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Open Positions at Legal Aid Service of Collier County

Last updated: January 2023.

1. Staff Attorney (Consumer/Housing Law)

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Qualifications

  • Florida Bar License (Required)
  • US work authorization (Required)
  • Consumer Law: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Housing Law: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Creole (Preferred)
  • Spanish (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Legal Aid Service of Collier County, Inc. has a newly created full-time attorney position in our Housing and Consumer Law Unit. This unit handles evictions, foreclosures, consumer debt, public benefits, and elder law. The applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar.

The ideal candidate will have at least 1 – 3 years of experience as an attorney in Housing, consumer law, bankruptcy, or other general poverty law areas. The position requires strong oral and written advocacy skills and willingness to be an aggressive advocate in court for indigent client population and, willingness to travel between Naples and Immokalee. Bilingual ability is a plus. Litigation experience preferred.

Salary D.O.E. Excellent benefits package offered. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our program visit: www.legalaid.com/collier

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401 (k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights

Experience:

  • Consumer Law: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Housing Law: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • Creole (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Florida Bar License (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

2. Staff Attorney (Family Law)

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Qualifications

  • Florida Bar License (Required)
  • Work Authorization (Required)

Full Job Description

Legal Aid Service of Collier County has an immediate opening for a Family Law Attorney with 3+ years of experience. Applicant must be a Florida Bar admitted attorney in good standing. The attorney will be working primarily with clients who are victims of crime. Family Law experience or Criminal Law experience is required.

The position requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate, and the ability to travel between Naples and Immokalee. Bilingual applicants preferred.

Salary D.O.E. Excellent benefits package offered. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our program visit: www.legalaid.com/collier

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401 (k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Following CDC’s recommended guidelines, masks/face covering are required at all times within the building.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Naples, FL 34112: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Florida Bar License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location
3. Children and Family Law Attorney

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Qualifications

  • Florida Bar License (Required)
  • Work authorization (Required)
  • Family Law: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Dependency Law: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Spanish or Creole (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Legal Aid Service of Collier County, Inc. has an opening for a staff attorney in our Children’s Law Unit. The attorney will represent children who have been victims of, or are at risk of, abuse, abandonment, or neglect and their non-offending parent in family law matters. The attorney will also represent children who are already in the foster care system. Applicant must be a member of the Florida Bar. 3 years of experience in Family Law or Dependency Law preferred.

Position requires excellent oral and written advocacy skills, a willingness to be an aggressive advocate for our clients and willingness to travel between Naples and Immokalee.

Salary D.O.E. Excellent benefits package, including possible eligibility for Loan Repayment Assistance Program and Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about our program visit: www.legalaid.com/collier. Bilingual applicants encouraged.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Naples, FL 34112: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Family Law: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Dependency Law: 3 years (Preferred)

Language:

  • Spanish or Creole (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Florida Bar License (Required)

Work Location: One location