RE-ADVERTISEMENT FOR CONTRACTED LEGAL SERVICES
The Jefferson County School Board seeks an individual to provide direct and professional legal counsel and representation tothe School Board as the School Board Attorney on a contracted basis.
Candidates must be a member in good standing with the Florida Bar and have a minimum of five (5) years' experience in the practice of law. In addition, candidates should have general knowledge of administrative law (specific knowledge of education law is preferred), as well as the ability to analyze, appraise and organize facts, evidence and precedents in preparing legal opinions and write contracts, policies, procedures and rules. Interested firms or individuals are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, fees and firm profile to the Jefferson County School Board, Attn: School Board Attorney Advertisement, 1490 West Washington Street, Monticello, Florida 32344 by 5:00 pm, Thursday, June 23, 2016. Any questions regarding responsibilites and duties of a School Board Attorney, please call 850-342-0100.
Please be advised that the School Board will meet in a Workshop scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 5:00 pm to discuss School Board Attorney selection. Interested firms or individual are invited to attend and give a short presentation. At 6:00 pm, the School Board will convene a Special Meeting where the School Board will vote to select a School Board Attorney with whom to negotiate a contract for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.