Careers

jobsLegal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Additionally, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands frequently sponsors candidates for public interest fellowships, including Skadden and Equal Justice Works fellowships. LAS will also consider sponsoring candidates for other fellowships for which they may be eligible.

Open Positions

Nashville- SNAP Community Outreach Advocate

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) SNAP Community Outreach Advocate in its Nashville office.  This position will network and build sustaining relationships with local, regional, and national anti-hunger advocacy organizations and service...
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Director of Development

 Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands seeks an energetic and self-motivated individual to manage the Organization’s fundraising strategy. With the goal of fostering a culture of deep-rooted philanthropy and advocacy, the Director of Development will manage all aspects of...
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Nashville- Family Law Attorney

Family Law Attorney Position Available in Nashville Legal Aid Society has an opening for an attorney in its Nashville Office. This attorney will provide legal representation to eligible clients in civil cases, seeking safety and independence.  Primary clientele includes low-income victims of domestic violence and sexual assault seeking...
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Development Intern- Unpaid Internship

Legal Aid Society is looking for a qualified intern to join our Nashville office for a minimum of three months, with a six month commitment preferred. The Development Intern will work with the development team to maintain donor databases, identify...
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Cookeville- TSLA Paralegal

Legal Aid Society has an opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) Paralegal in its Cookeville office. The Paralegal will provide case management support to attorneys in LAS’s Cookeville and Oak Ridge offices, and will also educate, build networks, and provide outreach to community organizations and eligible low-income...
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Columbia – Health & Benefits Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for an attorney in its Columbia office.  The attorney will provide legal representation to income-eligible clients in civil cases, with a specific focus on health, benefits, and education, income tax controversies with the...
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Columbia-Consumer, Housing and Re-Entry Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for an attorney in its Columbia office.  The attorney will provide legal representation to income-eligible clients in civil cases, with a specific focus on consumer protection and housing/tenant’s rights advocacy or re-entry barriers...
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Nashville- Family Law Lead Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for Lead Family Law Attorney in its Nashville office.  The Attorney will provide day-to-day management of the Nashville Family Law Practice Group and promote efficient, high-quality advocacy. The attorney will also provide legal...
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