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Litigation - General Attorney in Tampa, FL

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Company name

Florida Department of Transportation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial


Tampa, FL

Date Last Verified

Jun 13,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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District Chief Counsel The candidate serves as part of the Office of General Counsel statewide leadership team. Will coordinate and direct the activities of the attorneys and support staff physically assigned to the Department's District 7 Chief Counsel's office. Responsible for implementing the directions of the Department's General Counsel. Serves as the administrative supervisor for all attorneys and support staff physically assigned to the District 1 office, including staff that may be working in the contracts and legislative practice group, the eminent domain practice group, and the administrative law practice group. Responsible for providing day-to-day legal advice to the executive leadership of the District and oversees and coordinates the District's response to public records requests and citizen inquiries. Responsible for providing legal counsel and advice to District staff concerning the negotiation, drafting, and review of contracts, funding agreements, joint project agreements, joint participation agreements, intergovernmental agreements, permits, and real estate interests. This attorney is responsible for ensuring that the legal advice provided by the staff physically assigned to the District 7 office comports with the direction and advice provided on a statewide basis, as established by the General Counsel. Responsible for providing input to the Deputy General Counsel on matters of statewide significance.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be a member of The Florida Bar. Should have ability to motivate, develop, and direct staff as they work, identifying the best people for the job. Knowledge of litigation and civil rules of procedure and practice is required. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communications is needed. Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures is must. Ability to utilize problem solving techniques is essential. Ability to use word processing, graphic presentation software, database, and mainframe applications is required.

Closing Date: 06/14/2018

Additional info

Requisition No: 35413. Position Number: 55012353

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Florida Department of Transportation
District 7 - CTST Program
11201 North McKinley Drive , MS 7-1300
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 850-414-5263