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 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.
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:
If you would like to be considered for an interview, please submit the following items to firstname.lastname@example.org attention Amira Dajani Fox.
FL State Application
Release Authorization Form
*School Transcripts required for students (may apply during their final semester)
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.