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Job title: SENIOR ATTORNEY -- Ft. Lauderdale
Job location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33323 United States
Requisition code: LR-FTL--Sr.Atty
Date posted: 01/24/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: $69,343 - $124,818


Job Classification

Job Category:In-house Senior Attorney

Job Description

Job description:

The Lawyer Regulation Ft. Lauderdale Branch's Senior Attorney acts as counsel at investigative, trial, and appellate levels of processing grievances against attorneys.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
Knowledge of:
--The Rules Regulating The Florida Bar
--Bar disciplinary procedures
--Rules of Civil Procedure
--Legal terminology and the judicial process
Skilled in:
--Case management
--Preparation of pleadings and appellate briefs
--Conducting discovery
--Directing, coordinating, and conducting investigation
--Developing trial strategy
--Legal and analytical communication, both oral and written
--Using MS Word 
--Conducting internet research

Ability to:
--Think logically and solve problems effectively
--Interpret policies and procedures
--Function independently, responsibly, and with initiative
--Organize and prioritize work
--Work collegially with other professionals and as part of a team
--Operate well under pressure and tactfully manage difficult situations
--Provide appropriate advice on legal issues and procedures
--Manage a case load
--Communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing
--Use discretion and independent judgment
--Ability to sit for long periods of time, hear and converse over the telephone, and key/work frequently on a computer
--Ability to lift 5 to 10 lbs.
Required Minimum Education / Licensure:
Florida Bar Member in Good Standing
Required Minimum Professional Work Experience:
-- Three (3) years legal experience as an attorney in (1) effective case management, (2) trials, (3) pre-trial matters, and (4) development of trial strategy

-- Writing Sample is required with resume


Please attach your resume and legal writing sample
(in Word or as a .pdf)


***The Florida Bar is an Equal Opportunity Employer***


Please notify Human Resources in advance
if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process.

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