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Where Tradition Meets the Future®

At Henderson Franklin, we value our staff and attorneys by providing a family-oriented culture where everyone can be their best and have the work/life balance they desire. Our firm has been serving clients in Southwest Florida for 100 years, a testament to our stability, community involvement and dedication of our legal team. Whether you are an attorney, legal assistant or paralegal, we offer opportunities for long-term success.

Henderson Franklin’s comprehensive compensation and benefits package includes competitive pay, bonus program, employee events, health benefits, generous time off benefits, continuing education allowance, the flexibility to work a hybrid schedule and more.

Continue your successful career with our firm! Send your resume and cover letter for the position that you’re seeking to careers@henlaw.com.

Real Estate/Community Association Attorney

Henderson Franklin is seeking a full-time real estate/community association attorney for its Fort Myers office. Candidates should have at least three years of experience in community association law and general representation, including the following:

  • Drafting community association documents (including amendments, board resolutions, meeting notices, and architectural guidelines);
  • Reading and analyzing Chapter 718, Chapter 720, Chapter 617, and other applicable statutes and Florida Administrative Codes;
  • Remaining apprised of changes to community association laws, case law developments, and industry trends;
  • Attending membership meetings, board meetings, and elections;
  • Performing legal research and analysis to interpret and apply governing documents;
  • Advising clients on day-to-day issues such as violations, maintenance responsibilities, and general association operations; and
  • Providing support to litigation team for representing and negotiating on behalf of clients in adverse proceedings (such as pre-suit mediation, arbitration, and litigation).

The ideal candidate must have a strong work ethic, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills, and should be comfortable working as part of a team and independently. Candidates must also be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing. The firm provides opportunities for long-term success and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. This position can be based out of our Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, or Naples offices, including hybrid (partially remote) work schedule. Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@henlaw.com.

Legal Assistant

Henderson Franklin is seeking a skilled legal assistant for our Bonita Springs office. Ideal candidates should have:

  • A minimum of three years of administrative support experience in a legal office environment;
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and calendars for two attorneys;
  • Experience using document management and client management software applications;
  • Strong computer proficiency and intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel);
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation;
  • Strong organizational skills, and attention to detail;
  • Poised and professional with the ability to effectively interact with attorneys, clients, and co-workers within a team environment;
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines;
  • A willingness to learn and be flexible with assignments;
  • Knowledge of estate planning, litigation or real estate is preferred.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@henlaw.com

Tort & Insurance Paralegal – Fort Myers Office

The Fort Myers office of Henderson Franklin is looking for an experienced paralegal in our Torts and Insurance practice to support the delivery of quality legal services to clients. Our team of paralegals provide assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized tasks, while maintaining confidentiality of clients and matters. The successful paralegal will work collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, staff, and attorneys in a team-oriented environment. Candidates should have:

  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel), document management and time entry software;
    Experience reviewing medical records and creating chronologies and financial summaries
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation;
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team environment;
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines;
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail;
  • Paralegal degree, NALA Certification or Florida Registered Paralegal a plus;
  • Minimum of three to five years of litigation or insurance defense experience preferred.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@henlaw.com

Tort & Insurance Associate Attorney – Fort Myers Office

Henderson Franklin is seeking an attorney with a minimum of 3 years insurance litigation experience, with exceptional writing and analytical skills. The position involves drafting and reviewing pleadings, evaluating cases, responding to discovery, preparing and arguing motions, attending hearings, depositions, mediations, meetings with clients, as well as negotiating settlements. Candidates must be a licensed member of the Florida Bar in good standing. The ideal candidate will also have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and communicate well. Please forward your resume and cover letter to careers@henlaw.com.

 

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