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November 1, 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.

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.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY seeks Assistant County Attorney with minimum 4 years experience in General Government and Land Use Law. Litigation experience a plus. Must be active Florida Bar Member. Competitive salary with extensive benefits package offered based on level of experience. Complete and submit application online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/charlottecountyfl/default.cfm.

Vasquez & Tosko, LLP – Orlando based insurance defense firm seeks litigation attorney with 2 to 5 years experience. Insurance defense experience preferred. Email resume to Dianna@vasko.net.

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.

City of Lakeland - Labor Attorney. Salary Range: $66,102 - $122,769 annually depending on qualifications. The Community: Lakeland, a thriving city of 96,000, is the largest city in Polk County. Its central location between Tampa and Orlando provides safe, comfortable and affordable living with easy access to large metropolitan areas and top name attractions. Situated among dozens of lakes in Central Florida, Lakeland offers an exceptional quality of life. A firm commitment to downtown development, redevelopment, historic preservation, cultural amenities, and a exceptional business-friendly environment has helped Lakeland to thrive for 125 years. Growth and progress exemplify our City all the while maintaining a sense of history and a hometown feel. The Position: This is advanced, responsible work in the field of Policy and Labor Relations aimed at creating an environment where skilled, engaged employees are identified, developed, and valued. Duties include administration, development, and maintenance of the disciplinary process, grievance process, collective bargaining agreements, and assistance with sensitive personnel issues. A high degree of initiative and independent judgment is required within the framework of established policies, procedures, and instruction. The job's principle objective is to ensure the City of Lakeland's HR and OD systems support the organization's goals. Minimum Qualifications: Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Labor Relations, or related field; JD with HR/Labor expertise highly preferred. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience, (two (2) of which will be supervisory in nature) in human resource work including Employee Relations and/or Labor Relations. To apply and/or for additional details, please visit our website: http://www.lakelandgov.net/employmentservices/EmploymentServices/JobOpportunities.aspx. A resume and a copy of college transcripts must be uploaded with the application. This posting may close at any time - WITHOUT NOTICE. Pursuant to Florida’s open records law, the application/resumes are subject to public disclosure. EOE/DFWP.

Supervising Attorney - Children’s Legal Services division of the Department of Children and Families is seeking an experienced attorney to join the CLS management team as the Supervising Attorney for Circuit 14, located in the Panhandle area of Florida. CLS attorneys represent the people of Florida, through the Department, advocating for the best interests of Florida’s children in dependency proceedings. The Supervising Attorney will oversee six CLS attorneys in the six counties that comprise Circuit 14 and will be primarily located in the Panama City office. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced attorney to combine their skill with their passion and make a difference for vulnerable children. The successful applicant will have a strong interest in child advocacy, a thorough understanding of Chapter 39, Florida Statutes, and be an experienced litigator. Additionally, he or she must have good academic credentials, strong written and oral communication skills, a keen interest in courtroom litigation and appellate work, excellent critical thinking skills, a positive attitude and be a member of The Florida Bar. Children’s Legal Services: Strong Leadership, a New Paradigm, New Opportunities! Come join an exciting, cutting edge, statewide “law firm” on a mission to provide exceptional advocacy to the children and families of Florida by achieving permanency, stability and security for abused, neglected and abandoned children. Starting annual salary is $65,000. Excellent benefits package includes medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, life insurance, and a retirement plan. The Department of Children and Families is an EEO/AA employer. To apply, please forward a cover letter highlighting your legal experience and qualifications for the job, a resume, writing sample and anything else you feel would assist the committee in the hiring process to: Joye M. Clayton, Regional Director, Northwest Region, Children's Legal Services, Department of Children and Families, 2383 Phillips Road, Tallahassee, Florida 32308 or by email to Joye_Clayton@dcf.state.fl.us.

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.

Foreclosure Litigation 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 and salary requirements to (813) 880-8800 or email fccatty@gmail.com.

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 Larry Hall, Hill, Adams, Hall & Schieffelin, P.O. Box 1090, Winter Park, FL 32790.

McFarlane & Dolan, a statewide insurance defense firm is seeking a PIP Attorney for our South Florida/Coral Springs office. Partnership opportunities are available for the right applicants. Portable book of business is a plus. Please send resume to djosephson@mcfarlanedolanlaw.com.

CONSTRUCTION LITIGATION ATTORNEY – Orlando/Tampa AV law firm seeks construction litigation associates/jr. partners for Tampa and Orlando offices with partial book of business. Excellent growth opportunity/benefits. Send resume to Howard Allen, Railey Harding & Allen, P.A., 15 N. Eola Dr., Orlando, FL 32801, hallen@raileyharding.com, Fax (407) 648-8049.

Trial Attorney: Farmers Insurance seeks an experienced Trial Attorney for our Tampa Branch Legal Office. Requires JD, member in good standing with Florida State Bar, and minimum 5 years 1st chair jury trial experience, preferably in Personal Injury or Insurance Defense. Apply to Job ID 00107052 at: www.farmers.com/careers. EOE.

Family Law Associate - Christian Family Law firm in Downtown Delray Beach is seeking an Associate practicing at least 4 years with 2+ years of strong litigation experience. Must be a self-starter and able to handle their own case load. Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to info@blgfl.com.

The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm seeks an experienced tort litigator with approximately 10-15 years of experience. Preferred candidates will have experience handling construction and product liability matters. A background in mass tort litigation is also helpful. Competitive compensation, bonus and benefit package available for top candidates. Qualified candidates may send cover letter and resume to contactus@bleakleybavol.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.

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.

Trial Attorney - Davie, Florida: Farmers Insurance is looking for a Trial Attorney to join our High Exposure Attorney Team at the Branch Legal office located in the Ft. Lauderdale area. Qualified applicants must have first chair jury trial experience and a minimum of 5 plus years experience with bodily injury and UM/UIM cases of moderate to high exposure. Apply to Job ID 00108119 at: www.farmers.com/careers. EOE.

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.

Expanding Downtown Orlando Law Firm has immediate opening for 7+ years experienced insurance defense litigation attorney; PIP a plus. Experience must include taking depositions, mediations, hearings and trial. Candidate must be an excellent writer. Great benefits and competitive base salary commiserate with experience and abilities combined with excellent bonus structure for performance. If you meet the criteria and are interested in joining a dynamic team, send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to insurancedefensefirm@yahoo.com.

Hill Ward Henderson, an AV-rated, Tampa, Florida law firm seeks qualified associates for its Employee Benefits/ERISA Group. Candidates must have 2-6 years of experience. The position requires excellent academic credentials, extensive drafting experience, client development potential, and health and welfare experience. The position 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 jpoley@hwhlaw.com. Please visit our firm website at www.hwhlaw.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.

Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, Region 1 - Criminal Attorney Position open in Lake City office: Stable, organized, self initiator needed to handle felony caseloads in Suwannee County (Live Oak) and Taylor County (Perry). Minimum 2 years in Bar with jury trial experience required. Salary 48k to 60k range. Send resumes and state of Florida Applications to: Daniel W. Clark, Chief Assistant Regional Counsel, Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, Region 1, P.O. Box 2698, Lake City, Florida 32056, Cell Phone: 1-850-274-9871.


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