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Trial Court Staff Attorney

Company: State of Florida
Location: GAINESVILLE
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition No:358943Agency: State Courts SystemWorking Title: Trial Court Staff AttorneyPosition Number:22011405Salary: $48,925.25Posting Closing Date: 07/28/2021General DescriptionThis is responsible legal work assisting the judiciary with pending litigation, legal issue research, and case management. The position is responsible for drafting memoranda, opinions, orders and reports; conducting legal research; reviewing briefs and case files; and advising judges on pending litigation and legal issues. This position may require travel to any of the other counties of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, which include Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Union. The position may provide assistance in various areas of the law, to include: criminal, probate and guardianship, family, and civil. Assignments will be based on the needs of the circuit. Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesPerform exacting work, and be attentive to issues in matters before the court. Work independently as well as collaboratively to ensure tasks are completed. Legal research skills, including electronic research. Exceptional written and oral communication skills, with the aptitude to write clearly and concisely, as well as communicate concepts orally with quick resolution to pending issues. Ability to reason logically and analytically, to grasp, comprehend, and analyze complex legal issues and complicated factual details. Be resourceful, able to multi-task, and capable of prioritizing assigned tasks. Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality, impartiality, and honesty in handling matters before the court. Establish and maintain working relationships with judges, attorneys, and court staff, as well as public and private agencies. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Education and ExperienceGraduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar (or awaiting membership in the Florida Bar). Salary and BenefitsStarting salary is $48,925/annually. If prior to taking the Florida Bar exam or awaiting Florida Bar results, salary is $44,032/annually. Membership in the Florida Bar is required within one year of hire. Application ProcessAll applications must be submitted through the People First System and include a cover letter and resume. This position is open until filled. Questions can be submitted to . Notice The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check. EOE.If you are a person with a disability selected to participate in the interview process and need an accommodation, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADA Coordinator at 352-337-6237. 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: State of Florida, Gainesville , Trial Court Staff Attorney, Other , GAINESVILLE, Florida

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