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Staff Attorney (Veterans)


Three Rivers Legal Services has an immediate opening for a Veterans Staff Attorney in its Jacksonville Office. This is a position working primarily with veterans and veteran families. Caseload includes VA pension, VA disability, discharge upgrades, SSDI, SSI, child support, housing, and other civil legal cases necessary to secure and/or maintain housing stability for veterans and their families. A desire to represent the needs of low-income clients and underserved populations is essential.


  • Provide civil legal services to clients and client groups including, advice, brief services, negotiation, administrative representation, and court litigation;
  • Draft pleadings, letters, and community outreach materials;
  • Conduct legal research and draft legal memoranda;
  • Review and supervise work product of assigned support staff member;
  • 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, generous paid leave, short-term disability, life insurance, paid continuing legal education, and paid membership in the Florida Bar and a 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 persons;
  • Willingness to travel to rural communities.
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 May 31, 2023, unless the 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: 
May 31, 2023
Organization Information: 
Three Rivers Legal Services
3225 University Blvd South, Suite 220
Jacksonville, FL 32216
United States
Phone: 904-394-7450