FLORIDA BASED ATTORNEYS! WORK FROM HOME OR YOUR OWN OFFICE!!!
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Small Florida company looking for Florida licensed and based attorneyto work as a full-timeindependent contractor and outside corporate counsel to join and perhaps lead its legal team.
In addition to representing the company in ongoing and potential future civil litigation in Florida state and federal courts, in cases relating to defamation, legal malpractice, breach of contract, and general civil litigation, the ideal candidate will also become a leader of the legal team and work closely with the company owner to manage the team, including setting team goals and keeping the team on task to achieve those goals in the most efficient manner possible.
Responsibilities and Duties
The duties and responsibilities of this position include:
Representing the company and/or its owner in various civil matters in Florida state and/or federal courts;
Providing non-litigation and pre-litigation representation to the company including demand letters and other correspondence, contract drafting, press release drafting, devising systems for the legal team to work more efficiently, and advising company on various legal issues.
Work closely with the company owner to set goals for the legal team
Coordinating and leading the legal team of attorney independent contractors to work in the most creative and efficient way possible
Qualifications and Skills
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS(Please do not respond unless you meet ALL):
Currently reside in Florida
Currently licensed as an attorney in Florida
8-16 years experience in general Civil Litigation as a licensed attorney (paralegal, clerk, and intern experience will NOT be counted), including some experience in Florida state court in the areas listed above
Extensive courtroom experience, including civil jury trial experience.
Ability to provide a set schedule of 40-50 hours M-F working exclusively for the company
Strong organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and change directions quickly
Ability to work independently without a legal assistant
The knowledge, skills, and ability to work in a virtual environment including knowing how to type, and knowledge and proficiency in Google Docs, and Skype, e-filing, and online research.
Must have high speed internet (cable or better) and quality hardware including at least dual monitors of at least 20".
Desire and personality to build and lead a team of attorneys, including creating/setting goals for the team and keeping team members on task
Most importantly, you must have an open mind, a creative attitude, and a strong desire to find how to make something happen as opposed to arguing why it is not possible
Federal Court experience and current admission to the Middle District of Florida
Experience with Florida Defamation Litigation and/or White Collar Federal Criminal Defense
Hourly.Commensurate with experience, but for those who meet the above criteria, the rate will be in the range of $32.00/hr to $40.00/hr, plus potential for bonuses. We pay monthly for the actual hours worked( not just "billable" hours).
PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF THE ABOVE PAY RANGE IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO YOU.