Requisition No: 800307
Agency: State Courts System
Working Title: TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY - 22008958
Position Number: 22008958
Salary: $51,557.43 Annually, 10% below if not passed Bar
Posting Closing Date: 08/31/2023
Thirteenth Judicial Circuit; Tampa, Florida
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 County Civil Division and the Circuit Civil Division with legal research, drafting of proposed orders and judgments and other related assignments.
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 Florida Bar.
How to Apply
For additional information and to apply visit the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court Employment website at Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Job Listings.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and a résumé that includes law school class rank.
Applicants may also submit a State of Florida employment application and recommendation letters, but these items are not required at this time.
All application materials should be submitted in one PDF document attachment sent to the circuit’s Legal Department at RecruitmentLegalDepartment@fljud13.org.
Materials will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
For additional information about this job opportunity contact Kevin Foster by phone at 813-272-5477 or Fax 813-279-2285.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, or disability.
We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number 813-272-6330 or as indicated for each respective position.
Persons using a TTY/TDD may call the contact person through the FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE: (Voice) 1-800-955-8770, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, NATIONAL RELAY SERVICE: 711.
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.