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Criminal Law Attorney in Tallahassee, FL

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Company name

Office of the Attorney General Florida

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Criminal Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Tallahassee, FL

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Assistant Attorney General-DLA Duties : Represent the State of Florida in all criminal appeals filed with the District Court of Appeal and the Florida Supreme Court. The duties incident to an appeal consist of the supervision of the timely filing of the necessary pleadings and documents comprising the record on appeal; the review of the assignments of error; the research necessary to prepare and file briefs setting forth contentions and positions of the State of Florida with respect to the issues involved; oral argument and all other responsibilities attending the prosecution of a criminal appeal. Represent the appropriate state official in habeas corpus proceedings filed by state prisoners in the federal courts in the District Courts for Florida. The duties consist of the responding to the claims of the prisoners asserting federal constitutional rights violations. This necessitates review of all the state proceedings resulting in the conviction questioned, the supervision and preparation of the necessary pleadings and responses needed to set forth the contentions and position of the State of Florida (including the supervision and preparation of requisite exhibits with respect to the issues raised), handling all hearings and the preparation of post-trial proceedings. Handle appeals from any of the foregoing proceedings to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and to the United States Supreme Court. Handles extraordinary litigation in both state and federal courts where appropriate. Handle any other special assignments or duties assigned by the Bureau Chief including civil litigation, special projects, post conviction litigation and opinions. 

Qualification and Experience

Qualification : The candidate should have Admission to the Florida Bar and 3+ years of professional experience in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law or in administrative or judicial hearings. Must have Membership in good standing in another state Bar can substitute for the required admission to the Florida Bar provided membership in the Florida Bar is attained within 12 months of appointment to a position in this class. Preference will be given to those candidates with criminal and/or appellate experience. Requires as a prerequisite to employment a degree of Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and membership in the Florida Bar. 

Closing Date: 06/19/2018.

Additional info

Ref 41000024. Requisition No: 35741

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General Florida
The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1050
Phone: 1-866-663-4735