The Florida Bar
The Florida Bar News
December 1, 2013
Positions Available - Attorneys
THE FLORIDA BAR, Tallahassee Branch, Senior Attorney - The Florida Bar’s Tallahassee Branch is seeking an experienced trial attorney. The Sr. Attorney acts as counsel at investigative, trial, and appellate levels of processing grievances against attorneys. The qualified candidate must possess a JD and be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar with at least three (3) years of legal experience as an attorney in effective case management, trials, pre-trial matters, and development of trial strategy. Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to resolve trial and appellate level cases required for this position. Service oriented attitude is essential. Salary starts at $64,505. Send resume and writing sample to Human Resources, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300 or via email to: email@example.com in .doc or .pdf. Position is 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.
~ CAREER OPPORTUNITY ~ WHITE SAND BEACHES OF FLORIDA PANHANDLE: The Soloway Law Firm of Pensacola, Florida, seeks one additional trial attorney with strong work ethic to join our team. Mr. Soloway is “AV-rated”, and our areas of practice include personal injury, Social Security, insurance litigation and civil rights. Trial experience (plaintiff, defense, or state attorney/public defender) preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, & 401(k). Strongly motivated applicants only need apply. No calls please. Please submit your cover letter and resume via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. All inquiries kept strictly confidential.
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, SHEPARD BROAD LAW CENTER, DEAN SEARCH: Nova Southeastern University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean, Shepard Broad Law Center. The Shepard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University (“NSU”) is built on a foundation of integrity, advocacy, community service, leadership, and development of practice-ready attorneys. In 2012, our programs were ranked among the top ten law schools in the nation for bar preparation due in large part to our extraordinary faculty, focused programs, and dedicated students.
NSU Law offers a rigorous traditional academic program in three-year day and four-year evening versions. We pride ourselves on preparing graduates to make a smooth transition from the classroom to the courtroom or boardroom. NSU Law students also have a unique opportunity to study both common law and civil law through our dual-degree programs in Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic. Additionally, we offer students the ability to earn joint degrees in other disciplines; the disciplines include, for example, business, medicine, and dentistry. Clinical education is an important part of the NSU Law experience. In fact, as part of our on-going commitment to clinical education, every student who meets the clinic criteria has the opportunity to participate in one of our clinics. As the chief academic and administrative officer of the Law Center, the Dean is responsible for leadership of the school’s academic and administrative affairs. The Dean will provide innovative vision and leadership in order to maintain and advance the stature of the Law Center. The Dean is also a tenured faculty member of the Law Center. Applicants for Dean of the Law Center must bring previous administrative experience in educational services, preferably in legal education. Candidates must possess a Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school in the U.S. Applicants should also possess the strong administrative, managerial, development and communication skills necessary for leading a law school. A copy of the full position description can be found at: https://nsulawdean.ekornferry.com. The confidential review of applications, nominations and expressions of interest will begin immediately. Applications are encouraged by December 9, 2013 to ensure full consideration, though the search will remain open until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application summarizing their qualifications and interest; along with a curriculum vitae via https://nsulawdean.ekornferry.com. Nova Southeastern University is an equal opportunity employer and is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Dean Search Committee encourages applications from individuals of varied experiences and backgrounds.
Florida Coastal invites applications for one or more adjunct professor positions available in the Spring and Summer of 2014 for Legal Research and Writing, Property, Environmental Law, Business Topics, International Law, Diversity Topics and Special Topics (including Conflict of Laws, Law and Literature). Contact: Cynthia Irvin, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Florida Coastal School of Law, 8787 Baypine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32256. mailto:email@example.com or 904-680-7673 (fax).
Foley & Mansfield is a national law firm with more than 130 attorneys. We are seeking an attorney with 2-4 years experience in insurance defense with an emphasis on medical malpractice required along with outstanding academic credentials to join our litigation practice. Please apply online: www.foleymansfield.com. No agencies.
Tallahassee Law Firm seeks Labor & Employment Attorney with 3+ years experience. Experience in labor & employment law and other civil litigation experience highly preferred. Law firm offers competitive compensation and benefits in a fast paced, growth oriented, collegial environment. Submit resume and writing sample via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ft. Walton Beach Law Firm seeks Attorney with at least five years experience who would like to work in a small law firm (3 to 5 attorneys) specializing in Real Estate litigation and business transactions. Excellent opportunity to join a growing dynamic firm in the most beautiful place on earth. Benefits available. Please fax resume and salary requirements to 850-243-1680.
Maritime/Admiralty Law - Small Palm Beach law firm seeks attorney experienced in the purchase, sale, finance, operation, trade, and construction of yachts to establish a transaction-oriented maritime practice to complement the firm's existing high-end, client service-based, real estate practice. Great working environment. All resumes accepted in strict confidence. Contact via email at: email@example.com.
SARASOTA SIX ATTORNEY DOWNTOWN LAW FIRM seeks senior associate with 5+ years of civil litigation experience. Foreclosure and condo assessment collection experience helpful, but not required. Must be FL Bar admitted, Word and Outlook literate. Salary commensurate with experience and ability, excellent benefits, and great work atmosphere. Email resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
STAFF ATTORNEY - Three Rivers Legal Services Lake City office serving the 3rd Judicial Circuit. Must be bar licensed and in good standing. Salary DOE; excellent benefits; EOE. Please send resume and writing sample to Managing Attorney, Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc., 334 NW Lake City Avenue, Florida 32055 or Email to job at trls.org.
Downtown Orlando Law Firm seeking 5+ years experienced PIP and/or BI Insurance Defense Attorney with Trial Experience. Candidate must be an excellent writer. Great benefits, competitive base salary based on experience/abilities, and a performance bonus structure. If you meet the criteria and are interested in joining a dynamic team, send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to
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 401(k) benefits provided. All inquiries will be treated with the utmost discretion and held in strict confidence. Email resume to: email@example.com.
Growing Law Firm in Ft. Lauderdale is seeking a PIP Litigation Attorney with a minimum of 3-5 years experience. Candidates should be able to successfully manage their own case load under the supervision of the Managing Attorney. Portable business is not required, but considered a plus. In return we offer a salary commensurate with experience and a benefit package that includes a 401(k) retirement plan. Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
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Practice For Sale
SUCCESSFUL EMERALD COAST CIVIL PRACTICE: Solo-practitioner in thriving firm with large existing client base and referral network, developed locally over past 26 years, ready to transition into retirement. Over 585 original wills, plus related estate planning documents, currently retained on site. Existing clientele and prime location to higher net worth clients should save substantial time and expense in developing a new practice. Willing to Co-Counsel and mentor Buyer during the transition and some owner financing possible. Interested party must be Florida Bar member or pending applicant. For more details send contact info and FBA number to News Box #667.
Lucrative personal injury, bankruptcy, etc. practice x 11 years, 800 clients, with furnished 1136 sq ft office in downtown Winter Haven, new 22 seer a.c., new hurricane strength windows, new security system with cameras, telephone system, new crown molding, new irrigation system, landscaped. Please reply to News Box #668.