Tennessee Law Schools and Careers

Career Information for Lawyers in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chattanooga, Jackson and Memphis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Clarksville, Morristown and Kingsport
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Lawyers in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Chattanooga, Jackson and Memphis

Schools for Lawyers in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Law Schools in Tennessee

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Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Law - Non-Profit Management, Master of Arts in Law - National Security, Master of Arts in Law - Business and Commercial Law, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Legal Support and Services, Undergraduate in Legal Studies, MS in Legal Studies, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master
South College

Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.

  • Programs: BS Legal Studies, CERT Paralegal Studies, AS Paralegal Studies
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Certificate, Associate
Brightwood College

About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

  • Programs: General Practice Paralegal, Paralegal Studies - Associates
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate
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More Tennessee Law Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
The University of Tennessee Knoxville Doctorate 29,937
University of Memphis Memphis Doctorate & First Professional 20,379
Vanderbilt University Nashville Doctorate & First Professional 11,847

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Tennessee. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lawyers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Jackson 140 $130420 0.52
Johnson City 110 $71380 0.33
Cleveland 60 $0 0.3
Knoxville 1180 $110060 0.72
Nashville 2830 $108870 0.72
Davidson 2830 $108870 0.72
Murfreesboro 2830 $108870 0.72
Franklin 2830 $108870 0.72
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