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Company: Florida Department of Corrections
Location: LAKE CITY
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SENIOR TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22008924 Date: Apr 21, 2021 Location: LAKE CITY, FL, US, 32055 Apply now The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website (/workforce/_operations/human/_resource/_management/for/_job/_applicants/e/_verify) . Requisition No: 339201 Agency: State Courts System Working Title: SENIOR TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22008924 Position Number: 22008924 Salary: Starting Annual Salary: $57,235.62 Posting Closing Date: 09/23/2021 Third Judicial Circuit of Florida Columbia, Dixie, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, and Taylor Counties Administrative Office of the Courts 173 NE Hernando Ave., RM 408 Lake City, Florida 32055 Employment Opportunity Senior Trial Court Staff Attorney Position Number: 8924 Application Deadline: Open until filled. Starting Annual Salary: $57,235.62 The position is responsible for reviewing briefs and case files; conducting legal research; drafting memoranda, opinions, orders, and reports; and advising judges on pending litigation and issues. This is a high-volume work environment, and the individual needs to be self-motivated and dedicated. The largest portion of a staff attorneys assignment focuses on pro se postconviction motions. This position involves very little courtroom exposure and requires an individual who enjoys research and writing. Position is located at the Columbia County courthouse. Remote telework options are available. Education, Experience, Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations: + Juris doctorate from an accredited law school. + Law review or journal experience and/or advanced research and writing coursework preferred. + Five years of experience in the practice of law or as a staff attorney in an appellate or trial court preferred. Qualified candidates with less experience may still apply and be considered, but the salary will be commensurate with skills and background. + Member in good standing with the Florida Bar. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: + Possess an interest and strong proficiency in researching, analyzing, and communicating technical legal issues and drafting concise, well-reasoned orders; + Possess strong attention to detail and superior writing and grammar skills; + Knowledge of and proficiency in Westlaw or LexisNexis and Microsoft Office Suite; + Ability to work independently and as part of the staff attorney team; + Ability to prioritize assignments and produce timely and accurate work product; and + Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters in accordance with Court Administration policies, the Rules Regulating Florida Bar, the Florida Statutes, and the Florida Rules of Judicial Administration. How to Apply: All applications must be submitted through the People First website listed below, and include a cover letter, resume, self-edited writing sample (of no more than ten pages), and law school transcript. Incomplete applications may not be considered. The People First website is as follows: /peoplefirst Accommodation: If you require accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call Lisa Butler at (386) 754-7107. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service at (800) 955-8771. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a criminal background check. The Third Judicial Circuit of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Keywords: Florida Department of Corrections, Gainesville , SENIOR TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22008924, Other , LAKE CITY, Florida

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