2019 Government and Public Interest Day

Representatives of 24 government and public interest employers came to VLS to speak with students on Government and Public Interest Day on Jan. 24. The annual event’s informal format allows students to learn about the work of various government agencies and legal aid organizations and explore summer and semester internship and pro bono opportunities.

Participating employers included:

  • A Better Balance
  • ACLU of Tennessee
  • Arts & Business Council of Nashville/Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
  • Disability Rights Tennessee
  • Federal Public Defender’s Office, Nashville
  • Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy
  • Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
  • Nashville Metropolitan Department of Law
  • Nashville Metropolitan District Attorney’s Office
  • Nashville Defenders
  • National Labor Relations Board
  • Florida Public Defender, Ninth Judicial Circuit
  • Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Southern Migrant Legal Services
  • Tennessee Attorney General’s Office
  • Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
  • Tennessee Division of TennCare
  • Tennessee Justice Center
  • Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors
  • Tennessee Office of the Post-Conviction Defender
  • S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps
  • S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee
  • S. Marine Corps Judge Advocate General Corps
  • S. Navy Judge Advocate General Corps


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