Current Job Opportunity
June 9, 2017
June 23, 2017
Career Attorney - District Court
First District Court of Appeal, Tallahassee, Florida
*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.
This is professional work of considerable responsibility conducting legal research activities for Judges of a District Court of Appeal. Work involves considerable interpretation and judgment in the analysis of broadly diverse legal issues brought before the court. Working relationships are established primarily with judges, other law clerks, the Clerk and secretarial staff within the court.
Education and Training Guidelines
$45,817.20 annually ($41,235.48 prior to Florida Bar admission) up to $59,607.00. Payment above the minimum dependent on experience.
- Entry level Law Clerk $3,818.10 (Monthly); $3,436.29 (Monthly - Applicants who have not yet passed the Florida Bar)
- Senior Law Clerk (at least 2 years’ experience in the practice of law, subsequent to passing the Florida Bar exam) $4,465.48 (Monthly)
- Career Attorney (at least 5 years’ experience in the practice of law, subsequent to passing the Florida Bar Exam) $4,967.25 (Monthly)
How to Apply
Submit an application, cover letter, application, resume, list of references, law school transcript (unofficial copy acceptable), and writing sample (preferably not a brief) to:
First District Court of Appeal
2000 Drayton Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Applications and inquiries should be directed to the Marshal's Office. For additional information, contact Leslie
Tharp at (850)717-8131.
The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.
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 in order to participate in the application/selection process, please call (850) 488-8136 in advance. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.