Division Chief - Misdemeanor Division
The Law Offices of Julianne M. Holt, Public Defender for the 13th Judicial Circuit (Hillsborough County) is seeking applications for the position of Misdemeanor Division Chief. The ideal applicant will possess significant jury trial experience in both county and circuit court, including experience litigating DUI and traffic cases. The Misdemeanor Division Chief will oversee a team of 15 to 20 attorneys and work closely with the bureau chief and Public Defender. We are a teaching office with a structured training program. We do this through classroom training, deliberate-practice exercises and mentorship at trial. Our ideal applicant will possess excellent organizational skills, teaching ability, and communication and interpersonal relationship skills. The applicant must have the ability to leverage their own litigation experience to develop attorneys into excellent misdemeanor trial attorneys while also preparing them for the future in our felony bureau. Ability to model and teach professional behavior is essential. Candidate must be in in good standing with the Florida Bar.