ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY (St. Petersburg Circuit Civil & Appeals)

(State-funded position)

11702

Internal/External Posting

 

Office of the Court Counsel

Sixth Judicial Circuit

 

Description of Work:

This is professional and highly responsible work conducting legal research, preparing memos, and drafting orders and opinions for the assigned Circuit Civil Judges. This position will also assist a Civil Appellate Panel with appeals from County Court, and other petitions filed for review by the Panel. The position may also be called on to assist with legal issues from other divisions. The work involves considerable interpretation and judgment in the analysis of legal issues in the areas of assignment. Contacts are primarily with judges and other court personnel. All work is performed under the supervision of a Senior Staff Attorney.  All new appointments are for an indefinite period not to exceed two years with a possibility of renewal of appointment.  This position may be partially remote.

 

Minimum Training and Experience Required:

Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in The Florida Bar, although persons who are currently pursuing membership are eligible to apply but will be required to attain Florida Bar membership within one year of appointment.  Applicants must be computer literate and able to do their own word processing.

 

Location:

Bldg 501, 501 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL  33756

 

 

Salary:

$4,077.10 monthly plus State benefits

 

 

Submit a Sixth Judicial Circuit application, cover letter, résumé, and a legal writing sample that does not exceed 7 pages to:

 

The Sixth Judicial Circuit Court

Human Resources, Suite 2H

14250 49th Street North

Clearwater, Florida 33762

Fax:  727-453-7166 or SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Equal Opportunity and Diversity Employer

Drug-free Workplace

 


ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO REQUIRES A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 453-7165 IN ADVANCE.