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American Civil Liberties Union of Florida - Legal Director Download full announcement
The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida seeks a Legal Director to lead its litigation and legal advocacy programs. The Legal Director is a visionary strategic thinker with the passion, drive, and creativity to lead a dynamic, progressive team focused on using reform litigation to defend and expand civil rights and civil liberties. The Legal Director is also a key member of the senior management team that shapes the ACLU’s work in Florida. (Posted Nov. 13, 2018)

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
is seeking a Single-Family Foreclosure Commissioner in Florida. Under the Single Family Mortgage Foreclosure Act of 1994, 12 U.S.C. § 3751 et. seq., HUD may exercise a non-judicial Power of Sale of single family HUD-held mortgages and the Secretary of HUD may appoint a Foreclosure Commissioner to do this under the provisions of federal law.  The foreclosure commissioner must be a resident of the State of Florida or an entity duly authorized to transact business under the laws of the State of Florida, and must be responsible, financially sound, and competent to conduct the non judicial foreclosures. Interested persons must submit a Letter of Interest by email to Regional Counsel Sharon M. Swain at [email protected] and Deputy Regional Counsel Kiara B. Griggs at [email protected] and by U.S. Mail to the same persons at this address: U.S. Dept. of HUD, Five Points Plaza Building, 40 Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30303. (Posted Oct. 31, 2018)

Associate - Akerman LLP (Jacksonville)
The Jacksonville office of Akerman LLP seeks an Associate with 2 to 4 years of general litigation experience. Experience in all aspects of trial preparation is preferred. Federal or state court clerkship preferred. Labor and employment defense experience considered a plus. Must possess an outstanding academic record (with a JD from an ABA accredited law school), along with excellent writing and analytical skills and be a member of The Florida Bar.  Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking firms in the industry. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive innovation and growth. Akerman is known for its results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate and other dynamic sectors across the United States and Latin America. (Posted Sept. 12, 2018)

Associate - Akerman LLP (Fort Lauderdale)

The Ft. Lauderdale office of Akerman LLP seeks an Associate with 2 to 3 years of general commercial litigation experience. Federal or state court clerkship preferred. Must possess an outstanding academic record (with a JD from an ABA accredited law school), along with excellent writing and analytical skills and be a member of The Florida Bar. Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking firms in the industry. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive innovation and growth. Akerman is known for its results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate and other dynamic sectors across the United States and Latin America. (Posted Sept. 12, 2018)

Associate - Akerman LLP (Miami)

The Miami office of Akerman LLP seeks an Associate with 2 to 3 years of general commercial litigation experience.  We are seeking a creative, yet pragmatic, thinker who takes initiative and is focused on solving complex problems efficiently.  Experience taking depositions, arguing motions or hearings in court, and trial experience or a strong desire to try cases is preferred.  This individual must have the ability to work as a team member in a collaborative environment.  Strong legal research, writing and analytical skills are required. A minimum of 2 years of law firm experience is preferred. Must possess a JD from an ABA accredited law school, along with excellent writing and analytical skills and be a member of The Florida Bar or be willing to sit for the next examination. Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking firms in the industry. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive innovation and growth. Akerman is known for its results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate and other dynamic sectors across the United States and Latin America. (Posted Sept. 12, 2018)

Real Estate Attorney
Are you ready to take your practice to the next level and work with an award winning law firm focused on client service?  Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney seeks a highly qualified and motivated real estate attorney (or team!) to join us in South Florida.  The ideal candidate has at least ten years of transactional real estate experience and has or leads an existing practice that can be grown by joining Buchanan’s team of skilled practitioners.  Real estate background should include experience in complex commercial purchases and sales, including developing acquisition and disposition strategies for sophisticated clients. Buchanan values entrepreneurial-minded professionals and provides a collaborative working environment.  Buchanan is dedicated to the successful integration and long term retention of its lateral hires by providing attorneys with the resources they need to thrive.  The attorney or team may reside in either our Miami or Ft. Lauderdale office and salary will be commensurate with experience and existing client base.  If you have questions or would like to be considered, please contact Kerri S. Haley, Recruiting & Development Administrator, at kerri[email protected].  https://www.bipc.com/lateral-attorneys (Posted Aug. 13, 2018)