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Organization TypePublic Interest
Years of Experience
Date Last Verified
ProfileDirector of Legal Services for Seniors Duties: A lawyer who oversees the implementation of all case work and outreach activity, including regional partner engagement and sustainability activities. Will monitor all outputs and communicate with each partner on their roles and responsibilities. Will work closely with Executive Directors, outreach coordinators and staff in each Consortium partner organizations. Will report directly to the Executive Director of Society.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: License to practice law in Tennessee or eligible for reciprocity and legal and management experience required. 4+ years' legal and 3 years' management experience preferred, expertise in elder and/or health care law, and prior supervisory experience in a legal services or similar program are highly desirable. Preferred experience to include a demonstrated interest in public interest law, supervising staff, and complying with federal and state grant regulations, including experience with the Legal Services Corporation. Preferred applicants will have a commitment to high quality representation and a desire to handle cases that benefit individual clients as well as those impacting their communities. 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. Demonstrated ability in public speaking, written and oral communication, and outstanding interpersonal relations. Experience with Microsoft Office software and databases. (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). Residence or intent to reside in the Nashville service area, the ability to work effectively with clients and colleagues and a sense of humor are preferred. Diverse economic, social and cultural experiences and Spanish fluency are a plus.
Term: 3 years but is expected to be sustained beyond that time period.
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Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
575 Oak Ridge Turnpike,
Oak Ridge, TN 37830