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Legal Helpline Attorney


Three Rivers has an immediate opening for a full-time Legal Helpline Attorney. The attorney may work out of the Gainesville, Lake City, or Jacksonville office locations, with the option to go to a hybrid or remote schedule after the successful completion of an introductory period. The Legal Helpline Attorney will provide advice and brief services to eligible clients in the areas of housing, family, consumer, public benefits, probate and estate planning, etc. Contact with clients will primarily be over the telephone. A desire to represent the needs of low-income clients and underserved populations is essential.


  • Provide advice on to clients over the telephone regarding civil legal matters;
  • Provide brief services to clients, such as drafting pro se documents, calling third parties, engaging in brief negotiations.
  • Draft advice letters and provide clients information about other resources.
  • Conduct legal research;
  • In coordination with the Managing Attorney, communicate and foster relationships with the courts, local and state bar associations, community agencies, and local client groups;
  • Represent TRLS at meetings, community events, and other outreach.

Salary and Benefits: $50,485 plus, depending on experience. Full benefits package including health insurance, FSA, generous paid leave, short term disability, life insurance, a 5% employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan after 2 years of service, continuing legal education, and paid membership in the Florida Bar and local bar association.

  • Attorney in good standing with the Florida Bar or law school graduate pending admission to the Florida Bar;
  • Excellent oral, written, and legal research skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and G-Suite;
  • Demonstrated interest in public interest law and commitment to justice for low-income and underserved populations;
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English), preferred, but not required.
To Apply: 

Apply at All applications must include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. EOE and ADA compliant. Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2023 or until position is filled.

TRLS invites all applicants to include in their cover letter a statement about how their unique background and/or experiences might contribute to our staff's diversity, cultural vitality,  perspective, and practice.

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or veteran status.


Submission Deadline: 
June 30, 2023
Organization Information: 
Three Rivers Legal Services
3225 University Blvd South, Suite 220
Jacksonville, FL 32216
United States
Phone: 904-394-7450