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The Florida Bar News
July 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.
Jackson County BOCC is accepting applications for an in-house attorney. Experience as a practicing attorney in legal research and trial work within a government agency preferred. Management experience desirable. Florida Bar membership is required. $75,000 - $90,000 salary commensurate with experience. Submit employment application, resume’ and cover letter to HR Director. www.jacksoncountyfl.net. Open until filled.
Whitttel & Melton seeks criminal defense associate for premium criminal defense firm in Central Florida. Must have excellent oral / written communication skills and superior research and writing skills. Minimum two years experience as an Assistant State Attorney or Assistant Public Defender. Federal criminal experience preferred but will allow the right candidate with state criminal defense experience to learn. Prefer candidates in top 25% of law school class. Interested candidates should forward resume, writing sample and law school transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Probate and Estate Planning Senior Associate concentrating in Elder Law needed for Aventura law firm. Must have 7+ years of Probate and Estate Planning experience. Please email resumes to email@example.com.
City Ethics Officer - City of Tallahassee; SALARY: $26.88 - $61.78 per hour; Will generally not exceed $47.51 per hour. Minimum Training and Experience: Possession of a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, with a preference for an advanced degree in law, applied ethics, or public administration, and ten years of experience in related activities such as administration of an ethics office or activity, ethics related legal work, criminal justice administration; and administrative experience. Necessary Special Requirements: Possession of a valid State Class “E” driver’s license at the time of appointment. An incumbent of this job classification will be required to file a financial disclosure statement with the Supervisor of Elections in their county of residence, in compliance with Florida Statutes, Chapter 112, Part III. Such filing is required within 30 days of placement in a covered position, annually thereafter by no later than July 1 of each year which they serve in the covered position, and within 60 days of leaving the covered position. APPLICATION REQUIREMENT: A City of Tallahassee application and resume must be completed and submitted for consideration. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are requested no later than July 11, 2014. The position will remain open until filled. WHERE TO OBTAIN A CITY OF TALLAHASSEE APPLICATION FORM AND WHERE TO APPLY: City of Tallahassee, Human Resources Department, Via Internet: http://www.talgov.com/hr/openings.cfm or Via TDD Number 711. For more information, contact the City Auditor at 850-891-8397 or the City Attorney at 850-891-8554. By Florida law, all applications for employment with the City of Tallahassee are open for public inspection. Preference shall be given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Laws of Florida. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 email@example.com.
Capital Collateral Regional Counsel-North is seeking a qualified attorney with death penalty experience for capital post conviction litigation. Email resume and writing sample to
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is seeking an experienced attorney for its Miami office to work in its appellate department. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. All responses will be treated confidentially.
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.
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.
Personal Injury Attorney sought with 5 years of substantial litigation experience for Miami Firm. Draw with Percentage. Send resume in confidence to VDQCPA@COMCAST.NET.
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 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.
In-House Insurance Company - Allstate Benefits, based in Jacksonville, FL is seeking an in-house attorney admitted in Florida with two or more years' experience. This attorney, reporting to the General Counsel, will oversee litigation and address a variety of corporate legal and insurance regulatory issues. Desired experience includes: litigation, and life & health insurance regulation. Email resumes to www.allstatecareers.com.
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY GAINESVILLE- Associate with a desire to grow with firm wanted for busy solo practice to work with Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with 30 years exp. Emphasis on Family Law, Personal Injury and Bankruptcy. Candidate must have demonstrable ability to bring new business to the firm. Compensation based in part on business generated. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated person. Send resume and cover letter explaining how you can generate business in confidence to email@example.com.
HOUSING ATTORNEY – for non-profit law firm in Daytona Beach. This is a full time position. Must work effectively and creatively with low-income clients. Experience in landlord/tenant, public/subsidized housing, mortgage foreclosures, and bankruptcy experience preferred. Spanish speaking preferred. Travel will be required within Central Florida, FL. Bar membership required. Must possess a valid FL driver’s license. Position offers 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.
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.
Gurley Vitale, a Sarasota AV-rated commercial litigation law firm is seeking a lawyer with a minimum of three years complex civil litigation experience. Candidate 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. Medical, disability and 401(k) benefits provided. All inquiries will be treated with the utmost discretion and held in strict confidence. 941-556-1480, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MasTec, Inc. is seeking a construction attorney in Coral Gables, Florida. Minimum seven years transactional experience required. Substantial experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating construction agreements required. Responsibilities also include reviewing property leases and other commercial agreements. Construction litigation experience a plus. MasTec is also interested in attorneys with such experience and expertise who would be interested in project/work on an as needed basis. Please send resume and salary requirements to: email@example.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
MasTec, Inc. is seeking an attorney or paralegal to handle garnishments. Primary responsibilities include reviewing and answering garnishments from different jurisdictions. Candidate must draft written answers where required and send answers or other documents to the court, opposing counsel and/or the employee, as required. The position is approximately for 20 hours weekly and can be performed offsite. Please send resume and hourly rate requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
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. Candidates must be members in good standing with The Florida Bar. Please send resume in confidence to either PCBA, 308 E. 5th Avenue, Mount Dora 32757, or email@example.com.
Real Estate associate attorney for Jacksonville law firm. AV-rated firm seeking an associate with a minimum of 3 years' experience in commercial real estate transactions, leasing, and commercial lending transactions. Salary commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
The Pasco County Attorney’s Office, which represents the Board of County Commissioners of Pasco County, a rapidly growing area located on Florida’s West Coast, is seeking a qualified member of The Florida Bar for the position of Assistant County Attorney. This attorney will have frequent and significant interaction with the County staff. The Assistant County Attorney will have an emphasis on reviewing and drafting transactional documents for procurement and real estate matters as well as other contracts and agreements; be responsible for preparing memoranda and letters; and drafting ordinances, resolutions and administrative regulations. Emphasis on local governmental law preferred. Depending on the attorney’s experience and knowledge in the above referenced area(s) of law, the position will be hired at the range of $55,000-$85,000. Submit resume and salary history to: Pasco County Attorney, West Pasco Government Center, 8731 Citizens Drive, Suite 340, New Port Richey Florida 34654. Facsimile Number: 727-847-8021. Resumes submitted must include SS#, dates of employment and employment phone numbers. Deadline: No later than 5:00 pm on July 31, 2014 EEO/MF/ADA.
Boca Raton Law/CPA/Financial Services Firm seeks motivated, computer literate Attorney for Estate Planning, Real Estate, Probate, Corporate Legal Practice as well as large Tax/Accounting Practice. Recent graduate ok. Will train. Email Liz at 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 LAW ATTORNEY - Local Non-profit has an opening for a Family Law Attorney. Applicant must be a Florida Bar admitted attorney in good standing. The attorney will be working primarily with families of at-risk children or abused, abandoned or neglected children. Family Law experience required and experience in Dependency Court preferred. Position requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate and willingness to travel between Naples and Immokalee. Bilingual applicants preferred. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Orlando Attorney: 2-5 years general practice and litigation experience; intelligent, focused; computer literate; organized; capable of working without layers of support; excellent reading, writing and interpersonal skills. We offer a non-smoking, quality, downtown office space and the benefits of competitive salary, insurance, retirement plan, and the flexibility to accommodate employee personal needs. We are an equal opportunity company. Resume, writing sample, and salary requirements requested for consideration. Please reply to News Box #683.
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 email@example.com or fax 386-323-5762. E.O.E.
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