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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Company name

Florida Department of Transportation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA Fort Lauderdale, FL

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 13,2018

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Senior Attorney The candidate will be responsible for providing legal counsel and advice to District staff concerning the day-to-day operations and business of the Department, including the negotiation, drafting, and review of contracts, funding agreements, joint project agreements, joint participation agreements, intergovernmental agreements, permits, and agreements concerning the use of Department right-of-way and acquisition of interests in real estate, consistent with the direction and advice provided on a statewide basis, as established by the General Counsel. Will be responsible for providing legal representation in all phases of eminent domain proceedings, including research, the preparation of pleadings, discovery, preparation of witnesses, hearings, settlement negotiations, and trial. Responsible for preparing real estate conveyance documents. Responsible for representation in defense of the Department in claims of inverse condemnation, as assigned. Responsible for thoroughly researching all state and federal statutes, court cases, rules, and regulations affecting the operations of the District offices that the attorney may be assigned to specifically and regularly advise and represent. Provides support to Department attorneys representing the Department in claims and litigation against and by the Department. Assists with responding to public records requests and subpoenas, as assigned. Must have knowledge of litigation and civil rules of procedure and practice and Government In the Sunshine Law. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communications. Must be a member of The Florida Bar. Deadline: 30 June, 2018.

Additional info

Requisition No: 37992

Company info

Rafael Garcia
District 4 Chief Counsel
Florida Department of Transportation
District General Counsels Office
3400 W. Commercial Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone: 954-777-4504