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    Central Staff Attorney Positions at the Court

    Deborah Meyer

    Central Staff Director
    Florida Supreme Court
    500 South Duval Street
    Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1925
    (850) 488-8761

    Number of Positions Currently Open: 1 -- open until filled

    Position Begins: When filled

    Position Title: Supreme Court Central Staff Attorney

    Application Procedure:

    • cover letter, including statement of interest
    • resume, including GPA and class rank
    • writing sample
    • list of references
    • transcripts (law school and undergraduate)
    • State of Florida application
    • Submit all information to Deborah Meyer by mail (above) or by email to Central Staff Judicial Assistant Shenika Brown at brownsh@flcourts.org.

    Duties: Advise the Court on extraordinary writ petitions and motions, Bar discipline/admission and rule/jury instruction cases, and various other duties

    Education & Training Guidelines: Accredited law school graduate, top 25%, journal experience preferred

    Skills & Experience: Excellent legal research, writing, and analytical skills. Ability to work independently or with team, maintain large caseload, meet deadlines, work effectively with Justices and staff, maintain confidentiality

    Primary selection criteria: Class rank; law review or comparable; work experience; writing and research skills

    Applications accepted beginning: When vacancies are available

    Deadline: Open until filled

    Position length: 2-year and career positions

    Florida Bar membership required, current or sitting for next exam

    Salary: The current salary is $4,242.33 to $5,111.33 (monthly) dependent on experience. Appointments are 10% below the minimum ($3,818.10 monthly) if the individual is sitting for the Florida Bar Exam, and until Bar membership is attained.



    WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY.



    IF YOU NEED AN ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS, PLEASE CALL THE CONTACT PERSON AT THE NUMBER INDICATED FOR EACH RESPECTIVE POSITION. PERSONS USING A TDD MAY CALL THE CONTACT PERSON THROUGH THE FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE AT 1-800-955-8771.