The Florida Bar
The Florida Bar News
August 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.
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 email@example.com or call 239-325-4070.
Labor & Employment Attorneys: Immediate opening, 0-3 years experience in Labor & Employment and/or Litigation for our Miami office. Reply to News Box #574.
THE FLORIDA BAR - PROGRAMS DIVISION - Assistant Director, Programs: The Florida Bar, located in Tallahassee, FL, is seeking an Assistant Director of Programs. This position performs highly responsible administrative work assisting the Division Director of Programs with directing the Programs Division. Responsibilities include effective management, formulation and implementation of policies and procedures to meet the objectives of the Programs Division Director, Executive Director and BOG. The qualified candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree with experience in executive management and/or pro bono legal services management or related discipline with five (5) years of related experience. A minimum of three (3) years must be at an administrative level with supervisory and management experience. Juris Doctorate and active Florida Bar membership is preferred. Advanced degree may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to (3) years of experience. Starting salary: $56,092. Send resume and writing sample to Human Resources, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 or via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is seeking an experienced attorney for its Miami office to work in its appellate department. Please email resume to email@example.com for consideration. All responses will be treated confidentially.
AV-Rated Winter Park Medical Malpractice Defense Firm seeks Associate with 2-5 years' experience. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Larry D. Hall, Adams Hall Schieffelin & Smith, P.A., P.O. Box 1090, Winter Park 32790-1090 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tampa Appellate/ Post Conviction Associate needed for entry level position. Applicant must be a member of The Florida Bar. 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.
Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. - Orlando law firm with 10 Central Florida offices, seeks experienced real estate attorney to practice in the Orlando office in residential and commercial real estate. Prefer 3+ years experience. Great opportunity to join growing practice. Email resume to KBJ@boginmunns.com.
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@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOUSING ATTORNEY – for non-profit law firm in Orlando. 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. Preferred litigation exp. Spanish speaking preferred. Travel will be required within central Florida. FL Bar membership required. Must possess a valid FL driver’s license. We offer free health, dental, life, disability insurance, and more. Send resume, writing samples, and references to Heather Stupar at email@example.com or fax 386-323-5762. E.O.E.
Assistant City Attorney, City of Delray Beach - Salary dependent upon qualifications. Closing Date: August 22, 2014. The City is seeking an Assistant City Attorney with knowledge of Florida municipal law. Experience with drafting governmental agreements, ordinances, procurement matters, zoning and land use, and advising boards is highly desirable. The position will also include some litigation. Knowledge in general tort defense and administrative law is also desired. All applicants must apply online. For more information on this position and the City of Delray Beach, please go to www.mydelraybeach.com and click on employment opportunities, Assistant City Attorney. Must not be a tobacco user.
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY WANTED: Boutique Tampa Personal Injury firm is looking for a skilled and experienced associate, with 3-5 years of experience in Plaintiff Personal Injury litigation. Must have a track record of proven success, including the ability to follow firm policies and procedures and successful self-managing of time and attention to clients and cases. The candidate must a strong communicator and be proficient at research and Florida electronic filing requirements. Also, the candidate must be proficient at handling depositions and be able to prepare for and attend hearings. Please provide salary range with resume. Florida Bar in good standing required. Please reply to News Box #685.
FDOT – Senior Attorney in Ft. Lauderdale Office, Position Number: 55014554, Recruitment Salary Range: $65,000 - $80,000, Closing Date: August 31, 2014. The FDOT is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Attorney in our Ft. Lauderdale office. This position is for an experienced eminent domain trial attorney who will handle assignments in defense of the Department or in the prosecution of the Department’s rights. Preference will be given to applicants with 5 years of experience. Additional information regarding this position is available on the PeopleFirst website http://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/. 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.
Plaintiff Personal Injury firm in Orlando is seeking a self-motivated, hardworking attorney with 1 to 3 years of personal injury experience. Send resume to Lawofficepersonalinjury@gmail.com.
Litigation Associate, Tampa, FL: AV-rated mid-sized law firm located in Tampa seeking experienced full-time litigation associate with 3-8 years of business and commercial litigation experience. Please provide your resume, cover letter, and writing sample via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trial Attorney needed with minimum 5 years personal injury experience for established North Florida firmý. Position requires actual first or second chair trial experience through verdict. Please include detailed information regarding same. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume with references to jaxlegalHR@gmail.com.
Solo Practitioner is seeking an experienced Miami based transactional attorney to act as of counsel to his firm. Hourly pay from $40-75 per hour, based on skill. Excellent verbal and writing skills required. This opportunity will work best for practitioners with excess capacity. Support staff provided. Send resumes to email@example.com.
Insurance defense law firm seeks an aggressive, experienced attorney with 3 - 5 years experience in insurance defense. Must be willing to travel. Compensation commensurate with experience. Firm offers health insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, paid time off, paid holidays, and paid parking. Located in downtown Orlando. Email resume to Dlapointe@cameronhodges.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Immediate Position for junior associate criminal defense attorney: Prior military experience preferred. Seeking self-motivated junior associate with 0-5 years mm and felony experience to provide aggressive representation and personal service to clients. Trial experience a plus. Must be willing to travel throughout northeast Florida and sometimes central Florida. Excellent position for junior attorney looking to gain experience in a wide range of mm and felony cases from intake through trial. Salary Commensurate w/exp. Please send cover letter and resume to jaxlegalHR@gmail.com.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Office of General Counsel, is accepting applications for entry level SES litigation attorney positions in Tallahassee. The Department welcomes applications from recent law school graduates. Applicants must be a member of The Florida Bar or be awaiting results of the July 2014 Florida Bar examination. Environmental law experience is preferred, although not required. The starting salary is $40,000. Submit a State of Florida Application or resume by August 30, 2014 to Heather Chapman, Program Administrator, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., MS 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000.
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