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

Paralegal- Tennessee Senior Law Alliance

Legal Aid Society (LAS) has an opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) Paralegal that will work with income-eligible seniors and their families.  This position will be based out of the Nashville office (covering the 16 Tennessee counties served...
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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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Bilingual Intake Specialist

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a VOCA Family Law/Immigration Bilingual Intake Specialist Position in its Nashville office.  The Bilingual Intake Specialist will complete intakes on potential Immigration and Family Law clients and provide case handling and case...
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Columbia- Victim Advocate

  Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Victim Advocate in its Columbia office.  The Victim Advocate will work with survivors of domestic violence in an eight-county service area.  A qualified applicant will be able to understand the...
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Nashville- Re-Entry Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an opening for a Re-Entry 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. The lawyer will represent...
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Nashville- Family Law Paralegal

  Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Family Law Paralegal in its Nashville office.  The Paralegal will provide case management assistance to at least three Family Law Attorneys.  The Paralegal will also perform routine clerical and secretarial...
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