The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is a progressive trial court in Central Florida where employees make a difference. Our team of court professionals is richly diverse, with unique perspectives and ideas. We encourage teamwork and individual contribution and pride ourselves on changing attitudes and doing things better. We’re always interested in dynamic individuals who enjoy innovation, new ideas and the opportunity to serve others while leading the way to the court of tomorrow.

Position description

Whether you are an experienced professional or a talented new attorney, the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court offers an opportunity to engage in meaningful legal work, improve your work-life balance, and develop your legal abilities! We are seeking to fill multiple Staff Attorney positions located at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando and Osceola County Courthouses here in the heart of Central Florida

Our Staff Attorneys serve alongside Judges, staff attorneys have a unique opportunity to learn about the judicial process from the perspective of a court; to learn how the court evaluates cases, pleadings, and arguments; to develop a more comprehensive understanding of what is persuasive and what is not; to attend court proceedings and observe varying levels of advocacy skill; and to improve their legal research and writing skills- all while working with some of the top legal minds of our community. If you’re interested in learning and growing your career while conducting meaningful legal work, we want to hear from you.

To apply:

  1. Cover letter (very important)
  2. Résumé,
  3. Online State of Florida application
  4. Writing sample
  5. Law school transcript or degree audit showing grades for all classes completed

Salary is $51,557.43 per year.   Positions are filled at the minimum due to budget constraints. Salary is 10% below minimum ($46,401.69 per year) if the selected candidate is not a member of the Florida Bar. This is a State funded position with benefits.

***Telework may be an option after probationary period***

Equal opportunity employer

The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Persons with a disability needing an accommodation for the application/selection process should notify Human Resources (407) 836‐2261 prior to the application deadline. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.

Position details
Position status: Accepting applications
Position #: 22008644
Closing date: Open until filled
Education: Juris Doctor
Certification: Membership in the Florida Bar must be attained within one year from start date.
Type: Full-Time
FLSA: Exempt
Shift: Day
Salary: $51,557.43/Annually
Location: Orlando, FL or Kissimmee, FL
Relocation: Available

The Ninth Circuit is a unique organization, rich with diversity and unlimited opportunity where all full time employees have access to:

  • Paid Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Florida Tuition Waiver (State Employees)
  • Affordable Health Benefits
  • Optional Vision, Dental and Supplemental Insurance
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Multiple Deferred Compensation Options
  • Florida Retirement Benefits
  • Tax Favored Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Support
  • Ongoing Training and Growth Opportunities