Attorney – Daytona Beach

Department of Management Services - State of Florida

Requisition No: 326701

Agency: Office of the Attorney General

Working Title: Attorney

Position Number: 20200029

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Posting Closing Date: 04/13/2021

Opportunity to Protect and Serve the People of Florida in the States Law Firm

Office of the Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs

Seeking Attorney & Statewide Prosecutor Applicants

The Office of the Attorney General, an equal opportunity employer, seeks highly motivated and qualified attorneys to join our team of over 400 experienced attorneys. The Office represents the State of Florida in state and federal civil and criminal courts, from trial courts to the Supreme Court of the United States. If you are interested, we encourage you to apply for one of the most rewarding experiences in your professional career.

Below are the available positions for which you may be considered. All salary considerations will be commensurate with experience.

Attorney-Assistant Attorney General: Bachelor of Law Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. Also requires membership in the Florida Bar in good standing or applicants who have applied for Florida Bar membership and are approved to sit for the bar exam. Any employment offer would be contingent upon passing the bar within 12 months from date of employment.

Pay Range: $43,900.00 – $50,000

Assistant Attorney General: Admission to the Florida Bar and two years of professional experience in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law or in administrative or judicial hearings. Bachelor of Law Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. The required legal experience must be from the practice of law in a state or territory of the United States.

Pay Range: $51,627.00 – $65,000.00

Senior Assistant Attorney General: Six years of professional experience in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law or in administrative or judicial proceedings. Membership in the Florida Bar in good standing. Bachelor of Law Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. The required legal experience must be from the practice of law in a state or territory of the United States.

Pay Range: $61,016.00 – $85,000.00

Assistant Statewide Prosecutor Attorney: One year of criminal trial experience. Membership in the Florida Bar in good standing. Bachelor of Law Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. The required legal experience must be from the practice of law in a state or territory of the United States.

Pay Range: $55,000.00 – $65,000.00

Assistant Statewide Prosecutor Senior Attorney: Three years of criminal trial experience. Membership in the Florida Bar in good standing. Bachelor of Law Juris Doctor from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association. The required legal experience must be from the practice of law in a state or territory of the United States.

Pay Range: $64,000.00 – $75,000.00

Please see below for specific information on OAG offices, preferences and required knowledge skills & abilities.

CRIMINAL AND CAPITAL APPEALS BUREAU

Capital Appeals

The Capital Appeals Division handles death penalty litigation on behalf of the prosecution in support of the imposition of capital sentences in state and federal courts involving direct appeals, post-conviction and federal habeas corpus. ?Desired candidate should possess experience in the trial and/or appellate courts handling complex criminal issues and/or capital cases, criminal post-conviction and federal criminal habeas. Preference will be given to candidates with capital criminal experience as well as excellent written and oral advocacy skills.

Criminal Appeals?????

The Criminal Appeals Division handles all felony and misdemeanor appeals from basic sentencing cases to non-capital murder cases in the state appellate courts, as well as federal habeas corpus litigation in the federal district and appellate courts. Routinely this Division litigates issues challenging both the Florida and the United States Constitutions, issues of first impression in criminal law and challenges to new criminal legislation. The Criminal Appeals Division has the important responsibility of ensuring that all victims of crime are fully informed of all litigation that occurs in a criminal case, by communicating with the victims and their families throughout the duration of these criminal cases. ????????????????????????????????????

Preference will be given to candidates with criminal and/or appellate experience.

For more information about our practice areas, visit our website at http: www.myfloridalegal.com.

Attorney positions may require travel within and outside of the state of Florida. In addition, job requirements may include the ability to carry case files and boxes weighing 10 pounds or more with or without an accommodation. All candidates should have strong legal research, writing and analytical skills as well as good communication and advocacy skills.

As an attorney with the Office of the Attorney General, you will receive the benefits package available to state employees, including but not limited to 176 hours of paid annual leave and 104 hours of paid sick leave earned yearly on your employment anniversary, as well as one personal holiday and 9 paid state holidays. Additional benefits include health insurance at $15.00 monthly for single and $30.00 monthly for family coverage, $25,000 in life insurance paid for by the state and disability insurance. Supplemental insurances at employee expense include but are not limited to optional life, eye, dental and cancer.

OAG employees are paid biweekly. All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113, Fs.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: To be considered, all applicants must:

Submit a complete and accurate application profile necessary for qualifying, such as dates of service, reason for leaving, etc. In addition, all applicants must ensure all employment and/or detailed information about work experience is listed on the application (including military service, self-employment, job-related volunteer work, internships, etc.) and that gaps in employment are explained. Applicants who do not provide all information necessary to qualify may not be considered for this position.

Ensure that applicant responses to qualifying questions are verifiable by skills and/or experience stated on the employment application and/or resume. Applicants who do not respond to the qualifying questions may not be considered for this position.

Applicants must meet the minimum requirements of the advertised position at the time of application.

PERSONS WITH DISABILITY/ADA STATEMENT: The OAG supports the employment of individuals with disabilities and encourages them to seek employment within our agency. If you need an accommodation because of a disability, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, in order to participate in the application process, please notify the people first service center at 877-562-7287. If you need accommodation during the selection process, please notify the hiring authority in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS/ DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: All OAG positions are “sensitive or special trust” and require favorable results on a background investigation including fingerprinting, pursuant to s. 110.1127(2)(a), F.S. The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free Workplace, all employees are subject to reasonable suspicion or other drug testing in accordance with section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act. We hire only U.S. citizens and those lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.

E-VERIFY STATEMENT: The Office of the Attorney General participates in the U.S. governments employment eligibility verification program (E-Verify). E-verify is a program that electronically confirms an employees eligibility to work in the United States after completion of the employment eligibility verification form (i-9).

REMINDERS: Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website at: https: www.sss.gov. If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

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