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The Florida Legislature
Commission on Ethics

Job Title

Attorney

General Summary

This important position focuses on financial disclosure: making recommendations on appeals of automatic fines for failure to file disclosure, helping collect those fines, and handling complaints of willful failure to file.  To a lesser extent, the position will also include other aspects of the Commission’s work, such as representation, advice, and opinions on legal matters for the Commission.

 

Examples of Work Performed

·         Making recommendations on appeals of automatic fines for failure to file financial disclosure.

·         Working with delinquent filers and agencies to collect fines.

·         Advising the Commission regarding complaints of willful failure to file financial disclosure.

·         Drafting opinions for consideration by the Commission.

·         Representing the Commission before the courts and the Division of Administrative Hearings.

·         Providing legal advice to Commission members and staff.

·         Assisting Investigators in complaint investigations.

·         Providing informal guidance to public officials inquiring regarding their own conduct.

·         Participating in rule development and adoption.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·         Basic understanding of Florida law and legal procedure.

·         Legal research and writing skills.

·         Ability to analyze and organize information.

·         Ability to effectively track complex matters.

·         Ability to work independently.

·         Excellent communication skills.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Attorney in good standing with The Florida Bar.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in, or familiarity with:  administrative law, Florida ethics laws, collections.

Salary

Position are usually filled at or near base of $38,220.
Excellent benefits package.

Application Deadline

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Submission of Application

Qualified applicants should send a completed legislative application and resume to:

 

Lynn Blais

P.O. Drawer 15709

325 John Knox Rd., Bldg. E, Suite 200

Tallahassee, FL 32317-5709

 

Applications are available through the Florida Legislature's web site Online Sunshine and in Room 701 of the Claude Pepper Building.

Accommodation for Disability

If an accommodation is needed for a disability, please notify Human Resources at (850) 488-6803.