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DISTRICT COURT SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY - 22004584

Date: Nov 11, 2021

Location: WEST PALM BEACH, FL, US, 33401

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Requisition No: 486241 

Agency: State Courts System

Working Title: DISTRICT COURT SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY - 22004584

Position Number: 22004584 

Salary:  $52,116.02 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 03/01/2022 

JOB OPPORTUNITY BULLETIN

 

Position Title:            Staff Attorney (open until filled)

 

Job Location:             Fourth District Court of Appeal

                                    110 South Tamarind Ave.

                                    West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

Salary Range

And Benefits:             $52,116.02 annually ($46,904.42 prior to Florida Bar admission) up to $66,481.68.  Payment above the minimum dependent on experience.  A comprehensive selection of State of Florida employee benefits including: 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 $25,000 term life insurance. For more information on the benefits available to State of Florida employees visit: http://www.myflorida.com/mybenefits/.   

Education

& Training:                Graduate from an accredited law school. 

Knowledge

& Skills:                      Exceptional legal research and writing skills, the ability to discern and analyze complex legal issues, and an ability to write clearly, succinctly and effectively.  Familiarity with appellate jurisdiction, practice, and procedure is desirable. 

 

Job Description:        Staff Attorneys serve as law clerks to all the judges and work on a variety of matters for the Court.  Attorneys are supervised by the Chief Judge and the Director of Central Staff.    Three-year commitment required. 

 

Sample Duties:          Review case records and filings.  Prepare legal memoranda with summaries of facts and arguments.  Analyze legal issues.  Conduct legal research.  Draft orders and opinions.  

 

How to Apply:           Submit a cover letter, State of Florida application, resume, writing sample, and references by email to CSAttorney4DCA@flcourts.org.  

 

State of Florida applications are available at the Fourth District Court of Appeal or by accessing the web site:  http://www.4dca.org.

 

Serious inquiries only.   Applicant is subject to a background check.  THE FOURTH DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT INVIDIOUSLY DISCRIMINATE IN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT ON THE GROUNDS OF RACE, RELIGION, SEX, AGE, ETHNIC ORIGIN, PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT, OR ANY OTHER GROUND FORBIDDEN BY LAW.

 

Note: If you need an accommodation in order to participate in the application and selection process, please call 561-242-2000 in advance.

 

FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE (VOICE) 1-800-955-8770.

FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE (TDD) 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: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami