Trial Court Staff Attorney - OPS

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! The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is anticipating that it will have an opening for a State funded OPS (Other Personnel Services) Staff Attorney on July 1, 2021. The position is funded for one year and will end June 30, 2022. Up to 40 hours per week except for holiday weeks. Open to job sharing arrangement/split hours between two qualified candidates.

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:

Submit

  1. Cover letter (very important)
  2. Résumé
  3. Online State of Florida application

$23.52/hr. for members of the Florida Bar and $21.16/hr. if you are not a member of the Florida Bar.  OPS/Variable hour employees may be eligible for insurance coverage.  No holiday pay, sick or vacation time accrued.  Up to 40 hours per week except for holiday weeks.

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.