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  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:50 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: ATTORNEY - 60057855 1 1

    Position Number: 60057855 

    Salary:  $52,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is currently seeking to hire a part-time or full-time remote attorney to handle weekend on-call for the Circuit 11, which involves some weekdays as needed. 

     

    The attorney will staff incoming cases and draft Petitions and Orders.  The attorney will also attend Shelter Hearings remotely.  This position can allow for additional employment outside of the Department if approved.

     

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Miami, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $52,000.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Miami

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/MIAMI-ATTORNEY-60057855-1-1-FL-33128/935585800/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:45 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
    The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website.

    Requisition No: 738262 

    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 60057727 1 1 1

    Position Number: 60057727 

    Salary:  $60,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/14/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Jacksonville, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree
    • Minimum of 2 years bar admission

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $60,000 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $83,689.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/JACKSONVILLE-SENIOR-ATTORNEY-60057727-1-1-1-FL-32209/935585300/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:40 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: ATTORNEY - 60072231 1 1

    Position Number: 60072231 

    Salary:  $52,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2022 

     

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Bradenton, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $52,00 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $73,824.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
    Nearest Secondary Market: Bradenton

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:39 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: Part-time OPS Attorney 60932013 1

    Position Number: 60932013 

    Salary:  $25.00-$28.84/hour 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/02/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    West Palm Beach, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is a part-time in office ops attorney position.  The hours are from 1:00 to 5:00p.m.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    The hourly rate for an entry-level attorney is $22.84 and the rate for a senior attorney is $25.00, which is at least 2 years of legal experience. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children. 

     

    Come grow with us today!

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
    Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/WEST-PALM-BEACH-Part-time-OPS-Attorney-60932013-1-FL-33401/935673600/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:38 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: REMOTE ATTORNEY - 60070649 1 1 1

    Position Number: 60070649 

    Salary:  $52,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    REMOTE ATTORNEY

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Daytona Beach, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    The position is a remote position that will include all of the duties of a CLS attorney, including advocating in remote dependency hearings, being assigned a caseload, and participating in an on-call shelter rotation.  The remote attorney can fulfill these duties from anywhere within the state.  In addition, we will consider recent graduates for this position, as well as senior attorneys.

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $52,00 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $73,824.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

     

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Daytona Beach


    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/DAYTONA-BEACH-REMOTE-ATTORNEY-60070649-1-1-1-FL-32114/935647500/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:37 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 60071823 1

    Position Number: 60071823 

    Salary:  $52,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/02/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Kissimmee, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree
    • Minimum of 2 years bar admission

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $52,000 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $73,278.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Orlando

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/KISSIMMEE-SENIOR-ATTORNEY-60071823-1-FL-34741/935658200/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 9:33 PM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 60072240

    Position Number: 60072240 

    Salary:  $60,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 10/20/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Gainesville, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree
    • Minimum of 2 years bar admission

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $60,000 and total compensation inclusive of the benefits listed above is valued at a minimum of $83,689.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee


    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/ALACHUA-SENIOR-ATTORNEY-60072240-FL-32315/937533300/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 7:05 AM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)
    Agency: Children and Families

    Working Title: ATTORNEY - 60057855 1

    Position Number: 60057855 

    Salary:  $52,000 

    Posting Closing Date: 09/30/2022 

    Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is currently seeking to hire a part-time or full-time remote attorney to handle weekend on-call for the Circuit 11, which involves some weekdays as needed. 

     

    The attorney will staff incoming cases and draft Petitions and Orders.  The attorney will also attend Shelter Hearings remotely.  This position can allow for additional employment outside of the Department if approved.

     

    Children’s Legal Services

    Department of Children and Families

     

    Miami, FL

     

    Open Competitive

     

    This position is eligible for either a part-time or full-time permanent appointment.

     

    What you will do:

     

    MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CHILDREN!

     

    Children’s Legal Services attorneys advocate for the safety, well-being, and permanency of Florida’s abused, abandoned, and neglected children.  With a team of more than 300 attorneys, CLS is the leader in the courtroom at each stage of a Chapter 39 proceeding.

     

    A CLS attorney has primary responsibility for multiple cases and must ensure Florida and federal legal requirements are met to secure permanent and safe homes for dependent children.  A CLS attorney collaborates with investigators and case managers to gather the evidence necessary to support the legal action that is appropriate for each child and prepares those partners to serve as witnesses at trial.  CLS attorneys advocate for children by employing best practice litigation techniques so that our pleadings and trial presentations lead the nation in dependency advocacy.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Law Degree
    • Moot Court/Trial Team preferred
    • Clinical experience preferred
    • Strong communication and writing skills

     

    Training Provided:

    • Multi-week onboarding program created by trainers certified by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    • Quarterly intensive multi-day New Attorney Training conducted by certified trainers
    • Annual multi-day Advanced Litigation Academy conducted by certified trainers
    • Fulfillment of all CLE requirements through webinars and live trainings on topics including case law updates, statutory changes, courtroom skills, evidence, ethics, and legal writing.

     

    Benefits for Working for the State of Florida:

    • Florida Bar annual dues are paid for by the Department, contingent upon agency approval
    • Public Loan Forgiveness Program
    • No state income tax for residents of Florida
    • On each anniversary date, you will be accredited 176 hours of annual leave and 104 hours of sick leave
    • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year
    • State Group Insurance coverage options (health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options)
    • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Tuition waivers
    • And more!

     

    Compensation:

    For a full-time permanent appointment, the annual base salary is $52,000.  Actual total compensation will vary based on insurance and retirement elections or election of a part-time permanent position. 

     

    For a more complete list of benefits, visit www.mybenefits.myflorida.com.

     

    How to Apply:

    To apply, please submit an online application that includes a cover letter indicating whether you are seeking a part-time or full-time appointment and a resume that demonstrates your qualifications.  You may be requested to subsequently provide a writing sample, law school transcripts, and references to assist the committee.

     

    Growth Opportunities:

    We have several ways you can grow as an attorney with CLS.  There are pathways for promotion for those who want to be leaders in the courtroom and for those who would rather be leaders in the office.  To open the door for growth, CLS invites all of its team members to participate on special projects that create strategies for better outcomes for children.  Come grow with us today!

    The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

    Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

    The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.


    Nearest Major Market: Miami

    https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/MIAMI-ATTORNEY-60057855-1-FL-33128/889562900/

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 7:02 AM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Full Time

    Miami, FL, US

    Salary Range: $72,200.00 To 74,900.00 Annually

    Senior Attorney Position – Tenants’ Rights Unit 

    Senior Attorney – Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. Tenants’ Rights Unit

    Full-time /2-year position

    Legal Services of Greater Miami and its 30 lawyers have provided legal representation to low-income communities for 56 years.  The firm is a leader in the legal aid community and has been recognized for its creative and aggressive advocacy for its clients. Legal Services is seeking a full-time Florida licensed attorney with a minimum of 5-years’ experience who has a commitment and passion for social, economic, and racial justice and wants to protect the rights of low-income tenants living in Miami-Dade County. 

     

    In addition to the essential functions and responsibilities of a Staff Attorney, the Senior Attorney in the Tenants’ Rights Unit is responsible for assisting the Advocacy Director of the assigned Unit in the development, supervision, leadership, and substantive advocacy of the Unit.  The Senior Attorney is the back up to the Advocacy Director, performs all Advocacy Director duties in the absence of the Advocacy Director, and is a member of management.  The Senior Attorney performs some or all of the following responsibilities as determined by the Advocacy Director based on the needs of the Unit.

     

    • Assist Advocacy Director with day-to-day Unit operations by supervising assigned Unit staff; providing clear, meaningful instructions to casehandlers and law clerks regarding case handling and intake-related questions; reviewing advice-only intake cases; and resolving conflicts.
    • Conduct administrative duties as needed, including but not limited to preparing intake schedules.
    • Effectively and efficiently run case review as requested, making appropriate case acceptance decisions.
    • Assist Advocacy Director to ensure compliance with all grants and contracts assigned to the Unit.
    • Direct Unit projects, including coordination of the development and implementation of projects, and providing guidance and instruction to staff assigned to oversee projects, so as to deliver high quality services and achieve project goals in a timely manner.  
    • Identify cross-Unit issues, and cooperatively work with other Units to meet the legal needs of clients.
    • Assist Advocacy Director lead the Unit in developing strategies for the delivery of creative, effective advocacy.
    • A minimum of 2-years’ experience in supervising staff with general knowledge of landlord/tenant law and civil litigation a plus.
    • Co-counsel cases with Unit members.

    Excellent benefit package and competitive non-profit salary. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave (15 days per year), five additional leave days.   Full-time employees may participate in our benefits program on the 1st of the month following the date of hire. Our benefits include fully paid health insurance for employee & dependents, fully paid dental coverage for employees, dependents may also be included at a minimum fee, fully paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability policy as well as retirement savings plans with employer contributions after six months of service.

    Submit resume, cover letter and writing sample. Please specify this position on the cover letter.

     

     https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?ccId=19000101_000001&cid=00d3fd8f-cc2e-49a2-b774-ee25d278df0b&jobId=440703&lang=en_US&source=CC4

    In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that each can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. Legal Services of Greater Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2022 6:59 AM | GSCBWLA Admin (Administrator)

    Full Time

    Miami, FL, US

    Salary Range: $72,200.00 To 74,900.00 Annually

    Senior Attorney Position – Tenants’ Rights Unit 

    Senior Attorney – Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. Tenants’ Rights Unit

    Full-time /2-year position

    Legal Services of Greater Miami and its 30 lawyers have provided legal representation to low-income communities for 56 years.  The firm is a leader in the legal aid community and has been recognized for its creative and aggressive advocacy for its clients. Legal Services is seeking a full-time Florida licensed attorney with a minimum of 5-years’ experience who has a commitment and passion for social, economic, and racial justice and wants to protect the rights of low-income tenants living in Miami-Dade County. 

     

    In addition to the essential functions and responsibilities of a Staff Attorney, the Senior Attorney in the Tenants’ Rights Unit is responsible for assisting the Advocacy Director of the assigned Unit in the development, supervision, leadership, and substantive advocacy of the Unit.  The Senior Attorney is the back up to the Advocacy Director, performs all Advocacy Director duties in the absence of the Advocacy Director, and is a member of management.  The Senior Attorney performs some or all of the following responsibilities as determined by the Advocacy Director based on the needs of the Unit.

     

    • Assist Advocacy Director with day-to-day Unit operations by supervising assigned Unit staff; providing clear, meaningful instructions to casehandlers and law clerks regarding case handling and intake-related questions; reviewing advice-only intake cases; and resolving conflicts.
    • Conduct administrative duties as needed, including but not limited to preparing intake schedules.
    • Effectively and efficiently run case review as requested, making appropriate case acceptance decisions.
    • Assist Advocacy Director to ensure compliance with all grants and contracts assigned to the Unit.
    • Direct Unit projects, including coordination of the development and implementation of projects, and providing guidance and instruction to staff assigned to oversee projects, so as to deliver high quality services and achieve project goals in a timely manner.  
    • Identify cross-Unit issues, and cooperatively work with other Units to meet the legal needs of clients.
    • Assist Advocacy Director lead the Unit in developing strategies for the delivery of creative, effective advocacy.
    • A minimum of 2-years’ experience in supervising staff with general knowledge of landlord/tenant law and civil litigation a plus.
    • Co-counsel cases with Unit members.

    Excellent benefit package and competitive non-profit salary. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave (15 days per year), five additional leave days.   Full-time employees may participate in our benefits program on the 1st of the month following the date of hire. Our benefits include fully paid health insurance for employee & dependents, fully paid dental coverage for employees, dependents may also be included at a minimum fee, fully paid life insurance and Long-Term Disability policy as well as retirement savings plans with employer contributions after six months of service.

    Submit resume, cover letter and writing sample. Please specify this position on the cover letter.

     

     

    In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that each can bring in terms of education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran’s status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs. Legal Services of Greater Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

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