TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY/LAW CLERK
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS SIXTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
TRIAL COURT STAFF ATTORNEY/LAW CLERK (Court Counsel’s Office)
(OPS-funded)*** PART TIME (30 hours per week)
Description of Work:
This is professional and highly responsible work conducting legal research and writing. Assignments will be primarily Appeals and Criminal work, but may involve legal issues from any division of the Circuit and County Court and administrative issues from the Chief Judge. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Court Counsel and assignments are made by the Court Counsel or by the Supervising Senior Staff Attorney, either orally or in writing. Contacts are limited primarily to judges, staff attorneys, and other court personnel but may include other attorneys and litigants
Please Note: This is an excellent part-time opportunity for an attorney or third-year law student. Because of ethical rules, the individual in this position may not practice in the courts of the Sixth Judicial Circuit, and the practice of other law is limited.
Minimum Training and Experience Required:
While applicants who have graduated from an accredited law school and have obtained membership in The Florida Bar are welcomed, applicants who are in their third year of law school will also be considered. The successful applicant will have excellent writing and analytical skills.
Pinellas County Justice Center, 14250 49th Street North, Clearwater, FL 33762
Bar Member - $24.79 Hourly (10% less if not passed Bar) – OPS***temporary position that is renewed annually based on the continued need for the service and funding with no paid time off or sick time but includes health insurance care benefits and flexible hours.
Submit a cover letter with a Sixth Circuit Application and Resume, and a legal writing sample that does not exceed 7 pages To:
The Sixth Judicial Circuit Court
Human Resources, Suite J1501
14250 49th Street North
Clearwater, Florida 33762
Fax: 727-453-7166 or SixthCircuitHR@jud6.org
Until Position is Filled
Equal Opportunity and Diversity Employer
Drug-free Workplace E-Verify Employer
ANY PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO REQUIRES A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS SHOULD CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (727) 453-7165 IN ADVANCE.