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Organization TypePublic Interest
Date Last Verified
Years of Experience
ProfileFamily / Health And Benefits Attorney The candidate will provide legal representation to eligible clients in civil cases, focusing on clients experiencing health and benefits and family law issues. Case work would include advocacy for victims of domestic violence, including representation in order of protection and divorce cases, advocacy for eligibility for health care services and eligibility for public benefits. Lead Pro Bono efforts in the office. Must be a law school graduate and be admitted to practice in Tennessee or willing to take first available Bar examination. Must have a demonstrated interest in public interest law, health and benefits law, and family law. Should be experienced in public speaking and training others on the law; be organized; and work with a team and independently. Experience working under and reporting on grants and proficiency with Microsoft Office software and Legal Files database preferred. Fluency in written and spoken Spanish language a plus.
Send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references (with phone numbers). No phone calls.
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
575 Oak Ridge Turnpike,
Oak Ridge, TN 37830