Government and Public Interest Virtual Fair features 31 legal employers

Mar 2, 2021

Representatives of 31 government and public interest employers across Tennessee and the Southeast participated in the annual Government and Public Interest Day.

This year’s event was a virtual fair featuring live information sessions scheduled throughout January and early February along with videos and written descriptions of employment programs and opportunities. The event allows students to learn about the work of a variety of legal employers in the government and nonprofit sectors 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
  • Choosing Justice Initiative
  • Disability Rights Tennessee
  • Federal Public Defender’s Office
  • Fulton County Public Defender (Georgia)
  • Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy
  • Knox County Office of the District Attorney General (Knoxville)
  • Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
  • Metropolitan Nashville Department of Law
  • Metropolitan Nashville District Attorney’s Office
  • Nashville Defenders
  • Office of the State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit (Florida)
  • Public Defender, Fourth Judicial Circuit (Florida)
  • Public Defender, Ninth Judicial Circuit (Florida)
  • Shelby County Public Defender (Memphis)
  • Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Southern Migrant Legal Services
  • Tennessee Attorney General’s Office
  • Tennessee Department of Children’s Services
  • Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
  • Tennessee Innocence Project
  • Tennessee Justice Center
  • Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors
  • Tennessee Office of the Post-Conviction Defender
  • S. Air Force JAG
  • S. Army JAG
  • S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Tennessee
  • S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • S. Navy JAG

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