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

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.

Staff Attorney (Tallahassee)

50,000/year (DOE)
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.

Paralegal (Quincy)

28,000/year
Full-time
Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Paralegal in its Quincy office.  Applicants should be a skilled typist, have excellent grammatical and computer skills, and 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).  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 desired.
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.

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Disaster Response Law Clerk (Tallahassee)

15/hour
Part-time

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 Disaster Response Law Clerk will receive $15/hour and is expected to work part-time. Specific days and schedule can be discussed. Location is negotiable, with Tallahassee 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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Community Recovery Coordinator (Tallahassee)

28,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a full-time Community Recovery Coordinator. This person will work within our Disaster Response team to support community outreach, legal clinics, public relations and other aspects of LSNF’s work supporting survivors of Hurricane Michael. Applicants should be skilled proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, have excellent grammatical skills and computer skills. Experience with social media, graphic design or other public relations tools 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 workweek (35 hours), and, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, term life and disability insurance. Travel throughout the Panhandle is required. Must have reliable transportation. The location is located in our Panama City office although placement in Tallahassee or Quincy is negotiable.

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Community Recovery Coordinator (Panama City)

28,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a full-time Community Recovery Coordinator. This person will work within our Disaster Response team to support community outreach, legal clinics, public relations and other aspects of LSNF’s work supporting survivors of Hurricane Michael. Applicants should be skilled proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel, have excellent grammatical skills and computer skills. Experience with social media, graphic design or other public relations tools 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 workweek (35 hours), and, after sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, term life and disability insurance. Travel throughout the Panhandle is required. Must have reliable transportation. The location is located in our Panama City office although placement in Tallahassee or Quincy is negotiable.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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