Central Staff Attorney Positions at the Court

Number of Positions Currently Open: 1 (updated 2/19/2019)

Position Begins: Fall 2019

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

Florida Bar membership required, current or sitting for next exam

Salary: $4,242.33 - $5,111.33 (Monthly) Dependent on experience. **$3,818.10 (Monthly) prior to Florida Bar admission.

Deborah Meyer, Central Staff Director 
Florida Supreme Court 
500 South Duval Street 
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1925
Phone: 850-488-8761 
Fax: 850-487-4696 

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. 

The Florida Supreme Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, Age, National Origin or Disability.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 pm. EST
Court Holiday Schedule

Address:
Florida Supreme Court
500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 488-0125 | EMAIL
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