LSNF has five offices and employs staff attorneys, paralegals, legal secretaries and receptionists in each office. There are, at times, also clerkships, law student internships, externships and fellowships available through the FSU College of Law, Florida Bar Foundation, National Association for Public Interest Law, etc. Those organizations (or the Director of Litigation, Scott Manion, at the Legal Services of North Florida Tallahassee Office) may be contacted for information on these types of positions.
When positions are available, they will be listed on our positions list, advertised in the local newspaper and, for attorney positions, written notice will be sent to local voluntary bar associations and The Florida Bar. Applicants seeking employment should submit an application along with a recent resume listing professional qualifications and a cover letter stating the position advertised for which you are applying, to: Human Resources, Legal Services of North Florida, 2119 Delta Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida, 32303. If applying in general for future openings, we will simply retain your resume in a "pending" file.
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Sixty days after initial employment, an employee is eligible for the following benefits which are fully paid by LSNF: health insurance, with a prescription drug card, for the employee and his/her dependents, $10,000 in term life insurance, $10,000 accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and long term disability coverage. (Although LSNF does not pay the coverage on the spouse of an employee, an employee may opt to cover his/her spouse under LSNF's group plan at the employee's expense.) After one year of employment, LSNF will contribute 6% of employee’s salary to a 401k.
Work Schedule: Attorneys and professional exempt-level employees are required to work as many hours as necessary to complete their assigned duties. Other employees work a four-day workweek at 35 hours per week. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Leave: All permanent employees for their first two years of employment accrue annual leave (vacation) at the rate of seven hours per month (which amounts to 2.4 weeks per year); after two years of employment, professional staff begins earning five weeks per year and non-professional staff earn four weeks per year. All employees earn sick leave at the rate of seven hours per month.
All applicants must complete LSNF’s employment application form. Print, complete and attach your resume and send to:
Legal Services of North Florida. Inc.
2119 Delta Blvd.
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
FAX to 850-205-6540
EMAIL to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Legal Services of North Florida, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.