The candidate will join in the area of Victims Rights. Perform traditional research, interview clients and witnesses, assist with litigation-related activities, and help develop cases. Generally, a clerk works with more than one attorney in practice areas of interest to the student. Spanish skill is preferred. read more
Attorney - Public Defender
The candidate will specialize in one or more of the 40-plus practice area teams addressing important issues such as civil rights, criminal defense, denial of the ability to vote, defense of border wall acquisition, disaster assistance, environmental justice, housing rights, family violence, consumer rights, farm labor, international child abduction, access to benefits, sexual assault, LGBTQ issues, and employment discrimination. Must be licensed ... read more
Law Student Intern
The intern will work closely with the Senior Advisor and Executive Director, both attorneys, and will be integrally involved in the process of preparing legal content for the website, as well as researching and preparing materials regarding cutting-edge workplace issues, for blogs, action alerts, and other web-based communications. Experience in employment law is preferred. Should be strongly interested in protecting the rights of workers. Must have exce...
Duties: Works in Congress and state legislatures to inform environmental laws; in regulatory agencies to implement environmental laws and policies; and in the courts to enforce the law, stop the worst abuses, and set important precedents. Works collaboratively with more than 100 national, state, and local groups to enhance their efficacy and achieve common conservation goals.
Intern will work from the main office located in the heart of downtown Nashville. Graduate students, law students, and undergraduate students can apply.
Deadline September 15.
The candidate will also perform routine clerical and secretarial duties to support the activities of the staff attorneys, including drafting and typing legal documents, conducting intake, researching, compiling and drafting discovery, making telephone calls, transcribing dictation, data processing, case file maintenance, meeting with clients, and record keeping. Educate and advocate for low-income people. Must be sensitive to and committed to providin...
Intern will work from the main office located in the downtown Nashville. Graduate students, law students, and undergraduate students can apply.
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The candidate will serve as second full-time litigator in growing litigation arm and will work with and report directly to our Vice President of Legal Affairs. Conduct pro bono litigation on behalf of Tennesseans whose constitutional rights have been violated. Identify, vet, and prepare clients for potential litigation, with a particular emphasis on local property rights issues. Prepare cases for full vetting and approval by the Center’s senior leadership ...
The clerk can expect to do research and writing on issues for litigation or for other environmental advocacy in a substantive area. Depending on the project area, research may include federal and state environmental statutes and regulations, and procedural and evidentiary issues. In addition to doing research, clerks also participate in strategy sessions and other aspects of case or project management. Clerks may also be involved in meetings on environment...
The candidate will provides employment-related legal assistance to low-wage temporary and immigrant workers throughout Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Enforces migrant and seasonal agricultural workers’ core employment rights, including workers’ rights under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the H-2A Regulations of Immigration and Nationality Act, Title VI...
Legal Administrative Assistant
Responsibilities: Performs administrative duties of office. Provides general clerical support for the office, including answering phones, greeting visitors, interacting with vendors, word processing, proofreading and editing written materials, booking travel, preparing expense reports and filing. Provides legal and administrative support to attorneys, including court filings, research, processing and other legal and administrative tasks. Resp...
Family Law/Immigration Paralegal
The candidate will provide case management assistance to Immigration and Family Law Attorneys. Perform routine clerical and secretarial duties to support the activities of the staff attorneys, including drafting and typing legal documents, conducting intake, researching, compiling and drafting discovery, making telephone calls, transcribing dictation, data processing, case file maintenance, meeting with clients, and record keeping. Educate ...