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Staff Attorney (Mental Health Law Partnership)


We are seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to provide high-quality, comprehensive legal services to families and individuals served by LAET through our McNabb Center Mental Health Law Partnership. Health Law Partnerships pair lawyers with medical professionals to address the legal issues that stand in the way of achieving good health outcomes. Often there are underlying legal issues that impact a patient’s health, issues that only a lawyer can address. A demonstrated commitment to exceptional legal work and equal access to justice is required. Candidates should possess cultural sensitivity for the communities we serve and the courage to reflect and uphold the mission and values of LAET.



Qualifications: Candidates must be admitted to the Tennessee Bar, a recent law graduate anticipating admission to the Tennessee Bar, or admitted to the bar of another state with the ability to waive into Tennessee.

Salary: Dependent upon experience, from $57,125 for newly admitted attorneys, higher for each year of experience thereafter. LAET offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, retirement, and paid leave.


To Apply: 

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and writing sample by email to Charlie McDaniel, Director of Human Resources, at

This position will remain open until filled.

Continuation of this position is contingent on continued grant funding.  Legal Aid provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. No faxes or phone calls, please.



Submission Deadline: 
May 23, 2023
Organization Information: 
Legal Aid of East Tennessee
United States