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Children's Legal Services


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At CLS, we recognize that our ability to advocate for Florida’s dependent children begins with hiring and advancing talented attorneys. We are looking for new and experienced attorneys who are energetic and motivated. CLS offers rewarding work in a collaborative team atmosphere with competitive wages and state benefits. If you are interested in joining a team of over 250 attorneys to make a difference in the lives of children, please consider the opportunities below.

Attorney Opportunities

From time to time, CLS has vacancies for attorneys throughout the State. Please visit People First for our current vacancies. When applying we require you to submit a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and a State of Florida application.
Submit your information for general consideration to work with CLS

Internship Opportunities

We have internship opportunities throughout the state during the academic year and the summer.
Sign up to volunteer with CLS.

Recruiting Events

The Children’s Legal Services recruiting department visits the law schools throughout Florida during the academic year. We visit all 12 Florida law schools during the on campus recruiting season in the fall. In the spring, we visit the Florida law schools that hold various table talks/career fairs. We have also had the opportunity to speak to student organization groups at their monthly meetings, participated in mock interview programs, and sat on panel discussions for different law school’s career services offices. If you are out of state and would like us to do a virtual presentation we may be able to assist you. If you would like to have us speak at your law school please contact We will be happy to share the great experience of working at Children’s Legal Services!

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