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

Law Firm Intake Coordinator (Pensacola)

23,000/year
Full-time
 

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for Intake Coordinator to support intake call staff across five offices. 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 comfort with technology such as scanning, multi-line phone system, web-based programs, and professional experience with the Microsoft Office Suite. Applicant must work well individually, and as part of local and remote teams. Entry level compensation of $23,000 annually (DOE). 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. Preference will be given to applicants in the Tallahassee or Pensacola areas.

 

Law Firm Intake Coordinator (Tallahassee)

23,000/year
Full-time
 

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for Intake Coordinator to support intake call staff across five offices. 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 comfort with technology such as scanning, multi-line phone system, web-based programs, and professional experience with the Microsoft Office Suite. Applicant must work well individually, and as part of local and remote teams. Entry level compensation of $23,000 annually (DOE). 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. Preference will be given to applicants in the Tallahassee or Pensacola areas.

 

Florida Legal Aid Enhancement Attorney (Elder Access, Tallahassee)

61,000/year
Full-time
 

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for a Staff Attorney for the Florida Legal Aid Enhancement Project (FLAEP). FLAEP is a federally-funded project to work with other Florida partners to improve access to legal assistance for elders with critical needs. This Staff Attorney will engage in direct representation, extensive outreach and community education, and development of technology and other tools to improve access to legal help for elders. Candidates should be a member of The Florida Bar with at least five years of law or related experience. Ability to work independently and in team environments, to analyze complex issues and to obtain results to positively impact the client and community is desired. Position location is negotiable at one of our five office locations: Tallahassee, Quincy, Panama City, Ft. Walton Beach, or Pensacola.

Entry-level salary of $61,000 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 Florida Legal Aid Enhancement Attorney (Tallahassee)

 
 

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.

Apply Here for Disaster Response Law Clerk (Tallahassee)

 

Intake Specialist (Panama City)

23,000/year
Full-time
 

Legal Services of North Florida has an opening for an Intake Specialist to support its intake call center. 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 annually (DOE). 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. Location is negotiable, with Panama City preferred.

Apply Here for Intake Specialist (Panama City)

 

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. 

 

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.

 

Current Internships Opportunities

Law Clerk Student Paid Internship: Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Human Trafficking

15/hour
Part-time

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a law student intern to assist our Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corp Fellow to 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.

The Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Legal Intern will receive $15/hour for part-time work 15 hours per week over 19 weeks, up to a total of 280 hours. Flexible start date and can negotiate days/ schedule.

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.

 

Apply Here for Human Trafficking Clerk (Tallahassee)