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Last Modified: 06/23/2020

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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida and encourage qualified applicants to review our job postings and apply for a specific opening.

You can be proud to work at CLSMF. For more than 50 years, our programs, services, and people embrace our statewide community with professional care. Our extensive range of legal and advocacy services also means rewarding opportunities to advance in a fulfilling career with a team of dynamic professionals.

We offer competitive salaries, a supportive work environment, and an exceptional benefit package for eligible positions, including:

  • A selection of medical, dental, prescription, life insurance, and long-term disability benefits.
  • A tax-deferred annuity (403b) plan, with CLSMF funded contributions to the plan.
  • Generous vacation, holiday, and other paid time off for vacation, personal, or floating holidays to honor the needs of our diverse employees, and approximately 14 scheduled paid holidays per year.

CLSMF is an Equal Opportunity Employer: We value a diverse workforce and the promotion of inclusive culture at all levels.

CLSMF does not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant for employment on the basis of age, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex, disability, socio-economic position, religion, political belief, protected genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal or State law.

Internships, Externships, and Volunteering

Are you an attorney looking for rewarding volunteer opportunities. Are you a law student or pre-law student looking for an internship/externship? Maybe a paralegal wanting to obtain legal experience while giving back?  Find out more about our volunteer opportunities by visiting this page.

COMPLETE CONFIDENCE will be maintained as you submit your resume to [email protected].

We are fortunate to receive a considerable number of applications from highly qualified individuals, and will only contact those candidates who best match the position requirements to begin the interview process.

Open Attorney Positions

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc., is seeking Helpline Attorneys in various areas of civil law to provide advice and brief services to clients throughout Central Florida for up to 24 scheduled hours per week. Must have a demonstrable commitment to understanding and addressing issues of low-income constituents. Must maintain professional and legal knowledge through reading and continuing education.

Determines client eligibility for legal services in accordance with program policies and procedures. The ideal candidate in this role provides legal services to eligible clients and client groups including identification of legal problems, investigation, advice, negotiation, administrative and legislative/quasi-legislative bodies and preparation of necessary documentation.

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess Florida Bar membership and be in good standing with the Florida Bar. No prior experience in any particular area of the law is required, however experience in one or more areas of law as listed above is preferred. The ability to speak multiple languages including Spanish is preferred. Must possess excellent legal and community partnership skills and be computer literate (Microsoft Office 365). Valid Florida automobile license, use of own auto, and proof of insurance necessary. Ability to perform duties and attend meetings and/or other functions throughout 12 county service area.

Resumes in confidence to [email protected]