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

Staff Attorney (Panama City)
50,000/year
Full-time
 
Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Staff Attorney in our Panama City 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 $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, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, retirement plan, term life, and disability insurance.
 
 
Legal Secretary (Pensacola)
23,000/year
Full-time
 

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a full-time legal secretary in its Pensacola Office to assist with drafting pleadings, filing legal documents and various other duties. Applicants should be skilled typists, with excellent grammatical skills and computer skills. English/Spanish Bilingual preferred. Entry level salary of $23,000 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), and, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, term life and disability insurance.  

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Assistant Director of Operations and Compliance

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 of 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.
 
 

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Staff Attorney (Pensacola)

50,000/year
Full-time
 

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Staff Attorney in our Pensacola 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 $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, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, retirement plan, term life, and disability insurance.

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Disaster Response Attorney (Quincy)
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 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 $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, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, retirement plan, term life, and disability insurance.

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Current Internships Opportunities

Hurricane Michael Response Internship (Panama City preferred)
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.
 
 

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