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- Part-time Accounting Clerk

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a part-time (up to 32 hours per week) Accounting Clerk in its Nashville office. The Accounting Clerk will perform a range of accounting and clerical tasks related to the accounts payable function....
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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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Cookeville- Senior Law Attorney

Legal Aid Society has an opening for an attorney in its Cookeville office. The attorney will provide legal representation to eligible senior clients in civil cases in the Cookeville and Oak Ridge service areas, focusing on clients experiencing health, public...
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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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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-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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Cycles of Success Paralegal- Oak Ridge

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) paralegal in its Oak Ridge service area. Job duties will include interviewing potential clients, performing legal needs assessments, and collecting sensitive case information. Paralegal will also...
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Cycles of Success Attorney- Oak Ridge

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) attorney in the Oak Ridge service area. The attorney will provide comprehensive civil legal help to families in Morgan and Scott Counties to break the cycle...
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Part-time Paralegal- Nashville

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a part-time (20 hours per week) paralegal in Nashville. Job duties will include interviewing potential clients, performing legal needs assessments, and collecting sensitive case information. Paralegal will also provide written and in-person...
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Housing and Employment Paralegal

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) Paralegal in its Nashville office.  This position will focus on cases involving public and subsidized housing/tenants’ rights advocacy (Section 8, private landlord/tenant, and fair housing), employment law and other similar...
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Family Law Legal Secretary- Nashville

Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time (40 hours per week) legal secretary for the Family Law unit of its Nashville office.  This position will perform clerical and secretarial duties to support the activities of Family Law attorneys, advocates and...
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