Three Rivers Legal Services seeks new Executive Director
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. [TRLS] is seeking a new executive director to begin in early 2014. Long time executive director, Allison Thompson, is retiring after 17 years with the program.
The Executive Director is charged with leading Three Rivers, a local non-profit dedicated to providing quality civil legal assistance to vulnerable individuals and families in 17 rural and urban counties in north Florida. The program, with offices in Gainesville, Lake City and Jacksonville, stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Coast. The administrative office is in Gainesville.
The new Executive Director will lead TRLS in strategic planning to maximize efforts for progressive development in new areas of representation and expanding services for the poor in our delivery areas. The Executive Director must possess vision and a passion for serving and advocating for the poor.
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Who We Are
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. is a local, non-profit corporation which provides free civil legal services to low-income, eligible clients in seventeen counties throughout North Florida.
Our mission is to provide quality legal assistance to the poor, abused, disabled and elderly of North Florida and to empower and educate them through preventive legal education.
Three Rivers Legal Services was established in November 1977 after the merger of Storefront Legal Aid in Gainesville, Florida and a legal aid component of Suwannee River Economic Council in Live Oak. The new program first received funding from the Legal Services Corporation in 1978 to serve seven counties in North Central Florida. Five more counties were added in 1979 and in 2004 the program again expanded and now provides advice and legal assistance to low income persons in seventeen counties throughout North Florida.
If you think you have a legal problem and might be eligble for Three Rivers Legal Services, call to make an appointment at one of our offices to speak with an attorney.
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