JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

 

TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY (Court Counsel’s Office – Civil and Appeals)

(OPS-funded) PART-TIME (20 hours per week)

 Internal/External Posting

Office of the Court Counsel

Sixth Judicial Circuit

Description of Work:

This is professional and highly responsible work conducting legal research and writing. Assignments 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 a 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 opportunity for an attorney who wants to work part time.  Because of ethical rules, the attorney 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:  Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in The Florida Bar. Applicants must have excellent writing and analytical skills and be computer literate.

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

Salary:        Bar Member - $23.52 Hourly

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:    

                     Sixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County Justice Center

                     Human Resources, Suite 2H

                     14250 49th St. North

                     Clearwater 33762

Or via email to: SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org

Sixth Judicial Circuit Application is available via Internet at:    www.jud6.org 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:           UNTIL POSITION FILLED

Equal Opportunity and Diversity Employer

Drug-free Workplace        E-Verify Employer

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.