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The Florida Bar News
April 15, 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 Attorney General - DLA 41000027. Office of the Attorney General is seeking an Assistant Attorney General for its Consumer Protection unit in Tampa. Primarily civil investigations & prosecutions. Complex civil litigation & securities fraud. Involves travel. Exp. w/real estate, mortgage lending/servicing, foreclosure, debt collection or related exp preferred. Preferred civil litigation exp. Admission to FL Bar and 3 yrs. Exp req’d. Anticipated salary: $51,627 - $61,627, may be filled at the minimum. Bkgrnd invest w/fingerprints req’d (s.110.1127(2)(a), F.S.). Apply online at https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com by cob April 30, 2013. Call People First Service Center for assistance at (877) 562-7287. Listed on the web page under agency name “DLA-Legal Affairs.” EEO/AA employer.
The Office of Financial Regulation is seeking to fill the position of General Counsel. The responsibilities are to provide general legal advice to the agency as a whole including contracts, ethics, public records, human relations and suits and claims against the agency. The General Counsel will also collaborate with the attorneys within the regulatory divisions. The agency prefers a person with the ability to manage attorneys, supervise litigation, and has leadership skills. Substantive knowledge in the areas banking/financial institutions, securities and finance is useful but not required. This is a Senior Management Service position and will be a member of the executive management team of the agency. The pay range is $95,000 to $105,000 DOE and the position is located in Tallahassee. Contact: Amy McEachin firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: 850/410-9601, Fax: 850/410-9663.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION, RFQ 013-013, INTRODUCTION: The Board of County Commissioners is seeking services for Land Use Attorney for the Walton County Planning Department. The attorney's primary practice areas are representing and advising the Walton County Planning Department, Code Enforcement Department and other land use staff regarding land use issues and development applications in Walton County. This position is contractual in nature and not permanent, regular employment with Walton County Florida Board of County Commissioners. RFQ deadline is April 24, 2013 no later than 3:00PM local time, and will open immediately thereafter. Late submittals received after the aforementioned date and time will not be accepted. The time of receipt will be determined by the time received in the Purchasing Agent's office. It is the sole responsibility of the firm/individual for assuring the RFQ is received in the Purchasing Office by designated date and time. No fax or electronic RFQ will be accepted. Firms/Individuals interested in submitting shall submit an original and 5 copies in a sealed envelope or package clearly marked with firms/individual name and address and the words "Land Use Attorney" to Office of Central Purchasing, 176 Montgomery Circle, DeFuniak Springs, Fl 32435. Office hours are Mon-Thur 6:00AM-4:30PM. Office is CLOSED on Friday. RFQ can be downloaded from county website at www.co.walton.fl.us and "click" on Services, Bid Postings, look for the RFQ name. All documentation in regards to this RFQ will be posted on line.
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 email@example.com.
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 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.
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 email@example.com. 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.
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.
Real Estate & Commercial Litigation. Fort Walton Beach law firm seeks Fla. Bar member with minimum of two years experience in real estate or commercial litigation. Construction litigation experience is a plus. Busy practice offers exceptional opportunities for professional growth and partnership. Competitive salary and benefits. Send resume and salary requirements in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com and/or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growing Firm in Fort Lauderdale is looking for an Attorney with 1-4 years of verifiable General Liability experience in Florida. Candidates must be licensed in the state of Florida to apply. Firm offers an excellent benefit package and a salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to email@example.com for immediate and confidential consideration.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
Hill Ward Henderson, an AV-rated, Tampa, Florida law firm seeks qualified associates for its Litigation Group. Candidates must have 2-6 years of commercial litigation experience. The position requires excellent academic credentials, writing and drafting experience, and client development potential. Hill Ward Henderson offers sophisticated clients, challenging work, a friendly, collegial work environment, and excellent compensation and benefits. Send resume and cover letter in confidence to Jeanie M. Poley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit our firm website at www.hwhlaw.com.
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.
Hill Ward Henderson, an AV-rated, Tampa, Florida law firm seeks qualified associates for its Trusts & Estates Group. Candidates may have 0-4 years of estate planning experience. An LLM in Tax is preferred. The position requires excellent academic credentials and client development potential. Hill
Ward Henderson offers sophisticated clients, challenging work, a friendly, collegial work environment, and excellent compensation and benefits. Send resume and cover letter in confidence to Jeanie M. Poley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit our firm website at www.hwhlaw.com.
West Coast AV-rated five lawyer boutique law 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 associate’s 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. Please reply to New Box #643.
Tampa Law Firm seeks an associate with 5+ years litigation experience. An excellent opportunity for those who thrives in a fast-paced environment. First Party and/or jury trial expertise all a plus. The attorney will be responsible for preparing discovery requests and discovery responses, drafting memorandums of law, motions and briefs, initiate and respond to client’s correspondence, attend hearings, mediations, arbitrations and depositions. Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal), organizational skills and attention to details. Competitive salary and benefits. Visit www.bromagenlaw.com. Please email resumes, cover letters, writing samples and transcripts to email@example.com.
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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Positions Available - Other
LEGAL ASSISTANT AND FILE CLERK (2 positions) - SOUTH DADE: Small Law Firm seeks experienced Commercial Litigation/Foreclosure Secretary and File Clerk. Bilingual, non-smoker, organized, computer literate, competency with e-filing, Microsoft and merge programs, benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Title Insurance Agency in Tampa Bay area looking for an experienced licensed closer. Candidate must be experienced and highly professional with a minimum of seven (7) years of recent experience. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to perform in a high pressure and must possess knowledge of title insurance from order to issuing final policy. Professional demeanor and appearance are required. Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
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