The State Attorney of the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida accepts applications from attorneys admitted to the Florida Bar and from legal interns who are certified to practice under Rule 11-1.of the Florida Bar. ASAs/CLIs handle both misdemeanor and criminal traffic offenses, and are responsible for cases from initial intake through trial. A thorough working knowledge of the Rules of Criminal Procedure and the Rules of Evidence is needed. While prior trial practice courses and internships are helpful, but are not required, a desire for immediate trial experience is. The Circuit has transitioned to electronic files, and ASAs/CLIs must be comfortable with the use of technology.
The State Attorney of the 20th Judicial Circuit is an equal opportunity employer and supports a Drug Free Workplace. For attorneys who are members of the Florida Bar, our entry level positions start at $45,500.
There are currently over 100 Assistant State Attorneys on staff. A comprehensive benefits package including health, life and disability insurance is provided. Opportunities abound for CLEs as well as extensive in-house professional development.