The Florida Bar
The Florida Bar News
June 1, 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.
THE FLORIDA BAR, FT LAUDERDALE BRANCH, Sr. Attorney: The Florida Bar's Ft. Lauderdale Branch is seeking an experienced trial attorney. The Sr. Attorney acts as counsel at investigative, trial, and appellate levels of processing grievances against attorneys. The qualified candidate must possess a JD and be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar with at least three (3) years of legal experience as an attorney in effective case management, trials, pre-trial matters, and development of trial strategy. Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to resolve trial and appellate level cases required for this position. Interstate travel is required. Service oriented attitude is essential. Salary starts at $69,343. Send resume and writing sample to Human Resources, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300 or via email to: email@example.com in .doc or .pdf. Position is open until filled. Please notify Human Resources, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process. EOE.
FLORIDA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER: The Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council is accepting applications to fill two term vacancies on the Florida Public Service Commission. These are full-time positions starting January 2015 appointed by the Governor with official headquarters in Tallahassee and an annual salary presently at $131,036. Interviews for these vacancies will be held by the Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council. Senate confirmation of the Governor’s appointments is required. Applicants must be competent and knowledgeable in one or more fields which include, but are not limited to: public affairs, law, economics, accounting, engineering, finance, natural resource conservation, energy, or another field substantially related to the duties and functions of the Commission. Persons interested in receiving an application should write, fax, or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) a written request to the Office of Legislative Services - PSCNC, 874 Claude Pepper Building, 111 West Madison Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1400, FAX 850-414-1909. You may also access the application packet at the following website: <http://www.leg.state.fl.us/pscnc>. The completed application must be received in the Council’s office by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Late applications will not be considered. If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Takeshia Stokes at 850-717-0301. If hearing or speech impaired, dial 1-800-955-8771 (TDD).
LITITGATION ASSOCIATE: CIKLIN LUBITZ MARTENS & O’CONNELL, AV-rated WPB firm seeks associate with 3-5 years of experience in Commercial Litigation. Competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume to email@example.com or fax to 561-820-0372.
Litigation Associate Attorney: Thornton, Davis & Fein, P.A. – Miami, FL. Mid-sized law firm in Miami is seeking a motivated and talented associate with 3 to 5 years of litigation experience. Candidate must have excellent writing skills, exceptional work ethic, and desire to litigate. Please email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Midsize AV-rated Tampa Bay law firm is seeking a Criminal Attorney for its expanding Clearwater office. Candidate must have approximately 2-4 years experience in Criminal law, must be self motivated and professional, 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. Please submit your resume to the Managing Partner at News Box #681.
Midsize AV-rated Tampa Bay law firm is seeking a Family Law Attorney for its expanding Clearwater office. The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience in Family Law, including divorce, child support, prenuptials and paternity, must be self motivated and professional, must have superior academic credentials, a successful employment history and proven client relations skills. The applicant must be willing to travel to our New Port Richey, Spring Hill and Bradenton offices. This is a long term opportunity. Salary commensurate with talent and experience. Please submit your resume to the Managing Partner at News Box #681.
Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun LLP, “AV-RATED” law firm is seeking a transactional tax attorney with a minimum of 5 years experience for its office located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Book of business is not required. Must be committed to excellence, have a strong work ethic, and possess analytical and problem-solving skills and judgment. Exceptional opportunity and benefits. Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun is a firm consisting of attorneys specializing in tax and transactional issues involving income and estate tax planning, business succession planning and estate, trust and guardianship litigation, individual limited liability company, corporate and partnership tax law. Fax resume to: 561-626-4742 to the attention of Michael S. Singer, Managing Partner or via email to email@example.com.
Real Estate Associates needed for growing Florida law firm. Ideal candidates will have 1 - 3 years real estate/contract experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume in confidence to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Transactional Associate needed for stable and expanding creditor’s law firm located in mid Pinellas County. Candidate will assist senior attorney with preparation of various settlement and workout documents as well as other drafting needs. 3+ years experience in preparing real property transactional or workout documents required. Title examination experience helpful, but not required. Competitive compensation package, including health insurance. Email resume to email@example.com.
Charlotte County seeks ASSISTANT COUNTY ATTORNEY with minimum 5 years experience in GOVERNMENTAL LAW related to WATER, SANITATION, REGULATED INDUSTRIES AND FRANCHISES. Administrative Law 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.
IN-HOUSE ATTORNEY POSITION. Ripley Entertainment Inc., an entertainment attraction company operating under the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and Guinness World Records attraction brands, is seeking an attorney with 2 to 3 years experience to serve as the Director of Legal Services at its Orlando, Florida corporate office. The Director of Legal Services will report directly to the General Counsel. Applicants should have real estate/transactional experience and be willing to travel. Applicants with more than the noted experience will not be considered at this time. This is a unique opportunity to join a fun and growing company. Please email resumes to Gonzalez@ripleys.com.
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.
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY- Boynton Beach, PERSONAL INJURY LAW. A well respected Plaintiff Personal Injury Law Firm is seeking to add an associate for the Pre-Suit workup and negotiation of cases and litigation at its Boynton Beach office. Applicants must have experience handling Plaintiff Personal Injury cases from initial intake to successful conclusion. For over twenty years, this firm has taken pride in representing accident victims, and when necessary, taking the case all the way through trial. We offer a salary commensurate with experience, provide health and disability insurance and other benefits including profit sharing. Email your resume to: TortLawyers@AOL.com or Fax to: 561-374-7898. You must include salary history and requirements. All inquires will be kept in the strictest confidence.
THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ATTORNEY, MANATEE COUNTY, seeks to hire a new chief litigator, as necessitated by the forthcoming retirement of the incumbent attorney. The successful candidate will be a member of The Florida Bar with at least 10 years of general civil litigation experience, to include experience or a keen interest in land use litigation. The position, while primarily litigation-oriented, involves other non-litigation matters as assigned from time-to-time by the County Attorney. Employment with the County will commence in the first quarter of calendar year 2015. All interested candidates must supply a cover letter and a resume no later than close of business on June 30, 2014, addressed to email@example.com. Multiple interviews may be conducted and writing samples may later be requested.
Heritage Insurance has grown into the state’s Top Ten insurance provider and now we've been recognized as a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace. We’re only just getting started. We’re excited about what we do and we’re looking for a Corporate Attorney to join us in our Sunrise office. We seek highly motivated candidates with a demonstrated history of success as trial attorney ideally in insurance defense or personal injury to manage assigned legal matters related to the Heritage Insurance Company. You'll work collaboratively with staff and managers and provide advice, guidance, and strategy regarding corporate legal matters. Conduct research, drafts points, authorities, and briefs and prepare legal memoranda and opinions on specialized questions of policy coverage and legal liability. Additionally you'll identify and report to our Counsel and senior management on areas and problems which may provide exposure to the companies. Represents the company interests at trial, arbitration or mediation, EUO, etc. as required. May take on special assignments upon request. This position may require travel including overnight. Requirements include JD and active FL License and two+ years of corporate litigation experience; representing property & casualty or commercial insurers strongly preferred. We offer a competitive salary, bonus opportunity, and a comprehensive benefits package. Email cover letter and resumes to HR@Heritagepci.com or fax to 1-866-929-0469.
Fort Lauderdale AV-rated solo practice seeks associate attorney with three (3) or more years of litigation/business law experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please email resume' to Jeffrey B. Smith, Esquire at Jsmith@smithatlaw.com.
Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. – Orlando law firm with 10 Central Florida offices, seeks experienced employment law attorney to head up its employment/labor law practice. Great opportunity to join growing practice. Submit resume to KBJ@boginmunns.com.
Associate Attorney Position Available. Opening for Attorney in Pensacola office with 2-5 years of experience in civil litigation. Florida Bar Membership required; FL & AL Bar preferred. Please send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Attn: Office Manager.
Attorney Positions (2) available at Tampa Bay Area Law Firm. Please refer to our website at www.jayweller.com for explanation of the Legal Services we provide. Resumes may be emailed to email@example.com or you may apply through our website.
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.
Insurance Company seeking attorney with at least 5 years litigation experience for in-house counsel position. Trial experience in negligence cases with multiple verdicts and a proven trial record is required. Attorney expected to defend high exposure negligence claims for insureds. Please email resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tampa Personal Injury law firm looking for a young energetic attorney for new case sign
up/litigation position. Must be a member of The Florida Bar in good standing. Salary is negotiable.
Position includes health insurance, dental insurance, matching 401(k), and a car. Please email your resume to email@example.com.
SARASOTA CONDO LAW FIRM seeks senior associate with 5+ years of civil litigation experience. Condo, HOA, foreclosure and assessment collection experience helpful. Must be FL Bar admitted, Word and Outlook literate. Salary commensurate with experience and ability, excellent benefits, and great work atmosphere. Email resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Palm Beach multi-practice firm seeks associate with 1 to 3 years civil litigation experience, including commercial litigation and personal injury. Candidate should possess excellent communication, research and writing skills, and be capable of working independently and as a team. Qualified candidates please email resume and writing sample to email@example.com.
Seeking Litigators with significant experience in any of the following areas of law: foreclosure, condomium, landlord-tenant, and collections. Hourly pay from $40-75 per hour, based on skill. Excellent research and writing skills required. This opportunity will work best for practitioners with excess capacity. Support staff provided. Send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tampa Appellate/Post Conviction Associate needed for busy law office. Applicant must be a member of The Florida Bar and have 1 year experience in appellate and post conviction cases. 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.
Attorney for Litigation Practice (Sarasota): Attorney for Federal Litigation Practice (Sarasota) Sarasota law firm seeking an attorney that has Federal litigation experience. We are valuing passion, intelligence and a desire to grow as much as experience. This large foreclosure defense firm is putting together bankruptcy and consumer violation practice litigating Bankruptcy, FDCPA, TCPA, FCCPA and UDAP violations. Looking for an enthusiastic, passionate, intelligent person for this position.
Please send CV and starting income requirements to email@example.com. We will incorporate incentive plan so that you will grow as this practice area grows.
Nationally-recognized construction law firm, located in Maitland (Orlando area) with a sophisticated, nationwide practice representing industry-leading general contractors, engineering firms, and project owners, seeks construction litigation associates with 0 - 2 years experience. Superior credentials and writing skills are required. Construction, engineering or architecture background is preferred, but not required. Excellent salary and superior benefits package. Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sixth Judicial Circuit seeks a Trial Court Staff Attorney to work in the West Pasco Judicial Center in New Port Richey. The attorney will primarily assist felony judges with legal research, including post-conviction and trial motions. Salary $3,616.95 monthly (FL Bar Member) + State benefits. Submit Court Application; cover letter; résumé; and writing sample no later than Monday, June 16, 2014. See www.jud6.org for application, submission requirements, and more information.
PENSACOLA LAW FIRM SEEKING TRANSACTION ATTORNEY with hand on responsibilities in business structures and transactions, real estate development, condominium law, and estate planning. LLM experience is a plus. Candidate must be organized, have strong work ethic and be committed to excellence. Excellent opportunity to work with Senior Partner with over 40 years experience in complex business and real estate transactions. Incentive based compensation with opportunity to buy into practice. Contact Charles Liberis at email@example.com.
Miami International Boutique law practice is seeking a transactional attorney with minimum 5 years’ experience in handling off-shore and domestic corporate structures and transactions with a focus on heavy drafting. Candidate must be organized, detail-oriented, have excellent follow-up and follow-thru skills with all matters, and be able to meet deadlines. Real estate transactional experience desired. Bi-lingual a plus. Must be a member in good standing with The Florida Bar. Please contact Liz Lamar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPECIAL EDUCATION ATTORNEY for Public Interest Law firm in Ocala. Two years experience in Special Education Law preferred. Experience in filing due process and 504 complaints is a plus. Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written. FL Bar membership required. Travel within Central FL. We offer excellent benefits including free health, dental, life, disability insurance, a generous time off program, law school loan repayment assistance, and more. Send resume, writing samples, and references to email@example.com or fax 386-323-5762. E.O.E.
Potter Clement Bergholtz Alexander, an AV-rated law firm in Mount Dora is seeking a full-time litigation attorney with 8 years of civil litigation experience. Applicant must be motivated and able to work independently. Existing portable clientele a plus. Associate or Partner level candidates may apply. Ideal candidates must be members in good standing with The Florida Bar, with a minimum of 2 years experience in all aspects of the respective field. Please send resume in confidence to either PCBA, 308 E. 5th Avenue, Mount Dora 32757, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNDERWRITING ATTORNEY, THE FUND- Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC, has an immediate opening for an underwriting attorney in its Orlando/HQ office. Position requires Florida Bar membership, 3 years intensive Florida real estate and/or Florida title insurance experience, and valid Florida driver’s license. Some travel required. Successful candidate must have excellent people skills, presentation skills, computer literacy, and organizational skills. Salary commensurate with ability and experience. Send resume and letter of interest to Underwriting Manager, Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC, P.O. Box 628600, Orlando 32862-8600, or email to email@example.com. An EEO/AA Employer.
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