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 (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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Part-Time Disaster Legal Services Training Law Clerk

15/hourly
Part-time

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a law student intern to assist our Disaster Pro Bono Coordinator in the development and implementation of a training program to benefit pro bono attorneys volunteering to help disaster survivors and cross-training of legal and non-legal responders of each other’s roles. This position is part of a grant funded by the Legal Services Corporation in response to and to improve services to survivors of the 2017 Hurricanes and Wildfires. The Disaster Legal Services Law Clerk is funded through June 2020 at a rate of $15 per hour for an average of 20 hours/week. Position is available immediately in the Tallahassee office.

Responsibilities and duties include conducting legal research and writing; assisting the supervising attorney to develop training programs and curriculum for the legal community and non-legal disaster responders; and performing other related duties as assigned.

Apply Here for Training Law Clerk (Tallahassee)

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Disaster Coordinator Program Assistant (Tallahassee)

26,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. has an opening for a full-time Disaster Coordinator Program Assistant at its Tallahassee Office. The position is open until filled and expires June 2020, but may be extended upon receipt of additional funding. Some in-state travel is required. This position reports to the Disaster Coordinator Attorney.

Entry level salary of $26,000 and is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes paid holidays, and paid leave. After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, term life, and disability insurance.

Apply Here for Disaster Coordinator Program Assistant (Tallahassee)

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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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Staff Attorney (Tallahassee)

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 (Tallahassee)

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Current Internships Opportunities

The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Legal Intern (Tallahassee)
Summer 2019 Law Student 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 Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corp Fellow provide civil legal assistance to victims and survivors of human trafficking in our Tallahassee office.  The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps is an initiative designed to increase access to civil legal assistance and enforce the rights of crime victims.  For more information visit www.equaljusticeworks.org/post-grad/Crime-Victims-Justice-Corps.

Responsibilities and duties include conducting legal research and writing; assisting the supervising attorney to conduct screenings, client intake and client interviews and attending client meetings; attending court appearances with supervising attorney; assisting in preparing human trafficking legal education trainings; attending or participating in inter-disciplinary service providers meetings and community outreach events; and performing other related duties as assigned.

This program is supported by an award from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, Award Number 2017-MU-MU-K131, and private funding.

Apply Here for Equal Justice Internship (Tallahassee)

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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)

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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)

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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