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The Florida Bar News
March 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.
North Miami Established Law firm looking for an Associate (preferably bilingual) with experience in Family and Criminal Law. Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as an attorney. Must have strong writing skills, client management abilities and courtroom experience. Must have ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment. Salary is based on experience. Please send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to Lili@rierlaw.com.
ASSISTANT CITY ATTORNEY, Position Number 006779, SALARY: $54,537.60 - $125,361.60 ANNUALLY, Will generally not exceed $100,963.20 - Minimum Training and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college of law with four years of professional paid legal experience, three years of which must have been in government law or areas of law relating to or involving government law issues. Preference will be given to an applicant with prior extensive experience in contract law and commercial transactions, particularly in regard to local government, and experience in real property law, transactions, foreclosures, and litigation. Necessary Special Requirements: Membership to practice law in The Florida Bar at the time of application. Possession of a valid State Class “E” driver’s license at the time of appointment. Prohibition: Shall not be permitted to practice law except on behalf of the City, or engage in any other gainful employment without the express consent of the City Attorney. APPLICATION REQUIREMENT: A City of Tallahassee application and resume must be completed and submitted for consideration. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are requested no later than March 8, 2013. Open Until Filled. WHERE TO OBTAIN A CITY OF TALLAHASSEE APPLICATION FORM AND WHERE TO APPLY: City of Tallahassee, Human Resources Department, Via Internet: http://www.talgov.com/hr/openings.cfm, VIA TDD Number 711. By Florida law, all applications for employment with the City of Tallahassee are open for public inspection. Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Laws of Florida. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
Expanding Tampa Office is looking for a litigation associate with three to four years of insurance defense experience. 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, 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 e-mail or facsimile in confidence to: Managing Director, Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith, PLC, 620 E Twiggs St., Suite 303, Tampa, FL 33602; email@example.com or via facsimile at (813) 977-1288.
Join the “Recession Proof Practice of Law”. Attorneys needed statewide to co-counsel Bankruptcy and foreclosure defense cases. This is not a salaried position. However the right attorneys will benefit from receiving targeted marketing techniques that produce clients, preparation of all bankruptcy cases and pleadings and ongoing mentoring from the founding member of Steellegal LLC who has over 26 years experience in both fields of law. All fees split on a 50/50 basis. An upcoming seminar in central Florida will provide more information. The ideal attorney will have 1-5 years experience practicing law, have their own practice, be business orientated and internet savvy and desire to add these areas law under the supervision of Steellegal. Bilingual a plus. Ideal opportunity for lawyers that understand that the practice of law is a business as well as profession. Laurence@Steellegal.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MANATEE COUNTY HEARING OFFICERS WANTED—LAND USE FOCUS: Manatee County Government is seeking hearing officers to hear certain quasi-judicial land use matters including applications for special permits, variances and other types of development orders. Qualified applicants must be members of The Florida Bar and have a minimum of 2 years experience in Florida law. Experience in local government law with significant experience in land use law is preferred. Hourly fees are negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Successful candidates must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners and shall conduct themselves in accordance with the Manatee County Hearing Officer Ordinance, codified in Chapter 2-2 of the Manatee County Code of Laws, including limitations on hearing officer activities while appointed. Letters of interest with resumes attached should be electronically mailed to email@example.com, specifying “land use hearing officer” by March 28, 2013.
MANATEE COUNTY HEARING OFFICERS WANTED: Manatee County Government is seeking hearing officers to hear certain miscellaneous due process matters such as contract claims and dangerous dog cases. These administrative hearings shall not include land use matters which are the subject of a separate advertisement. Qualified applicants must be a member of The Florida Bar and have at least 2 years experience as a practicing attorney. Experience with quasi-judicial governmental bodies is preferred although not a requirement. Hourly fees are negotiable depending upon qualifications and experience. Successful candidates must be approved by the Board of County Commissioners and shall conduct themselves in accordance with the Manatee County Hearing Officer Ordinance which is codified in Chapter 2-2 of the Manatee County Code of Laws including limitations on hearing officer activities while appointed. Letters of interest with resumes attached should be emailed to Nicolette Coetzee at: firstname.lastname@example.org specifying “Due Process Hearing Officer” by March 28, 2013.
Litigation Attorney- Fort Myers insurance defense firm seeks an attorney with 0-2 years of liability experience. Competitive salary and benefits. Email resume: email@example.com.
Litigation Attorney- Statewide insurance defense firm in Tallahassee seeks an attorney with 3-5 years of liability experience. Competitive salary and benefits. Email resume: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Litigation Attorney- Statewide insurance defense firm in Tampa seeks an attorney with 7+ years of liability experience. Competitive salary and benefits. Email resume: email@example.com.
Liability Attorney- Statewide insurance defense firm in Jacksonville seeks a liability attorney with minimum of 3-5 years insurance defense experience. Great opportunity. Email resume: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ATTORNEY: Growing Broward 11 attorney law firm seeks attorney with min. 2- 5 years exp. to do personal injury. Bilingual a plus. Fax resume to 954-963-1758 or email PRosenberg@rrpalaw.com.
Growing Boca Raton insurance defense firm seeking junior level associate with insurance defense experience in general and professional liability and property damage claims. Competitive pay/benefits. Forward cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Lee County Legal Aid Society in Fort Myers, Florida seeking staff attorney. Family law office. Must be member of Florida Bar in good standing. Salary + benefits. Fax resume to 239-334-4305 or email to KEPugh2@Earthlink.net.
LITIGATION ASSOCIATE – AV-rated trial litigation firm seeking attorney for our North Palm Beach office. Must possess 3+ yrs experience in Medical Malpractice Defense & General Liability Defense. Email resume and salary requirements to Pamela McBride, Bobo, Ciotoli, et al firstname.lastname@example.org.
AV-rated Citrus County law firm seeking Associate Attorney, 1-2 years experience preferred, office management experience helpful. High volume Child Support Enforcement practice (500 cases/month). Firm also practices claimant's Workers Compensation, Social Security Disability, Employment Law. Email resume to Lawoffdeu@embarqmail.com. Deutschman & Zakaria, Inverness.
$80 million+ Revenue Company in Key Largo seeks experienced licensed Florida attorney for General Counsel position. Reports directly to President/Chairman. Expertise needed in real estate litigation, HR, insurance, workers comp. Must relate well to people. Excellent verbal and communicative skills. Excellent benefits. Confidential. Fax resume to 305-367-4348.
Entry Level associate attorney position for personal injury litigation firm. One-two years experience preferred. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to Attorney Steven A. Bagen and Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 5757, Gainesville, FL 32627 OR fax to (352)379-9007 OR email to email@example.com.
AV-rated Ocala, FL plaintiff's personal injury law firm seeks a litigation associate with at least 5 civil or criminal jury trials to conclusion. Salary plus percentage of fees generated. Email resume and the case styles of last 5 jury trials with a short description of each to HiringEsq@gmail.com.
LITIGATION ASSOCIATE- The Ferraro Law Firm has an immediate opening for a civil litigation attorney with 1-3 years experience. The position is for litigation support including motion practice, expert and fact discovery, taking and defending depositions. Excellent academic credentials and admission to The Florida Bar required. Email cover letter/resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Law Office of Linda S. Bittner, a Staff Counsel Office of CNA, in Maitland Florida, is looking for a general liability attorney with a minimum of 5 years of litigation and trial experience. Excellent salary and benefits package. Please apply on-line at www.cna.com/careers or fax your resume to (866) 390-9484. EOE m/f/d/v.
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.
PIP Litigation Attorney needed for plaintiff's personal injury firm headquartered near downtown Orlando. Must have one to three years litigation experience handling Florida no fault disputes. Duties include managing a case load of no fault litigation claims. Health insurance and retirement benefit plan available after introductory period. Please email resume in confidence to email@example.com.
Chief Operating Officer: Provides planning, development, evaluation and direction of all court services and legal records functions for the Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County. Provides leadership and aligns court services and legal operations with the Clerk’s vision, strategic direction, mission and values; and functions as a professional and managerial resource. Juris doctor degree required. http://www.mypalmbeachclerk.com/uploadedFiles/Join_Our_Team/chief-operating-officer.pdf.
INSURANCE DEFENSE ASSOCIATE AND LEGAL ASSISTANT- Associate and legal assistant needed for insurance defense firm in East Pompano Beach. We work with the best and the brightest in the field. If you want to work in an environment where your work matters, and is rewarded, this is the firm for you. We prefer a candidate with 3-5 years experience in BI, PIP, PI, and/or Property defense. Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of General Counsel, has an opening for a SES Senior Attorney in the Public Lands Section in Tallahassee. Applicants must be a member of The Florida Bar and must have two years of legal experience. The starting salary is $51,626.88 to $65,000.00 depending on experience. This position handles complex litigation matters. Therefore, litigation experience is required. To apply, submit a resume and a State of Florida Application by March 14, 2013 to Larry R. Morgan, Chief Deputy General Counsel, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 35, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000.
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Positions Available - Other
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