Staff Positions & Internships

LSNF has five offices, employing staff attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and intake staff in each office. Additionally, LSNF often has clerkship, law student internship, externship or fellowship opportunities available. Some of these positions will be posted here. While others are available through the FSU College of Law, Florida Bar Foundation, National Association for Public Interest Law, and other resources. For more information about those opportunities, you should contact the listed organizations or employment@lsnf.org.

Submit your application, resume and cover letter using the link within each job posting below. Applicants who do not submit a completed Legal Services of North Florida employment application will not be considered for the position.

Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Current Career Opportunities

Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance (Tallahassee)

65,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring an Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance, who will join LSNF’s management team. Admission to the Florida Bar is preferred; similar post-graduate degree may be considered in combination with relevant experience. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years administrative experience implementing programs, supervising employees, participating in budget preparation/oversight, and engaging in grant proposal development. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as a high-level of comfort with technology, project management, and systems development. Ability to work independently and in team environments, to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact LSNF, our clients, and our communities will also be considered. Candidates must demonstrate a history of community engagement, a high level of professionalism and integrity, and a commitment to the mission, vision and values of Legal Services of North Florida. The primary duties will include work in the areas of operations and technology functions; human resources; program development, including grant-writing and implementation; regulatory and other compliance; and some engagement in the delivery of direct legal services in support of LSNF’s mission.

Salary of $65,000 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to five weeks per year), sick leave, and, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, retirement plan, term life and disability insurance.  

Apply Here for Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance (Tallahassee)

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Senior Attorney (Ft Walton)

62,500/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Senior Attorney in its Fort Walton Beach Office. This attorney will supervise the activities of the staff and attorneys in addition to maintaining a full caseload. Applicant must have at least four years of experience practicing law and be a member of The Florida Bar. Applicant should have strong leadership skills and the ability to work with diverse groups of people.

Entry level salary of $62,500 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to five weeks per year), sick leave, and, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, retirement plan, term life, and disability insurance.

 

Apply Here for Senior Attorney (Ft. Walton)

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Staff Attorney (Pensacola)

46,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Staff Attorney in our Tallahassee Office. Candidates should be a member of The Florida Bar. Those registered to take the next Florida Bar exam may also be considered. Ability to work independently and in team environments, to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact the client and community will also be considered. The attorney will have a diverse caseload of civil legal matters affecting the low-income and vulnerable residents, which could include foreclosure defense, landlord-tenant matters, family law, consumer matters, probate, administrative law, and certain special projects.

Entry level salary of $46,000 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to five weeks per year), sick leave, and, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, retirement plan, term life and disability insurance.

Apply Here for Staff Attorney (Pensacola)

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Disaster Response Attorney (Quincy)

46,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a Staff Attorney to provide legal assistance to survivors of Hurricane Michael. Along with client representation, this attorney will organize LSNF’s continued response to the legal needs of low-income and vulnerable individuals affected by Hurricane Michael. Applicants should be a member of The Florida Bar, with preference given to candidates with clinical or legal aid experience. Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, as well as a high level of comfort with technology, project management, and systems development. Ability to work independently and in team environments, to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact the client and community will also be considered. This position is based in our Quincy office.

Entry level salary of $46,000 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to five weeks per year), sick leave, and, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, retirement plan, term life, and disability insurance.

Apply Here for Disaster Response Attorney (Quincy)

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  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Current Internships Opportunities

Victims Advocacy Project Internship (Panama City)
Summer 2019 Law Clerk Paid Internship

$15/hour
8 or 10 weeks, 35 hours per week, between the months of May and August

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a law student intern to assist our Victims Advocacy attorneys in providing civil legal assistance to victims and survivors of crime, particularly domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and/or stalking. The Victims Advocacy Law Clerk will receive a $15/hour and is expected to work approximately 8 to 10 weeks, 35 hours per week, between the months of May and August. This position will be based out of the Panama City or Quincy office.

Responsibilities and duties include conducting legal research and writing; assisting the supervising attorney with client intake and other related interviews; case development and preparation; court appearances with supervising attorney; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Apply Here for Victims Advocacy Project Internship (Panama City)

Legal Services of North Florida Employment Application

Victims Advocacy Project Internship (Quincy)
Summer 2019 Law Clerk Paid Internship

$15/hour
8 or 10 weeks, 35 hours per week, between the months of May and August

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a law student intern to assist our Victims Advocacy attorneys in providing civil legal assistance to victims and survivors of crime, particularly domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and/or stalking. The Victims Advocacy Law Clerk will receive a $15/hour and is expected to work approximately 8 to 10 weeks, 35 hours per week, between the months of May and August. This position will be based out of the Panama City or Quincy office.

Responsibilities and duties include conducting legal research and writing; assisting the supervising attorney with client intake and other related interviews; case development and preparation; court appearances with supervising attorney; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Apply Here for Victims Advocacy Project Internship (Quincy)

Legal Services of North Florida Employment Application

Hurricane Michael Response Internship (Panama City)
Summer 2019 Law Clerk Paid Internship

$15/hour
8 or 10 weeks, 35 hours per week, between the months of May and August

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a law student intern to assist our attorneys in providing civil legal assistance to those affected by Hurricane Michael. The Hurricane Michael Response Law Clerk will receive a $15/hour and is expected to work approximately 8 to 10 weeks, 35 hours per week, between the months of May and August. Location is negotiable with Panama City preferred.

Responsibilities and duties include conducting legal research and writing; assisting the supervising attorney with client intake and other related interviews; case development and preparation; court appearances with supervising attorney; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Apply Here for Hurricane Michael Internship (Panama City)

Legal Services of North Florida Employment Application