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.


Staff Positions

Leon COVID Recovery Outreach Specialist (Tallahassee)
24,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Leon COVID Recovery Outreach Specialist in our Tallahassee location. Ability to work independently and in team environments to increase access to legal services for low-income and vulnerable individuals in our community in civil legal matters.

This person will work within our Leon COVID Response team to support community outreach, legal clinics, public relations and other aspects of LSNF’s work supporting those impacted by pandemic conditions. 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 $24,000 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.

Leon COVID Recovery Outreach Specialist (Tallahassee)


Leon COVID Recovery Paralegal (Tallahassee)
28,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Leon COVID Recovery Paralegal in our Tallahassee location. Ability to work independently and in team environments to obtain results to positively impact the legal needs of low-income and vulnerable individuals in our community in civil legal matters.

Candidates must have strong organizational and communication skills, be comfortable with office technology, and able to learn electronic case management system. Experience with client interviewing and drafting letters, legal motions, and orders is needed. Ability to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact client and community is highly preferred. Applicants should be a skilled typist and have excellent grammar 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.) Experience with housing law, consumer law, tax law, public benefits such as social security disability and unemployment, bankruptcy law, or other financial recovery resources would be beneficial.

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.

Leon COVID Recovery Paralegal (Tallahassee)


Staff Attorney (Quincy)
50,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Staff Attorney in our Quincy office. Ability to work independently and in team environments to obtain results to positively impact the legal needs of low-income and vulnerable individuals in our community with a focus on civil law matters such as family law, victims’ advocacy, and domestic violence.

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, be comfortable with office technology and able to learn electronic case management system.

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), and sick leave. After sixty days of full-time employment, would be eligible for employer paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirements plans are also available. After one year of service, receive 6% retirement contributions.

Staff Attorney (Quincy)


Intake Specialist (Pensacola)
23,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for an Intake Specialist to support the firm’s client intake. Applicant should be skilled typist, possess excellent grammatical skills, be a detail-oriented, listen well, know when to ask good clarifying questions, and be able to work well with others in stressful situations. Qualified applicants must have a high-level of comfort with the Microsoft Office Suite and use of technology and must work well individually, and as part of local and remote teams.

Entry-level compensation of $23,000 annualized and is negotiable, depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes: paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave, a four-day workweek (35 hours). After sixty days, employee will qualify for employer paid health insurance for employee & dependent children, term life and disability insurance. Additional voluntary life insurance coverage options. Additional voluntary options of vision, dental, disability, and accident coverages are available.

All applications must be submitted online through hiring portal OR visit our website at www.LSNF.org to apply online. Applicants who do not submit a completed Legal Services of North Florida employment application and resume will not be considered for the position.

Intake Specialist (Pensacola)


Staff Attorney (Pensacola)
50,000/year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Staff Attorney in our Pensacola office. Ability to work independently and in team environments to obtain results to positively impact the legal needs of low-income and vulnerable individuals in our community with a focus on civil law matters such as family law, victims’ advocacy, and domestic violence.

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,  be comfortable with office technology and able to learn electronic case management system.

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), and sick leave. After sixty days of full-time employment,  would be eligible for employer paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance, and retirements plans are also available. After one year of service, receive 6% retirement contributions.

Staff Attorney (Pensacola)


Disaster Legal Services Law Clerk (Tallahassee)
15/hour
Part-time

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a law student intern to assist our Disaster Coordination Attorney in the development and implementation of a legal training program to benefit pro bono attorneys volunteering to help disaster survivors and assist with the cross-training education of legal and non-legal responders. This position is part of a grant funded by the Legal Services Corporation in response to and to improve legal services to survivors of Hurricane Michael. The Disaster Legal Services Law Clerk is funded through December 2021 at a rate of $15 per hour for an average of 20 hours/week. The specific work schedule can be flexible around a class schedule. The position is available immediately in the Tallahassee office.

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

Applicants must complete a Legal Services of North Florida employment application and submit a resume through the online hiring portal will not be considered for this position.

Disaster Legal Services Law Clerk (Tallahassee)


Leon COVID Recovery Attorney (Tallahassee)
50,000 /year
Full-time

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Leon COVID Recovery Attorney in our Tallahassee location. Ability to work independently and in team environments to obtain results to positively impact the legal needs of low-income and vulnerable individuals in our community.

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, be comfortable with office technology, and able to learn electronic case management system. Experience with housing law, consumer law, tax law, public benefits such as social security disability and unemployment, bankruptcy law, or other financial recovery resources would be beneficial.

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), and sick leave. After sixty days, fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children. Additional voluntary options of term life, disability insurance are available. After one year of full-time service, employer makes retirement contributions of 6%.

Leon COVID Recovery Attorney (Tallahassee)


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