of litigation experience. Must have experience in the area of civil/commercial litigation, and be able to draft pleadings, discovery, and motions; have courtroom experience; have exceptional legal research and writing skills; and be computer proficient. Trial experience is preferred. Excellent opportunity and competitive pay/benefits available. firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY WANTED (OCALA). Growing Multi-Practice firm in Marion County seeks associate with minimum two years experience. Applicant must be admitted to Florida Bar in good standing. Experience in civil litigation a must. This is not an entry level position. Must be self motivated, professional, organized, strong verbal and drafting skills, and research. Majority of practice is labor and employment Mostly pre-litigation, fast paced, prepare all stages of pleadings to trial. Contact: email@example.com.
Securities/Commercial Litigation law firm seeks attorney with a minimum of ten years of first chair bench and jury trial experience in federal and state court. Applicants must be proficient in managing an individual caseload of complex commercial, business, and/or securities litigation matters. Candidates must possess preeminent research, writing, and analytical skills with a demonstrated body of written work product as the principal author. Florida Bar membership is required. Please forward resume and writing samples to: Carl F. Schoeppl, Esq., Schoeppl & Burke, P.A., 4651 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, Florida 33431, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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