Requisition No: 798920
Agency: State Courts System
Working Title: TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22008929
Position Number: 22008929
Salary: AGENCY TO UPDATE
Posting Closing Date: 05/01/2023
Position status: Accepting applications
Position #: 22008368
Closing date: Open until filled
Education: Juris Doctor
Certification: Membership in the Florida Bar must be attained within one year from start date.
Location: Orlando, FL or Kissimmee, FL
To apply: https://ninthcircuit.org/about/careers/trial-court-staff-attorney-0
Whether you are an experienced professional or a talented new attorney, the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court offers an opportunity to engage in meaningful legal work, improve your work-life balance, and develop your legal abilities! We are seeking to fill multiple Staff Attorney positions located at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando and Osceola County Courthouses here in the heart of Central Florida
Our Staff Attorneys serve alongside Judges, staff attorneys have a unique opportunity to learn about the judicial process from the perspective of a court; to learn how the court evaluates cases, pleadings, and arguments; to develop a more comprehensive understanding of what is persuasive and what is not; to attend court proceedings and observe varying levels of advocacy skill; and to improve their legal research and writing skills- all while working with some of the top legal minds of our community. If you’re interested in learning and growing your career while conducting meaningful legal work, we want to hear from you.
- Cover letter (very important)
- Online State of Florida application
- Writing sample
- Law school transcript or degree audit showing grades for all classes completed
Salary is $51,557.43 per year. Positions are filled at the minimum due to budget constraints. Salary is 10% below minimum ($46,401.69 per year) if the selected candidate is not a member of the Florida Bar. This is a State funded position with benefits.
***Telework may be an option after probationary period***
Equal opportunity employer
The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.
The Ninth Circuit is a unique organization, rich with diversity and unlimited opportunity. Depending on certain circumstances, OPS employees may also be eligible for:
- Affordable Health Benefits
- Optional Vision, Dental, Life and Supplemental Insurance
- Multiple Deferred Compensation Options
- Tax Favored Spending Accounts
- Employee Assistance Support
- Ongoing Training and Growth Opportunities
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.