Legal Services of North Florida (LSNF)

Organization website

Primary geographic focus: Florida
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: LSNF
Lists: LSC




Legal Services meets vital needs for low-income clients

Ellen Piekalkiewicz
Tallahassee Democrat
November 14, 2016
While those facing criminal charges are, by law, provided an attorney when they cannot afford it; those with cases in civil court regularly go without representation and without access to courts and justice, absent help from organizations like LSNF.

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Pensacola pro-bono attorneys may lose $1.4 million under Trump

Kevin Robinson
Pensacola News Journal (FL)
March 24, 2017
Thousands of local citizens wind up in court each year fighting legal battles to keep their homes, to maintain custody of their children and to hold onto work and medical benefits.

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“Escambia Project” Expands Residents’ Access To Legal Help

Sandra Averhart
WUWF (Pensacola, FL)
November 6, 2017
It utilizes a unique community approach to developing new legal help services that are accessible and easy to use.

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Tallahassee Dancing with the Stars event to benefit legal aid

Nada Hassanein
Tallahassee Democrat
December 4, 2017
Funds from Legal Services of North Florida's Dancing with the Stars dance contest will benefit legal aid for residents across 16 counties in Florida who can't afford a lawyer.


Florida’s foster children deserve legal representation

Christina Spudeas
Tallahassee Democrat
February 1, 2018
The Constitution Revision Commission should place Proposal 40 on the ballot to make Florida the national model for protecting foster children by giving them both a lawyer and a volunteer Guardian ad Litem.


Volunteers take the floor for equal access to justice

Dina Foster
Tallahassee Democrat
December 5, 2018
Doing a two-step with the legal system without representation can be more than overwhelming.

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Torch, radio…house deeds? U.S. readies for hurricane season

Carey L. Biron
Reuters News Service
July 17, 2019
Torch, radio, whistle - all standard fare in a storm survival kit. Now Americans at risk of hurricane damage are being urged to grab their house deeds and check they are valid, too.

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With no moratorium in place for FL renters, ‘We expect a tsunami of evictions’

Laura Cassels
Florida Phoenix
August 19, 2020

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