ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE: $85,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled
position performs complex legal work representing the Division in legal matters
related to the rehabilitation and liquidation of insolvent insurance companies
in Florida. The position is in our Tallahassee or Miami Office.
GENERAL DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
The duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:
- Provides legal counsel to the Division regarding insolvent insurance companies that are placed in receivership.
- Interprets state and federal legislation, laws, and rules to advise the Division and prepare legal opinions involving statute and rule interpretation.
- Conducts legal research, investigation, and trial preparation for cases involving receivership legal matters.
- Prepares and files motions, briefs, pleadings, and other court documents involving administrative, civil, or equity litigation, and appeals.
- Attends hearings in the Second Judicial Circuit Court, Leon County and participates in evidentiary hearings with agency and expert witnesses.
- Presents arguments to the court, both in adversary and non-adversary hearings.
- Attends depositions and provides deposition summaries are required by the Chief Attorney.
- Serves as a Contract Manager for legal services by procuring professional services from outside counsel, coordinating cases involving receivership matters, reviewing work products from outside counsel, monitoring the quality of service, and validating invoices for work performed.
- Analyzes and prepares contracts, memorandum of understandings, service agreements, releases, and other legal documents to determine the rights and liabilities of the Division and insolvent insurers.
- Travels to companies to perform legal functions for the receivership process.
The hiring salary range for this position is $85,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year.
- Juris Doctor from an accredited college of law, member of the Florida Bar, and two years of professional experience in the practice of law, legal research, teaching law or in administrative or judicial hearings.
- Experience in Insurance Law
- Experience in Receivership or Bankruptcy
- Experience in Litigation with a circuit court or district court of appeal
- In compliance with federal law, individuals selected for hire will be required to confirm their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.
- In accordance with Florida Statutes 110.1128, the Division must verify male applicants have registered with the Selective Service System or have proof of registration exemption to be eligible for employment or promotion with the Division. If registration or exemption cannot be verified, male applicants are not eligible for hire. If currently employed by the Division, this law prohibits the promotion of such person. This requirement also applies to any male who has legally or illegally entered the United States. To check the status of your registration, obtain proof of exemption, review requirements for transgender people, or for general information about the Selective Service System, please visit
HOW TO APPLY:
Resumes can be submitted through one of the below methods. The information must be received by the position's closing date and time.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the position title in the email subject line.
- Mail or Hand Delivery: 325 John Knox Road, Atrium Building, Suite 101, Tallahassee, FL 32303
- If you require an accommodation to participate in the application process due to a disability, please call (850) 413-4546 for assistance.
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