Date:  Jun 4, 2023


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Requisition No: 797227 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: ASSISTANT GENERAL COUNSEL - 22008156

Position Number: 22008156 

Salary:  $75,000.00 to $85,000.00 

Posting Closing Date: 06/30/2023 


The Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC) is an independent Constitutionally created entity charged with investigating allegations of violations of the Code of Judicial Conduct by Florida state judges. The Assistant General Counsel performs highly responsible legal work in every phase of the judicial disciplinary process, including review, investigation, and prosecution of allegations of misconduct by Florida judges. Position works under supervision of the Executive Director and General Counsel. 



Examples of Work Performed 

Investigates complaints of ethical misconduct by Florida judges.

Attends hearings and meetings.

Handles prosecutions and discovery related matters.

Represents the JQC in collateral litigation concerning the Commission.




Applicants must be members in good standing of The Florida Bar.


Minimum of two (2) to three years (3) of progressively responsible experience.


Preference given to those with litigation, trial, or professional regulatory experience.  



Applicants should be specific about the number of trials participated in and whether any involved prosecution of criminal and/or professional regulation and disciplinary matters. 


*Salary within the listed range is dependent on qualifications and experience.




Must be able to provide independent judgment in performance of all legal work and duties related to complaint review, investigation, and prosecution or litigation.


Must be able to draft clear and concise legal briefs and documents suitable for filing with the Supreme Court of Florida, as well as legal memoranda for review by the Executive Director, General Counsel, and members of the Commission.


Must be able to conduct work using research tools like Westlaw, and other online databases.  


Must be able to use Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Travel is required.


Must be able to lift 20 lbs.




“Open Until Filled”. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


The Commission offers a comprehensive selection of State of Florida employee benefits: membership in the Florida Retirement System, optional enrollment in a subsidized Health insurance plan, optional enrollment in Life, Dental, and Disability insurance plans, and paid term life insurance.




Submit a current and complete State Employment Application along with a resume, and any letters of recommendation or list of references.


Submit by mail to Blan L. Teagle, Executive Director, Judicial Qualifications Commission, Post Office Box 14106, Tallahassee, Florida 32317.


Apply online through People First. 





If you have question or would like additional information about the job advertised contact Mr. Blan Teagle or Mr. Alexander Williams at 850-488-1581.


To learn more about the Judicial Qualifications Commission visit its website at:


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, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, genetic disability, or political affiliations.


We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.


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


Persons using a TTY/TDD may call the contact person through the FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE: (Voice) 1-800-955-8770, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, NATIONAL RELAY SERVICE: 711.

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: Tallahassee