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The Florida Bar News
June 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.
The City of Miami is seeking a City Attorney to lead the in-house legal department of the City and supervise the services of all attorneys employed by the City and its agencies. The City Attorney is a charter officer of the City, responsible for all legal matters related to the City’s municipal government and corporate affairs. Additionally, the City Attorney shall be a full-time government employee and shall not engage in the private practice of law. Job announcement and additional details: http://www.miamigov.com/cityattorney/employment.html. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college of law; must be an attorney-at-law admitted to the practice in the State of Florida; and have a minimum of ten (10) years progressively responsible legal experience. ADDITIONAL FACTORS THAT ARE DESIRABLE BUT ARE NOT PREREQUISITES: Significant expertise and experience of applicant representing state and local public sector entities in Florida; and City, County & Local Government Law Certification issued by the Florida Bar. COMPENSATION: The salary range is open and will be established by the City Commission. PURSUANT TO THE FLORIDA PUBLIC RECORDS LAW, APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES ARE SUBJECT TO DISCLOSURE. THE CITY OF MIAMI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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.
LUKS, SANTANIELLO, PETRILLO & JONES: Statewide firm with 7 locations has an opening in our Orlando Office for a 5 year Insurance Defense Attorney. Experience in General, Vehicular, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Construction and Commercial Litigation. For more info visit LS-LAW.COM, Resumes to VRA@LS-LAW.COM, or fax 954-761-9940.
FDOT – Office of the General Counsel, Special Counsel in Tallahassee Office, Position Number: 55000777, Recruitment Salary Range: $75,000 - $95,000, Advertisement Deadline: June 15, 2013. The FDOT is seeking applicants for the position of Special Counsel in our Tallahassee office. This position is responsible for providing legal counsel and representation of the Department in the negotiation, drafting, and review of significant contracts and complex commercial transactions including, funding agreements, transportation development and project agreements, public-private transportation system agreements (P3), intergovernmental agreements, transit agreements, rail agreements, intermodal transportation system agreements, and agreements affecting the use of the Department right-of-way. Preference will be given to applicants with 5 years of experience. Additional information regarding this position is available on the PeopleFirst website http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/. A criminal background check will be conducted on the successful applicant. State of Florida on-line applications are preferred and should be submitted through the website above. If you need assistance, call 1-877-562-7287 (TTY applicants call 1-866-221-0268). Current State of Florida applications may be faxed to PeopleFirst @ 1-904-636-2627. The FDOT is an EEO/AA/DFWP Employer.
Real Estate Attorney needed with 7 years experience, commercial bank and association work a plus. Fax resumes 561-842-0781 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Tallahassee is seeking an experienced real estate attorney to represent trustees in the acquisition, disposition and management of real estate. The ideal candidate will possess a willingness to communicate, collaborate, and actively participate with team members in the consistent delivery of proactive service, to be responsive to client and co-worker queries, and to timely and effectively resolve such matters as title objections. The successful candidate will oversee closing personnel and provide title comments, read surveys and assess underwriting requirements, and be experienced in corporate transactions and general business contract drafting. Strong ethics and ability to handle high volume in a fast paced environment are required. Job Qualifications: • Law degree required • Minimum of 5 years’ experience insuring and closing commercial transactions • Solid understanding of title standards • Demonstrated working knowledge real estate concepts and practices, including experience with condominiums and future interests • Demonstrated knowledge and comfort in making or crafting proactive decisions that protect the trustees’ interests and simultaneously find solutions to allow transactions to proceed • Proven high level of communication skills necessary to work in a professional services team environment • Demonstrated confidence and comfort working under pressure and with deadlines • Proven superior organizational skills. Please submit your resume to Sandra Stockwell, Deputy General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000 by June 15, 2013.
TWO ATTORNEYS needed for established bankruptcy, immigration, and foreclosure defense law firm in the Tampa Bay area. Please email resume to email@example.com, or fax to 727-524-3850.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 407-488-1221.
Dunlap & Moran, P.A., an AV-Rated Lakewood Ranch firm, seeks attorney with corporate and transactional experience. Must have strong drafting skills, be organized and detail oriented. Salary based on experience. Reply in confidence to HR1@dunlapmoran.com.
Boutique-size Family Law Firm in West Palm Beach looking for an Associate Attorney with a minimum of three (3) years experience. Looking for someone who is energetic, motivated, and driven to grow professionally. Please email your resume with a cover letter to email@example.com.
Dunlap & Moran, P.A., an AV-Rated Sarasota firm, seeks estate planning attorney with 5+ years experience for its downtown office. Must be able to work independently and handle clients. An LLM in Tax is preferred. Salary based on experience. Reply in confidence to HR@dunlapmoran.com.
CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – Orlando/Tampa AV law firm seeks construction litigation attorney for Tampa and Orlando offices. Top 10% of class, strong work ethic. Excellent growth opportunity/benefits. Send resume to Howard Allen, Railey Harding & Allen, P.A., 15 N. Eola Dr., Orlando, FL 32801, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dan Newlin and Partners: Personal Injury Lawyer - 3+ year lawyer to work in growing Orlando personal injury law firm to handle pre-suit case load. Must be extremely hard working, organized and have great interpersonal skills. Salary 75-120k per year. Please send resume to email@example.com.
Hearing Examiner – Lee County: Conducts public hearings on zoning, land-use, and code enforcement issues. Law degree from an ABA accredited law school and five years related experience practicing Florida law is required. View the full profile and submit an application through http://www.lee-county.com or email letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
STUART, FL well known and established practice seeks litigator seeking career move with eye toward partnership. Min. 7 years medmal, PI, and tort experience required. Must be able to show competence in legal writing, academic and career success. Salary "PLUS" % opportunity for right person. Please reply to New Box #645.
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.
Plaintiff’s Multi-state mortgage foreclosure firm representing banks and loan servicers seeks Litigation Foreclosure Attorneys, Bankruptcy Attorneys, and Litigation Foreclosure Paralegals. All applicants need to be detail-oriented, self-starters, with ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast paced firm. Knowledge of various software programs relating to foreclosures preferred. Experience in Foreclosure is a plus. Please submit resume and salary history to email@example.com.
Liberis Law Firm, P.A., with offices in Pensacola and Perdido Key, has opening in Tax and Commercial Transactions. Seeking associate with 4+ years experience in tax and commercial transactions, leases, and real estate. A tax background is desirable. This position offers significant growth opportunity with established client base. Salaries are commensurate with experience. Email resume and salary histories in confidence to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Maritime Regulations & Compliance (Fort Lauderdale, FL) JD or foreign equivalent reqd & min. 5 yrs exp w/ int'l maritime regulations reqd. IACS & REG exp related to large yachts, exp & knowledge w/ implementation of Maritime Labor Convention 2006, exp in managing seafarer & crew complaints, int'l regulatory exp re to large yacht operations & construction. Email resumes to: Wright Maritime Group at email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Small "AU" rated Pensacola Plaintiff Firm looking to hire a motivated Associate Lawyer with 1-2 years experience. $50-70K annually. CV to email@example.com.
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Positions Available - Other
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Real Estate/Space Sharing
East Fort Lauderdale executive corner office (440 Sq. ft.), wood floors and separate secretarial space-includes: receptionist, conference room, law library, storage, cleaning services, water, internet and full use of common areas including, kitchen, lobby, restrooms and parking. Share utilities and equipment, great opportunity for one or two lawyers trying to keep overhead low in a relaxed atmosphere. Very competitively priced, call Joanne or Norma 954-563-8111.
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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. Rent negotiable depending on practice. Potential for referral of business. 305-371-9213.