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April 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.

Butler Pappas AV-rated, Florida defense firm has an opening in Miami for a property coverage defense attorney with 2-4 years experience. And in Tampa for a Liability Coverage attorney with 3+ years experience. Competitive compensation offered. Please submit resume to Hiring Partner, Butler Pappas Weihmuller Katz Craig, LLP, 777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 500, Tampa 33602, or fax to (813) 281-0900.

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

Labor & Employment Attorneys 0-3 years experience in Labor & Employment and/or Litigation. Excellent academic credentials. For our North, Central and South Florida Offices. Reply to News Box # 574

Litigation Attorney - Trusts & Estates - Hollywood, Florida - Wintter & Associates, P.A., Trusts & Estates Litigation & Administration firm has an opportunity for a litigation attorney 5+ years experience. Strong litigation background, trial experience, excellent research skills and meticulous writing skills. Book of business is a plus, but not required. Send resume to PDD@WintterLaw.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

GENERAL COUNSEL The School Board of Broward County, Florida. Applicants should hold a Doctor of Jurisprudence from an accredited law school, be a member in good standing of the Florida Bar, have significant experience in educational, governmental, and/or administrative law, and have ten (10) years of experience practicing as an attorney. Salary range (based on experience) - Individual Respondent: $180,000 to $216,000 annually plus benefits including pension contributions, health insurance and others as negotiated. Respondent Law Firm: $234,000 to $270,000 annually. To review application procedures, access The School Board of Broward County’s website: www.browardschools.com. Employment, Administrative. Deadline: 5:00 p.m., May 15, 2010. Equal Opportunity Employer

Attorney Position, 2-5 years experience for Litigation Department, Personal Injury Law Firm, Tampa Bay Area, Trial experience preferred, *Non-Smoking Office*, Respond in confidence to News Box #578

Lydecker Diaz, Mid-sized Brickell law firm seeking a motivated attorney with 5+ years of commercial litigation experience. Federal and State background required. Trial experience preferred. Excellent benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Email or fax resume to: mah@lydeckerdiaz.com or (305) 416-3190 (Attention: Mark Hendricks)

The Tallahassee office of Carr Allison is hiring an associate with two to three years of civil defense litigation experience. The firm is looking for an associate with a strong work ethic and experience in handling civil defense litigation. Candidates should send their resume to managing shareholder, Thomas Logan at tlogan@carrallison.com. The firm’s web site is www.carrallison.com.

Estate Planning/Tax Attorney - Successful 55 year old NMB/Aventura estate tax/business planning/asset protection attorney with 3 attorney practice is looking for experienced attorney with similar focus. Should have some portable business and be motivated hard worker of highest competence and integrity. An excellent opportunity for the right person to benefit from a high profile and challenging client base . LLM preferred. Please fax resume to Nelson & Nelson, P.A. 305-932-6585.

Smith, Hiatt & Diaz, P.A. Fort Lauderdale AV rated firm seeks an Attorney with 0-2 years of experience to assist in its foreclosure practice. You need to be willing to travel regularly to attend hearings in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties as well as other counties in the state. The position requires a team player who can work well with support staff, is comfortable with a large caseload, and is organized and detail oriented. You must also be extremely computer literate, as our office maintains a case management system that directs our workflow and uses only computerized case files. You must be admitted to the Florida Bar to be considered for this position. Please send resumes to dbatchelder@smith-hiatt.com or fax to 954-564-9252, attention Dawn Batchelder.

Assistant City Attorney - Cape Coral, FL. The City of Cape Coral seeks an attorney for an anticipated vacancy with experience in local government law to assume the responsibilities of the position of Assistant City Attorney. Under the general direction of the City Attorney, the individual will provide a wide range of legal services to the city’s elected officials, the city manager, city departments and various boards and committees. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing legislation and legal opinions, legal research, and contract review. Specialized experience in employment/labor law, contracts, procurement, and government financing preferred. Qualified applicants will possess the following: Member of The Florida Bar in good standing with at least three years of legal experience. Knowledge of issues unique to Florida local government law such as public records and government in the sunshine is essential. Salary range: $47,731.95 - $113,362.20. Anticipated starting salary at $47,731.95 - 70,000, depending on experience. Apply online at www.capecoral.net. Questions contact City of Cape Coral Human Resources Department, P.O. 150027, Cape Coral, FL 33915-0027. Telephone: 239-574-0530; Position open until filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Gainesville Associate Attorney: Primary practice areas: 80% Family Law and 20% Criminal. Minimum 2 years experience in above practice areas. Must be computer literate. Send resume to Apply@ForYourLaw.com

St. Petersburg “AV” rated law firm seeks Insurance Defense associate with 1-5 years experience, PIP a plus. Send resumes to 8700 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33702, Fax 727-570-4665.

Litigation Associate Jacksonville: Leading Jacksonville firm seeks litigation associate 3-5 years experience. Top academics and complex case litigation experience are prerequisites. Strong preference for Jacksonville area residents. Reply to News Box #579 with resume and writing sample.

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

Established Miami firm, AV-rated, handling transportation defense, seeks an associate with 2-5 years in civil litigation experience. Candidate responsible for court appearances and trial preparation. Strong writing skills, solid work ethic and traveling necessary. Salary commensurate with experience, benefits package available. Please forward resume to marian@nicklauslaw.

Retired or semi-retired attorneys to work on a part-time contract basis for law firm litigating construction defect claims on behalf of condo associations in the following geographic areas: Jacksonville, Pensacola, Panama City, Tallahassee, Gainesville, Naples, Fort Myers, Sarasota, and St. Petersburg. Send CV to flacondodefectslawgroup@gmail.com – reference “part time attorney”.

Palm Beach County is seeking to contract with up to 5 lawyers who are members of the Florida Bar and who have experience in government procurement law to provide Special Master Services on an as-needed basis to the Purchasing Department and to the Office of Small Business Assistance. These Special Master Services include, but are not limited to, presiding over protest hearings pertaining to vendor procurement issues, vendor suspensions, vendor debarments, or living wage violation complaints; and, presiding over protest hearings pertaining to appeals for certification, recertification, or decertification as a Small Business Enterprise. Respondents shall have practiced law for at least 10 years, and shall be a member in good standing with the Florida Bar for the prior 3 years. A minimum of 3 years in government law is also required. The compensation for Special Master Services will be at a rate of $200 per hour. Interested attorneys can visit www.pbcgov.com/purchasing to download a copy of RFS 800097RR/LJ, or call/email Sandy Shea, Buyer with the Palm Beach County Purchasing Department, at 561-616-6816 or sshea@pbcgov.com. The deadline for submittals is May 12, 2010.

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

NATURE OF WORK: 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 MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.co.bay.fl.us/hr.php OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: Human Resources Department, 840 W. 11th Street, Panama City, FL 32401, 850-248-8201 human.resources@baycountyfl.gov An Equal Opportunity Employer

West Palm Beach law firm seeks Associate with 1-3 years experience in areas of commercial litigation, foreclosure, and bankruptcy. Must be admitted and licensed in Florida, computer literate and have strong research skills. Email resume to: ed@asadvancedservices.com

West Palm Beach Attorney. We are seeking an associate to handle workers’ compensation and collection cases. Experience a plus but not required. Email resume to ckorey@koreylaw.com or fax to 312-422-0505. Only candidates contacted for an interview will receive a response.

Wites & Kapetan, P.A., seeks associate with 3-5/yrs experience for our class action and securities arbitration practices. Candidates must have excellent academic credentials, strong legal research and writing skills, and significant federal court experience. Email resume and writing sample to mwites@wklawyers.com.

Tampa Specialty Defense Firm seeking 3-7 year attorney. Excellent writer with strong courtroom presence. Prior SIU/Fraud experience a plus. Great benefits. Salary negotiable. Reply in confidence to Office Manager, Andrews & Manno, P.A., 4350 W. Cypress St., Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33607.

Cutting Edge/Fulfilling professional opportunity, providing legal counsel to community associations in small firm environment. 2 yrs litigation and drafting exp., highly motivated with excellent communication skills. AV Rated Law Firm. Fax resume to: Gelfand & Arpe, P.A., Attn: Office Administrator at 561-655-1361. Please review our website: www.gelfandarpe.com

City of Jacksonville Office of General Counsel seeks commercial litigation attorney preferably with five to ten years experience in real-estate related or eminent domain. Litigation and trial experience essential. Salary, $80-$100K commensurate with experience; excellent benefits including a defined pension plan. Please send resumes to “Office Manager” by fax to 904-630-8351.

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.

Miami Commercial Company is seeking to hire a young attorney as counselor/consultant on a part time basis. Must be Florida Bar certified, have workers comp experience. Financial skills to assist president in general transactions related to the business. Must speak English/Spanish. Work flexible hours, work from home negotiable. Please reply to News Box #580.

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.

Business Contract Associate Attorney, German American law firm is searching for a business contract associate attorney for its Orlando, Florida office to work closely with a fast paced senior partner. Successful candidate would be a hard worker with superior written and oral communication skills, with at least 3 years experience. Send cover letter and resume in confidence to career@urbanthier.com. Visit our website at www.urbanthier.com for firm profile.

Join Our Team! Sarasota 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

Join Our Team! Pensacola Office of McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A. seeks attorney with 2+ 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

Statewide Insurance Defense Firm is seeking attorney with experience in first and third party claims for its Central Florida Office (Orlando Area). The office is looking for an attorney with a portable book of business to supplement the firm’s current caseload. This is an excellent opportunity with a stable and dynamic firm that is growing to serve its clients needs throughout the State. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter and resume in confidence to: jlawmiami@gmail.com.

Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer. Statewide insurance defense firm seeks litigation attorneys in the following offices and positions: First Party/Property Coverage, min 2-7 years experience – Broward and Orlando; Litigation Support/Appellate Associate: with at least 4-7 years experience – Broward; Litigation attorney with 3-5 years of PIP experience – Orlando; Commercial litigator with a minimum of 5 years experience. Must have extensive writing skills - Broward; Litigation attorney with 3-7 years liability experience - Jacksonville.. Competitive salary & benefits. Email recruiter@conroysimberg.com.

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of General Counsel, has an opening for an entry-level SES Attorney position in the Civil Enforcement Section in Tallahassee. Applicants must be a member of the Florida Bar, and some environmental law experience is preferred, although not required. The starting salary is $39,083.52. Submit a State of Florida application or resume by June 1, 2010 to Aliki Moncrief, Deputy General Counsel, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 35, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3000.

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AD HOC Law Associates Inc. - An Attorney Recruiting Firm - We place partners and associates in permanent positions throughout Florida. Please call and let us tell you about our current openings. Suzanne Pallot, President, 444 Brickell Ave., Suite 826 Miami, FL 33131 Dade: (305)381-9600 Toll Free: (877)279-4453 Fax: (305)381-9396 www.attorneyplacements.net, jobs@attorneyplacements.net. All resumes held in strict confidence.
Garcia Legal Search “integrity in recruiting” Garcia Legal Search, LLC. is seeking Attorneys in the following areas: Tampa:- Bankruptcy attorney 2+ years - Appellate attorney, 3+ years - Tax attorney, 3+ yrs with LLM - Nursing home def, 3+ years Orlando: - Bankruptcy attorney 2+ years - Insurance defense (PIP) 3+ years South Florida: - Trusts and estates attorney 1+ LLM - Workers Comp attorney 5+ years - Insurance defense litigation 2+ years Please contact Robert F. Garcia, Esq. at Robgarcia@garcialegalsearch.com (813) 431-5432 or Lisa M. Garcia at Lisagarcia@garcialegalsearch.com. (813) 679-6717
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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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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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