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CRIMINAL CONFLICT AND CIVIL REGIONAL COUNSEL, 2ND REGION-ASSISTANT REGIONAL COUNSEL OPS - 21850251

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: BARTOW, FL, US, 33830

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Requisition No: 50834 

Agency: Justice Administrative Commission

Working Title: CRIMINAL CONFLICT AND CIVIL REGIONAL COUNSEL, 2ND REGION-ASSISTANT REGIONAL COUNSEL OPS - 21850251

Position Number: 21850251 

Salary:  $21.00 TO $23.00 HOURLY 

Posting Closing Date: 09/20/2019 

OPEN COMPETITIVE
CLOSING DATE:  January 20, 2019

LITIGATION ATTORNEY
OPS - ASSISTANT REGIONAL COUNSEL  
CRIMINAL DIVISIONS

SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
$21  to $23 hourly  - Some Benefits  

OPEN OPS ATTORNEY POSITION FOR THE OFFICE OF CRIMINAL CONFLICT AND CIVIL REGIONAL COUNSEL IN POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA.

THIS APPLICANT MUST HAVE CURRENT ADMISSION TO THE FLORIDA BAR.  MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE FLORIDA BAR IN GOOD STANDING.

The primary responsibility of an assistant regional counsel is to provide highly efficient and professional representation to our clients. 

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

a) accepting, researching, and preparing each case efficiently and expeditiously;
b) advising and counseling each client regarding plea offers, client’s rights and options, strategies, sentencing, appellate rights, etc.; 
c) establishing and maintaining a professional relationship with each client, family, witness, and court personnel; 
d) maintaining open lines of communications with clients and their families, witnesses, and court personnel; 
e) involving investigators, interns and other support staff appropriately;
f) seeking assistance from experts appropriate to the case; 
g) demonstrating maturity and a professional demeanor at all times; 
h) exercising sound judgment to achieve desired results; 
i) handling emergency assignments when needed;
j) attending and participating in training seminars, division meetings, and staffing sessions; and 
k) abide by all Regional Counsel policies and procedures outlined in the Regional Counsel Manual including but not limited to attendance, punctuality and professional dress code. 
l) performing other related work as required.

SPECIAL NOTE:  THIS AGENCY DOES NOT ACCEPT INTERNET APPLICATIONS.  PLEASE E-MAIL YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO:  DIANA GOLDEN AT DGOLDEN@FLRC2.ORG AND WALT OTTO AT WOTTO@FLRC2.ORG.  THANK YOU.

This is an OPS position (some benefits are offered). Hours:  8 AM - 5 PM Monday through Friday . 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


Nearest Major Market: Lakeland