Office of the State Attorney

Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida




Assistant State Attorney

Updated: 2/11/2015 10:00 AM


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.


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.


The State Attorney of the 20th Judicial Circuit is an equal opportunity employer and supports a Drug Free Workplace.


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

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

    Cover Letter

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 accordingly and required to successfully pass a background investigation.

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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