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

Senior Law Attorney- Columbia

Legal Aid Society has an opening for an attorney in its Columbia office. The attorney will provide legal representation to eligible senior clients in civil cases, focusing on clients experiencing health, public benefits, housing and consumer issues and will carry...
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Family Law Attorney/VOCA Project Lead- Clarksville

Legal Aid Society has an opening for an attorney in its Clarksville office. This attorney will provide a wide range of legal representation and advocacy to victims of domestic violence, sexual trauma, and stalking under the Victims of Crime Act...
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Family Law/Immigration Paralegal- Nashville

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a VOCA Family Law/Immigration Paralegal Position in its Nashville office.  The Paralegal provide case management assistance to Immigration and Family Law Attorneys. Perform routine clerical and secretarial duties to support the activities...
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Family Law Paralegal- Nashville

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a VOCA Family Law Paralegal in its Nashville office.  The Paralegal will provide case management assistance to multiple Family Law Attorneys. Paralegal will also perform routine clerical and secretarial duties to support...
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Immigration Paralegal- Open Location

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a VOCA Immigration Paralegal. Position may be located in any of our eight offices: Nashville, Gallatin, Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Tullahoma, Murfreesboro or Oak Ridge. Paralegal will also perform routine clerical and secretarial...
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Family Law/ Housing Attorney- Oak Ridge

Legal Aid Society has an opening for an attorney in its Oak Ridge office. This attorney will legal representation and advocacy to eligible clients in civil cases, with a focus on housing law, and family law for victims of domestic...
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Administrative Assistant- Nashville

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) Administrative Assistant in its Nashville office.  This position will support the work of the Volunteer Lawyers Program across the 48 county service area. The Administrative Assistant...
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Immigration Attorney- Open Location

Legal Aid Society has an opening for a VOCA Immigration Attorney. Position may be located in any of our eight offices: Nashville, Gallatin, Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Tullahoma, Murfreesboro or Oak Ridge. This attorney will provide legal representation and advice to...
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Immigration Lead Attorney- Nashville

Legal Aid Society has an opening for a VOCA Immigration Lead Attorney. This position will be located in our Nashville office and will serve the 48 county Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands service area. This attorney...
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Victim Advocates- Gallatin, Murfreesboro, Columbia

Legal Aid Society has immediate openings for Victim Advocates in its Murfreesboro, Gallatin and Columbia offices.  The Victim Advocates will work with survivors of domestic violence in the multi-county territory served by each office.  A qualified applicant will be able...
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