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Job Details - Knoxville Pro-Bono Project Staff Attorney
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
$61,000.00 - $63,000.00 per Year
Category Description:
Work Experience:
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level:
J. D.
Job Type:
Job Information
Position Description:

Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) seeks a full-time attorney to serve as the Pro Bono Project Staff Attorney for LAET’s Knoxville area offices and to provide high-quality, comprehensive legal services to families and individuals served by LAET. The Pro Bono Project Staff Attorney is responsible for, among other things, volunteer attorney recruitment and recognition, case placement and monitoring, organization of legal clinics, organization of volunteer attorney training, event planning and coordination, and creation of content for the firm’s annual Pro Bono Plan. Salary is dependent upon experience. LAET offers a generous benefits package. Continuation of this position is contingent on continued grant funding. Position is anticipated to begin immediately.

Required Skills:

A demonstrated commitment to exceptional legal work and equal access to justice is required.

Required Experience:

Candidates must be admitted to the Tennessee Bar and have more than three years of relevant experience. General litigation experience is preferred.

Contact Information
Crystal Lugo
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
Email Address:
How To Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume, three references, and writing sample to:


Crystal Lugo

Human Resources Specialist

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

535 Chestnut Street, Suite 360

Chattanooga, TN  37405


No faxes or phone calls, please. LAET is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.