Job Details

Government and Government Relations Attorney in Tallahassee, FL

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Company name

Florida Department of Corrections

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Location

USA Tallahassee, FL

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Profile

FDC- Attorney Duties: The candidate will be responsible for conducting legal research and providing legal opinions to the Attorney Supervisor, the Deputy General Counsel, the General Counsel, agency administrators and agency field staff on legal issues arising from the incarceration of Florida’s inmates. Other duties may include the following: Conducts legal research and provide legal opinions to the Office of General Counsel as needed. Represent the Department of Corrections before federal and state courts and administrative bodies. Provide legal opinions to agency policymakers and agency field staff. Prepare legal pleadings. Review written materials for legal sufficiency. Review, analyze, and drafting proposed legislation. Coordinate document/record production. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Attorney Supervisor, Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: The candidate should have must have knowledge of legal terminology, Knowledge of the principles and practices of jurisprudence; Knowledge of Florida laws and legal procedure; Knowledge of civil and criminal law and procedure; Knowledge of court proceedings; Knowledge of Florida’s legislative process, ethics requirements for public officers, constitutional law, open government and public records laws. Must be a currently a member or eligible to become a member of the Florida Bar.


Deadline: 14 March, 2018

Additional info

Requisition No: 31652 Position Number: 70003205

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Florida Department of Corrections
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500
Phone: 1-866-663-4735