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Director of Legal and Advocacy Services

Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s federally funded protection and advocacy system, is seeking a Director of Legal and Advocacy Services (DLAS) at its headquarters in Tallahassee, FL.

The Director of Legal and Advocacy Services (DLAS) is responsible for directing the delivery of legal and advocacy services provided by Disability Rights Florida, including direct supervision of managing attorneys and other program management staff. As a member of the executive team, the DLAS works directly with the Executive Director in long-range planning and oversees development and implementation of annual goals and objectives to ensure use of appropriate strategies to meet program performance goals. The Director of Legal and Advocacy Services acts as a general counsel to the organization advising on legal issues involving personnel, contracts, grant compliance, conflict of interest and risk management. Extensive practical experience in federal and state court and knowledge of administrative and regulatory policies and procedures, as well as demonstrated executive leadership skills, are required. Must be a member of the Florida Bar.  

Please submit your Resume and Writing Sample either:

The closing date for this position is May 19, 2014.

A favorable background check is required. Excellent benefits package. DFWP/EOE