The Florida Bar News
September 1, 2013
Positions Available - Attorneys
THE FLORIDA BAR, Ethics/Advertising, Sr. Attorney: Experienced attorney wanted. Primary duties are providing ethics advice by telephone and in writing to Florida Bar members; reviewing attorney advertising for compliance with the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar; and assisting in working with various bar committees. Qualified applicants are members of The Florida Bar in good standing with a minimum of three (3) years legal experience as an attorney. Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to deal tactfully with difficult callers and analyze difficult problems under pressure, and computer literacy required. SERVICE-ORIENTED ATTITUDE IS ESSENTIAL. Position is hiring at $64,505, plus benefits. Send resume and writing sample to Human Resources, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-2300 or via email to: [email protected]. Open until filled. Please notify Human Resources, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process. EOE.
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 [email protected].
Litigation Associate - Burman, Critton, Luttier & Coleman, AV-Rated, West Palm Beach law firm is seeking a litigation associate with practice experience of 1-3 years. Position will initially require extensive research and writing tasks. Candidate must have strong computer and research skills and excellent writing skills. Excellent compensation and benefits available. Send resumes to Carole Woodward [email protected].
The School District of Osceola County, FL has the following position available: Executive Director, Contract Services - Salary: $83,513- $110,993. The complete job description is available at: http://www.osceola.k12.fl.us. Applicants interested in this position should send a written letter of interest and a résumé electronically to Janice C. Franceschi, Director of Professional Development at [email protected]. Interested applicants must complete an online administrative application. You can complete an online administrative application at the following website: https://hrapps.osceola.k12.fl.us/appentry/. Contact Pat Alderman, Finance Secretary at 407-870-4823 for further information.
The School Board of Broward County, FL is accepting resumes for two (2) attorney positions: Administrative Counsel & Assistant General Counsel (Labor Attorney). For job descriptions, qualifications and application process, visit our website at: http://www.broward.k12.fl.us/nis/employmentopp.asp.
Unique Opportunity for attorney with 3 years of law firm experience. Must be capable of managing important responsibilities in a small law firm handling sophisticated business matters. No tedious hours focused on a specialized area for a distant corporation. This position offers the satisfaction of obtaining results on substantial assignments for clients with whom you have a close relationship. Requirements: Top 10% of class, excellent written and oral communication skills, superior research skill. Healthcare law experience helpful. Competitive salary. Immediate opening. Responses will be handled with strictest confidentiality. Miami Lakes area. Email resume to: [email protected].
Fort Lauderdale Family Law Firm seeking an Attorney. Must have minimum of 3 years Family Law experience and a commitment to long term growth. Send resume to: [email protected].
AV-rated Law Firm seeks civil litigation attorneys for its Sarasota and Tampa offices. Top academic credentials and 1 – 3 yrs of related experience. Fax resume to: 941-361-3023 or email to: [email protected].
Personal Injury Protection Attorney for growing Orlando personal injury law firm. Applicants must have a minimum 10 years of experience. Salary 75k-200k depending on performance. Please send all resumes to [email protected] (Subject: PIP Attorney).
Senior Litigation Associate or Junior Partner for Leadership Position & Litigation Paralegal - West Palm Beach: Come grow with us in Palm Beach. The Pankauski Law Firm is seeking a dynamic litigation attorney with at least 5 - 10+ years experience and a seasoned litigation paralegal to begin work within 90 days. Insurance defense and personal injury litigators are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in joining a small group of highly-skilled, intelligent and respected attorneys and para-professionals in a “boutique” setting, please contact our Firm Administrator, Dana Murray ([email protected] or (561) 514-0900) in confidence. We offer premium compensation, including generous base salaries, clear cut bonuses, with reasonable billable hour requirements, business development incentives, and two retirement plans. This is not a sweat shop or mill. We do, however, work long hours and are highly focused on our clients and involvement with The Bar. We seek to enhance your already fine skills and impeccable reputation by being actively involved in, and promoting you in, our legal community. This is a leadership position. Portable billings a plus but not required. You will be busy - not overwhelmed and will receive immediate responsibilities and discretion. You must be able to run your own cases and also practice with little supervision or oversight. Our firm is located a block from the intra-coastal waterway in downtown West Palm Beach. We welcome the chance to meet ambitious professionals who want to get more out of their professional life. Probate experience is not required, although extensive litigation work is. Practice groups looking for a new “home” who require an existing infrastructure, outstanding (and easy) billing software, fantastic administrative support for the “business of law”, to make your practice easier and more profitable, as well as out of state attorneys considering re-locating, are encouraged to speak with the Firm. Our approach to the practice of law and the life of a lawyer is different from many firms. We invite you to experience it and learn why we have developed a national reputation as a “go-to” Florida firm.
Civil Trial Attorney for growing Orlando personal injury law firm. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years in civil trial law experience. Salary 125k-250k depending on experience and performance. Please send all resumes to [email protected] (Subject: Civil Trial Attorney).
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 [email protected].
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY with 0-3 yrs exp, capable and self-motivated for busy general practice, including corporate, real estate, family, probate, estate planning, and trial in the Treasure Coast. Email resume to [email protected] and [email protected] or fax to (772)465-5722 or mail to Robert J. Gorman & Associates, P.A., 1209 Delaware Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL 34950.
HOUSING ATTORNEY for non-profit law firm in Ocala. Full time position. Works with low-income clients. Experience in public/subsidized housing and mortgage foreclosures; bankruptcy experience preferred. Spanish speaking preferred. Travel within Central FL. Excellent benefits package including free insurance and student loan repayment. Send resume, writing samples, and references to [email protected] or fax (386) 323-5762. E.O.E.
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 protected].
Pre-suit Civil Personal Injury Attorney for growing Orlando personal injury law firm. Applicants must have a minimum 5 years of experience, preferably in civil personal injury law. Must have strong work ethic, committed to excellence, and great interpersonal skills. Salary 60k-125k based upon performance and experience. Please send all resumes to [email protected] (Subject: Pre-suit PI Attorney).
The Umansky Law Firm, an AV-rated Orlando boutique firm seeks a criminal defense attorney with 2-5 years of prosecution and/or public defender experience. Candidate must be extremely hardworking and outgoing with a desire to both resolve and try criminal cases. Must have good sense of humor and a zest for living life. Send resume and salary requirements to [email protected].
The Bleakley Bavol Law Firm, a litigation boutique located in North Tampa, is seeking senior associate level or junior partner level attorney with litigation experience in the areas of construction law, product liability, and/or medical malpractice. Competitive compensation, benefit and bonus packages for experienced and hard working candidates. Portable business preferred but not necessary. Please send resume to [email protected].
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP, a Philadelphia, PA based insurance defense firm is seeking an associate attorney for their Miami, Florida office. Candidates must have 5+ years experience in insurance defense, premises liability and coverage. Must be admitted to FL Bar. Competitive salary and benefits. Immediate eligibility for 401K plan. Send cover letter and resume to Anita Acebo at [email protected].
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 - 4 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 [email protected].
Elderlaw, including public benefit planning, minimum two (2) years experience, Probate Litigation or Real Estate a plus, excellent academic credentials, outstanding opportunity for the right highly motivated attorney, short term partnership potential, team approach, unique emphasis on client satisfaction, small growing practice located in one of Florida’s best communities, Stuart, Martin County Florida; compensation package commensurate with ability. Email: [email protected] or fax: (772) 221-9028.
Assistant City Attorney for the City of St. Petersburg needed. Must be a member of The Florida Bar. Government law, workers compensation, and civil litigation experience desirable. This will likely be an entry to midrange level position starting between $50,000 and $79,000 per year plus benefits, final salary is dependent on qualifications. Send resume to John Wolfe, P. O. Box 2842, St. Petersburg, FL 33731.
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP, a Philadelphia, PA based insurance defense firm is seeking an associate attorney for their Miami, Florida office. Candidates must have at least 3 to 5 years experience in insurance defense, premises liability and coverage. Must be admitted to FL Bar. Competitive salary and benefits. Immediate eligibility for 401K plan. Send cover letter and resume to Anita Acebo at [email protected].
Sarasota AV-rated commercial litigation law firm is seeking a lawyer with minimum of five 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 401k benefits provided. All inquiries will be treated with the utmost discretion and held in strict confidence. Email resume to: [email protected].
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY WANTED (OCALA). Growing Multi-Practice firm in Marion County seeks associate with minimum two years experience. Applicant must be admitted to Florida Bar in good standing. Experience in civil litigation a must. This is not an entry level position. Must be self motivated, professional, organized, strong verbal and drafting skills, and research. Majority of practice is labor and employment Mostly pre-litigation, fast paced, prepare all stages of pleadings to trial. Contact: [email protected].
The Sixth Judicial Circuit seeks a Trial Court Staff Attorney to work in the New Port Richey West Pasco Judicial Center. The attorney will assist the Pasco Circuit Appellate Panels and the family law judges with research and writing. Excellent analytical and organizational skills required. Salary $3,616.95 monthly (FL Bar Member) + State benefits. Court Application; cover letter; résumé; and writing sample must be received by Friday, September 20, 2013. See submission requirements and more information at: www.jud6.org.
Growing Law Firm in Fort Lauderdale is seeking a PIP Litigation Attorney with a minimum of 3-5 years experience. Candidates should be able to successfully manage their own case load under the supervision of the Managing Attorney. Portable business is not required, but considered a plus. In return we offer a salary commensurate with experience and a benefit package that includes a 401k retirement plan. Please submit resume, cover letter, and salary requirements for consideration. Reply to News Box #655.
UNDERWRITING ATTORNEY. Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC., has an immediate opening for an underwriting attorney in its Orlando 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, FL 32862-8600, or email to [email protected]. An EEO/AA Employer.
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Positions Available - Other
Practice For Sale
Personal Injury Practice For Sale Or Merger: Well established reputable plaintiff’s P/I firm located in southeast Florida. Huge past client base with hundreds of active files. Large attorney and physician referral network. Excellent staff of experienced attorneys and paralegals. Up to date computer systems. Great public exposure and well positioned online with ongoing SEO updating. Responding firms must be financially capable to complete purchase or merger. All inquiries will be strictly confidential. News Box #653.
Real Estate/Space Sharing
Beautiful Corner Office in law office building in West Broward County. Secretarial space available if needed. Includes receptionist, conference room, phone, data, common areas. $995. Semi-private work stations, everything included, $495. Referral opportunities available. Conveniently located at intersection of I-75, I-595 and Sawgrass Expressway. 954 530-7545 or [email protected].
Tax & Estate Atty looking for atty to share offices at Brickell Key. Great 2 lawyer suite off elevator- fifth floor. Very large office (with large conference type desk) overlooking the bay-also secretarial station. Rent negotiable depending on practice. Potential for referral of business. 305-371-9213.
ATTORNEY OFFICE SPACE SUBLEASE: Palm Beach Gardens sub-lease. 2 private attorney offices and 3 assistant stations, fully furnished are available. Rent includes use of high speed internet, kitchen, 2 conference rooms, janitorial service, reception area. All fully furnished, including private offices and assistant stations. Call 561.624.2201.
South Broward Law Firm with three attorneys plus support staff seeks office space sharing arrangement with another law firm. Sharing of office space and certain expenses is desired. We have an attractive space selected in Hollywood, or would consider locating to another space in the area. Please email inquiries to [email protected].