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Associate Counsel

Company: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
Location: Largo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The main focus of this position is to provide timely and accurate support regarding all legal issues affecting the agency.


* Assists in representation of the Sheriff's office on various matters in both State and Federal court
* Assists in providing answers to various legal questions posed by the Sheriff and other members of the agency related to their duties
* Assists in the creation of pleadings and contracts
* Assists in the preparation and handling of all matters related to representation of the Sheriff in garnishments, unemployment compensation hearings, subpoenas for records or members testifying and death row inmate collateral appeals
* Assists in the preparation for and handles all matters related to releases of property which has been taken for safekeeping
* Regular and reliable attendance is required as an essential function of the position
* This position is considered essential and, in the event of an emergency or natural disaster, will be required to report to work
* Participates in Sheriff's Office recruitment and community relations activities as directed

*Non-traditional work hours may be required.*

\* Juris Doctorate from a regionally accredited college or university
\* Three (3) years' experience as an attorney in a similarly related field
\* Admission to the Florida Bar
\* Must possess a valid Florida driver's license
\* Consideration for this position requires a credit check

*Applicants must be tobacco/nicotine free for six months prior to submitting application and during length of employment.*

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office strives to provide our employees with the best benefits possible. Some of the benefits are Annual Leave (120 hours), Health Insurance, Wellness Incentives, and Education Assistance Program.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office is an EEO/ADA employer and is committed to being a drug free workplace.


Any questions can be directed to _*Human Resources at 727-582-6208 *_

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $79,439.00 - $127,105.00 per year

* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, Largo , Associate Counsel, Other , Largo, Florida

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