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

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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Clarksville- Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an opening for an Attorney in its Clarksville office. The attorney will provide legal representation to income-eligible clients in general civil cases; practice areas include housing, consumer, elder law, health and benefit law, employment law and...
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Nashville- Family Law Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an opening for an attorney in its Nashville 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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PAI Coordinator/Paralegal

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) PAI Coordinator/Paralegal in its Nashville office.  This position will support the work of the Volunteer Lawyers Program across the 48 county service area. The paralegal will...
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Cookeville- VOCA Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an opening for an attorney in its Cookeville 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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Gallatin- Senior Law/ Health and Benefits Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an opening for a Senior Law/ Health and Benefits Attorney in its Gallatin office. The attorney will provide legal representation to income-eligible clients and seniors in general civil cases, and the primary areas of practice will...
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Nashville- Victim Advocate

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Victim Advocate in its Nashville office.  The Victim Advocate will work with victims of domestic violence in a two-county territory.  A qualified applicant will be able to understand the law and...
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Columbia – Family/Health & Benefits Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Family, Health and Benefits Law attorney in its Columbia office.  Attorney will provide legal representation to eligible clients in civil cases, focusing on clients experiencing health and benefits and family law...
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Columbia – Receptionist/Secretary

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) receptionist/secretary in its Columbia, TN office.  The receptionist/secretary will answer and return telephone calls, courteously greet the public, complete initial intake of new clients, provide clerical...
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Columbia – Office Manager/Secretary

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) Office Manager/Secretary in its Columbia, TN office.  This position will serve as office manager, legal secretary, back-up receptionist, general office trouble-shooter and volunteer coordinator.  Will also...
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