The Innocence Project Florida is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action employer, that strives for diversity among its applicant pool as well as within its staff and board. We do not discriminate in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age or disability. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds, especially racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and smart people with non-linear/non-traditional experience and educational backgrounds to apply for this position. Most importantly, no matter their background, the person selected for this position must embrace, advocate for, and deeply value equity, diversity, and inclusivity.
Posted: January 19, 2021
Closing: February 26 2021
Innocence Project of Florida - Staff Attorney Position
The Innocence Project of Florida, Inc. (IPF) is seeking a Staff Attorney with a demonstrated passion for social justice issues, beginning as early as April 2021 in its Tallahassee, Florida office. The Staff Attorney will be a full-time position and will report directly to the Executive Director.
The Innocence Project of Florida is a 501(c)(3) non-profit legal defense organization dedicated to representing Florida prison inmates who can prove their innocence using DNA testing and other newly discovered evidence of actual innocence. IPF is the premier criminal justice organization in Florida and has helped release numerous individuals who collectively spent hundreds of years in prison for crimes they did not commit.
As of March 2020, all of Innocence Project of Florida’s operations have moved online.
The person who is hired for this position will be expected to visit IPF’s office in
Tallahassee, FL and various courts throughout Florida sporadically while maintaining
appropriate social distance and safety protocols. The Staff Attorney’s day-to-day job will
be carried out remotely until otherwise indicated.