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  • This job pays $3,818.10 Monthly per
  • Date: May 15, 2018
    Requisition No: 34154
    Agency: State Courts System
    Position Number: 22008140
    Posting Closing Date: 10/18/2018

Job code: lhw-e0-89751871

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*$3,818.10 Monthly*;$3,436.29 Monthly*, if awaiting results of Florida Bar or prior to taking Florida Bar exam.
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist the judiciary with case management, pending litigation and issues, and/or process criminal and civil appeals. 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 Chief Judge or designee. *Assist state court judges with reviewing criminal and civil case files; researching legal issues; drafting proposed orders, memoranda and reports; attending hearings; advising on pending litigation, including pretrial and postconviction motions, county court appeals and capital cases.

Education and Training GuidelinesJuris doctorate degree from an accredited law school.Membership in the Florida Bar is required within one year of hire.


Data Responsibility:Conducts research to discover new methodologies or to find solutions for unresolved problems.

People Responsibility:Counsels, instructs or trains others through explanation, demonstration, and supervised practice, or by making recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines.

Assets Responsibility:Requires minimum responsibility for only small quantities of low cost items or supplies where opportunities for achieving economies or preventing loss are negligible.

Mathematical Requirements:Uses addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; may compute ratios, rates, and percents.

Communications Requirements:Reads and interprets advanced professional materials; writes complex reports and papers; speaks to high level professional groups.

Complexity of Work: Performs work involving the application of principles of logical thinking, scientific, medical, or legal practice to diagnose or define problems, collect data and solve abstract problems with widespread unit or organization impact; requires sustained, intense concentration for accurate results and continuous exposure to unusual pressure.

Impact of Decisions:Makes decisions with moderate impact, may affect those in organization and general public.

Equipment Usage:Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving some latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as computers, peripherals, or software programs, such as word processing.

Special CommentsPossess excellent research, writing, proofreading, citation and communication skills.Have strong organization and time management skills and effectively prioritize pending assignments.Exercise discretion, confidentiality and honesty in court matters.Maintain high ethical and professional standards.How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida application located at -funding/employment/, a cover letter, resume, law school transcript and writing sample not to exceed five (5) pages by U.S. Mail to:

Debra Marchant, H.R. ManagerDuval County Courthouse501 West Adams Street, Room 6200Jacksonville, Florida 32202 OR Email: CourtHR@coj.netOR(904)360-8516 (FAX)A copy of each applicant's law school transcripts, proof of Florida Bar Membership, and a (brief) writing sample isrequiredin order to be considered for this position.An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability.

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

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