Program/Dept.: Court Administration
Location: Daytona Beach
Position #: 11912
Annual Salary: $95,064
Deadline to Apply: June 7, 2024

Function:

This position serves as legal counsel for the interests of the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court (Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns & Volusia counties). Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Provides legal advice and counsel concerning issues affecting the circuit, including employment-related matters.
  • Directs and supervises staff attorneys.
  • Assists in the interpretation and implementation of legislation.
  • Assures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and laws.
  • Prepares and reviews contracts and administrative orders. Renders opinions relative to substance, form, and propriety.
  • Coordinates legal representation for judges and court staff in litigation involving official duties.
  • Conducts investigations.

Minimum Requirements:

Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and 7 years of law-related experience. Membership in good standing in The Florida Bar.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of the Florida State Courts System.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly to a variety of audiences using multiple platforms.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with Court colleagues and other legal professionals across the state.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word applications (Word, Excel, and Access).
  • Ability to organize work, establish priorities, and meet deadlines.

Ability to use independent judgment and discretion concerning confidential information.

This State-funded position is paid monthly and includes the State of Florida benefits package. The successful applicant is required to undergo a background check including fingerprinting.
How to Apply Please submit a writing sample and a completed State of Florida Application via People First OR go to www.circuit7.org, click on “Employment” – then click on “State of Florida Application”. To have the application form sent to you, call 386-626-6577.   Court Administration – Human Resources 101 N. Alabama Ave Suite B-206 DeLand, FL 32724   If you are disabled and require an accommodation to participate in the application/interview process, please contact Anne Pierce at 386-626-6561 or apierce@circuit7.org with as much notice as possible. We will be happy to make every effort to accommodate reasonable requests.   The 7th Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity and A picture containing text, clipart

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