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Senior Deputy Director of Client Services


Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Senior Deputy Director of Client Services in its Nashville office. The Senior Deputy Director will report to the Executive Director, and will be responsible for the overall management and direction of the client services at Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands throughout its 8 offices in Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Oak Ridge, and Tullahoma. Administrative responsibilities include the implementation of strategic planning and regionalization; administration of grant programs, investigating and resolving client complaints and grievances, program development, program implementation, contract compliance, and program evaluation.


Applicants must be admitted to practice law in Tennessee, or another state and applying for admission to Tennessee Bar. Seven or more years practicing law preferred. Preferred seven or more years of experience in policy administration or management of an office, firm, company, or non-profit organization.
BA/BS/MBA in business, public administration, or related field preferred. Possess experience with project management, grant compliance, intermediate to expert skills in Microsoft Office (specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and excellent computer skills. Superior oral and written communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners. Exceptional interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence, ability to keep confidences, and work on a fast-paced, high demand team. Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to meet deadlines. Meticulous attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and shift priorities. Must have driver’s license and access to transportation.

To Apply: 

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, writing sample and, three references (with phone numbers and email).
No phone calls, please. Send by mail or e-mail (in Word or PDF form at) to:

Hiring Manager

Re: Senior Deputy Director
Legal Aid Society
1321 Murfreesboro Rd, Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37217



Submission Deadline: 
June 7, 2022
Organization Information: 
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
1321 Murfreesboro Pike Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37217
United States
Phone: 615-780-7137