Job Details

Magistrate

Company name

Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Dec 05,2018

Posted on

Jan 04,2017

Salary

USD 82650 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Miami, FL
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Magistrate
Duties: The candidate will presides over referred court hearings; reviews court calendars and case files prior to scheduled hearings; grants continuances; reads or listens to allegations and determines if action cited is supported by facts; hears and evaluates evidence of witnesses and technical experts; listens to presentation of cases; rules on admissibility of evidence and methods of conducting testimony. Schedules cases and conducts hearings and rules on pre-trial matters; conducts final and post-judgment hearings. Conducts legal research including reviewing, analyzing, studying, searching, and annotating laws, court decisions, documents, opinions, briefs and related legal authorities to prepare for court proceedings and litigated matters; keeps abreast of Florida law. Reviews orders of referral. Prepares court orders, reports, and recommendations based on evidence and findings and transmits to judge. Attends staff meetings and conferences with judges and attorneys on disposing of legal matters and other problems that arise in the processing of cases; gives opinions and recommendations. Supervises office clerical staff that performs calendar preparation, filing, phone work, mail, and preparation of court orders. Attends and participates in lectures and workshops. Reads professional journals and updates of case law to stay current on regulations and statutes governing family law. Performs related work as required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Must have 5 years of pqe.

And

Graduation from an accredited law school. Member in good standing of the Florida Bar. General Magistrate must be a resident of Miami-Dade County upon appointment.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida
175 N.W. 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33128

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