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May 15, 2010

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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.

TWO ATTORNEYS Needed for rapidly growing bankruptcy law and credit counseling organization. No experience necessary. Spanish speaking a plus but not required. Nice work environment. Please fax resume to: (727) 524-3850, Attn: Jay Weller.

Defense Attorneys Needed; Orlando - PIP experience necessary; Miami - 2+ exp. insurance defense. E-mail resume to jobs@hersseinlaw.com

Estate Planning Attorney Hollywood, Florida - Wintter & Associates, P.A., Trusts & Estates Litigation & Administration firm has an opportunity for an Estate Planning and Probate attorney with 10+ years of experience. Experience with high net-worth clients, Board Certification, CPA License, and/or LLM in Estate Planning or Tax a definite plus. Quality book of business preferred. www.WintterLaw.com. Send resume to PDD@WintterLaw.com

Litigation Associate - Seeking associate attorneys for the firms growing department. An eligible candidate must be a member of the Florida Bar, have a minimum of three years civil litigation experience, state and federal court. Foreclosure/collection experience preferred but not required. All inquiries handled in confidence. Please send resumes to hr@kahaneandassociates.com or fax to 954-626-3601.

Corporate Litigation Attorney - Seeking an attorney with 3-5 yrs experience to work on corporate litigation. Position will handle all aspects of litigation, as well as be responsible for day-to-day case mgmt. Assist Chief Litigation Officer in overseeing litigations, investigations and related activities. Interface with outside counsel to assist in discovery and development of litigation strategies. Some travel will be required. REQUIREMENTS: • Law Degree with admission to the state Bar • 3-5 years of applicable law practice experience • Experience in contract law, real estate law and technology law. Qualified candidates please visit www.lpsvcs.com to apply. EEO/AA Employer

Boutique Miami Business Litigation Firm Seeks Associate. The Miami firm of Silver, Garvett & Henkel, P.A. (www.floridalegal.net) has an immediate opening for a hardworking 3rd to 8th year associate attorney interested in developing a career as a business litigator. Top 15% in law school class and excellent writing skills are a must. Federal District Court or appellate judicial clerks will be strongly favored. Application by submission of a CV with cover letter and two writing samples to: tdh@floridalegal.net or by mail to: 18001 Old Cutler Road, Suite 600, Miami, FL 33157

Clearwater / Boca Raton. Foreclosure Law Firm seeking a seasoned attorney for a foreclosure/plaintiff practice. Must have 3 to 5 years of foreclosure and litigation experience. This firm offers an excellent benefit package that includes employee paid health and dental care, along with covered travel expenses. Ideal candidate will have experience working with LPS, Lenstar, Vendorscape and Newtrack. Please send all inquiries to dhadley@flaforeclosureattorneys.com

AV Rated law firm seeking associate for its Ft. Lauderdale office. 2 to 5 years experience required. Experience in complex business transaction preferred. Government law experience a plus. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Send resume to: Michael Schloss, Partner; Williams McMillian & Schloss, P.A.; Fax: (954) 315-3897; mschloss@twalaw.com

AV Rated law firm seeking associate for its Tallahassee office. Minimum of 2 to 5 years experience. Experience in complex business transaction preferred. Government law experience a plus. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Send resume to Thornton J. Williams, Partner; Williams McMillian & Schloss, P.A.; Fax: (850) 224-0099; twilliams@twalaw.com

Katzman Garfinkel & Berger - The Statewide Community Association Law Firm is interested in expanding its Community Association practice in the Orlando area. We are looking for an experienced attorney with a well-established clientele who is passionate about this practice area to manage and grow our Community Association division in Central Florida. We have had great success throughout Florida in developing a practice representing more than 1,000 of our State’s finest common interest ownership communities. Our unique set of services include general corporate representation, contingent fee representation on first party insurance claims as well as most construction defect claims, advancement of all fees and costs on delinquent fee collection and participation in our Community Advocacy Network (CAN). Interested candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae to: Corbyn Grieco at cgrieco@kgblawfirm.com.

Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families: New Paradigm, New Opportunities Leadership Opportunity. The Department of Children and Families is seeking an experienced attorney to fill a leadership position as Deputy Regional Director for Children’s Legal Services in the Northwest Region (Tallahassee and surrounding area). The individual will be part of Children’s Legal Services Executive Leadership Team and will be responsible for implementing our vision of building a statewide law firm with experienced litigators who embrace the mission of advocacy for children. This position oversees 32 lawyers in the Northwest Region. Compensation is competitive and based on level of management and litigation experience. Excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and retirement plan, EEO/AA employer. If you are ready to make a difference in a fast paced, exciting environment, please send your resume and cover letter to: Mary Cagle, Department of Children and Families, 401 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite N-1007, Miami, Florida 33128 or email, Mary_Cagle@dcf.state.fl.us.

Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families: New Paradigm, New Opportunities. With strong leadership and a novel vision focused on providing exceptional advocacy to the children and families of Florida, the Department of Children and Families Children’s Legal Services is now a cutting-edge, statewide “law firm,” achieving permanency, stability and security for abused, neglected and abandoned children. Children’s Legal Services attorneys understand the dynamics behind dependency cases and strive to facilitate family preservation whenever possible, always observing the guiding principle of child-centered practice. Ameliorating the devastation experienced by at-risk and dependent children through best practices and assertive litigation, Children’s Legal Services attorneys are well-trained and compassionate experts in both service delivery and trial skills. Children’s Legal Services is currently seeking attorneys with a demonstrated interest in child advocacy and litigation in Orange and Osceola Counties. Please send resume and cover letter to: Maribel Carrasquillo, Department of Children and Families, Central Region Legal Counsel, 400 W. Robinson Street, Suite S1129, Orlando, Florida 32801, Maribel_Carrasquillo@dcf.state.fl.us.

Appellate Lawyer Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families Seeking Appellate Lawyer. Children’s Legal Services is currently seeking an experienced appellate lawyer located in the northwest/or west-central part of Florida. The successful candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills and will be a proven self-starter. Experience in chapter 39 cases is preferred and excellent knowledge of appellate practice and procedure is mandatory. Compensation is competitive and based on level of experience. Please send resume and cover letter to: Mary Cagle, Department of Children and Families, 401 NW 2nd Avenue, Suite N-1007, Miami, Florida 33128 or email, Mary_Cagle@dcf.state.fl.us.

Insurance Defense. Small New Tampa insurance defense law firm seeks attorney with 2-5 years litigation experience. Solid academic background required. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume and salary history to tpalegal@hotmail.com

Personal Injury Litigation/Trial attorney needed at large, long-established Polk County Plaintiff firm. A minimum of five years’ trial experience is necessary, preferably in Polk or Hillsborough County. Exceptional communication skills and commitment to client service, as well as the ability to motivate and lead a team to outstanding results mandatory. Salary is commensurate with resume, references, cover letter and salary requirements to simmons.pa.2@gmail.com. Submissions will be held in the strictest confidence.

Small Tampa law firm (5-6 attorneys) seeks attorney with 5+ years of corporate law experience. Qualified candidates should have experience handling a wide variety of business transactions including stock and asset purchase agreements, employment agreements and disputes, contracts with the client’s customers and vendors, real estate transactions and disputes, and securities and private placement memorandum. At least a small portable book of business is preferred. The firm offers a competitive salary, an incentive based bonus plan, excellent health insurance benefits, matching contributions to a retirement account and a pleasant work environment. Candidates should send their resumes in confidence to jbapplynow@gmail.com.

Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, PLC is seekig a civil litigation attorney with 4-6 years experience to work in its Tampa office. Experience in real estate litigation is preferred. We are an AV rated regional defense litigation firm with offices in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouro, Alabama and Florida. We offer a generous compensation package, including a signing bonus, year-end bonus and benefits. Candidates must be licensed in Florida, with Alabama and Georgia Bar Licenses a plus. This challenging position requires a strong academic record, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Interesting applicants may apply by email or facsimile in confidence to: Managing Director: Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, 118 E. Garden Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502; tburr@gtjbs.com or 850-436-7099.

Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, PLC is seeking a civil litigation attorney with 2-5 years experience to work in its Pensacola office. We are an AV rated regional defense litigation firm with offices in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama and Florida. We offer a generous compensation package, including a signing bonus, year-end bonus and benefits. Candidates must be licensed in Florida, with Alabama and Georgia Bar Licenses a plus. This challenging position requires a strong academic record, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. Interesting applicants may apply by email or facsimile in confidence to: Managing Director: Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, 118 E. Garden Street, Pensacola, Florida 32502; tburr@gtjbs.com or 850-436-7099.

Nationwide Trial Division, with offices across the United States serving Allied, Nationwide, Scottsdale, Titan, and Victoria Insurance Companies, is seeking a Managing Attorney. This position will be located in our Lake Mary, FL Trial office. The Managing Attorney is the on-site person responsible for leading the delivery of legal services to clients and claims customers, and will directly supervise attorneys and paralegals in multiple trial offices. We are seeking candidates with FL licensure in good standing, significant litigation experience and prior management experience preferred. Proven knowledge of litigation practices and procedures, claim processes and management principles and practices are also required. Insurance defense experience is strongly preferred. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. To apply for this position, please complete the online assessment/application via our website at www.nationwide.com/careers. Nationwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE, M/F/D/V.

Two Attorney Openings Broward Firm. •Family Law •General Law Minimum (3) yrs. exp. e-mail resume: wendy@glantzlaw.com or fax (954) 424-1206

Legal Education Attorney - Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC (The Fund) is seeking a dedicated, team-oriented professional to join our staff as a Legal Education Attorney. Akin to a professorship, this position functions to administer, develop, organize and conduct Fund educational courses and seminars to lawyers and other legal professionals throughout Florida. L.L.B or J.D degree and admission to the Florida Bar, 4 years experience as a practicing real estate attorney in the area of title insurance, and 2 years prior experience conducting formal educational presentations or training required. Requires familiarity with educational technology and pedagogy, effective decision making, extensive knowledge of real estate property law and understanding of title insurance process. Requires excellent communication, presentation, planning, organization, interpersonal, and customer service skills. If you value teaching as a career, a team-based culture and providing support to customers, please apply. The position is located in Southeast Florida, and does require extensive local, overnight and extended travel. Although compensation and benefits are commensurate with experience, a candidate is anticipated to be recruited within the initial annual salary range of $71,000-$88,000. Fax, mail, or email cover letter, teaching philosophy, & resume to: (407) 816-3607; 6545 Corporate Centre Blvd., Orlando, FL, 32822, ATTN: Employee Services, careers@thefund.com. EOE/AA Employer.

Tampa Bay Water Request For Proposals For Special Counsel. Tampa Bay Water is a regional water supply authority established by Interlocal Agreement pursuant to Sections 163.01, 373.1962 and 373.1963, Florida Statutes, and whose Member Governments are Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas counties, and the cities of St. Petersburg, Tampa and New Port Richey. The Authority invites proposals from qualified law firms interested in serving as Special Counsel to the Authority. Specific subject areas for which Tampa Bay Water seeks the services of Special Counsel are: administrative law; construction law; contract negotiation and preparation; defense of civil claims; inverse condemnation; eminent domain and real property law; labor law; legislative representation; and water law. Interested law firms must specify the area(s) listed above in which they seek to serve as Special Counsel and must describe their qualifications by providing: (a) a listing of governmental entities for which the firm has provided such services since October 2004 and the dates of such previous representation; (b) prior experience of the firm in such area(s); (c) identification of members of the firm who will represent Tampa Bay Water; (d) a statement of the firm’s commitment to provide the resources necessary to timely respond to assignments; (e) an explanation of litigation against, or on behalf of, the Authority or any of its Member Governments since October 1998; and (f) fees which the firm currently charges for public sector representation. Six (6) original Proposals along with one (1) electronic version should be provided to Tampa Bay Water. The Proposals will be accepted until 3:00 p.m., Friday, June 18, 2010 and should be submitted to Richard A. Lotspeich, General Counsel, Tampa Bay Water, 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater, FL 33763-1102.

Assistant County Attorney, Bay County, Florida - The Assistant County Attorney is responsible for assisting the County Attorney, Chief Assistant County Attorney, or the Senior Assistant County Attorney with providing legal services to the Bay County Board of County Commissioners and other County departments, boards & commissions. Work is evaluated by the County Attorney with latitude for professional judgment through observation, conferences and reports. ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS: Essential Functions: •Provides legal opinions and written memoranda on all matters relating to administration of County government. •Represents the County and its elected officials in administrative proceedings, civil litigation, including appeals. •Prepares proposed ordinances and resolutions, including land use regulations. •Prepares or examines a variety of legal documents such as contracts, leases and deeds. •Provides legal advice and assistance to County departments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree. Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate Degree or equivalent. Admission to the Florida Bar. A minimum of five (5) years of prior professional experience as an attorney with a minimum of two (2) years trial experience or local government experience. . KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS: Essential Requirements: •Knowledge of the Laws of Florida, the Common Law, specifically including legislation pertaining to local government, administrative law, land use regulations and code enforcement. •Knowledge of Florida rules of civil and appellate procedures. •Experience with quasi-judicial hearings, civil trial practice and appellate practice. •Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with County administrative officials, local governmental officials, employees, court officials and with the general public. •Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials and practices of legal research and legal writing, specifically including the use of electronic on-line media and Lexis. APPLICATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AT: http://www.co.bay.fl.us/hr.php

Civil Litigator with at least 4 years experience and a strong academic record to represent Tampa and surrounding area condo associations in the resolution of construction defect claims. Please submit CV to flacondodefectslawgroup@gmail.com

Civil Litigator with at least 4 years experience and a strong academic record to represent Orlando and surrounding area condo associations in the resolution of construction defect claims. Please submit CV to flacondodefectslawgroup@gmail.com

Attorney wanted for Tampa boutique personal injury/product liability firm to win trials, assist in research and writing. Only motivated lawyers with 3 to 5 years, send resume, cover letter and your best writing sample to warriorsforyou@gmail.com.

Williams Parker, a sophisticated 45-attorney law firm in Sarasota, FL, is seeking a trusts & estates attorney with 3 to 5 years T&E experience in complex matters. LL.M. or CPA required. Superior academics. Email resumes to hiringpartner@williamsparker.com

Sarasota – Insurance defense firm seeking associate with 3 to 5 years of experience. Experience in DCF dependency, workers compensation defense, construction defect and/or discrimination/EEOC claims preferred. Fax resume to Michelle McLaren at (954) 765-1274 or email to mmclaren@bnlaw.com

Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program Manager - Eighth Judicial Circuit - Seeking Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Mediation Program Manager to create and manage Program in accordance with RFP #2010-3-19. Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements set forth in the RFP. A full copy of the RFP may be found at: http://circuit8.org/foreclose/rfp.pdf

Personal Injury Protection and SIU: AV rated well-respected law firm seeks associate with two plus years of PIP litigation experience for our Orlando office. Applicants must be a member of the Florida Bar and possess superior communication skills. Send letter of interest and resume to robert.bartels@rissman.com.

Specialized trial firm in Ponte Vedra Beach is seeking a civil litigation associate. 1-6 years civil experience is required. Flexibility to travel is also necessary. Salary range between $65,000-85,000, plus bonuses and extensive benefits. Please email cover letter and resume to asglaw@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Florida Supreme Court Central Staff Attorney. Duties: Advise Court on extraordinary writ petitions, motions, and Bar discipline/admission and rule/jury instruction cases. Salary/Education/Skills/Application Requirements: See Florida Supreme Court website at http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/employment/index.shtml. Apply to: Deborah J. Meyer, Director of Central Staff, Florida Supreme Court, 500 South Duval Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1925.

Real Estate - Orlando, Florida - Latham, Shuker, Eden & Beaudine, LLP has an opportunity for a lawyer with 3-5 years experience in real estate. Land use and loan closing experience highly desired. Part-time position with possible full-time opportunity. Please send resume to lmedina@lseblaw.com or fax to 407-481-5801, Attn: Leigh Medina.

Small defense litigation firm in Tampa seeks Associate with 1-3 years litigation experience handling all aspects of pre-trial practice, including discovery, depositions and court appearances. Top quality work product, excellent research and communication skills required. Candidate must be organized, detail oriented and computer savvy. Email resume and salary requirement to rreddock@traublieberman.com.

Sarasota Construction and Surety firm seeks lawyer with minimum of ten years construction/surety litigation experience. This is a long term opportunity with significant benefits. Must have proven client relations skills and a history of outstanding results. All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Contact David E. Gurley at 941-556-1480.

Successful, growing AV-rated Pinellas County construction law firm seeks attorney with 1-3 years civil litigation experience (will consider criminal litigation experience) to assume an active caseload. Great opportunity to join a unique practice that employs a team approach to get the best possible results for its clients. Florida Bar membership required. Fax resume to: 727-596-3006.

Construction and real estate law firm seeks additional litigation associate. Busy practice offers exceptional opportunities for professional growth and partnership. Excellent career and training opportunities with Fla. Bar certified attorney. Competitive salary and benefits. Must be member of Florida Bar. Send resume and salary requirements in confidence to fax: (850) 244-4488, or email: mike@crewlaw.com. Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

Experienced Litigation Attorney sought residing in Lake County or surrounding counties. Applicant must be motivated, able to work independently with expectation of a long term commitment. Existing portable clientele a plus. Please send resume in confidence with cover letter marked deliver unopened to Potter Clement Lowrey & Duncan, Attn: Ed Clement, 308 E. 5th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757, or in confidence to eclement@pcld-law.com.

AV-Rated Downtown Law Firm seeks litigation attorney with 3-5 years of experience to join established and growing law firm. Immediate Opening. We offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits package and partnership track. Requirements include: insurance defense and commercial litigation experience, excellent communication skills (oral and written), strong work ethic and non-smoker. For consideration, please email your resume to Partner c/o kss25@dbksmn.com or fax 407-992-3595.

Join Our Team! Panama City Office of McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A. seeks attorney with 1+ yrs exp. Workers’ comp exp preferred. Must be FL licensed. We are a large statewide Workers’ Compensation, Civil, Insurance Defense, Elder Law and Employment and Labor Law Firm offering excellent benefits, competitive salaries and a great work environment. Visit www.mcconnaughhay.com to obtain employment application and submit with resume to HR Dept, fax 850-558-1605 or mmcinnis@mcconnaughhay.com

Assistant County Attorney – Indian River County - Salary Range: $65,000 - $70,000. Indian River County is seeking an Assistant County Attorney. The ideal candidate will have experience in land use law and civil litigation. Must be a graduate from an accredited law school and be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar. Download application and full job posting at: www.ircgov.com. Apply: Indian River County Human Resources, 1800 27th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960. Fax: (772) 770-5004. Application deadline: May 24, 2010. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Experienced Criminal Law legal secretary needed. Bi-lingual Spanish preferred. Excellent benefits. Fax resume to 813-877-6590 or email tdavis@escobarlaw.com.

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Jacksonville Atty 37 yrs exp available in Duval, Clay, Nassua St. Johns Counties for coverage at hearings, depositions, mediations, closings etc. Heavy construction contract, surety bond, eminent domain exp. Resume sent on request. Hourly /contract basis. Call Ed Nowak 904-318-2763, email ednowak@msn.com

Tampa Bay Area Practice Wanted: Reputable attorney interested in purchasing reputable solo practice in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco or Manatee counties. Estate Planning, adoptions, real estate, workers compensation, elder law, bankruptcy, entertainment, title company or personal injury preferred. Send email in strict confidence to firmsearch@yahoo.com.

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Building evaluations and inspections, cost estimating, subrogation evaluations, property claim estimates, testimony, construction accidents, contractor disputes. Kenneth Hecht: 1440 Coral Ridge Drive,#282, Coral Springs, FL 33071. (954)345-1086, e-mail: kdhrapa@aol.com, www.hecht-construction-consulting.com.
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LAW ENFORCEMENT Expert: Philip Sweeting, Deputy Chief (Retired). Have given testimony/consultation for both plaintiff and defense in use of force, police shootings, arrest, negligent hiring, internal affairs, and Baker Act. Have worked for the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, evaluating police agencies in both the U.S. and Canada. Completed TASER instructor certification. Phone: (954) 752-4783; FAX: (954) 346-7156; e-mail: sweetingpb@aol.com. Web: http://policepracticesexpert.com.
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Joseph Rich, Certified Process Service has sheriff and court appointed process servers throughout Florida and Nationwide for over 22 years. Foreclosure Sales attendance in St. Lucie, Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee counties. Rush service available. Certified paralegal on staff. We use cutting edge technology to track the largest or smallest jobs. Visa and Master Card accepted. Office toll free: (877)340-0011. E-mail: jjrpi@bellsouth.net. Web site: www.florida-process.com.

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