Requisition No: 790051
Agency: State Courts System
Working Title: TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22011416
Position Number: 22011416
Salary: $51,557.43 - $92,803.37 Annually*
Posting Closing Date: 02/28/2023
The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit is seeking to fill a judicial staff attorney position in Tampa, Florida. The successful applicant will join a team of experienced staff attorneys to assist state court circuit judges in the Unified Family Court divisions (adoption, delinquency, dependency family law, and violence injunctions) with legal research, drafting of proposed orders and judgments and other related assignments. Preference will be given to applicants who have more than two years’ experience in family law or dependency law or both.
Education and Training Guidelines
Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school or enrollment in the final semester or quarter of law school is a requirement for applying.
If the successful applicant is not a member of The Florida Bar at the time of hire, he or she must become a Florida Bar member within one year of the hire date.
Applicants must possess excellent research, writing, proofreading and communication skills.
Applicants must also exhibit strong organizational and time management skills and be able to effectively prioritize pending assignments.
Discretion, honesty and confidentiality in handling matters before the court are essential.
*Salary will be 10% below minimum if not passed the Florida Bar.
The Florida State Courts System offers a comprehensive selection of State of Florida employee benefits: 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 term life insurance.
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How to Apply
Submit a cover letter and résumé that includes law school class rank.
May also submit a State of Florida employment application and recommendation letters; however, these items are not required at this time.
Submit all application materials in one PDF document attachment by e-mail to the circuit’s Legal Department at RecruitmentLegalDepartment@fljud13.org.
Materials will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
For additional information and to apply visit the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court Employment website at Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Job Listings.
For additional information and to apply by submitting a state employment application visit the People First State of Florida Jobs website https://jobs.myflorida.com/ for State Courts System jobs.
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.