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June 15, 2017
Vernis & Bowling - Expanding “AV-RATED” law firm seeks aggressive attorneys with federal and/or state court experience in auto liability, employment law, commercial litigation, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and civil litigation defense for its Deland, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Florida Keys, Jacksonville, Miami, Palm Beach, Pensacola, St. Petersburg, Tampa, Atlanta, Birmingham and Mobile, AL, Charlotte, NC, and Columbia, SC 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 [email protected]

Seeking VAB Counsel - Pinellas County Government, on behalf of the Value Adjustment Board (“VAB”) is re-soliciting letters of interest from individuals interested in providing legal services (“Counsel”). The VAB serves as the decision-making authority when there is disagreement between the property owner and Property Appraiser concerning exemptions, valuations and classifications. Petition filing and scheduled quasi-judicial hearings are handled by the VAB to settle any disputes. To receive this letter including submittal requirements, and instructions; please contact Pinellas County Procurement Analyst, Jim Just at 727-464-3205 or [email protected]. *Letters due by 06/22/17*

Associates needed for expanding law firm in north Central Florida. Hiring for two positions - Commercial Real Estate Associate with 5 or more years’ experience and an Associate with 2-3 years’ experience with some background in employment and government law. Immediate hire for qualified candidates. Excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Send resume in confidence to [email protected].

Experienced, part-time attorney wanted for busy, complex civil litigation, and personal injury law firm located in Kendall. Must have excellent research and writing skills. Flexible schedule. Email resume’ and writing sample to: [email protected].

Rossway Swan, an expanding AV preeminent rated Florida firm with locations on the Space Coast and Treasure Coast, has an immediate opening for a 3-5 year corporate associate to join our talented group of highly focused attorneys who provide seamless client services. Candidates must possess experience in corporate law and involvement with mergers and acquisitions, asset purchase, securities law experience, and corporate finance matters. The ideal candidate has excellent academic and employment credentials, functions well in our team-oriented culture and collaborative working environment, and is a licensed member of the Florida Bar. Rossway Swan is located in seaside communities that possesses high caliber academic programs at private and public schools. Excellent compensation package with attractive benefit package including health insurance, 401K, and relocation expenses. Interested candidates should email resume to [email protected].

Downtown Orlando Plaintiff's Personal Injury Law Firm looking for a full-time "dynamic" attorney with 5+ years of civil litigation and trial experience. Excellent writing skills a must. Please email resume in confidence to [email protected]. Salary commensurate with experience.

Busy Charlotte County litigation firm seeking 1-3 year associate to assist Board Certified Civil Litigator in civil litigation, guardianship, probate, and elder law. Candidate must be able to handle court proceedings, case files, legal research, and client contact. Salary negotiable. Email resume to [email protected].

Ethics Counsel for Broward Inspector General's ethics outreach, training, and compliance program. Includes planning and supervising ethics investigations, prosecuting ethics complaints, training elected officials, and writing reports. Min. J.D. from accredited law school and active FL Bar. Prefer complex investigation, prosecution, and teaching experience, strong writing skills. FRS position. Resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 7/14/17. For more info., go to Careers page at

AV-Rated law firm in Tampa seeks aggressive attorney with 5+ years of litigation experience for their Personal Injury, or first - party Property Divisions. Will work in Circuit and County Court. Great opportunity; competitive salary and benefits. Send Resume to [email protected].

AV-Rated law firm in Tampa seeks aggressive attorney with workers' compensation experience helping Plaintiffs. Candidate with a case load is preferred but not necessary. Great opportunity; competitive salary and benefits. Send Resume to [email protected].

We are seeking attorneys with eight to twelve years experience, with a portable book of business, as we expand our growing firm in Fort Myers. Must be Florida Bar member. Competitive salary with benefits based on experience. This is an excellent opportunity to get in on the ground floor and contribute to the expansion into Florida of Hewson & Van Hellemont, P.C. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Melissa Clark, Firm Administrator at [email protected]. Responses will be held in the strictest confidence. Hewson and Van Hellemont, P.C. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Associate Estate Planning and Probate Attorney Detail-oriented associate needed for estate planning and probate practice. Florida Bar membership, good legal research & writing skills, along with self-motivation, a must. 0-3 years experience. Salary & benefits commensurate with resume and experience. Fax or email resumes to Barnes Walker, Goethe, Hoonhout, Perron, & Shea, PLLC, 3119 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, FL 34209. 941-708-3225 or [email protected] .

Provides legal services as chief legal advisor to City of Deltona. Min. requirements incl. Juris Doctorate Degree; FL Bar member in good standing; min 10 yrs active legal practice & 10 yrs city/county experience. Admission to local district & court of appeals required. Salary DOQ. Provide hourly rates, travel/office expenses, set monthly fee & any other required additional staff person(s)/fees. Per City Charter, City residency is required for in-house attorney within 6 mos. of appointment. The expectation, & the intent of the City Charter as determined by the City Comm., requires establishing perm. residency (domicile) within corporate limits of the City within 6 mos. of appt. Outside law firm will also be considered w/o residency requirement. Submit completed app. w/resume to City of Deltona, Attn: City Atty Search, HRD, 2345 Providence Blvd Deltona FL 32725 or email [email protected]. More info & City app. available at . Open until 6/26/17 EOE.

Insurance Defense Litigation Associate - Boutique Insurance Defense firm in South Miami seeks experienced litigation attorney (min 5 years) to handle full case load from inception through trial. Must have excellent legal research and writing skills, with experience in attending hearings, depositions and preparing reports, motions and discovery. Must be licensed in Florida. Bilingual preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume for consideration to [email protected].

de Beaubien, Simmons, Knight, Mantzaris & Neal (“DSK Law”) is looking for a Florida licensed attorney in excess of 4 years of general practice experience. The attorney will work in the Orlando office and provide telephone consutations in a wide variety of legal matters. A successful candidate has exceptional oral and written communication skills. We offer a comprehensive compensation package, which includes a salary commensurate with your experience and accomplishments. Please send your resumes to [email protected].

Mid-sized Orlando law firm seeks bankruptcy attorney with minimum of five years’ experience. Outstanding opportunity to join growing, dynamic law firm. Send resume and cover letter to [email protected].

Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP, a Statewide AV-rated defense firm founded in 1934, seeks an associate attorney in its Miami Office with 2 years, or more, of experience handling insurance defense, first-party homeowners' and commercial property lawsuits and premises liability lawsuits. Excellent career opportunity with competitive salary and benefits offered. For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Michael Galex at [email protected].

Insurance Defense firm seeking an associate attorney with at least 3 years of PIP litigation experience for its Orlando or Tampa office. First - party property experience a plus. Competitive salary and benefits, including health, dental, and 401K. Opportunities for growth and partnership. Email cover letter and resume to: [email protected].

11th Judicial Circuit seeks General Magistrate, Family Division. JD, FL Bar member in good standing & 5 yrs. exp. practicing family law matters. Must be Miami-Dade resident upon appointment. $82,650.48 yr. + benefits. If hired, the practice of law is prohibited in all areas. See website for more info & application: Closing date: 06/21/17. ADA Accommodations: 305-349-7351. EOE.
11th Judicial Circuit seeks an Administrative Hearing Officer for Title IV-D Support Matters, Child Support Enforcement Unit. JD, FL Bar member in good standing & 5 yrs. exp. practicing family law matters, handling child support matters and 1 yr. supervisory exp. Must be a Miami-Dade resident upon appointment. $88,406.44 yr. + benefits. If hired, the practice of law is prohibited in all areas. See website for more info & application: Closing date: 06/21/17. ADA Accommodations: 305-349-7351. EOE.

Located in Orlando. Primary responsibilities include providing counsel to governmental self-insurance program, contract, personnel, local government law, and other corporate legal issues. Prefer knowledge of state and local government risk management or insurance programs, and insurance operations including claims and policies for workers’ compensation, general liability, auto, property, and health. Must possess strong initiative, ability to work independently, strong verbal and written communication skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks. Minimum 2 years’ experience required. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume and cover letter to The Florida Bar News Box # 745, 651 E Jefferson St , Tall Fl 32399.

The PUBLIC DEFENDER OFFICE, First Judicial Circuit, is seeking to fill entry level attorney positions in DeFuniak Springs (Walton County), Fort Walton Beach (Okaloosa County), and Pensacola (Escambia County). Prefer Florida Bar members but, will consider applicants who have taken or are registered to take The Florida Bar exam and are eligible for certification under the Florida Practice Rules. Send resume to Bruce Miller, Public Defender, P.O. Box 12666, Pensacola, Florida 32591-2666 or email to [email protected].

Boutique Tampa Family Law Firm seeks associate. Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of private practice family law experience, including courtroom experience; must have strong research and writing skills and a diligent work ethic; compensation and benefits competitive; mentoring and reputation building provided. Must enjoy trial work. To apply, please send resume; include salary requirements in your cover letter to [email protected]. Please do not apply if you do not meet experience requirements.

Jacksonville Trial Lawyer. Ansbacher Law is seeking an experienced attorney (3+ years & jury trial) for its personal injury and construction defect practice. The firm has offices in Orange Park, St. Augustine, and Jacksonville. Please submit resume and cover letter to Zach Roth [email protected] or visit

Workers' Comp Attorney (Sarasota) - 5-7 years exp. in all aspects of workers' comp cases (either claimant or defense work). Fax resume and salary requirements to 813-228-7529.

Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain and Mangan, P.A. an AV-rated law firm, is accepting applications for a first year associate in our Liability Section of our Orlando office. Please send resumes to [email protected]. All responses to be treated with confidentiality.

FDOT - Senior Attorney in District 6 Office (Miami) Position Number: 55000631 Recruitment Salary Range: $65,000. - $80,000. Advertisement Deadline: June 30, 2017. The FDOT is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Attorney in our District 6 Legal Office – Miami. This position is responsible for providing legal counsel and representation to the Department, with an emphasis on eminent domain litigation. Additional information regarding this position is available on the PeopleFirst website A criminal background check will be conducted on the successful applicant. State of Florida on-line applications are preferred and should be submitted through the website above. If you need assistance, call 1-877-562-7287 (TTY applicants call 1-866-221-0268). Current State of Florida applications may be faxed to PeopleFirst @ 1-904-636-2627.The FDOT is an EEO/AA/DFWP Employer.

The City of Hallandale Beach is accepting applications for Assistant City Attorney. Must be a graduate of a law school accredited by the American Bar Association with a Juris Doctor degree; supplemented by two or more years' experience as a practicing attorney. Land use, building code, or code enforcement experience preferred. For more information, please visit

AV-rated mid-sized law firm seeks attorneys for its Sarasota and Tampa locations with either 1—4 years of commercial litigation or 2 – 4 years of medical malpractice experience; a strong academic background is a must. Send resume to: [email protected].

Established New Port Richey Law Firm is seeking an experienced Attorney for immediate hire specializing in Guardianship, Elder Law, and Litigation. The position will require the Attorney to maintain standard business hours with compensation contingent on production. To make a difference and be effective, a successful candidate must have a JD, active Florida license, experience in Guardianship, Elder Law, and Litigation, be a self-starter, and driven to serve clients To apply, please send the following to our hiring manager: Kelly East at [email protected]. (1)Resume,(2)Cover Letter including: 1. Salary requirements, 2. A 5 - year plan, both professionally and financially. 3. Preferred area of practice. 4. Current clientele and if you anticipate bringing them to the firm. 5. A plan on developing the practice. 6. Community involvement in Pasco County, FL. (You will need to combine the materials into one file.)

Responding to News Box- To respond to News Box address, mail the requested information to The Florida Bar Attn. : News Box #???, 651 E. Jefferson Street, Tallahassee Florida 32399.

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Freelance Law- Reduce overhead; clear your desk. Florida licensed AV Preeminent rated, semi-retired commercial/civil/bankruptcy lawyer 34 years experience available for remote, freelance legal work. No assignment or project too small or large. Increase client satisfaction and enhance your revenues. Email to [email protected] or visit

Palm Beach County Attorney - part-time position sought with firm or sole practitioner. Semi-retired , Florida licensed, experienced commercial litigator,. 45 years of practice in all phases of litigation, including appeals. I will be a great asset to any firm. Reply to: [email protected] 561-685-9039.

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CLERK OF THE COURT- Position Summary- The Florida First District Court of Appeal seeks applicants for clerk of court, a full-time position located in Tallahassee, Florida. Under Florida’s constitution, each district court selects a clerk, “who shall hold office during the pleasure of the court and perform such duties as the court directs.” The essential function of the position is to oversee the processing of court documents, both incoming and outgoing. The position is also responsible for overseeing case assignments, case calendaring, scheduling, and numerous other administrative tasks. The court seeks applicants with strong leadership abilities, attention to detail, and demonstrated commitment to innovation and process improvement. With a continuing shift towards complete electronic case management, the court seeks applicants who can analyze current operational practices and implement changes to improve efficiency without sacrificing quality. ANTICIPATED START DATE January 1, 2018. Additional Information - Please see the court’s website for the full advertisement including salary, duties, requirements, information regarding the selection process, and how to apply.

11th Judicial Circuit seeks General Magistrate, Family Division. JD, FL Bar member in good standing & 5 yrs. exp. practicing family law matters. Must be Miami-Dade resident upon appointment. $82,650.48 yr. + benefits. If hired, the practice of law is prohibited in all areas. See website for more info & application: Closing date: 06/21/17. ADA Accommodations: 305-349-7351. EOE.
11th Judicial Circuit seeks an Administrative Hearing Officer for Title IV-D Support Matters, Child Support Enforcement Unit. JD, FL Bar member in good standing & 5 yrs. exp. practicing family law matters, handling child support matters and 1 yr. supervisory exp. Must be a Miami-Dade resident upon appointment. $88,406.44 yr. + benefits. If hired, the practice of law is prohibited in all areas. See website for more info & application: Closing date: 06/21/17. ADA Accommodations: 305-349-7351. 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 2, 2018, appointed by the Governor with official headquarters in Tallahassee and an annual salary presently at $131,036. Selection process 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 a hard copy application packet should write or fax a written request to Mavis Knight, Office of Legislative Services - PSCNC, 874 Claude Pepper Building, 111 West Madison Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1400, FAX 850- 414-1909. An electronic copy of the application packet can be obtained at The completed application must be received in the Council’s office by 5:00 p.m. EST, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Late applications will not be considered. If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Mavis Knight at 850- 717-0301. If hearing or speech impaired, dial 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice).
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Stuart location, commercial litigation firm seeking paralegal/legal assistant with minimum of seven years' experience in business or commercial litigation, including federal litigation. Must be detail oriented, have excellent teamwork and communication skills, and ability to handle all aspects of litigation, including drafting of correspondence, maintaining calendar, discovery, coordinating hearings, depositions, mediations, e-filings and trial prep. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume to [email protected].

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I WILL Cover your hearings in Dade & Broward counties for Bankruptcy Court and for State Court Motion & Foreclosure hearings, Florida licensed 36 years; call Scott R. Willinger at 305-591-1040 ext. 205 or email [email protected].

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Florida Attorney/ Former Law Clerk to Federal Appeals Court Judge Available to Perform Your Legal Research/Writing Projects. Atty. Michael Dibble. 407-474-2639. [email protected].

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NOTICE, Value Adjustment Board, Nassau County, seeks attorney magistrates per FS 194.035 to hear appeals of exemptions, classifications, and portability transfers, and determination that a change of ownership, a change of ownership or control, or a qualifying improvement has occurred. Position is temporary. Rate negotiable. Notice and applications are available on the Clerk of Courts website:, click on Departments, click on VAB to view the documents. Submit application no later than June 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Contact [email protected] with any questions.

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ATTORNEY to ATTORNEY-- I am licensed, practicing attorney seeking co-counsel position. I will pay case expenses on your medical malpractice/serious injury/nursing home neglect/product liability cases. Call my personal case screening hot line at 954-601-7908.
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Medical Malpractice Review; Board Certified Pediatrician, Member of Florida Medical Association and Oklahoma Bar Association. Available to review any issues involving newborns, children, and adolescents. Contact at 850-877-1162 or [email protected]
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Questioned Document Expert F. Harley Norwitch Government Examiner, Retired Court Qualified Scientist - 30 yrs. Forgeries - Alterations – Obliterations, Handwriting & Signatures, Typewriting - Xerox Forgeries, Medical Record Alterations, Resume & Rate Schedule Available Norwitch Document Laboratory 17026 Hamlin Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33470 Tel. 561-333-7804, Fax 561-795-3692.

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Michael Sapourn has been qualified in federal and state courts as an expert in the Insurance Agent's Standard of Care, policy interpretation and claims administration. An active member of The Florida Bar, he spent 30 years as an Insurance agent and adjuster. He is a member of the National Alliance faculty, a leading provider of education to agents. Call 321-537-3175.

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Board Certified Security & Law Enforcement Consulting: retired senior Police Commander and Certified Protection Professional available for expert consulting/litigation support in the areas of premises liability, negligent security, police misconduct, and high- liability police policy review. Contact us to discuss how we can provide expert litigation support. 786-444-1109. [email protected].
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Established (25 years) boutique estate planning, probate, business law firm. Southeast Florida. Over 2,000 loyal client base; 500 referral sources (attorneys, CPA’s). Approx. 250 clients over $5 million. Page 1 Google. Firm employs state of art law & technology. Founding attorney will stay of counsel for transition period. Reply: [email protected].

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Attorney with 30 years’ experience in multiple areas seeks to purchase Solo/Small law firm. Licensed in the States of Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. If revenue can be increased by practicing in Multiple States, attorney can be admitted by Motion in (39) other jurisdictions. All responses held in confidence. [email protected] or 407-415–1423.

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Downtown Boutique Orlando Office for Rent: 2 large fully furnished offices with adjoining secretarial bays located on the 2nd floor of an established law practice. Includes: reception and conference room access and 1 parking space per office. Located one block away from the Orange County Courthouse. Non-smokers only. Please call 407-426-9300 or email: [email protected].

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