Alfred F. Andreu, PA (Coral Gables, FL) Seeking Real Estate Lawyer – Entry Level Position

Entry level position available for immediate hire.

Recent graduates, 1+ year’s experience and 2022 grads who will sit for the July Florida Bar Exam are welcome to apply.

We are looking to hire a real estate lawyer with superb negotiation and analytical skills. Candidate is expected to display influential decision-making with fantastic research and communication skills.
 
-Monitor legal risk in real estate documentation and advise clients accordingly.

-Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for real estate transactions.

-Draft and negotiate real estate transactions.

-Draft routine leases and amendments.

-Draft loan documents.

-Ensure that appropriate approvals are in place before real estate transactions are executed.

-Manage regulatory and compliance-related services.

-Represent the company in purchases and sales of properties.

-Defend the municipal code litigation.

-Support legal and general advisory needs associated with a large-scale real estate portfolio.

To apply, view Symplicity Job Posting ID#33284. Deadline is June 17, 2022.

Summer 2022 Fellowship – Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association and Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

MISSION

Gwendolyn Sawyer Cherry was a pioneer attorney at Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. (“LSGMI”), where she promoted equal justice and advocated on behalf of low-income communities in Miami-Dade County, among her many other accomplishments. The Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association Fellowship at LSGMI was established to honor Mrs. Cherry and to continue her legacy and humanitarian efforts.

FELLOW RESPONSIBILITIES

The GSCBWLA Fellow’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: interviewing clients in person and by telephone; conducting factual investigations, including visiting a client’s home; performing legal research and writing; drafting pleadings, motions and discovery requests; reviewing documents; preparing for and observing administrative and court hearings; participating in after-hours legal clinics; and participating in after-hours community education events.

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

We are seeking an extraordinary Fellow with a strong commitment to public service. To be eligible for the GSCBWLA Fellowship, prospective applicants must be enrolled in law

school, be a 2L, 3L, 4L, or LL.M., and demonstrate a commitment to equal justice and advocating for low-income clients in Miami-Dade County.

STIPEND

The stipend will be paid bi-weekly. If the GSCBWLA Fellow is a 2L, s/he will receive $13 per hour. If the GSCBWLA Fellow is a 3L, 4L, or LLM, s/he will receive $14 per hour.  This is a Summer 2022 placement and will require the Fellow to work 10-12 weeks. The hours will be flexible but it is recommended that the Fellow work a minimum of five hours per week and a maximum of 30 hours per week.

APPLICATION, DEADLINE, AND SELECTION PROCESS

To apply, please submit a one (1) page cover letter indicating how you will continue Gwen S. Cherry’s legacy and serve as an asset to LSGMI, your resume, law school transcript (PDF scans of official transcript are required), and application form.  Applications MUST be submitted via email by 11:59 pm, Friday, June 3, 2022 to Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association, c/o Nakia Ruffin. The recipient of the Fellowship award will be notified on or before June 16, 2022.

Click here for the GSCBWLA Summer 2022 Fellowship Application.

Students: CIA Summer Law Clerk Program – Summer 2023

Summer Law Clerks assist CIA attorneys on a variety of issues relating to intelligence and national security law and other routine practices of an executive agency.

Positions available for Summer 2023 (for 2024 graduates).

For details, visit the website.

Navigating Careers in IRS’ Office of Chief Counsel Series for ALUMNI

Please join us for our weekly series showcasing the divisions currently hiring at the IRS’s Office of Chief Counsel. Each week we will feature attorneys from different divisions discussing their careers with the Office Chief Counsel.  

Each weekly series is listed below and don’t forget to add it to your calendar.

Navigating Careers in IRS’ Office of Chief Counsel

Have you ever wondered about working for the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel? Are you interested in tax or cutting edge issues? Do you like Litigation or Transactional Law? Interested in a career with the federal government? IRS’ Office of Chief Counsel might be the place for you! 

Join us for a panel discussion with attorneys from our various divisions. Panelists will discuss what working in their division entails and answer your questions.  Positions are open to candidates of various experience levels with some announcements seeking attorneys with as little as one year of legal experience after passing the bar.  

To view our open positions, click here. To find out more about our legal divisions, click here.  

WHEN:

May 4th at 5pm ET featuring the Small Business/Self-Employed (SBSE) and Large Business & International (LBI) Divisions. Click here to register.                          

May 11th at 5pm ET featuring the Corporate (CORP), Financial Instruments & Products (FIP), and International (INTL) Divisions. Click here to register. 

May 18th at 5pm ET featuring the Passthroughs & Special Industries (PSI), Procedure & Administration (P&A), and Employee Benefits, Exempt Organizations, and Employment  Taxes (EEE) Divisions. Click here to register.                 

WHO: This event is open to attorneys with over one year of experience.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Hope to see you there!

NextEra Energy, Inc. (Juno, FL) Seeking Attorney

DESCRIPTION:

The primary responsibility of the attorney for this position is managing discovery (including electronic discovery and litigation holds). The attorney must be licensed (in any state) and have at least one (1) year experience of practicing law.

Employer will consider recent graduates for this position. For full job description and to apply online to Requisition I.D. 61605, please visit the company website. You may also view opportunity on Symplicity Posting ID#33115.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 28, 2022.

Interested in Pursuing a Legal Career in Estate Planning? Attend the Estate Planning LL.M. Virtual Open House With the Director on May 10, 2022

Virtual Open House with the Director
May 10, 2022
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

REGISTER TODAY FOR THE VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE!

Learn how the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning will prepare you to meet the growing demand for attorneys with expertise in individual and estate planning. 

GIVE YOURSELF THE COMPETIVE EDGE!
Can’t make the Open House? Email Laura Adams for additional information.

For additional information, please visit the website.

Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning Has Two (2) Full Annual Scholarships: Estate Planning LL.M.

A limited number of fellowships to support advanced study in the field of estate planning are available to full-time students in the University of Miami School of Law’s Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning. 

FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Student Writing Competition

A full-tuition scholarship to the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning for the 2023-2024 or 2024-2025 academic year is available to the first place winner of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Student Writing Competition. Candidates must apply and be admitted as full-time students to be considered for the scholarship.  Please visit the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition website for competition details. 

The American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest

A full-tuition scholarship to the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning for the 2022-2023 academic year is available to the first place winner of The American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest.  Candidates must apply and be admitted as full-time students to be considered for the scholarship.  Please visit the ABA (RPTE) Student Writing Contest page for contest details. 

PARTIAL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship

The Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship is a partial-tuition scholarship available to a currently enrolled J.D. candidate or recent graduate (within the last three years) of the University of Miami School of Law with the highest J.D. grade point average (minimum 3.0 required).  Candidates must apply and be admitted to the Graduate Program in Estate Planning as full-time students prior to June 15, 2022.  

Additional Estate Planning Scholarships

Additional scholarship assistance may be available based upon financial need or on the basis of academic merit and the potential for excellence in the field of estate planning.  

See website here.

Read About the 19th Circuit Public Defender, Law Offices of Diamond R. Litty

Florida State Attorney’s Office, 17th Judicial Circuit (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), Seeks Entry-Level Attorney

Did you go to law school to make a difference?  Do you desire to be a part of history in the making? Then our office is for you.  The State Attorney’s Office for the 17th Judicial Circuit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is at the forefront of making sensible reforms to our criminal justice system.  The mandate for our prosecutors is not to win at all costs, but to seek justice by standing up for what is right.  We seek prosecutors who are dedicated to serving the people of Broward County and making our community safer and better for all who live, work and play here.  Whether your goal is to become a career prosecutor or to gain valuable litigation skills that can translate to other areas of practice, a career with the State Attorney’s Office for the 17th Judicial Circuit will provide the necessary foundation for a rewarding legal career. 

This position is for an entry-level attorney.  Applicants must be a graduating 3L or a member in good standing with The Florida Bar.  Applicants must possess a strong interest in being a trial lawyer and have excellent communication and critical thinking skills. Applicants must have the time management and organizational skills required to manage a large volume caseload.  Applicant must be able to work independently and as a team member.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal but are not limited for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

–Conduct jury trials, non-jury trials, preliminary and pretrial hearings, and other related courtroom proceedings
–Investigate, evaluate, and prepare cases for trial
–Legal research and writing
–Communicate with and serve as a liaison to victims, their family members, witnesses, and law enforcement personnel
–All other case related tasks as needed

For additional details and to apply, please visit Symplicity Posting ID#30672.

Deadline is June 20, 2022.

Interested in Criminal Defense Work? Consider the Law Student Volunteer Internship Program With the State Attorney’s Office for the 17th Judicial Circuit in Fort Lauderdale

About the Office:

Did you go to law school to make a difference? Then our office is for you. The State Attorney’s Office for the 17th Judicial Circuit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the chief prosecuting officer for crimes occurring in Broward County, Florida. The office is at the forefront of making sensible reforms to our criminal justice system. The mandate for our prosecutors is not to win at all costs, but to seek justice by standing up for what is right. The office is comprised of several units prosecuting a wide range of criminal cases including: misdemeanors, felonies, juvenile, economic crime, domestic violence, sexual battery, career criminal, 10-20-life, organized crime, drug trafficking, traffic homicide, homicide and appeals. Interns will be assigned to one of the various units within the office for the duration of their internship. Within their assigned divisions, interns will have the opportunity to work with assistant state attorneys on a variety of assignments.

Job Description:

Interns will assist with legal research, pre-trial motion practice, trial preparation, discovery, and drafting of court pleadings. Interns will also work with assistant state attorneys on a variety of other subject matters and issues arising within the respective divisions to which they are assigned. Interns may attend and observe depositions and pre-trial conferences, and are strongly encouraged to attend and observe all court proceedings and inter-office training sessions to enhance their understanding and experience.

Time requirement:  240 hours, 8-12 weeks

Internship location:  201 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Qualifications:

First-year (second semester), second-year and third-year students who demonstrate a strong academic record. Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited law school at least half time. Due to the nature of the work done at the Office of the State Attorney, 17th Judicial Circuit, applicants who are offered an internship with the office must pass a required background investigation before beginning employment. This background check can take up to three months to complete. Applicants must be able to commit a minimum of 240 hours over the course of the semester.

Salary:

Interns are not compensated for their work with the Office of the State Attorney, 17th Judicial Circuit. School credit is possible at the discretion of the law school. Parking is available and costs are covered by the office.

Application Process:

Applicants are required to submit the following documents via e-mail.

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Current law school transcript
  • Legal writing sample (max. 5-7 pages) All documents should be sent in PDF format.

The subject line of the e-mail should specify that the applicant is applying for the Law School Volunteer Internship Program and indicate the semester and year for which the student is applying (e.g., Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, etc.). The cover letter should be addressed to the Director of Training, Tania Williams, and should indicate the applicant’s top three division preferences.

Incomplete applications and applications received after the application deadline will not be considered.

Application Deadlines / Start Dates:

Application deadlines and start dates for each semester are as follows:

Semester Applications due by Anticipated program start date

Fall August 1st Begins after Labor Day

Spring November 1st Begins mid-January

Summer April 1st Begins after Memorial Day

Number of Positions:

Typically, the office will accept up to 20 students for each semester. However, the number of interns accepted will vary depending upon the anticipated needs of the office.

See website here.