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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33301

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Requisition No: 428101 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22009686

Position Number: 22009686 

Salary:  $4,077.10 - $7,338.79 monthly 

Posting Closing Date: 10/01/2021 

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist the judiciary with case management, pending litigation and issues; and/or to process criminal and civil appeals. The position is responsible for drafting memoranda, opinions, orders, and reports; conducting legal research; reviewing briefs and case files; and advising judges on pending litigation and issues. The position works under general supervision of the chief judge or designee.

Education and Training Guidelines

Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school is required for this position.


Membership in the Florida Bar is required. Criminal law experience preferred.

Special Comments

The Florida State Court System is a criminal justice agency. The successful applicant will be fingerprinted for the purpose of conducting a criminal history record check. Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.


In accordance with Section 110.205(2)(c), Florida Statutes, positions with the Florida State Courts System (judicial branch) are not covered under the Career Service System.


All employees of the Florida State Court System are at-will employees and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and do not attain tenure rights.

How to Apply

Submit applications to Court Administration at:

201 SE 6th St Rm 20140

Ft Lauderdale, FL 33301

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: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami