ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

 

TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY/LAW CLERK (Court Counsel’s Office)

(OPS-funded) PART-TIME (30 hours per week)

 

Description of Work:

This is professional and highly responsible work conducting legal research and writing. Assignments will be primarily Appeals and Criminal work, but may involve legal issues from any division of the Circuit and County Court and administrative issues from the Chief Judge. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Court Counsel and assignments are made by the Court Counsel or by the Supervising Senior Staff Attorney, either orally or in writing. Contacts are limited primarily to judges, staff attorneys, and other court personnel but may include other attorneys and litigants.

Please Note:  This is an excellent part-time opportunity for an attorney or third-year law student. Because of ethical rules, the individual in this position may not practice in the courts of the Sixth Judicial Circuit, and the practice of other law is limited.

Minimum Training and Experience Required:  While applicants who have graduated from an accredited law school and have obtained membership in The Florida Bar are welcomed, applicants who are in their third year of law school will also be considered. The successful applicant will have excellent writing and analytical skills.

Location:    501 Building, 501 1st Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

                     (Effective February-March 2023, location will change to Pinellas County Justice Center, 14250

                     49th St. N., Clearwater, FL 33762)

 

Salary:        Bar Member - $24.79 Hourly (10% less if not passed Bar) – Some benefits available

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

                     Pinellas County Justice Center

                     Human Resources, Suite 2H

                     14250 49th St. North

                     Clearwater 33762

                     Or via email to: SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org

 

The PDF Court Application is available at: www.jud6.org, under ‘employment’

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:           UNTIL FILLED

Equal Opportunity and Diversity Employer

Drug-free Workplace

 

This Organization Participates in E-Verify

 

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.