The Florida Bar
The Florida Bar News
October 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.
Copyright Attorney - NSU seeks an attorney with at least 3 years experience in the areas of copyright, fair use and scholarly communication issues relating to higher education to serve as Copyright Officer. Responsibilities include the implementation and compliance of NSU copyright policies, and training of NSU community members. Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits. Must apply online for position #993009 to: Nova Southeastern University, www.nsujobs.com, www.nova.edu.
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. This is a career opportunity with a fast track to shareholder status for the right individual. In your reply please explain your connection with Fort Myers, Florida. All inquiries are confidential. Salary is DOE. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Walt Disney Company is a diversified, international family entertainment and media organization whose operations include theme parks and resorts, filmed entertainment including motion pictures and television shows, home video products, records, consumer products, a cruise line, radio and television stations, broadcast and cable networks, Internet offerings and publishing activities. The Walt Disney World Resort Legal Department is seeking qualified candidates for an Associate Principal Counsel position on its Litigation and Regulatory Compliance team. Responsibilities will include managing personal injury and complex litigation from outset to conclusion, including investigation, drafting and editing, court appearances, and supervision of and participation with outside counsel. Responsibilities also include providing advice and counsel to various business areas in the Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line. Basic Qualifications: •A minimum of 5-7 years comprehensive experience in handling complex civil litigation matters in state and federal courts with a concentration in defending product liability and other personal injury matters. •Trial experience. •Excellent written and oral communication skills. •Must be team oriented and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment with a solution oriented approach to legal issues. •Self-motivated with outstanding interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate complex issues effectively with all levels of management. Preferred Qualifications- Experience litigating maritime matters. Preferred Education- Law degree from a top-tier law school. Required Education- Law degree from an accredited law school. Admission to The Florida Bar. Disney is an EOE. APPLY LINK: https://sjobs.brassring.com/tgwebhost/jobdetails.aspx?partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&jobid=134744.
Nationally Recognized automobile franchise law firm, located in Tallahassee, with a nationwide practice representing automobile dealers seeks transactional associate. 2-3 years experience. Competitive salary and benefits package. Email to email@example.com.
Family Law Firm - A well established Fort Myers law firm is looking for a motivated attorney with 3 - 5 years of family law experience. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 239.936.2542.
AV-rated Gainesville Insurance Defense firm is seeking an attorney with 2-4 years’ experience. Candidate must have experience with an insurance defense law firm or insurance house counsel program and also must have trial experience. Email resume to email@example.com.
Clearwater AV-rated personal injury firm seeking attorney with 2-5 years experience in personal injury and litigation. Excellent research and writing skills required. Candidates must provide two writing samples. Send resume and writing samples to Hiring Partner, 918 Drew Street, Clearwater, FL 33755. No calls please.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – Three Rivers Legal Services, a legal aid program serving the 3rd, 4th, 8th, and part of the 7th Judicial Circuits, is seeking an attorney for the position of Executive Director. Details about the organization, position, and application process may be found at www.trls.org/EDSearch.html.
Associate Attorney: Hurley, Rogner, Miller, Cox, Waranch & Westcott, P.A., a Statewide AV-rated insurance defense firm, seeks aggressive litigation attorney with 3-5 years experience for workers’ compensation department for Winter Park/Orlando location. Trial experience required. Prior workers’ compensation experience preferred. Excellent salary and benefits. Reply to News Box #628.
First American Title is seeking a National Underwriting Counsel in Orlando, FL. The position requires successful underwriting of complex commercial transactions. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in handling sophisticated commercial transactions and law degree are required. To apply, please visit our website at www.firstam.com/careers and search Req. #24898BR. EOE.
Pavese Law Firm seeks an attorney for its Fort 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Pavese Law Firm seeks an attorney for its Fort 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 email@example.com.
Gulfcoast Legal Services seeks an energetic and experienced Immigration Attorney with proven experience and a commitment to social justice. Gulfcoast Legal Services has been awarded significant federal funding to expand our work assisting victims of human trafficking in the Tampa Bay area, and this position will be dedicated to working with clients under this funding. Please go to our website (www.gulfcoastlegal.org) for the complete posting.
Gulfcoast Legal Services seeks an energetic and visionary Managing Attorney with proven experience and a commitment to social justice to lead its Clearwater branch. Gulfcoast Legal Services (“GLS”) provides comprehensive legal services to clients and their families by fully integrating a complete array of civil representation with immigration and family practices. Please go to our website (www.gulfcoastlegal.org) for the complete posting.
Criminal Defense Attorney for the West Coast. Medium size AV-rated firm active in several practice areas, seeking a lawyer with 3-5 years of experience to handle primarily Criminal Defense matter in Pasco, Hernando, Citrus, and N. Hillsborough counties. Prefer applicants who live in either Pasco or Hernando and have family and historical ties to the area. Compensation commensurate with experience. If interested please submit your resume to the Managing Partner at News Box #658.
Law Firm in Ft. Lauderdale is in search of a PIP Litigation Attorney with 1-3 years of verifiable experience successfully defending PIP cases in the state of Florida. All candidates must be licensed in the state of Florida to be considered and be able to handle their own caseload. In return, we offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits packages, including a retirement plan. Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.
The TOHOPEKALIGA WATER AUTHORITY, located in Kissimmee, Florida, is seeking a full time staff Deputy General Counsel able to work with the Authority’s retained General Counsel to address day-to-day general counsel activities, including interface with customers, government operations-level legal activities, and review functions for human resources, procurement, and other comparable legal work. 3-8 years’ active experience in local government/utility or other relevant Florida practice is required. Successful candidate will demonstrate present attitude, aptitude, and potential to advance. Visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tohowater/default.cfm.
Hill Ward Henderson, an AV-rated, Tampa, Florida law firm seeks qualified attorneys for its employee benefits and executive compensation practice. Candidates must have 1-4 years of relevant experience. The position requires excellent academic credentials, plan drafting experience, client development potential, and Affordable Care Act knowledge and 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 email@example.com. Please visit our firm website at www.hwhlaw.com.
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Positions Available - Other
PARALEGAL- The Carr Law Firm seeks a part-time Commercial Litigation Paralegal, with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience (Non-Smokers only). Position may turn into full-time. Excellent organizational ability and attention to detail required. Client Profiles required. Needed to work with busy partners on complex commercial litigation cases. Responsibilities include: review, organization and preparation of discovery materials, preparation of trial exhibits and notebooks, data entry and organization. May require trial attendance. Ability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision. Send resume to Mitzi Carr at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Growing Law Firm in Ft. Lauderdale is seeking an experienced paralegal to join our team. Ideal candidate will have experience in PIP and/or General Liability defense in the state of Florida. Being able to multi-task and work in a high volume environment are essential in this position. In return we offer an excellent benefit package, including retirement plan, along with a salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to email@example.com for immediate and confidential consideration.
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.
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