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1610 SE 36th Avenue
Ocala, FL 34471
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida
Street address: 
1610 SE 36th Avenue
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is seeking a Family Law Staff Attorney for our dynamic, non-profit law firm at our Ocala office, and covering cases for the entire 5th Circuit. Legal work includes representation of clients on a broad range of Family Law topics, legal advocacy to low income clients in civil litigation matters, regular court appearances, hearings and trials, client interaction, drafting of pleadings and orders, preparation and review of discovery, and negotiation of settlement agreements. The Family Law Staff Attorney is a FT position with the ability to work both scheduled and flexible work hours, including some evenings/weekends, based on business need to perform duties and attend meetings and/or other functions throughout the CLSMF 12 county service area.


Must be admitted in good standing to practice law in Florida.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly preferred
Minimum of 2 - 4 years’ experience working with low-income and/or vulnerable clients and communities on civil legal matters; experience with subject matter areas including domestic violence, family time sharing, injunctions for protection, with a high capacity to prioritize, manage simultaneous tasks, and meet strict deadlines within a rapid-paced environment.
Ability to consistently and zealously advocate for clients while managing a full caseload; and professional commitment to improving CLSMF’s presence in the regions we serve.
Successful candidate will have highly approachable presentation and organizational skills and the ability to effectively and consistently engage and collaborate with a diverse constituency of community stakeholders and organizations.
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.

To apply: 

Resumes in confidence to [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer