Full-Time Aggressive Attorney - Work from Home!

MCO - Florida (30+ days ago)


Job Summary

FLORIDA BASED ATTORNEYS! WORK FROM HOME OR YOUR OWN OFFICE!!!

Small Florida company looking for Florida licensed and based attorney to work as a full-time independent 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

  • Currently reside in Florida
  • Currently licensed as an attorney in Florida
  • 8-16 years experience in general Civil Litigation as a licensed attorney
  • 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
  • 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.

IMPORTANT even if you meet all of the above, you MUST also have the knowledge, skills, and ability to work in a virtual environment including typing fast (you will be asked your typing speed), using Google Docs, Google Drive, and Skype, e-filing, online research tools, high speed internet (cable or better), hardware including at least dual monitors of at least 20" and more.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Federal Court experience and current admission to the Middle District of Florida
  • Experience with Florida Defamation Litigation and/or White Collar Federal Criminal Defense

Compensation

$31.25 to $37.50 per hour. It is expected you will work approximately 200 hours per month for the company; therefore, the monthly pay range is $6,250.00 to $7,500.00.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $6,250.00 to $7,500.00 /month

Experience:

  • Litigation: 8 years

Location:

  • Florida, PR

License:

  • Florida Bar