Trial Court Staff Attorney

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference.  Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas.  We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better.  We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.

Position description

Whether you are an experienced professional or a talented new attorney, the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court offers an opportunity for you to engage in meaningful legal work, improve your work-life balance, and develop your legal abilities! We are currently seeking to fill multiple Staff Attorney positions at both the Orange and Osceola County Courthouses here in the heart of Central Florida.

Our Staff Attorneys serve alongside judges, advising on legal matters, providing legal research and conducting case review. As part of our team, you’ll experience the law from the perspective of the court, seeing the court in action and unique approaches in persuasion, argument, and advocacy. As a Staff Attorney, you’ll grow professionally with exposure to a variety of legal matters and novel cases, through training and development of your analytical approach to the law, and through honing your research and writing skills – all while working with some of the top legal minds of our community. If you’re interested in learning and growing in your career while conducting meaningful legal work, we want to hear from you.

To apply:
• Must have a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school.

Submit:
(1) Cover letter (very important)
(2) Résumé,
(3) Online State of Florida application
(4) Writing sample
(5) Law school transcript or degree audit showing grades for all classes completed

• Salary is $48,925.25 per year. Positions are filled at the minimum.
• Salary is 10% below minimum ($44,032.72 per year) if you are not a member of the Florida Bar. Must obtain Florida Bar membership within one year of start date.

Equal opportunity employer

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.