Job Details

Senior Attorney

Company name

The Florida Department of Children and Families

Organization Type


Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 14,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018


USD 47500 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Sarasota, FL
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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SENIOR ATTORNEY The candidate will represent the people of the State of Florida advocating for the best interests of Florida’s children in dependency proceedings under Chapter 39, Florida Statutes. The position requires a strong interest in advocating for children’s best interests, good academic credentials, strong writing skills, excellent communication skills, a strong interest in courtroom litigation, excellent critical thinking skills, the ability to work independently, a positive attitude and membership in the Florida Bar. Exceptional candidates will be considered prior to Florida Bar admission. Applicants with moot court, and/or trial team participation are encouraged to apply. Law review and/or a certificate in advocacy are a plus. Litigation clinic experience or other related experience preferred. The preference is for a minimum of 2 years legal experience. Will consider an entry level attorney depending on previous law school internships and work experience.

Additional info

Requisition No: 38090. Position Number: 60073831. Please submit an online application that includes a cover letter, a resume, a law school transcript, a writing sample, and any additional required documents.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Florida Department of Children and Families
1864 17th St
Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone: 1-866-663-4735