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 [email protected]. 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

Pro Bono Coordinator (Tallahassee)

28,000/year
Full-time
Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a full-time Pro Bono Coordinator. This person will work within our Pro Bono Team to support pro bono attorneys within our communities as they volunteer to assist with LSNF cases. This involves overseeing a helpline call center dedicated to assisting clients on civil legal matters, coordinating with volunteer attorneys on casework and client communications, assisting with legal clinics, and organizing CLE opportunities for pro bono providers based on our casework. Experience with maintaining legal files, client interactions, or paralegal work is a plus. Candidates should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and work well in a team.

Entry-level salary of $28,000 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave, a four-day work week (35 hours). After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirements plans are also available.

Apply Here for Pro Bono Coordinator (Tallahassee)

 

Disaster Pro Bono Coordinator (Panama City)

28,000/year
Full-time
Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a full-time Pro Bono Coordinator. This person will work within our Pro Bono Team to support pro bono attorneys within our communities as they volunteer to assist with LSNF cases. This involves overseeing a helpline call center dedicated to assisting clients on civil legal matters, coordinating with volunteer attorneys on casework and client communications, assisting with legal clinics, and organizing CLE opportunities for pro bono providers based on our casework. Experience with maintaining legal files, client interactions, or paralegal work is a plus. Candidates should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and work well in a team.

Entry-level salary of $28,000 is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave, a four-day work week (35 hours). After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirements plans are also available.

Apply Here for Disaster Pro Bono Coordinator (Panama City)

 

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, supporting physical plant operations, coordinating technology, 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, and to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact LSNF, our clients, and our communities will also be considered.

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.

 

Staff Attorney (Tallahassee)

50,000/year
Full-time
Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a Disaster Response Attorney to provide legal assistance to survivors of Hurricane Michael. Along with client representation, this attorney will work with LSNF’s disaster response staff to respond 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 office technology and case management systems. Ability to work independently and in team environments is necessary. Ability to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact clients and community is desired. This position is based in our Tallahassee office.

Entry level salary of $50,000 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 full-time is considered 35 hours a week. After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirements plans are also available.

Apply Here for Staff Attorney (Tallahassee)

 

Development Assistant (Tallahassee)

23,000/year
Full-time
Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a full-time Development Assistant. Responsibilities include providing support for fundraising events and activites and maintaining volunteer and donor databases. Applicants should be skilled proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, have excellent grammatical skills and computer skills.
Entry level salary of $23,000 is negotiable, depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes: paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave and full-time is considered 35 hours a week. After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirements plans are also available.

 

Disaster Response Paralegal (Panama City)

28,000/year
Full-time
Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Paralegal in its Panama City office.  Applicants should be a skilled typist and have excellent grammatical and computer skills,. Qualified applicants will be a either a Florida Registered Paralegal with the Florida Bar Association  or have a four-year degree or completion of a legal assistant or paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. (Year-for-year work experience as a legal assistant or legal secretary may be substituted for the education requirement.)  Ability to work independently and in a team environment is desired. Experience drafting letters, legal motions, and orders is desired.  Ability to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact client and community is highly recommended.
Entry level salary of $28,000 is negotiable, depending on experience.  Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes: paid holidays, paid vacation (which after two years, increases to four weeks per year), sick leave, a four-day workweek (35 hours). After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirements plans are also available.

Current Contract Opportunities

Disaster Recovery Grant Project Manager

Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF), is seeking a Project Manager. The primary purpose of this engagement is to provide management to a project funded by a grant awarded to LSNF from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), pursuant to the 2019 Disaster Supplemental Appropriations, which provided special federal funding for survivors of Hurricane Michael. The project requires coordination between LSNF offices, staff, partner organizations, and multiple vendors and contractors through end-to-end project management including the planning, development, execution, implementation, and evaluation stages. The Project Manager will work with LSNF senior management to ensure that all grant deliverables are met.

Current Internship Opportunities

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Applications will be accepted for all positions until filled.