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Agency: Children and Families
Working Title: ATTORNEY OPS - 60932013
Posting Closing Date: 04/16/2021
Childrens Legal Services of the Department of Children and
Families (DCF) is currently looking for an OPS full-timeAttorney
for West Palm Beach, FL.
Attorneys for Childrens Legal Services represent the people of
the State of Florida, through DCF, advocating for the best
interests of Floridas children in dependency proceedings under
Chapter 39, Florida Statutes. The position requires a strong
interest in advocating for childrens best interests, good academic
credentials, strong writing skills, excellent communication skills,
a strong interest in courtroom litigation, excellent critical
thinking skills, the ability to work independently, a positive
attitude and membership in the Florida Bar. Exceptional candidates
will be considered prior to Florida Bar admission. Applicants with
moot court, and/or trial team participation are encouraged to
apply. Law review and/or a certificate in advocacy are a plus.
Please also highlight your litigation clinic experience or other
Childrens Legal Services: Strong Leadership, a New Paradigm, and
New Opportunities!!! Come be part of an exciting and cutting edge
statewide law firm with a vision focused on providing exceptional
advocacy to the children and families of Florida achieving
permanency, stability and security for abused, neglected and
To apply, please submit an online application that includes a
cover letter, a resume, a law school transcript, a writing sample,
and any additional information you feel would assist the
Thank you for your interest in Childrens 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
Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami
For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877)
562-7287 Monday - Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time