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ATTORNEY - 60057666

Date: Nov 26, 2017

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32405

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Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is currently seeking to fill an entry-level attorney position in Panama City, Florida

 

Attorneys for Children’s Legal Services represent the people of the State of Florida, through DCF, advocating for the best interests of Florida’s children in dependency proceedings under Chapter 39, Florida Statutes.  The position requires a strong interest in advocating for children’s best interests, good academic credentials, strong writing skills, excellent communication skills, a strong interest in courtroom litigation, excellent critical thinking skills, the ability to work independently, a positive attitude and membership in the Florida Bar.  Exceptional candidates will be considered prior to Florida Bar admission.  Applicants with moot court, and/or trial team participation are encouraged to apply.  Law review and/or a certificate in advocacy are a plus.  Please also highlight your litigation clinic experience or other related experience.   

 

The starting salary is $47,5000 per year, and includes an excellent benefits package with health benefits, life insurance, dental insurance benefits, four weeks paid vacation, paid state holidays off with pay, a personal day, paid sick leave, and a state funded retirement package.

 

Children’s Legal Services: Strong Leadership, a New Paradigm, and New Opportunities!!!  Come be part of an exciting and cutting edge statewide “law firm” with a vision focused on providing exceptional advocacy to the children and families of Florida achieving permanency, stability and security for abused, neglected and abandoned children.

 

To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter, a resume, a law school transcript, a writing sample, and any additional information you feel would assist the committee.

 

Thank you for your interest in Children’s Legal Services!


Nearest Major Market: Panama City