Managing Attorney - Branch Managing Attorney

Fort Walton Beach, FL Full-time

Managing Attorney - Branch Managing Attorney

Legal Services of North Florida is hiring a Managing Attorney for the Ft. Walton Beach office. Work for a non-profit law firm, with 95+ employees in six offices across North Florida, that seeks legal justice for low-income and vulnerable individuals while understanding the value of work-life balance. The Managing Attorney will manage the law firm branch office and supervise the activities of the support staff and staff attorneys, while handling a reduced caseload. The Managing Attorney plays a pivotal role in advancing the mission of LSNF within the local community, collaborating with partner organizations, and looking for ways to effect systematic change with appellate work and high-impact cases. The Managing Attorney will be responsible for managing grant projects and task deadlines as well as convey goals to and motivate legal and non-legal team members to operate collaboratively. 

Quality applicants will have at least five years of experience practicing law and two years of experience supervising staff. Applicants must be a member of The Florida Bar in good standing.  Applicants should have strong leadership skills, passion to serve vulnerable populations, and the ability to work with diverse groups of people. Experience with public service or a legal services organization is desired.

Compensation is negotiable depending on experience. Comprehensive fringe benefits package includes:

  • Paid time off includes holidays, sick leave, and personal leave (which after two years, increases to five weeks per year)
  • 100% fully paid health insurance for employee & dependent children after 60 days of employment
  • Employer paid life insurance policy of $25,000
  • Employer contributes 6% to retirement/ 401K plan, after one year of full-time service
  • Additional voluntary options of dental, vision, term life, disability, and other insurance coverage is available. 
  • Flexible Work Plans including remote work options are considered after 6 months of employment.
  • Attorney bar dues, association dues, and CLEs are provided by employer.

All candidates must submit an application, resume, and cover letter through the hiring portal for consideration. A link to the application and hiring portal can be found on website at: www.LSNF.org

This company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, national origin, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected category.

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