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The Florida Bar News
April 30, 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.
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.
ATTORNEYS: Broward County A/V rated insurance defense firm seeks associates with 3 to 5 years experience with insurance coverage issues or strong background or interest in defense of bodily injury claims. Excellent research and writing skills as well as strong analytical skills required for position related to coverage issues. The firm offers competitive salary and excellent benefits. All inquiries confidential. www.bernstein-chackman.com. Email resume to admin@Bernstein-Chackman.com.
ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY - Polk County, Florida: This is a career opportunity to serve in a fast-paced local government law office. The successful candidate will draft and review contracts, advise county staff on procurement and transactional matters, manage contract litigation with outside counsel, provide research and legal advice on issues specific to local governments, coordinate public record requests and become a part of a mutually supportive team of seven attorneys and five staff members. The successful candidate should be a self-starter, self sufficient, and be able to perform with a minimum of supervision. Membership in the Florida Bar is required. Preference will be given to candidates experienced in public procurement, transactions, public records and local government law. The compensation for this position is negotiable based upon experience. Time is of the essence in filling this position; however, the position will remain open until filled by a qualified individual. For information regarding this opportunity and to complete a Polk County Application for Employment, visit the Polk County BoCC website and refer to Job Code 696390. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VP. www.polk-county.net.
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.
Hill Ward Henderson, an AV-rated, Tampa, Florida law firm seeks both an experienced associate lawyer and a shareholder-level lawyer for its Corporate & Tax Group. Candidates must have significant experience in securities and mergers and acquisitions. The position requires excellent academic credentials, major transaction experience, and a strong work ethic. The position offers immediate front-line deal involvement in a friendly, collegial work environment, an equity partner opportunity, and excellent compensation and benefits. Clients include recognized private equity and venture capital firms, as well as significant public companies. Send resume and cover letter in confidence to Jeanie M. Poley at email@example.com. Please visit our firm website at www.hwhlaw.com.
The Volusia County Attorney’s office is seeking applicants for one full time position of assistant county attorney. Must possess a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school and be an active member of the Florida Bar. No outside practice is permitted. Duties include advising officials, employees and representing the County in administrative and legislative matters. Preferred candidates will have at least five years experience in regulatory, real estate, information technology, healthcare, procurement of goods and services including complex contract negotiations and drafting, transactional, administrative and quasi-judicial, and have excellent research and drafting skills; or will have at least five years broadly based local government experience with substantial experience in comprehensive planning and development issues. For additional details or to apply, go to: http://volusia.org/personnel and click on the Job Opportunities link. Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.
St. Johns County Attorney's office seeks an Assistant County Attorney to provide professional legal work of a challenging and responsible nature for St. Johns County. The attorney’s primary practice area will relate to land use issues, but will also involve work on a variety of other local government-related legal issues. Minimum Qualification Requirements: Graduation from an accredited law school and a minimum of three (3) years experience as a practicing attorney, a considerable amount of which shall have been in the practice of local government law, with experience in land use law preferred. Possession of a Juris Doctorate Degree, and must possess a valid license to practice law in the State of Florida. Experience, interests, and skills in local governmental law, in the handling of litigation, and in matters pertaining to the duties of an attorney for a local governmental agency are desired. Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver license. Demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a team environment. Knowledge of Federal, State, and County laws on a general basis. Specific knowledge of laws relating to County rights and privileges. Ability to coordinate with and instruct other departments concerning legal opinions and policy. Ability to meet deadlines, manage priorities and work with challenging and time sensitive situations. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others. Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language. Must be able to operate a computer. St. Johns County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All employment actions are taken without regard to race, religion, national origin, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, or genetics. Salary: $76,670.47. Deadline: Posted Until Filled. For more information, or to apply, go to our website: http://www.sjcfl.us/Personnel/Jobs.aspx.
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.
Established Law Firm seeking experienced business bankruptcy attorney for Jacksonville office. Portable business preferred but not required. Necessary experience: Chapter 11’s; representing lenders and addressing mortgage and other real estate related issues; complex motion and hearing practice. Collegial, entrepreneurial law office. Resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leading Attorney – Fort Lauderdale Family Practice Firm seeking a Managing Attorney for the Miami/Doral area. Outstanding opportunity for a solo practitioner wanting to join a successful, growing practice. Must have management experience with 8 yr min exp in Family Law and a commitment to long term growth. Send resume to: email@example.com.
Leading Attorney – Fort Lauderdale Family Practice Firm seeking a Managing Attorney for the Ft. Lauderdale area. Outstanding opportunity for a solo practitioner wanting to join a successful, growing practice. Must have management experience with 8 yr min exp in Family Law and a commitment to long term growth. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leading Attorney – Fort Lauderdale Family Practice Firm seeking a Managing Attorney for the Palm Beach area. Outstanding opportunity for a solo practitioner wanting to join a successful, growing practice. Must have management experience with 8 yr min exp in Family Law and a commitment to long term growth. Send resume to: email@example.com.
Pensacola branch of Cole, Scott & Kissane - Statewide AV-Rated Law Firm seeking an attorney with 3+ years experience in general liability defense. Practice areas include personal injury, wrongful death, construction, and first party/property litigation. Excellent research, communication and analytical skills required. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Please submit resume via email to Joanna.Hanson@csklegal.com.
Tampa AV-rated civil litigation firm seeking litigation attorney with 3-6 years of 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.
SMALL DYNAMIC Miami International Law Firm looking for attorney with transactional experience in corporate matters, and a PLUS if also experienced in real estate matters. MUST have minimum of 5 years experience, strong drafting skills, organized, work well under pressure, and very detailed oriented. Spanish and Portuguese, a plus. Please send RESUME to: firstname.lastname@example.org and/or email@example.com.
Our Delray Beach law office seeks a full-time consumer bankruptcy attorney competent in both Chapters 7 and 13 and foreclosure defense with 3 years or more experience as a Florida licensed attorney. You should be a self starter and personable. Excellent benefits, competitive salaries and great work environment. Please email your documents and salary requirements in confidence to
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carr Allison (Tallahassee Office) is looking to hire a litigation associate with 1-5 years of defense litigation experience. A Florida license is required with the addition of a Georgia license preferred. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, a strong work ethic and strong writing skills. Construction litigation experience preferred but not required. Please include law school grades and class rank on resume. Email resume to email@example.com.
ORLANDO OFFICE of Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson, a Statewide AV-rated defense firm founded in 1934 seeks an associate attorney fluent in English and Spanish with at least 5 years of experience in general corporate work, connections within the Hispanic Community, and with a portable book of business. Excellent career opportunity with competitive salary and benefits offered. For consideration, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Robert Freschlin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
West Coast AV-rated boutique law firm with satellite offices is seeking an experienced litigator with a minimum of fifteen years commercial/construction trial experience to assume primary day to day responsibility for complex litigation files and oversee and mentor associates' work. This is a long term opportunity with the potential for an ownership interest. Successful practice history, management and client relations skills are required. All inquiries will be treated with the utmost discretion and held in strict confidence. Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CITY OF POMPANO BEACH is seeking an Assistant City Attorney who will assist in the handling of various legal duties on behalf of the City with an emphasis on litigation and personnel matters. Admission to The Florida Bar and a minimum of two years of legal practice experience in general litigation or local government representation are required. Starting salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Resumes must include experience and references. Submit documentation to: HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, P.O. DRAWER 1300, POMPANO BEACH, FLORIDA 33061, or fax to 954-786-5553. www.mypompanobeach.org.
Prestigious law firm near Coral Gables seeking a Florida Bankruptcy Attorney licensed in Southern District with 5+ years experience in Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 filings. Ideal candidate must have great ability to maintain records accurately, prepare reports, resolve problems quickly and effectively determine appropriate course of action, and maintain client relationships. Must be able to prioritize workload and delegate, manage time with consistent interruptions and be highly organized and motivated. Candidate will be acting as department leader and must be able to supervise paralegal /legal assistant. For consideration please forward your resume along with cover letter to Anny@marrerorealestatelaw.com.
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BOOKKEEPER, full charge with 13+ years law firm experience seeks part-time position in the Boca-West Palm area. Operating and trust account maintenance, reconciliations, preparation of pre-bills and final bills, receivables, payables and payroll. Experienced with legal software, Excel, QuickBooks and Word. Detail oriented, reliable, and very organized. Call Iris at: 561-302-8940 or email to: email@example.com.
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