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

Cookeville and Columbia – Seniors Law Attorney

Legal Aid Society has openings for two attorneys in its Columbia and Cookeville offices.  The attorneys will provide legal representation to eligible senior clients in civil cases, focusing on clients experiencing health, public benefits, housing and consumer issues and will...
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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 – Secretary

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) secretary in its Columbia, TN office.  Secretary will perform routine clerical and secretarial duties to support the activities of the staff attorneys including drafting and typing...
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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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Nashville- Consumer/Housing Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Consumer and Housing Law attorney in its Nashville office.  Attorney will provide legal representation to eligible clients in civil cases, focusing on clientele experiencing a consumer or housing issue including, but...
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Nashville – Accounting Clerk

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a part-time Accounting Clerk in its Nashville office.  The work schedule is 20-25 hours per week, Monday-Friday, but is flexible.  The Accounting Clerk will assist the Accountant in various accounting functions as...
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Grant Writer

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Grant Writer.  The Grant Writer will research new local, state, and national grants and funding sources to support the organization’s work in 48 Tennessee counties.  Write and edit new grant applications,...
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