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Tallahassee, Florida, United States (on-site)
5 days ago


Senior Attorney # 4216

Lawyer Regulation Headquarters - Tallahassee

Minimum starting salary: $81,187.73 with excellent benefits

Summary: Acts as counsel at all investigative, and trial, levels of processing grievances against attorneys.

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Required minimum education:

Juris Doctorate and a 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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Prosecutes trials. Completes all legal functions in disciplinary cases as necessary to resolve cases. This includes investigation, preparation of pleadings, conducting discovery, handling hearings and trials before Court-appointed referees, and preparing appellate records.

Prepares record for and conducts grievance committee meetings and provides counsel and advice to grievance committees with respect to the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar.

Conducts investigation of complaints alleging violation of Rules Regulating The Florida Bar. Makes decisions as to whether complaints should be dismissed or forwarded to a grievance committee for appropriate action.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

- The Rules Regulating The Florida Bar

- Bar disciplinary procedures

- Adobe Acrobat

- 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

- Travel

- Manage a case load

- Communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing

- Use discretion and independent judgment

- Create ADA compliant forms and documents using Adobe

Other job related requirements for the position (e.g., work schedule, physical and mental requirements, language requirements, overtime, travel, use of equipment/machines, etc.):

- 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.

Additional information:

Legal Writing Sample is required with resume (must be in Word or .pdf).

EOE | This organization participates in E-Verify | Position is open until filled| Notify HR in advance, if reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the employment process.  


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Job Information

  • Job ID: 68145418
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Job: The Florida Bar
  • Position Title: Senior Attorney
  • Job Function: Law Firm-Counsel
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $81,187.00 (Yearly Salary)
Membership Organizations
Tallahassee , Florida , United States

The Florida Bar (TFB) is the organization of all lawyers who are licensed by the Supreme Court of Florida to practice law in the state. Any lawyer desiring to practice law in Florida must be a member of The Florida Bar. We are dedicated to serving our more than 110,000 members and all Floridians. TFB's core functions are to prosecute unethical lawyers through the Attorney Disciple system; administer a client protection fund to cover certain financial losses a client might suffer due to misappropriation by a lawyer; admin...

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