The Florida Bar
The Florida Bar News
April 1, 2013
Positions Available - Attorneys
THE FLORIDA BAR, Tampa Branch, Senior Attorney The Florida Bar’s Tampa Branch seeks to hire experienced counsel to handle bar grievances at investigative, trial, and appellate levels. The qualified candidate must be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar with a minimum of three (3) years experience in effective case management, discovery and motion practice, and trial work. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Position is hiring at $66,118, plus benefits. Send resume and writing sample to Human Resources, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 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.
Established (50 Years) AV-rated Law Firm seeking experienced attorneys in the firm’s Orlando and Ocala offices having the following practice: business, real estate, tax, construction, or commercial litigation. Candidates must have a portable book and ability to develop additional work. Excellent opportunity to join a growing mid-size firm with professional and highly qualified staff. Enjoy concentrating on law and practice development in a desirable firm culture. EOE. Reply to: Bill@mateerharbert.com.
COUNTY ATTORNEY: Indian River County Attorney’s Office - The Indian River County Board of County Commissioners is seeking a County Attorney. The ideal candidate will have excellent legal, communication and office management skills. Minimum requirements include: graduation from an accredited law school; active membership in good standing with The Florida Bar; and a minimum of ten years experience as a practicing attorney, with at least five years experience in local government law. Download application and full job posting at: www.ircgov.com. Submit application (and attached resume) to Indian River County Human Resources, 1800 27th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960, or email to IRCHRAPPS@IRCGOV.COM. Application submittal deadline is April 15, 2013. All qualified attorneys, including women and minorities, are encouraged to apply. The County is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and a drug-free workplace.
GENERAL COUNSEL - The School District of Palm Beach County is seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of General Counsel. As the 11th largest school district in the United States, the School District of Palm Beach County has a workforce of 21, 361 employees and a 2.3 billion dollar budget. The District serves 174,000 students in 187 public schools and is “A” rated. This position is a direct report to the School Board and has a department of eleven attorneys and staff. Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a law degree from an accredited law school and be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar for at least the past five years with five or more years of successful experience as an attorney for a public agency. The successful candidate must satisfy eligibility requirements, including background check as mandated by Florida State laws. Please review the Job Description for this position and apply online at www.palmbeachschools.org. Salary: Negotiable, Application Deadline: April 8, 2013, Start Date: July 1, 2013, To Apply Online: palmbeachschools.org/jobs, Job Opening ID: 131688, Job Code: 70870.
Boca Raton Insurance Defense Firm seeks associate with experience in construction and/or professional liability matters. Competitive pay/benefits. Forward cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Morrison & Mills, P.A. a Tampa AV-rated business law firm established in 1989 is expanding through addition of experienced associates. Minimum of 5 years experience in commercial transactions and litigation required. Reply in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foreclosure Attorney; 2-5 years experience Creditor Rights/Litigation, Full Time position available in our Tampa Office; Florida Bar license required; Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package; Fax resume & salary requirements to (813) 880-8800 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm is seeking an attorney with 5-10 years of experience litigating commercial and employment related disputes. Competitive salary, bonus and benefits program for qualified candidates. Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Litigation Associate: Boutique Hollywood Firm seeks an associate with 5 plus years of experience in general commercial litigation in both Federal and State courts. Portable book of business preferred, but not required. Send resume and salary requirements to: Phillipslawyers@gmail.com.
LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – AV-rated trial litigation firm seeking attorney for our North Palm Beach office. Must possess 3+ yrs experience in Medical Malpractice Defense & General Liability Defense. Email resume and salary requirements to Pamela McBride, Bobo, Ciotoli, et al email@example.com.
Positions Available: Associate attorney for statewide family law firm for Boca Raton office. Must be admitted to Bar for at least 2 years; no family law experience necessary. Email resume to COO John Vick at firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to www.kleighlaw.com for more information.
AV-rated Winter Park Medical Malpractice Defense Firm seeks Associate with 2-5 years' experience. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Brian L. Smith, Hill, Adams, Hall & Schieffelin, P.O. Box 1090, Winter Park, FL 32790.
CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION ATTORNEY – Orlando/Tampa AV law firm seeks construction litigation attorney for Tampa and Orlando offices. Minimum 5yrs experience. Partial book of business a plus. Excellent growth opportunity/benefits. Send resume to Howard Allen, Railey Harding & Allen, P.A., 15 N. Eola Dr., Orlando, FL 32801, Email: email@example.com.
Tallahassee Law Firm is seeking a 2 to 5 year associate attorney to join the firm’s real estate and business law group. The person seeking this position must write well, be detail oriented, have excellent communication skills, have a strong work ethic, and work well with paralegals. Please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Litigation Associate for downtown Fort Lauderdale AV-rated community association law firm; association lien foreclosures; condominium arbitrations; rule enforcement; injunction lawsuits; general litigation representing associations. Salary commensurate with experience. Top 20% of law school class preferred. Refer to www.tuckertighe.com for info on firm. Please send resume, writing sample and grade transcript to email@example.com.
Tampa AV-rated Civil Litigation Firm seeking litigation attorney with 3-6 years’ experience in insurance defense, products liability and insurance disability. Competitive salary and generous benefits package. Please DO NOT respond unless you meet the years’ experience requirement. Send resume to Hiring Partner, Ogden & Sullivan, PA, 113 S. Armenia Avenue, Tampa, FL 33609.
ATTORNEY - Insurance defense firm with statewide practice seeks experienced associates for PIP and Auto Defense practice group in their Orlando office. Applicants must be self-motivated, with a commitment to excellence and high ethical standards. An existing client base is a plus, but not necessary. Submit resumes and salary requirements to News Box #638.
Corporate Attorney (Palm Beach Gardens) - Growing AV-rated North Palm Beach County law firm seeks a corporate and transactional attorney to head up its corporate law department. Partial book of business a plus, but not required. Competitive salary and incentive structure with excellent benefits. All inquires kept in strictest confidence. Please fax resume for consideration to (561) 584-5858.
Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson, a Statewide AV-rated defense firm founded in 1934, seeks an associate attorney in its Miami Office with 2-3 years, or more, of experience handling first-party homeowner's and commercial property lawsuits. Excellent career opportunity with competitive salary and benefits offered. For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Michael Galex at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prestigious Clearwater law firm seeks associate attorney with 3+ years of experience handling commercial real estate transactions. Experience in land use, zoning, HOA would be a plus. Excellent compensation and benefits package. Great firm culture. Send resume with compensation history to Carol Hague, CEO, Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP: Fax (727)441-8617 or email@example.com. All submissions will be confidential.
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida – Established commercial real estate company seeks an attorney with 2-3 years of practice in real estate transactions including the examination of title insurance commitments, survey and loan documents. The Position is in-house legal counsel working with and for senior legal counsel. Send both resume and law school transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org. Must be in top quartile of applicant’s law school class.
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 at least 2 to 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.
Small AV-rated downtown Miami boutique commercial litigation law firm seeks motivated associate with 5-8 years experience in complex commercial litigation, general business litigation, construction litigation, business tort and contract litigation, in state, federal and bankruptcy courts - with the ability to effectively communicate with clients. Strong writing and advocacy skills required, bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience, with extensive benefits package. Please send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MANAGEMENT LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW ASSOCIATE. Kunkel Miller & Hament, an AV-rated firm with a statewide practice in labor and employment law representing management, seeks associate with 3-5 years employment law experience for its Sarasota office. Must have experience in federal and state court employment litigation and be able to work independently. Excellent research, writing, and communication skills required. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume in confidence to: email@example.com.
INSURANCE DEFENSE ASSOCIATE AND LEGAL ASSISTANT- Associate and legal assistant needed for insurance defense firm in East Pompano Beach. We work with the best and the brightest in the field. If you want to work in an environment where your work matters, and is rewarded, this is the firm for you. We prefer a candidate with 3-5 years experience in BI, PIP, PI, and/or Property defense. Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prominent Law Firm is seeking to hire a PI ASSOCIATE. DUTIES INCLUDE: Reviewing medical records and case law, drafting demands and settlement negotiations. File lawsuits, engage in discovery, attend depositions and mediations, attend hearings and assist in trials. REQUIREMENTS: A Licensed member of The Florida Bar in good standing. Bilingual English-Spanish a plus. At least 2+ years of experience in litigation. EMAIL: INFO@FUENTESBERRIO.COM or FAX: 954-794-1212 your resume with references and salary request for consideration.
The Tampa Office of a prominent 859-attorney national law firm has immediate openings for attorneys with at least 3 years experience in the defense of doctors and hospitals, nursing homes, ALF's, general liability, employment, workers' compensation, commercial litigation, construction litigation, bad faith and coverage. The Tampa office is seeking associate level and partner level candidates with and without portable books of business. An excellent career opportunity in a family-oriented work environment. Please submit your resume in confidence to email@example.com.
Top rated Tampa Firm specializing in complex litigation, mostly criminal, looking for experienced attorney to work on state and federal cases. The majority of the practice is white collar defense work, so experience with bankruptcy, tax or financial matters is a plus. Individual must be very hard working and committed to success, regardless of the hours or amount of work required. Individual must possess superior research and writing skills. Prior clerkship and/or trial experience are also pluses. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please email resumes and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Positions Available - Other
F/T Paralegal w/experience for busy Elder Law firm, Miller & Brasington, in Gainesville. Must be computer savvy, detail oriented, team player. Email resume to email@example.com. No calls/walk-ins.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal – Downtown Orlando: Busy Firm seeks an experienced Family Law Legal Assistant/Paralegal with 3-5 years family law experience. Candidate must have experience drafting pleadings, scheduling court hearings, and other customary family law tasks. Self-starter and detail oriented. Please submit a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Job Opportunity - Date: March 4, 2013, Closing Date: April 30, 2013, Position Number: 03048, Position Title: Clerk of the Florida Supreme Court, Job Location: Florida Supreme Court, Clerk’s Office, Tallahassee, Florida, Salary Range: $115,000 - $120,000 (Annually). The Florida Supreme Court is seeking an experienced executive manager with broad appellate court experience preferred for the position of Clerk of the Supreme Court of Florida. The essential function of the position within the organization is to oversee the monitoring of receipting, processing, documenting, and filing of pleadings, briefs, opinions and related legal documents submitted to or originated by the Court. The position is also responsible for reviewing and approving all uncontested bar disciplinary actions, overseeing review of files received, determining action on certain jurisdictional questions, giving direction on motions and other pleadings filed with the Court, preparing special reports on the Court calendar, and overseeing the preparation and maintenance of dockets, records and files. The position works to solve administrative problems and to improve the Court’s case management processes and other internal procedures. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings with the Chief Justice and the Court. Education and Training Guidelines: Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis. Education: Juris Doctorate or advanced degree in a field of management such as public administration, business administration, accounting, etc. Experience: Six years of executive management experience including three years experience supervising non-attorneys required. Five years experience in the practice of appellate law subsequent to Bar admission or five years experience or legal work on the staff of an appellate court as an appellate court clerk, judicial law clerk or staff attorney highly desired. Membership in the Florida Bar highly desired. Special Comments: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - Knowledge of web-based applications required; Knowledge of Windows Operating System and programs required; Demonstrated commitment, dedication, and multi-tasking skills are required. Excellent writing skills required; Ability to analyze complex legal and factual matters with attention to minute details required; Ability to communicate, cooperate, coordinate, and plan with others to accomplish tasks and achieve common goals required; Ability to exercise discretion and judgment and to preserve the confidentiality expected of an attorney in a position of the highest trust and confidence required; Ability to make presentations of complex issues to a wide audience required; Knowledge of evolving technology in the transition to a paperless environment, especially court environment, highly preferred; Knowledge of methods of legal research and the documentation of legal authority through citation preferred; Ability to interact with media representatives preferred; Experience in legal writing including the drafting of orders preferred; Must be willing to travel. How To Apply: Submit a cover letter, current and complete State of Florida Employment Application, résumé, proof of education, and certification or licensure to the People First Service Center online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com. For additional information, questions or concerns, please contact: Office of Personnel Services at 850-487-0778. An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability. If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.
Real Estate/Space Sharing
Tax & Estate Atty looking for atty to share offices at Brickell Key. Great 2 lawyer suite off elevator- fifth floor. Very large office (with large conference type desk) overlooking the bay-also secretarial station. Potential for referral of business. 305-371-9213.
Downtown Tampa Office building for sale 1010 N. Florida Avenue, 9,264 SF +/-. Upgraded Class A look, includes ample on-site parking. Currently a law office. Conference room features wall to ceiling glass on 2 sides and balcony. The Mahr Company lic. real estate broker, contact Amy Cox 813 205 2427 email@example.com.
Estate Planning/Corporate/business - Transactions Attorney: Reduce your overhead and continue your practice in a convenient Clearwater law office. If you are an experienced estate planning, corporate and business transactions attorney, you can work independently with your own clients and in conjunction with attorneys in an established mid-size "AV"-rated north Pinellas full-service law firm. Immediate work referral commensurate with experience and/or potential lateral opportunity. Reply in strict confidence to: Donna Miller, 1253 Park Street, Suite 200, Clearwater, FL 33756 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.