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Job Details - Staff Attorney- Health, Benefits and Education
Legal Aid Society
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 IRS and employment law. As a part of a holistic approach, representation may include varying areas of law as needed, community education and outreach, administrative advocacy, litigation in state and federal courts for clients in accordance with program guidelines and priorities and the Code of Professional Responsibility
Legal Aid Society has thirty-seven attorneys in eight offices in Middle and East Tennessee. Its attorneys provide low-income people expert legal assistance at all levels of state and federal court. Its staff includes national authorities in the fields of domestic violence, housing, consumer law, federal income taxation, health advocacy, nonprofit group representation, social security and special education. For more information about LAS, visit www.las.org.
• 2-3 years demonstrated experience in public interest law and the problems of disadvantaged communities preferred.
How To Apply
Applications must include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references (with phone numbers). No phone calls, please. Send by mail or e-mail (in Word or PDF format) to: