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Date: Sep 24, 2020

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Requisition No: 240983 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: JUDICIAL STAFF ATTORNEY - 22000001

Position Number: 22000001 

Salary:  $57,906.69 

Posting Closing Date: 12/31/9999 

                                                  Open Until Filled

Job Location

Florida Supreme Court, Justice Lawson’s Suite - Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range


Education and Training Guidelines

Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar. 


Special Comments

Primary selection criteria: Class rank in top 10%; law review or comparable (law review editor preferred); writing and research experience.


*The minimum salary for staff attorneys is $57,906.69, with graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar.  The minimum salary is increased to $67,650.06 for a staff attorney with two years of experience in the practice of law, subsequent to Bar admission or two years’ experience as a judicial law clerk or staff attorney.  The positions will be filled at the minimum due to budget constraints.  Appointments are 10% below the minimum if the individual is not a member of the Florida Bar.


How to Apply

Application Procedure:

  • cover letter, including statement of interest
  • resume, including GPA and class rank
  • writing sample
  • list of references
  • transcripts (law school and undergraduate)

Submit application procedure listed above to:

Deborah Riddell
Judicial Assistant to Justice Alan Lawson
The Florida Supreme Court
500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1925


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, genetic information 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 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: Tallahassee