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Supreme Court Central Staff Attorney

Date: Jan 5, 2019

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32310

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Requisition No: 42074 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: Supreme Court Central Staff Attorney

Position Number: SCS082018 

Salary:  $3,818.10 Monthly** 

Posting Closing Date: 02/11/2019 

Job Duties

Advise Court on extraordinary writ petitions and motions, Bar discipline/admission and rule/jury instruction cases, and various other duties. 

Education and Training Guidelines:

Accredited law school graduate. Florida Bar member, awaiting admission, or sitting for next exam. 


**Top 25% and journal experience preferred. 


Special Comments

Hiring Salary: $4,242.33 - $5,111.33 (Monthly) Dependent on experience.


**$3,818.10  (Monthly) prior to Florida Bar admission.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent legal research, writing, and analytical skills. Ability to work independently or with team; maintain large caseload; meet deadlines; work effectively with justices and staff; maintain confidentiality. 


How to Apply:

Submit a State of Florida application, resume (including GPA and class rank), cover letter (including statement of interest), writing sample, list of references, and transcripts (law school and undergraduate) by e-mail to or by mail to:


Deborah J. Meyer

Director of Central

Florida Supreme Court

500 South Duval Street

Tallahassee, FL 32399-1925

Phone: 850-488-8761

Fax: 850-487-4696


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

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