Legal & Paralegal
SENIOR ATTORNEY Requisition No: 67565 Agency: Children and Families Working Titl
Position: Senior Attorney
Salary: $52,000 per year
Type: Full Time
Location: Daytona Beach,
Requisition No: 67565
Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: SENIOR ATTORNEY - 60074493
Position Number: 60074493
Posting Closing Date: 10/15/2019
Children’s Legal Services of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is currently seeking to hire an attorney to be
based in Circuit 7 (Volusia, Flagler, Putnam, and St. Johns Counties).
Attorneys for Children’s Legal Services represent the people of the State of Florida, through DCF, and advocate for the
best interests of Florida’s children in dependency proceedings under Chapter 39, Florida Statutes. The successful
applicant will have a strong interest in child advocacy, good academic credentials, strong writing skills, excellent
communication skills, a keen interest in courtroom litigation, excellent critical thinking skills, ability to work
independently, a positive attitude, and be a member of the Florida Bar. Applicants with a track record of successful
litigation experience are encouraged to apply. Moot court, trial team, litigation clinic, advocacy certificate, and/or law
review participation in law school are a plus.
The starting salary is $52,000 per year, and includes an excellent benefits package with health benefits, life insurance,
dental benefits, four weeks paid vacation, paid state holidays, a personal day, paid sick leave, and a state retirement
Children’s Legal Services: Strong Leadership, a New Paradigm, and New Opportunities! Come and be part of an exciting
cutting edge statewide law firm with a vision focused on providing exceptional advocacy to children and families of
Florida by achieving permanency, stability and security for abused, neglected and abandoned children.
To apply, please submit a cover letter highlighting any relevant legal experience, your resume, a law school transcript, a
writing sample and anything else you feel would assist the hiring committee.
Thank you for your interest in Children’s Legal Services!
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or
violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the
agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be
made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in
accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.