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ATTORNEY OPS - 60932053

Date: Sep 16, 2017

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32401

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Requisition No: 13022 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: ATTORNEY OPS - 60932053

Position Number: 60932053 

Salary:  $25.00/hour 

Posting Closing Date: 09/29/2017 

Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is currently seeking to fill an OPS 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.   

 

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 documents you feel would assist the committee.

 

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

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: Panama City