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The Florida Bar News
February 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.
Pacific Legal Foundation seeking Experienced Litigator for its Atlantic Center office in Palm Beach Gardens. Candidates who are passionate for individual freedom and private property rights must be members of The Florida bar with 5+ years of litigation experience, including significant brief-writing and oral-argument experience. Job responsibilities include generating, litigating, and supervising litigation of new cases in the areas of property rights, environmental law, economic liberty, and race- and sex-based preferences; representing the Atlantic Center in outreach efforts; and managing the office. Occasional regional travel required for speeches, fundraising, and litigation; and periodic trips to PLF’s Headquarters in Sacramento, California. PLF offers a competitive salary; full health, dental, and life-insurance benefits; and a pension plan. Email cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AV-rated Insurance Defense firm in Tampa seeks aggressive litigation attorney. 5-7 years experience including trial experience required. Must be able to immediately assist Partner with trial calendar. Computer document management a plus. Excellent salary and benefits. Submit resume to email@example.com.
New York law firm with offices at CityPlace Office Tower in West Palm Beach desires to expand its Florida office with additional partners. Individual attorneys or small firms with significant portable business are encouraged to contact Allan Samuels at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Downtown Miami firm seeking a qualified associate attorney for its litigation group. The candidate must have 3-7 years experience with first/third-party insurance defense litigation and strong oral and writing skills. Competitive salary and benefits package. Email resume to email@example.com.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of General Counsel is seeking to fill one SES senior attorney position in its Civil Enforcement Section and one SES entry-level attorney position in its Defense Section. Both positions are in Tallahassee. All applicants must be members of The Florida Bar. Applicants for the SES senior attorney position must have two years of legal experience and litigation experienced is required. Environmental law experience is preferred, although not required. Salary range for the SES senior attorney position is $51,626 to $70,000 and the entry-level attorney position is $39,083 to $45,000 depending upon experience. Please submit your resume to Heather Chapman, Office Manager, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 35, Tallahassee, 32399-3000 by March 14, 2014.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection in Tallahassee is seeking an experienced real estate attorney to represent trustees in the acquisition, disposition and management of real estate. The ideal candidate will possess a willingness to communicate, collaborate, and actively participate with team members in the consistent delivery of proactive service, to be responsive to client and co-worker queries, and to timely and effectively resolve such matters as title objections. The successful candidate will oversee closing personnel and provide title comments, read surveys and assess underwriting requirements, and be experienced in corporate transactions and general business contract drafting. Strong ethics and ability to handle high volume in a fast paced environment are required. Job Qualifications: • Member of the Florida Bar • Experience insuring and closing commercial transactions • Solid understanding of title standards • Demonstrated working knowledge of real estate concepts and practices • Demonstrated knowledge in making or crafting proactive decisions that protect the trustees’ interests and simultaneously find solutions to allow transactions to proceed • Proven high level of communication skills necessary to work in a professional services team environment • Demonstrated confidence and comfort working under pressure and with deadlines. Salary ranging from $51,626.88 and commensurate with experience. Please submit your resume to Thomas Sawyer, Acting Deputy General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 35, Tallahassee, 32399-3000 by March 17, 2014.
Orlando Law Firm seeks Immigration Attorney with minimum of 3 years experience. Great opportunity to join growing Central Florida law firm. Email resume to Bogin, Munns & Munns at KBJ@boginmunns.com.
Bankruptcy Attorney; 4-7+ years experience Creditor Rights/Litigation; Full Time position available in our Tampa office; Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package; Fax resume & salary requirements to 813-880-8800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lee County Legal Aid Society in Ft. Myers is seeking staff attorney. Family law office. Must be member of Florida Bar in good standing. Salary + benefits. Fax resume to 239-334-4305 or email to KEPugh2@Earthlink.net.
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 Mary@boginmunns.com.
Second Circuit Public Defender in Tallahassee seeks applications from attorneys experienced and engaged in Florida criminal appellate practice. Please send resumes to Nancy Daniels, Leon County Courthouse, 301 S. Monroe St, #401, Tallahassee, 32301 or email to application@FLPD2.com.
Wright, Fulford, Moorhead & Brown, a mid-sized construction law firm, seeks an associate with 0-5 years' experience. Aggressive and independent self-starters with strong analytical, research, and drafting skills only. Send resume and writing sample to Frank Wright at email@example.com.
GROWING BROWARD, 12 Attorney Personal Injury Law Firm seeks attorney with minimum 2 years of experience to handle full case load of personal injury cases. Litigation experience is helpful, but not required. Competitive salary will be commensurate with experience. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Criminal Law Attorney - Veteran needed for Criminal Attorney Position – North Florida area. Prior military experience preferred. Seeking self motivated, knowledgeable attorney with 2+ years mm and felony experience to provide aggressive representation and personal service to clients. Salary Commensurate w/exp. Fax resume in confidence to 904-854-9774 or email email@example.com.
Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue & McLain, P.A. seeks an attorney with experience to work in its liability section. Qualifications must include experience in civil trial law with a concentration in areas of medical malpractice, product liability, automobile negligence, and premises liability. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. All responses to be treated with confidentiality.
Tampa Law Firm is seeking two shareholders with portable book of business in practice areas of land use, real estate and complex commercial litigation. Minimum of 10 years experience. Exceptional opportunity and benefits, including 401(k) profit sharing plan, health and dental insurance, group life insurance, group long term disability insurance, and paid club membership/CLE. Please reply to News Box #673.
Excellent Opportunities for lateral candidates interested in joining a growing civil trial defense firm that offers a high degree of client service. Seeking progressive candidates who want to be a part of a firm with a vision for the future. Must be very computer literate. Background in aviation, engineering or medical fields a plus. Excellent writing skills and academic credentials required. Must be detail-oriented and work independently in a team environment. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume and writing sample to Office@Hassell-Legal.com or fax to 386-258-7406.
AV-rated boutique Tampa law firm seeks a law clerk for its growing local government law practice. Applicant must have excellent academic credentials. Experience in local government law and/or real estate development is preferred. Applicant should be a recent graduate who is already a member of The Florida Bar or sitting for the February 2014 Florida Bar exam. At the end of the clerkship, the applicant may have the opportunity to join the firm as an associate. Interested candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com.
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