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Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Associate Tampa

Description:

Johnson Pope, LLP is seeking a fourth- to sixth -year associate with significant and substantive experience in commercial and complex real estate and business transactions.

The ideal candidate has a strong and demonstratable background within multiple areas of commercial real estate and corporate law including negotiations, development, finance and regulatory issues, leasing, acquisitions, and dispositions.

The ideal candidate will be admitted to practice in Florida (but the firm is willing to consider strong candidates seeking to relocate to Tampa), have strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, while being able to work individually on client matters in an environment where drive and client service are valued.

Substantive practical prior non-legal business experience in the commercial real estate industry is a plus.

Johnson Pope offers a full benefits package, a competitive wage, and a team driven work environment.

Office Location: Tampa, FL

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, citizenship, ancestry, pregnancy, familial status, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, or any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local antidiscrimination laws.

No phone calls please. Please submit resumes via the email below.

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP
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Construction Litigation Associate Attorney 

Description:

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP seeks an experience attorney specializing in construction/commercial litigation to join our thriving practice. This position handles all aspects of the litigation process including, but not limited to, drafting of motions, complaints, and discovery requests, transactional work, contract drafting and review. Strong construction background is required.

Applicants are expected to have strong writing and verbal skills, analytical skills, and have the ability to research complex legal issues. The ideal candidate should have 2-5 years of construction litigation experience. Must have courtroom and deposition experience and be familiar with AIA forms and construction documents. Trial or arbitration experience is preferred.

This role will be based out of our St. Petersburg or Tampa office.

Core Competencies:

  • Independently manages a caseload involving construction, claims, transactional work, litigation, contract drafting & review, investigations and appeals.
  • Should possess experience in construction litigation, appeals, contract drafting and review.
  • Possesses experience litigating all types of construction disputes, including delay and disruption claims, payment disputes such as mechanic’s lien, bond, and stop notice claims, construction defect litigation.
  • Flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters arising in representing construction and other commercial litigation clients.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of litigation experience.
  • Trial experience is desired.
  • Superior analytical skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Office Locations:  Tampa │St. Petersburg │Clearwater, FL

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, citizenship, ancestry, pregnancy, familial status, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, or any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local antidiscrimination laws.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation is legally required per the ADA and Title VII.

No phone calls please. Please submit resumes via the email below.

careers@jpfirm.com

Trusts & Estates Associate | Clearwater

Description:

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is seeking a three-to-five-year attorney to join its Trust & Estates and Tax Practice. The candidate should preferably have an estate planning LL.M or tax LL.M. degree.

Candidates must have 3-5 years of experience in advising clients in complex estate planning, tax planning, asset protection planning and the administration of trusts and estates. This position will advise high net worth clients on complex trusts, trust modifications, and tax planning initiatives.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable taking initiative on deal work and completing tasks with minimal supervision. Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team are required.

Johnson Pope offers a full benefits package, a competitive wage, and a team driven work environment. Admission to practice in Florida is a plus but the firm is willing to consider strong candidates seeking to relocate to Tampa.

Office Location: Clearwater, FL

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, citizenship, ancestry, pregnancy, familial status, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, or any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local antidiscrimination laws.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation is legally required per the ADA and Title VII.

No phone calls please. Please submit resumes via the email to

careers@jpfirm.com

 

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