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Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia Counties

Trial Court Staff Attorney - DeLand

Classification:

Trial Court Staff Attorney - DeLand

Program / Department:

Hours:

FULL TIME

Location:

DeLand, Volusia County

Position Number:

11404

Pay:

$51,557** as of 7/1/2022

Deadline to apply:

June 30, 2022

This State funded position is paid monthly and includes the State benefits package. The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background screening and employment eligibility verification through E-Verify.
**Pay is 10% less if not a member of the Florida Bar at the time of hire.

Applicants who will work on-site every day are preferred, but consideration will be given to requests to work remotely.

Function:
Conduct legal research to assist trial court judges in deciding rulings on a variety of case issues including pre-trial and trial motions, post- conviction relief (3.800, 3.850), prisoner petitions, summary judgments, motions to suppress evidence, discovery and county court appeals. Draft orders and review briefs. Work involves considerable interpretation and judgment in the analysis of legal issues in the area(s) of criminal, civil, appellate, and/or administrative law. Duties may be performed throughout the Circuit. Headquarters subject to change based upon the needs of the Court.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar is required within one year of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of legal principles, statutory and case law, court rules and procedures, legal research skills. Comprehensive knowledge of legal research tools 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.

How to Apply:
Faxed/emailed applications will not be accepted. Please submit a completed and signed State of Florida Application along with law school transcripts and a writing sample to:

Court Administration – Human Resources
101 N. Alabama Ave., Ste. D-305
DeLand, FL 32724

To obtain an application, please visit www.circuit7.org – click on “Current Opportunities” – then click on “State of Florida Application” or contact us at 386-626-6561 to have one mailed to you.  If you 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 employer and participates in E-Verify.

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Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia Counties