Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts


The Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program is seeking applicants for a clinicianThis is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. This position reports to the Executive Director of TLAP.


  • Master’s level clinician actively seeking licensure or licensed clinician with a strong understanding of addiction & mood disorders.
  • Ability to work effectively with members of the legal profession.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to network with a range of professionals, associations, community resources and treatment facilities.
  • Public speaking experience, including development of presentation materials.
  • Support group facilitation experience.
  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word & Power Point.
  • Ability to travel throughout the state.

Duties and Responsibilities: Contract Clinician’s duties and responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following:

  • Assist lawyers, judges, & law students with consultation, assessments, short term motivational interviewing, referrals, and follow up support.
  • Promulgate and represent TLAP to legal professionals.
  • Develop and maintain a network of professional organizations and treatment resources.
  • Support Executive Director in program operation and execution of program policies and procedures.
  • Organize support networks throughout the state.
  • Assist in overseeing the TLAP Monitoring Program, including client case and file management, monitoring contracts, urine drug screens, volunteer assignments, database management, etc.
  • Share on-call responsibilities with other staff members to ensure that TLAP services are available after work hours.
  • Assist with administrative duties when necessary, including answering phones, typing, database entry, and filing.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Location: Nashville
Department: Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program
Position Available: Immediately
Position Closing: This position will remain open until filled

To Apply

Submit an Application for Employment in PDF, a resume, and three professional references by email to human.resources@tncourts.gov. The Court System accepts only electronic applicant information saved in PDF format.

Thank you for taking time to submit your information for consideration. Please note that applicants will only receive communication regarding submissions if selected for an interview.

For more information: please email: human.resources@tncourts.gov