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  • Thursday, July 26, 2018 12:55 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    The United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, one of the nation’s busiest federal trial courts, is seeking a dynamic and energetic executive to serve as the Court Administrator • Clerk of Court. 

    The Court Administrator • Clerk of Court is appointed by the Judges of the Southern District of Florida and functions under the direction of the Chief U.S. District Judge. The Clerk of Court is responsible for managing the administrative activities of the Clerk’s Office and overseeing the performance of the statutory duties of the office. The full notice is available at: www.flsd.uscourts.gov. Applications received by July 23, 2018, are given first consideration. Position open until filled. 

  • Wednesday, July 04, 2018 2:07 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    POSTED:    07-03-2018 

    CLOSES:    07-17-2018 

    JOB POSTING NO:    015077SC 


    EXTENDED TITLE:    Director   

    SALARY:    GR. B29 $125,554.68 (Annually) 

    VACANCY LOCATION:    Huntsville, TX 

    UNIT/DEPT:    State Counsel for Offenders 

    PAYROLL JOB#:    010240 

    *Longevity Pay 
    *Regular Service Retirement 
    *Telephonic Interviews Will Not Be Accepted 
    *Work Site Visits Will Not Be Conducted 
    *No Study Material 
    *Moderate Overnight Travel 


    1. Graduation from a law school accredited by an organization 
    recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation 
    (CHEA) or from a law school accredited by the American Bar 
    Association with an LLB or JD degree. 

    2. Nine years full-time, wage-earning experience as a licensed 
    attorney to include civil and criminal law. 

    3. Five years full-time, wage-earning experience in the supervision 
    of employees. 

    4. Experience as a legal counsel in a governmental agency preferred. 

    5. Must maintain a current, active, license to practice law in the 
    State of Texas during employment with TDCJ through the State Bar of 
    Texas or other appropriate Texas licensing authority. 

    **The salary for an ERS Retiree (or non-contributing member) may be 
    reduced by 2.5%.** 

    The following Military Occupational Specialty codes are generally 
    applicable to this position. Applicants must fully complete the 
    summary of experience to determine if minimum qualifications are met. 
    27, 250X, LGL10, 04, 44, 51, 921O, RI 

    *Outside applicants will be required to submit to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment.* 

    Applicants must submit the State of Texas Application For Employment and the applicable supplement for outside applicants(PERS 282) or current TDCJ employees (PERS 598) to the contact person listed on the job posting. Applications may also be submitted through the Work In Texas website; however, the applicable supplement must also be submitted to the contact person. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to the contact person's email address; however, applications will not be accepted by email. 

    Patty Garcia
    Human Resources Director
    2 Finanacial Plaza, STE 600
    Huntsville, TX   77340
    PH (936-437-4020)

    FAX (936-437-4068) 
    EMAIL (patty.garcia@tdcj.texas.gov) 

    *Applicants who fax an application are requested to fax both their State of Texas Application for Employment and the applicable supplement. Applicants who wish to submit their application with attachments should either hand deliver it to the contact person or send it via U.S.Mail or overnight delivery.*

    **Faxed applications must be complete and legible in order to be considered and must not have been sent from a fax machine located at a TDCJ unit or department.** 
    Applications must be received by the contact person by 5:00PM on 07-17-2018. A complete job description and all application forms may be obtained at the above address or by viewing the Job Description. Job Descriptions are available in PDF format which maybe read with the free Adobe Reader. 

    *Equal Opportunity Employer* 

    *Authority is granted on or after: 10-01-2018* 

    JD: 05-25-2018 

  • Wednesday, July 04, 2018 1:46 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Applications are due by Monday, July 16, 2018. Applications should be sent to: PositionApps@legalservicesmiami.org. Questions about the application process may be sent to Jeffrey Hearne, Director of Litigation at: jhearne@legalservicesmiami.org. Legal Services will select its candidate(s) by the end of July 2018.

  • Wednesday, July 04, 2018 1:37 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Here is the link to the position.

  • Wednesday, July 04, 2018 1:18 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Earthjustice has multiple litigation positions in the USA. Please click on the links below.

    Access to Justice Campaign Director

    Washington, DC

    Associate Attorney

    Bozeman, MT

    Associate Attorney, Clean Energy FL

    Miami, FL  or  Tallahassee, FL

    Deputy Managing Attorney, Coal

    Philadelphia, PA

    Deputy Managing Attorney, Northeast Region

    New York, NY

    Executive Assistant to the VPs Litigation

    New York, NY  or  Washington, DC

    Healthy Communities Attorney, Toxics


    International Law Clerkship, Summer 2019

    San Francisco, CA

    Law Clerkship, Summer 2019


    Legal Externship

    San Francisco, CA

    Legal Externship

    New York, NY  or  Philadelphia, PA

    Legal Externship, Spring or Fall

    Washington, DC

    Litigation Assistant II

    Denver, CO

    Research and Policy Analyst

    San Francisco, CA

    Research and Policy Analyst, California & Gulf of Mexico

    San Francisco, CA

    Staff Attorney

    Miami, FL

    Staff Attorney, Clean Energy

    Philadelphia, PA

    Staff Attorney, Gas


    Staff Attorney, Healthy Communities

    New York, NY

    Staff Attorney, International


    Staff Attorney, U.S. and Foreign Clean Energy

    Washington, DC 

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:59 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman, P.L. is seeking a Florida attorney to join Municipal Land Use and Zoning Law practice in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Other members of the practice group are AICP or FAICP with planning degrees and experience, and/or are board-certified city, county and local government attorneys. 

     Responsibilities include:

    •  Support the land use and zoning needs of South Florida local governments where the firm serves as municipal attorney and as outside counsel
    • Draft plans, codes, ordinances and resolutions
    • Meet with City management and planning staffs, and with applicants and their counsel
    • Review, comment upon and approve meeting packets
    • Sit with planning and zoning boards, design review boards, historic preservation boards, development review committees and boards of adjustments
    • Advise clients on quasi-judicial proceedings
    • Work with the firm’s litigation group to handle land use and zoning related litigation and appeals, including research, analysis and drafting related to First Amendment, RLUIPA, takings and Harris Act claims, and petitions for writ of certiorari
    • Advise clients on ethics, sunshine and public records issues
    • Potentially serve as a backup to sit with local governing bodies

    The right candidate will be able to work in multiple, diverse political environments, and be flexible enough to adapt to the different styles, demographics, geography, policy preferences, and built environments of the firm’s clients.  The right candidate will also have a demonstrated desire and commitment to the development and maintenance of land use and zoning expertise.

    Position requirements:  Member of the Florida Bar.  Strong writing and analytical skills required.  Strong preference for planning education or experience and at least two (2) years of in-house municipal or County legal or planning experience.  For consideration, forward your letter of interest and resume to Norma Salgado at nsalgado@wsh-law.com  Visit our Website at http://www.wsh-law.com/practices/land-use-and-zoning-public2/ to learn more about the Firm’s Municipal Land Use and Zoning Law Practice Group.

  • Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:51 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    HKM Employment Attorneys LLP (https://hkm.com) is a growing law firm with offices in Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, and Pittsburgh. We intend to open an office in Miami, and we have an immediate opening for the Managing Partner of the Miami office. We fight for the rights of employees in cutting edge employment law cases across the United States and for the rights of consumers in complex multi-state class actions. We seek a dynamic individual who brings an attitude of success to their work, who shares our passion for the important cases that we file, and who enjoys being a lawyer and wants to work with colleagues who are having fun in an upbeat work environment, and has five years of litigation experience. You can find out more about our firm at www.hkm.com.

    We offer a competitive base salary, bonuses, benefits, and opportunities for long-term growth. For consideration, please submit your resume and anything you would like us to review to hkmjobs@yahoo.com. Please put "Managing Partner - Miami" and your last name in the subject line of the email. The position closes on July 1, 2018.

  • Thursday, June 07, 2018 12:53 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Assistant General Counsel

    The Office of the General Counsel of the University of Miami seeks experienced and highly-qualified applicants for the position of Assistant General Counsel. The position, which reports to the General Counsel, will provide advice on a wide range on complex legal issues to institutional clients. Qualifications are: a Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school, membership in the Florida Bar, and a minimum of ten years of experience as a practicing attorney. Please apply online here, position #: P100028171.

  • Thursday, June 07, 2018 12:31 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Senior Supervising Attorney, Children's Rights

    Multiple Locations:  Montgomery (AL), Miami (FL) and New Orleans (LA)

    Children's Rights - Reporting to Deputy Legal Director, Zoe Savitsky, the Senior Supervising Attorney will use every possible tool available - including litigation and legislative and public advocacy - to challenge the privatization of public education and the structural inequalities that disproportionately direct vulnerable children from the classroom and toward prison and prevent them from accessing the services they need to flourish in their communities. The ideal candidate will be an exceptionally talented impact litigator, strategist, and manager who will help build a team focused on pursuing justice on behalf of vulnerable children. More information about the role can be found here:  


    Senior Supervising Attorney, Criminal Justice Reform

    Montgomery, AL

    Criminal Justice Reform - Reporting to Deputy Legal Director, Lisa Graybill, the new Senior Supervising Attorney will use every possible tool available - including litigation and legislative and public advocacy - to challenge the structural inequalities in Alabama's criminal justice system that result in mass incarceration and the disproportionate incarceration of people of color. The ideal candidate will be an exceptionally talented impact litigator, strategist, and manager to lead a team focused on equity and constitutional compliance at every stage of the criminal justice system. More information about the role can be found here:


  • Thursday, May 31, 2018 2:47 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Term Law Clerk to U. S. Magistrate Judge Shaniek Maynard 

    Announcement Number:
    Court: United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
    City, State: Fort Pierce, FL
    Court Website: http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov
    Permanent Position: Temporary
    Job Grade: JSP 11-JSP 13 (Commensurate with Legal Work Experience)
    Minimum Salary: $65,075
    Maximum Salary: $92,750
    Link to Original Job Post: http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/job-listings

    Position Description

    This is a term appointment with length of employment expected to last at least one year & one day, with the possibility of extension.

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