Office of the State Attorney

Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida




Assistant State Attorney

Updated: 9/29/2015 2:00 PM


The State Attorney of the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida solicits applications from attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar, or legal interns who may be certified to practice under Rule 11-1.9 of the Florida Bar.  This position will have immediate responsibility for the prosecution of both misdemeanor and criminal traffic offenses from initial intake through trial and be responsible for all aspects of the prosecution.  A thorough working knowledge of the Rules of Criminal Procedure and the Rules of Evidence is required.  Prior trial practice courses and internships are helpful but not required.  A desire for immediate trial experience is required.


Note: 3L students may apply during their final semester and are required to submit a current copy of their transcripts.


There are currently over 100 Assistant State Attorneys on staff. All attorneys are provided Westlaw and Internet services, and CLE opportunities as well as extensive in-house training.  A comprehensive benefits package including health, life and disability insurance, is provided.
Benefit Information


The State Attorney of the 20th Judicial Circuit is an equal opportunity employer and supports a Drug Free Workplace. Our entry level positions usually start at $45,500.


Currently, we can only hire when a vacancy exists. Interviews are held throughout the year so that we are able to fill positions as vacancies occur. Interviews for Assistant State Attorneys and Legal Interns will be held in Ft. Myers on the following dates:

    Dates for 2015:

  • February 12th and 13th
  • May 14th and 15th
  • September 24th and 25th
  • December 17th and 18th

    Dates for 2016:

  • March 3rd and 4th
  • June 9th and 10th
  • September 29th and 30th
  • December 15th and 16th

If you would like to be considered for an interview, please submit the following items to attention Amira Dajani Fox.

Or, you may mail them to:
    Office of the State Attorney, 20th Judicial Circuit
    Attn: Amira Dajani Fox, Chief Assistant State Attorney
    Post Office Box 399
    Fort Myers, FL 33902

Interview selections will be made one month prior to scheduled interview sessions. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted in advance to allow ample time to coordinate schedule and travel plans.

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.








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