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  • Saturday, October 01, 2022 3:29 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Full Time - 2 Year Position

    Miami, FL, US

    30+ days ago

    Requisition ID: 1045

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    Salary Range: $72,200.00 To 74,900.00 Annually

    Legal Services of Greater Miami and its 30 lawyers have provided legal representation to low-income communities for 56 years.  The firm is a leader in the legal aid community and has been recognized for its creative and aggressive advocacy for its clients. Legal Services is seeking a full-time Florida licensed attorney with a minimum of 5-years’ experience who has a commitment and passion for social, economic, and racial justice and wants to protect the rights of low-income tenants living in Miami-Dade County. 

     

    In addition to the essential functions and responsibilities of a Staff Attorney, the Senior Attorney in the Tenants’ Rights Unit is responsible for assisting the Advocacy Director of the assigned Unit in the development, supervision, leadership, and substantive advocacy of the Unit.  The Senior Attorney is the back up to the Advocacy Director, performs all Advocacy Director duties in the absence of the Advocacy Director, and is a member of management.  The Senior Attorney performs some or all of the following responsibilities as determined by the Advocacy Director based on the needs of the Unit.

     

    • Assist Advocacy Director with day-to-day Unit operations by supervising assigned Unit staff; providing clear, meaningful instructions to casehandlers and law clerks regarding case handling and intake-related questions; reviewing advice-only intake cases; and resolving conflicts.
    • Conduct administrative duties as needed, including but not limited to preparing intake schedules.
    • Effectively and efficiently run case review as requested, making appropriate case acceptance decisions.
    • Assist Advocacy Director to ensure compliance with all grants and contracts assigned to the Unit.
    • Direct Unit projects, including coordination of the development and implementation of projects, and providing guidance and instruction to staff assigned to oversee projects, so as to deliver high quality services and achieve project goals in a timely manner.  
    • Identify cross-Unit issues, and cooperatively work with other Units to meet the legal needs of clients.
    • Assist Advocacy Director lead the Unit in developing strategies for the delivery of creative, effective advocacy.
    • A minimum of 2-years’ experience in supervising staff with general knowledge of landlord/tenant law and civil litigation a plus.
    • Co-counsel cases with Unit members.

    Excellent benefit package and competitive non-profit salary. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave (15 days per year), five additional leave days.   Full-time employees may participate in our benefits program on the 1st of the month following the date of hire. Our benefits include fully paid health insurance for employee & dependents, fully paid dental coverage for employees, dependents may also be included at a minimum fee, fully paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability policy as well as retirement savings plans with employer contributions after six months of service.

    Submit resume, cover letter and writing sample. Please specify this position on the cover letter.

     

     

    In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that each can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. Legal Services of Greater Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Saturday, October 01, 2022 3:27 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Full Time

    Miami, FL, US

    30+ days ago

    Requisition ID: 1037

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    Salary Range: $60,000.00 To 62,000.00 Annually

    1-3 years of experience (newly admitted attorneys will also be considered)

    Full-time

    Legal Services of Greater Miami and its 30 lawyers have provided legal representation to low-income communities for over 55 years.   The firm is a leader in the legal aid community and has been recognized for its creative and aggressive advocacy for its clients.

    Legal Services recently received funding from Miami-Dade County Commissioner Eileen Higgins to represent tenants facing eviction who live in Commission District 5. Legal Services is accepting applications from attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar who have a commitment and passion for social, economic, and racial justice and want to protect the rights of low-income tenants living in Miami-Dade County. The attorneys hired for this position will serve as a model for expanded legal representation in the County for tenants facing eviction.

    The attorneys would represent tenants living in Commission District 5 who are facing eviction from their home. The attorneys would be responsible for their own caseload and the attorney’s duties will include interviewing clients, drafting pleadings, conducting depositions, negotiating with opposing parties, assisting with rental assistance applications, and representing tenants in court. Because evictions have short deadlines, this project involves fast-paced litigation, often responding to emergencies, and requires significant negotiation skills. The attorneys would also be required to conduct client intake, conduct home visits, conduct education workshops for tenants, work with pro bono attorneys, complete administrative tasks, and participate in client outreach.

    Excellent benefit package and competitive non-profit salary. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave (12 days per year), and five additional leave days.   Full-time employees may participate in our benefits program on the 1st of the month following the date of hire. Our benefits include fully paid health insurance for employee & dependents, fully paid dental coverage for employees, dependents may also be included at a minimum fee, fully paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability policy as well as retirement savings plans with employer contributions after six months of service.

    Submit resume, cover letter and writing sample. Please specify this position on the cover letter.


    In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that each can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. Legal Services of Greater Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Saturday, October 01, 2022 3:23 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Full Time

    Miami, FL, US

    30+ days ago

    Requisition ID: 1042

    Salary Range: $60,500.00 To 66,200.00 Annually

    Legal Services of Greater Miami and its 30 lawyers have provided legal representation to low-income communities for 55 years.   The firm is a leader in the legal aid community and has been recognized for its creative and aggressive advocacy for its clients.

    Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., (Legal Services) is accepting applications from attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar or pending July 2022 bar results who have a commitment to and passion for the rights of low-income clients and unsheltered individuals.  The attorney will be responsible for his or her own caseload and will be required to conduct client intake on the phone, in-person, and off site at homeless shelters. The attorney will be required to participate in community outreach events and conduct educational training to our client and provider communities. The attorney will primarily represent unsheltered clients in a variety of substantive areas. Additionally, the attorney will take the lead in fighting for the rights of Miami-Dade and Monroe County’s unsheltered residents through direct advocacy and impact work. The attorney’s work will play a key role in furthering our work to preserve and protect the dignity and basic human rights of those residing in and out of shelters.

    The salary ranges from $60,500 - $66,200 (1-4 years’ experience). Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave (12 days per year), five additional leave days.  Full-time employees may participate in our benefits program on the 1st of the month following the date of hire. Our benefits include fully paid health insurance for employee & dependents, fully paid dental coverage for employees, dependents may also be included at a minimum fee, fully paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability policy as well as retirement savings plans with employer contributions after six months of service. 

    Job description is available at our website.   https://www.legalservicesmiami.org/job-openings

    Litigation experience preferred. Bilingual capability (Spanish or Haitian Creole) preferred.  Excellent benefits and salary.  EOE.   All applications must include resume, transcript, a cover letter detailing your interest in working at Legal Services; and writing samples. 

    In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that each can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. Legal Services of Greater Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Saturday, October 01, 2022 3:19 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)


    Job Title: Attorney
    Job Location: Mount Laurel, New Jersey, 08054 United States
    Job Type: Full-time
    Job Category Attorney
    Job Description:
    Overview
    We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!
    As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.
    We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!
    Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefits , locations and the process of joining the State Farm team!
    Responsibilities
    Earl R. Uehling & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, seeks an insurance defense trial attorney with substantial civil defense litigation and first chair trial experience to join our Mount Laurel, New Jersey, office. Candidates must possess exceptional knowledge of civil trial procedure, outstanding research abilities, excellent written and oral advocacy skills, and strong software/technological skills. Competitive candidates will be well organized, detail oriented and able to independently manage a caseload where all work is time sensitive. The selected candidate should plan to spend time working both in the office and from home as part of a hybrid work arrangement. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs.
    Located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice in Central and Southern New Jersey. We provide a congenial, team-oriented professional work environment with skilled support staff, competitive salary and exceptional benefits.

    Job Requirements: Qualifications

    • Must have a law degree from ABA accredited law school and excellent academic credentials
    • Must have active license to practice law in New Jersey and be a member in good standing of the bar
    • 5+ years of insurance defense experience (with focus on auto and premises personal injury defense) preferred
    • Jury trial experience preferred
    • Experience directing support staff on clerical and administrative matters related to lawsuit handling
    • Strong automation/technological skills for lawsuit handling and courtroom presentation
    • Experience working in a paperless electronic environment
    **Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for US work authorization for this opportunity.
    JT18
    #LI-SK2
    Apply Here: https://www.click2apply.net/GKMnyGu4yWqjMfRpYhqZgD
    PI192890228
    How to Apply Apply Online https://www.click2apply.net/GKMnyGu4yWqjMfRpYhqZgD
    Closing Date Oct 29, 2022
  • Saturday, October 01, 2022 3:11 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)





    Job Description:

    Position Overview
    Law clerks enjoy full responsibility for all aspects of assigned civil and criminal cases from inception to conclusion. They review complaints, petitions, motions, and pleadings that have been filed to identify and analyze the issues involved and basis for relief; perform legal research as required; identify problem areas, make recommendations, and offer solutions in assigned cases; provide information and advice to the Judge in connection with pending litigation; draft appropriate recommendations and substantive orders; keep abreast of changes in the law to aid the Judge in keeping current; and perform other duties as assigned.

    Important Dates

    Opening: 09/15/2022 Closing: Open Until Filled

    Est. Start Date: January 2023

    One or More Full-Time Positions
    Miami, Florida
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
    There are eighteen authorized United States District Judges in the Southern District of Florida. The Court is comprised of United States District Judges, Senior United States District Judges, and United States Magistrate Judges. The District spans a geographical area that encompasses nine counties - its southernmost includes Monroe County and its northernmost includes Indian River County. The Clerk’s Office maintains its headquarters in downtown Miami and includes four divisional courthouses.
    Job Requirements:
    To qualify for the position of law clerk on the personal staff of a federal judge, a person must be a law school graduate (or be certified as having completed all law school studies and requirements and merely awaiting conferment of degree) from a law school of recognized standing, and have one or more of the following attributes:
    1. Standing within the upper third of the law school class from a law school on the approved list of either the American Bar Association or the Association of American Law Schools;
    2, Experience on the editorial board of a law review of such a school;
    3. Graduation from such a school with an LLM degree; or
    4. Demonstrated proficiency in legal studies which in the opinion of the judge is the equivalent of one of the above.
    Court Preferred Skills:
    1. Excellent legal research and writing skills.
    2. Minimum of two years of federal civil litigation experience or of clerkship experience.
    3. Proficient computer skills, internet research, and word processing skills including use of Microsoft Word.
    4. Familiarity with CM/ECF.
    How to Apply
    Submit complete application materials electronically in Adobe (.pdf) format in one combined pdf. Do not copy/paste your documents into the email.
    Please make sure to include the Announcement No.: 2022-JDS-11 in the subject line of the email.
    A complete application includes all of the following items:
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Detailed Resume with exact dates of employment and salary history
    3. Copy of final law school transcript showing date the JD was conferred
    4. Proof of Bar Membership, if applicable
    5. Legal Writing Sample
    6. Submit 3 references with contact information.
    Send the email to: FLSD_HRMAIL@FLSD.USCOURTS.GOV
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:55 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: ATTORNEY 1 1 1

    Position Number: 60057849 

    Salary:  $52,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Ft. Walton Beach, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $52,00 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $73,824.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    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.


    Nearest Major Market: Pensacola

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/PENSACOLA-ATTORNEY-1-1-1-FL-32501/935564400/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:54 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 60067838 1 1 1 1

    Position Number: 60067838 

    Salary:  $60,000.00 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Sebring, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree
    • Minimum of 2 years bar admission

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $60,000 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $83,689.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    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.


    Nearest Major Market: Lakeland

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/BARTOW-SENIOR-ATTORNEY-60067838-1-1-1-1-FL-33830/935563600/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:53 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 60073832 1 1 1

    Position Number: 60073832 

    Salary:  $60,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Bradenton, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree
    • Minimum of 2 years bar admission

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $60,000 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $83,689.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children. 

     

    Come grow with us today!

    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.


    Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
    Nearest Secondary Market: Bradenton

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/BRADENTON-SENIOR-ATTORNEY-60073832-1-1-1-FL-34205/935562800/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:52 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 60073476 1 1 1

    Position Number: 60073476 

    Salary:  $60,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Tallahassee, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree
    • Minimum of 2 years bar admission

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $60,000.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    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.


    Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-SENIOR-ATTORNEY-60073476-1-1-1-FL-32303/935587300/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:51 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: TELECOMMUTING ATTORNEY - 60073481 1 1 1 1

    Position Number: 60073481 

    Salary:  $52,000. 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is currently seeking to hire a TELECOMMUTING ATTORNEY to be based in Miami-Dade County.

     

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Miami, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $52,00 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $73,824.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    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.


    Nearest Major Market: Miami

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/MIAMI-TELECOMMUTING-ATTORNEY-60073481-1-1-1-1-FL-33128/935586600/

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