Description:A State of Florida job application (https://www.circuit5.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/state-of-florida-employment-application-fillable-revised.pdf) is required for this position. Please upload this completed form when you apply.
The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist the judiciary with case management, pending litigation and issues. The position is responsible for drafting memoranda, opinions, orders, and reports; conducting legal research; reviewing briefs and case files; and advising judges on pending litigation and issues. The position works under general supervision of the Administrative Judge or designee.
Education and Training Guidelines:
- Graduate from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctorate Degree.
- **Successful candidate must be a member of the Florida Bar within one year of hire.
- **Successful candidate will start at 10% below if that have not passed the Florida Bar.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of legal principles, statutory and case law, court rules and procedures. Legal research skills. Comprehensive knowledge of legal publications and the ability to use them efficiently. Ability to reason logically and analytically. The ability to grasp, comprehend, and analyze complex legal issues and complicated factual details. Ability to perform exacting work, attentive to issues in matters before the court. Exceptional reading skills. Ability to digest and communicate ideas and concepts orally and in writing. Ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality, impartiality, and honesty in handling matters before the court. Ability to work effectively with others.
July 1, 2023 until June 30, 2024, subject to renewal as part of the Judicial Branch annual budget
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY.
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