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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
ProfileAttorney 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.
Send cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references (with phone numbers). No phone calls, please.
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
1321 Murfreesboro Pike,
Nashville, TN 37217