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October 15, 2012

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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.

Attorney - Litigation in Probate, Trust & Estates: Hollywood Trust & Estates firm seeks a Litigation Attorney with 3-5 years’ experience. Candidates must be a member of The Florida Bar, have excellent academic credentials, and should have experience and interest in litigation. Bilingual/Spanish a plus! CPA or accounting experience a plus. Please send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to: Wintter & Associates, P.A.; Attention: Bianca Moreiras, Legal Administrator; email: BXM@WintterLaw.com.

Law Offices of Nelson & Nelson, P.A - North Miami Beach/Aventura Estate/Tax/Asset Protection attorney is looking to build upon existing 3 attorney Boutique practice. Fantastic challenging clients. Desired expansion areas include Probate Litigation, International Tax, Charitable Planning, Bankruptcy and Transactional. Nice offices and established infrastructure. Great staff. We are looking for bright, ethical, hard workers preferably with significant large firm experience who may want greater flexibility but the same quality of challenging work. A minimum of $250,000 of portable work for ideal candidates. Would also be happy to discuss Of-Counsel and /or partnership for the right laterals with significant existing practice, experience and exceptional skills. Join us to enhance cross referrals and a stimulating work environment. For more information see www.estatetaxlawyers.com. Confidential inquiries through Mirlene Dubreuze at mirlene@estatetaxlawyers.com.

Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A., Sarasota “AV-rated” firm - seeks associates for the following positions: (1) Associate with 2+ years of litigation experience with emphasis on construction litigation, (2) Associate for appellate practice with emphasis on legal research/draft and argument of appeals. Competitive salary and benefits. Submit resume to Linda Jones, Office Administrator, at ljones@dglawyers.com, mail to 401 N. Cattlemen Rd., Suite 300, Sarasota, FL 34232, fax 941.366.0390.

Martin County Board of County Commissioners - County Attorney - MAJOR FUNCTION: The County Attorney provides legal services to the Board of County Commissioners, and such other County Departments, Boards, and agencies as specified by the Board of County Commissioners. Advises on a wide range of matters including but not limited to land use and zoning, general tort law, procurement and bidding, Public Records and Sunshine Law, employment law, contracts, ethics, resolutions, ordinances and leases. The County Attorney reports directly to the Board of County Commissioners and serves at their pleasure. This position manages the Assistant County Attorneys and the legal department administrative staff. This is the top legal position in the County. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor Degree and admission to The Florida Bar plus 10 years professional experience as an attorney with advanced and extensive experience as a practicing attorney with a minimum 5 years of directly related legal experience in public sector and governmental law to include expertise in Florida local governmental law, litigation, ordinance drafting, resolution drafting, and advising boards and constitutional officers, Board Certification in City, County and Local Government Law preferred; combined with 3 years supervising other attorneys; must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver’s License. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications. Salary Range- Depending on Qualification (DOQ). To apply or for additional details, visit our website: http://www.martin.fl.us/portal/page?_pageid=356,3893495&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL&req=R000001761. Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 9, 2012. DFWP/EOE/ADA.

LUKS, SANTANIELLO, PETRILLO & JONES - Statewide Insurance Defense Litigation firm seeks an Insurance Defense Attorney for our Tampa Office. 5+ years exp. including General, Vehicular, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death, Construction and Commercial Litigation. For more info visit LS-LAW.COM. Resumes to EMP@LS-LAW.COM or fax 813-226-0082.

The McCann Law Group (CAS) is currently seeking a General Counsel for our growing National Consumer Advocacy law practice. This position will support our firm and industry by focusing on regulatory compliance and the lawful operation of our firm consistent with state and federal laws. Job duties will include keeping the firm updated and in compliance with state and federal laws relating to foreclosure, bankruptcy, and consumer financial services. Required: Licensed attorney in good standing with no prior disciplinary issues, previous General Counsel or regulatory compliance experience preferred. Background in legal ethics, consumer or financial services. Salary + benefits. Contact Angelena Brown@mycaslaw.com or apply online at http://www.consumerattorneyservices.com/ EEO/AA Employer.

Expanding Tampa Office is looking for a litigation associate with two to three years of insurance defense experience preferred. Property insurance experience is a plus. We are an AV-rated regional full service litigation firm with offices in Pensacola and Tampa, Florida, as well as Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Alabama, and Georgia. We offer a generous compensation package, year-end bonus, and benefits. This is an ideal opportunity for an energetic candidate with strong educational credentials and interpersonal skills. Interested applicants may apply by email or facsimile in confidence to: Managing Director, Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, PLC, 620 E Twiggs St., Suite 303, Tampa, FL 33602; phowell@gjtbs.com or via facsimile at (813) 977-1288.

FDOT – Attorney Supervisor in District 1 Chief Counsel’s Office, Position Number: 55002396, Recruitment Salary Range: $85,000 - $96,000, Advertisement Deadline: October 31. The FDOT is seeking applicants for the position of Chief Counsel in our office located in Bartow. This position will serve as part of the Office of General Counsel statewide leadership team. This position is responsible for managing the District 1 legal office and providing day-to-day legal advice to the executive leadership of the District. 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 online 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.

Join The Team! Boutique North Palm Beach County Law Firm is in expansion mode. Individual attorneys or small law firms with portable business should email information to northpalmbeachcountylawfirm@gmail.com.

Two Attorneys needed for established Bankruptcy Law Firm in the Tampa Bay area. Good work environment. All applicants will have opportunity for interview. Please email resume to jweller@wellerlegalgroup.com.

AV-rated Tampa Law Firm seeks attorney with five to seven years experience for its commercial litigation practice. Excellent opportunity to join established, growing and collegial firm. Send resume in confidence to applicationstampa@hotmail.com.

Litigation Attorney: Statewide AV-rated insurance defense firm seeks liability attorney with a minimum of 3-5 years experience to lead liability division in Orlando office. Excellent salary and benefits. Reply to news box #628.

Commercial Real Estate and Condominium Law attorney needed with 7-15 years experience and Commercial Litigation Attorney needed with min. 7 years experience. No book of business required. Fax resumes 561-842-0781 or email jm@fcohenlaw.com.

City of Ft. Lauderdale – City Attorney: Located along the beautiful, pristine southeast coast of Florida between Palm Beach and Miami, the City of Ft. Lauderdale is the seventh largest city in Florida and the largest of Broward County’s 31 municipalities. A diverse and vibrant community, Ft. Lauderdale’s strong economy, exceptional amenities, and focus on neighborhoods contribute to its excellent quality of life. The City of Ft. Lauderdale City Commission is seeking qualified candidates for the City Attorney position. The city employs about 2,300 full-time staff and is a full-service city, including Police, Fire-Rescue and Utilities. The city has a budget of $612 million, including a General Fund of $324 million. The City Attorney is one of four charter officers and is appointed by the Mayor and four District Commissioners to provide legal counsel to the City Commission, City Administration, City Advisory Boards and Committees, and to protect the legal interests of the City in the conduct of its day-to-day business. The City Attorney’s Office has 24 members, including the City Attorney and 11 Assistant City Attorneys, and a departmental operating budget of $3.9 million. The ideal candidate will have administrative and management experience with a public or private practice, a variety of litigation experience, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong analytical abilities. Graduation from an accredited college of law and a license to practice law in the state of Florida is required, with a minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible legal experience, of which at least ten years will be in public sector and local government law; experience in land use, historic preservation, public utilities and labor unions a plus. Deadline: October 29. Salary is open and dependent on qualifications, with a comprehensive benefit package. To apply, visit our website at www.bobmurrayassoc.com and follow the prompt to create an online profile. Questions may be directed to Ms. Renee Narloch, vice president, Bob Murray & Associates, at (850) 391-0000 or info@bobmurrayassoc.com. A detailed brochure is available. The City of Ft. Lauderdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, the application/resumes are subject to public disclosure.

Associate Attorney: Statewide AV-rated insurance defense firm seeks aggressive litigation attorney with 1-2 years experience for workers’ compensation department in both Ft. Pierce and Ft. Lauderdale locations. Trial experience required. Prior workers’ compensation experience preferred. Excellent salary and benefits. Reply to news box #629.

ATTORNEY POSITION AVAILABLE: A full-service law firm with offices in Destin, Navarre, and Rosemary Beach seeking attorney with at least 3+ years experience to work mainly in its Destin office. General civil law experience preferred. Competitive salary/benefits. Email resume/salary requirements to David Pleat, Esq., Pleat & Perry, P.A., law@pleatperry.com.

Civil Litigation Practice in the Orlando market seeks diligent, detail-oriented associate with 0-2 years experience. Candidate must excel in computer skills, have excellent academic credentials, research and writing skills, interpersonal communications skills, and be able to work as part of a team. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter, resume with references and writing sample to: SmothersLawFirm@gmail.com.

Sarasota AV-rated commercial litigation law firm is seeking a lawyer with minimum of five years complex litigation experience. Candidate must have superior academic credentials and a successful employment history. 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 confidentiality. Contact lawofficehr@yahoo.com.

Pavese Law Firm, an AV-rated law firm with offices in Southwest Florida, seeks an attorney for its Ft. Myers office with zero to three years of experience to practice primarily in the field of Condominium Association and Real Estate Law. Candidate must have excellent writing skills as well as strong academic credentials. Please email cover letter and resume to keithhagman@paveselaw.com.

Pavese Law Firm, an AV-rated law firm with offices in Southwest Florida, seeks a self-motivated attorney for its Ft. Myers office with two to five years of experience to practice primarily in the field of Business and Tax Law. Candidate must have strong academic credentials and a commitment for long-term growth. An LLM in tax is desirable. Please email cover letter and resume to keithhagman@paveselaw.com.

Small, Sophisticated AV-rated boutique commercial litigation firm seeks senior associate/junior partner with 10-15 years’ experience in complex commercial litigation, including jury trials, depositions, and injunction hearings, in state, federal and bankruptcy courts, with strong organizational skills, and experience in supervising and overseeing junior associates. Must have strong interpersonal skills, extensive knowledge of document management software, and preferably be bilingual (Spanish). Please reply to News Box #631.

ZIMMERMAN, KISER & SUTCLIFFE, an AV-rated law firm located in Orlando, seeks an attorney with a minimum of 4 years experience in Employment/Labor Law (State & Federal). This position requires strong verbal and written communication skills. Portable book of business is desired, but not required. Salary commensurate with experience; excellent benefits. Please send resumes confidentially to Personnel Director, PO Box 3000, Orlando, FL 32802 or by email to lbearden@zkslawfirm.com. Visit our website at www.zkslawfirm.com.

Glenn Rasmussen, P.A., a business law firm located in downtown Tampa, Florida is seeking lateral hires in the following practice areas: ERISA, Health care, Trusts and Probate, Real Estate. Candidates must have excellent credentials and a desire to grow their own practice in a supportive firm environment. We also are seeking an experienced associate for our employment and labor practice group. Candidates will have excellent credentials and 1-3 years’ experience. Send resume and cover letter in confidence to Laurie Richards at lrichards@glennrasmussen.com. No phone calls please.

Ft. Lauderdale Law Firm seeks an associate with 2-5 years litigation experience. Excellent opportunity for those who want to learn from dynamic attorneys and who thrive in a fast-paced environment. 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 and arbitrations. Must have strong communication skills (written and verbal), organizational skills, and attention to details. Some tri-county travel involved. Competitive salary and benefits. Visit www.bromagenlaw.com. Email your resumes, cover letters, writing sample, and transcripts to darlene@bromagenlaw.com.


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