Job Details

Staff Attorney

Company name

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Columbia, TN

Posted on

Apr 03,2018
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
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Staff 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. Should have demonstrated interest in public interest law, health and benefits law, and family law. Experienced in public speaking and training others on the law is needed. Experience working under and reporting on grants and proficiency with Microsoft Office software and Legal Files database is preferred. Fluency in written and spoken Spanish language is a plus. Deadline: April 30, 2018

Additional info

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

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
575 Oak Ridge Turnpike,
Suite 201
Oak Ridge, TN 37830