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Assistant County Attorney 1 or 2 for the Pinellas County Attorney’s Office in Clearwater, FL

Saturday, October 10, 2020 1:49 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

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Assistant County Attorney 1 or 2

The Pinellas County Attorney’s Office seeks one experienced in-house attorney to litigate, try and appeal civil and administrative actions before the State and Federal Courts, hearing officers, and Administrative Law Judges. This position involves the handling of litigation involving the County or Constitutional Officers including but not limited to cases in one or more of the following areas: torts; employment; construction; real estate-related matters; inverse condemnation or eminent domain; and other civil and administrative litigation as assigned.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have significant first chair trial experience in a range of types of cases and venues, on behalf of a Florida local government. Minimum qualifications include admission to, and good standing with, the Florida Bar; and 1-4 years of litigation experience for Assistant County Attorney 1 ($60,174 - $96,283), or 5 years of litigation experience for Assistant County Attorney 2 ($93,454 – $149,510). Board Certification in an applicable area is preferred.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary and title will depend on qualifications. Pinellas County offers a comprehensive and competitive array of employee benefits (see www.pinellascounty.org/hr/whatweoffer).

How to Apply

Send or email resume, a list of significant cases you have handled as first chair, a writing sample, and references to Jewel White, County Attorney, 315 Court Street, Clearwater, Florida 33756; or email to sestrada@pinellascounty.org by October 16, 2020. Pinellas County is a Drug Free Workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer that practices Affirmative Action and complies with the American with Disabilities Act. 9/18/20 EOE/AA/ADA/DFW/VP: Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in employment by the state and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. The position flyer can be viewed  here.

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