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The Florida Bar News
July 15, 2014
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 is seeking ATTORNEYS for its Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Ft. Myers, West Palm Beach, and Pensacola offices. Recruiting attorneys for Litigation, Default and Corporate Law Departments. For Miami Office: Attorneys who are admitted in Puerto Rico territorial/state court. For Litigation Department: 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 Default Law Department: Contested and Uncontested - Attorneys with previous experience in a Default Law Firm. Portable book of business a plus. For Corporate Law Department: 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.
Prominent Naples Law Firm seeking trust and estates / probate attorney with at least 3 years experience to lead the firm’s trusts and estates department. Highly competitive compensation and benefits. Please contact email@example.com or call 239-325-4070.
Downtown Tampa firm is seeking partner level attorneys with portable business who are either: (i) sole practitioners tired of having to handle administrative issues; or (ii) “big firm” attorneys tired of having their share of revenues significantly reduced by large overhead. Our infrastructure will allow you to maximize your earning potential. If interested, please respond to: News Box #682.
AKERMAN LLP: Join Akerman LLP! We are a leading transactions and trial law firm, known for our core strengths in middle market M&A, within the financial services and real estate industries, and for a diverse Latin America practice. With more than 600 lawyers and government affairs professionals and a network of 20 offices, Akerman is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States by The National Law Journal NLJ 350 (2013). CONSUMER FINANCE LITIGATION: Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa, FL - Associates with 2 to 5 years of experience in commercial litigation for consumer finance litigation & compliance practice group. Federal and state court experience is required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. LABOR & EMPLOYMENT: West Palm Beach, FL – Associates with 2 to 6 years of litigation experience for Labor & Employment Practice Group. A minimum of two years of law firm labor & employment defense and/or commercial litigation experience is required. Employment litigation and counseling experience is considered a plus. LITIGATION: West Palm Beach, FL - Associate with 3 to 5 years of commercial litigation and broker-dealer experience. Experience handling broker-dealer arbitrations and litigation and litigating fraud cases is required. Experience with pre-arbitration hearing and trial discovery, investigations, drafting pleadings, taking and defending depositions and examining witnesses is also required. Experience handling the investigation and litigation of automobile insurance claims is preferred. TRUSTS & ESTATES: Naples, FL – Associates with 3 to 6 years of trusts & estates experience. Complex estate planning, asset protection planning, trust and estate settlement, and taxation experience is required. International estate planning experience is considered a plus. LL.M. in Estate Planning or Taxation is preferred. Federal and State court experience is required for all consumer finance, litigation and labor & employment needs. All candidates must possess excellent research, writing, analytical, communication and inter-personal skills. Must be a member of The Florida Bar. Please apply online at http://www.akerman.com/careers.
University of Florida - Senior University Counsel for Transactions and Academic Affair: The University of Florida has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to assist it in the recruitment of the Senior University Counsel for Transactions and Academic Affairs. The Senior Counsel will provide counsel and legal services on business, academic and research transactions, both domestic and international, and matters of academic affairs. The Senior Counsel reports directly to the Deputy General Counsel and to the Vice President, General Counsel and University Secretary, and is a member of the Vice President’s senior leadership team. The Senior Counsel must have a minimum of eight to ten years of experience working on sophisticated transactions, most likely at a top law firm or equivalent university or in-house setting. Experience handling transactions where technology or IP is a key element of the deal and some international experience are required. Experience in the higher education sector is highly desirable. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity please contact Ron Ciardiello at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application Instructions and Deadline: To review posting & apply see http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/53974 requisition #0905990. The position is open and screening will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made; applications are encouraged by August 1, 2014, but will continue to be accepted after that date. A background investigation will be conducted that includes verifying prior employment, education, and criminal history. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply, call 352-392-4621 or TDD 1-800-955-8771.
Senior Level Attorneys: Young, up and coming Florida law firm is seeking experienced attorneys with portable books of business in civil litigation, family, and/or criminal law to join its rapidly growing Jacksonville office. Candidates must have a desire to build and manage their own practice within the firm. Excellent opportunities for business development from walk-in traffic at firm’s office across the street from the new Duval County Courthouse. Lynda Weeden: email@example.com or 904- 352-1342.
Associate Attorney Position. Newsome Melton, a plaintiff's product liability firm with offices in downtown Orlando, is looking for an associate attorney. We need someone who has at least three years of experience and who is comfortable and competent to take depositions and handle hearings. Willingness to travel is necessary. Candidates should have strong academic credentials, should be hungry to work and learn, and should want to represent people who have been catastrophically injured by defective products. If you meet this description, and want to be a plaintiff's lawyer, this job is for you. Competitive pay with excellent benefits. If interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is seeking an experienced attorney for its Miami office to work in its appellate department. Please email resume to email@example.com for consideration. All responses will be treated confidentially.
Mid-size AV-rated downtown Jacksonville law firm seeks commercial litigator with experience in banking law, UCC and creditor rights/bankruptcy law. Partnership opportunity for an attorney with the ability to combine a portable book of business with our practice. Please email resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attorney 6-8 years min. experience in estate planning, transfer tax, probate and trust administration. Large firm academics/experience with some portable business preferred. Opportunity to grow senior partner's existing sophisticated practice in high quality, boutique, AV-rated, N. Palm Beach County firm. Great lifestyle/work balance. Please reply to News Box #646.
Plaintiff Personal Injury firm in Boynton Beach is seeking an associate to work on pre-lit and lit files. Person must have at least 3 years of experience working on personal injury cases and be comfortable working with a large number of files. Person also must have trial experience. Responsibilities include handling a plaintiff personal injury claim from its inception to its completion. Experience with Client Profiles is a plus. Please email your resume to email@example.com.
Matthew A. Linde, P.A., (www.probatelitigator.com), seeks an attorney licensed to practice in Florida who has between two and five years of experience with estate planning, probate, trust and guardianship administration and litigation, probate trust and guardianship appeals and the estate and income tax issues commonly associated with these practice areas. An LL.M. in taxation as well as transaction and litigation experience is preferred as well as some connection with the Fort Myers area. This is a career opportunity with a fast track to shareholder status for the right individual. All inquiries are confidential. Salary is DOE. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AV-rated WPB law firm has an opening for an experienced senior litigation attorney. People skills, exemplary work ethic, and ability to handle clients is a must. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume to email@example.com. *Drug-Free Work Place.
FAMILY/HOUSING ATTORNEY – for non-profit law firm in Tavares. This is a full time position (50% housing and 50% family law). Must work effectively and creatively with low-income clients. Experience in public/subsidized housing and mortgage foreclosures; bankruptcy experience preferred. Experience working with domestic violence victims. Litigation experience desired. Spanish speaking a plus. Travel will be required within central Florida. FL Bar membership or 3 years out-of-state Bar membership required. Must possess a valid FL driver’s license. We offer excellent benefits including free health, dental, life, disability insurance, and more. Send resume, writing samples, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 386-323-5762. E.O.E.
AV-Rated Lakeland law firm seeks candidates for Elder Law attorney position. LL.M. in Elder Law preferred together with experience in estate planning, guardianships, Medicaid planning and probate. Strong academic background required, and candidates must reside in or relocate to Lakeland. Please email cover letter, qualifications and resume email@example.com.
Tampa Appellate/ Post Conviction Associate needed for entry level position. Applicant must be a member of The Florida Bar. Excellent compensation, including bonuses and profit sharing. Please submit resume and writing sample to Escobar & Associates, P.A. 2917 W. Kennedy Blvd. Ste. 100 Tampa, 33609.
Boutique Tampa/New York law firm concentrating in Commercial Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense seeking contract attorney with 1 - 3 years’ experience for Tampa office. Excellent writing skills and strong academic credentials desired. Please forward resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. - Orlando law firm with 10 Central Florida offices, seeks experienced domestic attorney to head up its domestic practice. Prefer 5+ years experience. Great opportunity to join growing practice. Email resume to KBJ@boginmunns.com.
Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. - Orlando law firm with 10 Central Florida offices, seeks experienced real estate attorney to practice in the Orlando office in residential and commercial real estate. Prefer 3+ years experience. Great opportunity to join growing practice. Email resume to KBJ@boginmunns.com.
Travelers, a market leader in the property/casualty insurance industry, has an immediate opportunity in our Fort Lauderdale/West Palm Beach staff counsel office for an experienced trial attorney to handle high exposure trucking, auto and general liability litigation in Southeast Florida. Significant trial experience with multiple verdicts and a proven trial record is required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Apply today at www.travelers.com/careers requisition numbers: 813220 Fort Lauderdale and 813221 West Palm Beach.
The Marion County School Board announces the establishment of the position of School Board Attorney. The position requires the applicant be a member in good standing with The Florida Bar with a minimum of five years of experience in the practice of law. Information may be found and an electronic application completed at www.marion.k12.fl.us. All communication regarding this position shall be via email at Lisa.Krysalka@Marion.K12.fl.us. Contact with individual School Board members is prohibited.
Attorney, Insurance Defense, Southeast Law Group, P.A: AV-rated boutique insurance defense firm with statewide practice seeks associates with two years’ experience, preferably in first-party property losses, for its offices in Central Florida. Candidates must possess excellent research and writing skills; be highly-motivated team players; embrace a strong work ethic; and, be willing to take cases through trial and travel. Excellent benefits package and opportunity for growth. Send resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please.
Tampa Office of AV-rated defense firm seeks an associate attorney with 3+ years of trial experience handling first-party homeowner's and commercial property lawsuits. Excellent career opportunity with competitive salary and benefits offered. For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Firm Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miami Personal Injury Firm seeks attorney with 10+ years of experience. Salary is 30% of all fees generated. Draw of 100K salary only limited by your desire to work. Volume practice with plenty of files. Reply in confidence to email@example.com.
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