Disability Law Section

The section serves as a resource for Tennessee lawyers practicing in the area of disability rights or who have an interest in building a disability rights practice. The section offers continuing legal education and a forum for advancing disability rights.

Chair
West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc.
210 West Main Street
Jackson, TN 38302
(731)426-1313
Immediate Past Chair
Law Office of Donna Simpson
PO Box 2327
Cookeville, TN 38502
(931)526-2933

Disability Rights Tennessee Hiring Legal Director

Disability Rights Tennessee, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities, is seeking a legal director. The legal director leads, manages and supports legal personnel who provide direct client representation and serves as lead counsel or co-counsel in major litigation including class action lawsuits. The position also develops, maintains and disseminates legal information to provide support to a legal team and assures staff knowledge remains up-to-date. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, a  resume and a recent pleading or motion related to applicant’s involvement in systemic and individual litigation to sheliam@disabilityrightstn.org
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Item of Interest

Below is an article that was published in the the Disability Section Connect. We thought it had information that would be of interest to those of you in this section as well.  

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