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The Florida Bar News
November 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.
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: email@example.com. All inquiries kept strictly confidential.
AV-rated boutique Commercial Litigation law firm seeks associate with 3-5 yrs. experience in the courtroom, depositions, in drafting pleadings and research. Experience in construction, condo law, commercial landlord/tenant, collections, and commercial foreclosures is a plus. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Benefits commensurate with experience. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daniels Kashtan, an AV-rated Construction and Commercial Litigation law firm, is seeking an attorney for its Coral Gables office with 5+ years experience in construction litigation or insurance defense for its Coral Gables office. Excellent salary and benefits. All inquiries will be held confidential. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
In-House Assistant General Counsel/HR Manager with 1-3 years of civil litigation experience (preferably private sector employment litigation). Responsibilities include counseling clients on HR issues, drafting handbooks/policies, conducting investigations, research and presenting training seminars. Strong oral and written communication skills and membership in good standing of a state bar required. Litigation experience preferred. Please forward resume AND salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 727-563-1570.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of General Counsel, has an opening for a SES Senior Attorney in Tallahassee. This position handles legal issues concerning personnel and contract matters. Relevant experience in those areas is preferred. Applicants must be a member of The Florida Bar and must have at least two years of legal experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience; the base salary for a Senior Attorney starts at $51,626.88. To apply, submit a resume and a State of Florida Application to Frederick L. Aschauer, Jr., Deputy General Counsel, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000 by November 15, 2013.
SERVE AND PROTECT THE PUBLIC - ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL – The Florida Board of Bar Examiners, located in Tallahassee, is seeking applications for Assistant General Counsel. The Board is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Florida. The Board’s paramount responsibility is to serve and protect the public by ensuring that those who are admitted to practice law in Florida possess good moral character and the required level of competence. The Board fulfills this responsibility by conducting thorough background investigations of all bar applicants and by administering the bar examination. Qualified candidates for Assistant General Counsel must be a member of The Florida Bar for a minimum of five years. Trial or governmental hearing experience required. Primary responsibility will be the preparation and presentation of cases at administrative hearings before the Board. Competitive starting salary, depending on qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits. Regular travel, approximately 10-12 times a year, required. More information and the application for this position is posted on the Board’s website at www.floridabarexam.org. If you have questions, please contact Robert G. Blythe at (850) 487-1292. Equal Opportunity Employer.
City of Gainesville – Assistant City Attorney; $58,795 - $118,203, with an anticipated starting pay of $58,795 to $78,802 (commensurate with experience). Closing Date: December 5, 2013. Apply online at www.cityofgainesville.jobs. We are looking for an attorney with strong legal research and analysis skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and an understanding of the unique aspects of representing a public sector client. Minimum requirements: graduation from an accredited college of law, membership in The Florida Bar and minimum of 1 year of professional legal experience. Preference will be given to candidates with both transactional and litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in, or experience in, local government law. A written technical skills assessment and an oral presentation will be required as a part of the selection process. Assistant City Attorneys are not permitted to practice law except on behalf of the City, or to engage in other employment without the express consent of the City Attorney. One writing sample must be submitted at time of application. The City of Gainesville is an Equal Opportunity/AA/DFWP Employer. Pursuant to Florida’s public records law, applications and resumes received by the City are subject to public disclosure.
Busy Bar Certified Ft. Myers Attorney seeks Associate Attorney with minimum 2 to 5 years experience to assist with association, business, real estate transactions and litigation. Self-Starter needed. Send Resume in confidence to News Box #664.
LITIGATION ASSOCIATE: AV-rated trial litigation firm seeking attorney for our downtown Orlando office. Must have Florida Bar License. 0-2yrs experience (med/mal or PI a plus). Email resume and salary requirements to Pamela McBride: Bobo, Ciotoli et al, email@example.com.
Key West City Attorney’s Office seeks motivated Florida Bar attorney with litigation experience for entry level position. Candidates must possess superior ethical standards and be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively. Full benefits provided. Send resume to City Attorney, P.O. Box 1409 Key West, Florida 33041 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLEARWATER - Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation Attorney. Consulting firm seeking attorney with at least three years experience in medical malpractice defense. Position requires Florida Bar Membership. Our firm offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits. Fax resume in confidence to 727-581-6440 or email to email@example.com. Please confirm that you have received this email.
Entry-level Associate attorney position for personal injury litigation firm. 1-4 years experience preferred. Moot court, internship, or Clinic experience preferred. Salary and benefits commensurate with Gainesville/Ocala area. Please send resume and cover letter to Steven A. Bagen & Associates, P.A.: PO Box 5757, Gainesville, FL 32627/fax resume and cover letter to 352-379-9007/email to: SABOFFICE@bagenlaw.com.
Associate Attorney for Growing Sarasota Law Firm: Alliance Legal Group is seeking an associate attorney with bankruptcy experience. Looking for a personable, service oriented individual with strong written and verbal communication skills. Other civil litigation or estate planning experience helpful. Great opportunity for the right person. Send CV and minimum starting income requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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Positions Available - Other
Practice For Sale
Long established transactional practice in southwest Florida for sale. With or without real estate. Estate planning, estate administration, elder law. Owner will stay to transition. Confidential. Please reply to News Box #660.
Established 22 year general solo practice in N.W. Fla. for sale. Turnkey office includes 100+ clients, files, equipment, supplies with 3 private conference rooms, free parking, law library, shared office space with other attorneys. Landlord flexible. Attorney planning to retire, but willing to remain during transition if needed. Reply in confidence to News Box#666.