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Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: JACKSONVILLE, FL, US, 32202

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Requisition No: 326221 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22011571

Position Number: 22011571 

Salary:  $24,462.63 Annually* 

Posting Closing Date: 04/30/2021 

Trial Court Staff Attorney (Part-Time)

Salary:  $24,462.63 Annually*

Open Until Filled


Fourth Judicial Circuit, Jacksonville, Florida


Assist state court judges with reviewing criminal and civil case files; researching legal issues; drafting proposed orders, memoranda, and reports; attend hearings; and advising on pending litigation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Possess excellent research, writing, proofreading, citation, and communication skills. Have strong organization and time management skills to effectively prioritize pending assignments. Exercise discretion, confidentiality, and honesty in handling court matters. Maintain high ethical and professional standards.

Education and Experience Guidelines

Juris doctorate degree from an accredited law school.  Membership in the Florida Bar is required within one year of hire.

Special Comments

*Salary is 10% less if not a member of the Florida Bar at the time of hire.  This is a part-time position.

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

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application, cover letter, current resume, law school transcript, and writing sample not to exceed five (5) double-spaced pages to Human Resources, Duval County Courthouse, 501 West Adams Street, Jacksonville, FL  32202, Fax 904-360-8516,

The State of Florida Employment Application is located at the following link. The profile application will not be considered.

For additional information please contact Human Resources, Debra Marchant, Phone 904-255-1022, Fax 904-360-8516, or

To learn more about the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida visit the website at

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

For assistance with using the People First System contact the People First Service Center at 1-866-663-4735.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position.

Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 711 or 1-800-955-8771.


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: Jacksonville