Job Details

Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 24,2018

Posted on

Jul 23,2018

Location

Clarksville, TN
Practice Area
Public Interest Law >> Public Interest Law
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Profile

Attorney Candidate will provide legal representation to income-eligible clients in general civil cases; practice areas include housing, consumer, elder law, health and benefit law, employment law and re-entry issues. As part of a holistic approach, representation may also include varying areas of law as needed, administrative advocacy, and community education for clients in accordance with program guidelines and priorities and the Code of Professional Responsibility. Provide administrative case information as requested by specific funders.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law school graduate. Admitted to practice in Tennessee. Demonstrated interest in public interest law and the problems of disadvantaged communities. Has substantive experience required for work under a specific funding source or in a specialized unit. Ability to relate to the needs of people of diverse backgrounds and adhere to confidentiality standards. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Excellent interpersonal skills. Fluency in written and spoken Spanish a plus. Experience in public speaking and training others on the law. Experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc) and Legal Files database. Ability to learn new computer skills.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references (with phone numbers). No phone calls, please.

Company info

Hiring Manager
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
1321 Murfreesboro Pike,
Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37217