Attorney Opportunities

While the summer associate program is the firm's primary means of hiring associates, on occasion, the firm hires experienced attorneys to fill particular needs of the firm.

If an opportunity for employment arises at Cornelius & Collins, information will be posted here.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Cornelius & Collins is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or veteran's status.

Cornelius & Collins traditionally hires associate attorneys through its summer program. The firm's summer associate program provides second-year law students with an unique opportunity to experience the firm. The purpose of the summer associate program is to closely reflect the experience of a young associate at the firm. In addition to research and drafting assignments, summer associates at Cornelius & Collins regularly participate in a variety of litigation matters with the firm's attorneys, including trials, arbitrations, mediations, depositions and motion hearings. Summer associates are given a wide variety of work experience with as many of the firm's attorneys as possible. Summer associates also perform work in a wide array of substantive areas with most, if not all, of the firm's attorneys. The firm's goal is to give summer associates a realistic and accurate view of practicing law at Cornelius & Collins.

The Cornelius & Collins summer program is open to second-year law students. The firm typically participates in on-campus interview programs at The University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University and the University of Memphis. The number of summer associates that are hired is determined by the expected hiring needs for future associates. The most competitive candidates are law students that have strong academic credentials, solid writing and communication skills, and most importantly, a sincere interest in litigation.

Administrative & Support Personnel


Becky Francis

The firm periodically has staff openings for secretarial, paralegal, and receptionist positions. Resumes for positions for administrative and support personnel should be directed to the firm's office manager:

Becky Francis
(615) 244-1440
bpfrancis@cclawtn.com.

Becky Francis
Office Manager