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First District Court of Appeal
2000 Drayton Drive.
Tallahassee, Florida

32399-0950
(850) 487-1000 main

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

 

Link to State of Florida Application in PDF form.

The Florida First District Court of Appeal seeks applicants for clerk of court, a full-time position located in Tallahassee, Florida. Under Florida’s constitution, each district court selects a clerk, "who shall hold office during the pleasure of the court and perform such duties as the court directs." The essential function of the position is to oversee the processing of court documents, both incoming and outgoing. The position is also responsible for overseeing case assignments, case calendaring, scheduling, and numerous other administrative tasks.

The court seeks applicants with strong leadership abilities, attention to detail, and demonstrated commitment to innovation and process improvement. With a continuing shift towards complete electronic case management, the court seeks applicants who can analyze current operational practices and implement changes to improve efficiency without sacrificing quality.

  • Law Clerk Positions - General Announcement

The Court is currently soliciting resumes for law clerk and staff attorney positions as they become available.  Excellent academic credentials required.  Top 10 percent class rank and law review editorial experience preferred.  Applications should include a cover letter, resume, list of references, writing sample, and law school transcript.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit an application to be kept on file for consideration for all law clerk and staff attorney positions arising during the year. 

 

Applications and inquiries should be directed to:

Director of Central Staff

First District Court of Appeal

2000 Drayton Drive

Tallahassee, FL 32399

 


Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, SEX, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY.   IF YOU NEED AN ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCESS, PLEASE CALL THE MARSHAL’S OFFICE AT (850) 487-1000.


 

 


 
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