LEGAL ASSISTANT

State of Tennessee

Nashville, TN

Government , Legal


Position Description / Responsibilities

How you make a difference in this role:

The Office of General Counsel provides legal advice to DHS programs, legal representation in judicial and administrative litigation affecting the department, prepares departmental rules, and prepares legislation for and analysis of legislation affecting the Department.

The Legal Assistant is responsible for:

Key Responsibilities:


Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

Education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college, university, or professional school with one of the following:

(1) an Associate's Degree in Paralegal or Legal Assistant studies; (2) a Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal or Legal Assistant studies; (3) Paralegal Certificate; or (4) one year (28 semester hours) of graduate level law school. Two years of experience in a legal office or similar environment performing legal research and documenting findings, drafting legal pleadings, and assisting attorneys with settling legal disputes.

Required Experience:

Applicants may be subject to background check. Any position could ultimately be designated as work from home, mobile work or free address (i.e. Employees work in office and can choose from various space options based on need for a given day such as private meeting rooms, conference rooms, collaborative spaces and enclaves for individual work assignments.)


Application Instructions

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