Nashville School of Law

Website Dale Hutto & Lyle, PLLC

Position Description: Dale, Hutto & Lyle, PLLC, is a firm located in Columbia, TN, that serves the southern Middle Tennessee region. The law firm focuses on real estate, estate planning, probate, business formation, and general counsel for small business and non-profits. The partners in the firm also wholly own Maury County Title, which has provided residential and commercial closing services for almost 40 years.

We are seeking an Associate Attorney with 0-3 years of experience to join our firm. The successful candidate will practice primarily in the areas of real estate, estate planning, and probate. We are looking for individuals who exhibit the following attributes:

  • Collaborative and solution-focused
  • High degree of adaptability
  • Patience and diplomacy in high stress situations
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to manage own work
  • Self–motivated and able to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to move easily between projects across numerous practice areas
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth and development
  • Ability to receive feedback gracefully
  • Technologically fluent with an interest in automation of legal processes

All candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. All candidates must be either licensed to practice law in the State of Tennessee or be actively seeking licensure. For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, a legal writing sample, and references to Please include in your cover letter any relevant legal experience, your interest in real property as a practice area, your enneagram number, other potential practice areas you are interested in, the importance of the Oxford Comma, and your results from The Four Tendencies Quiz.

All submissions should be received no later than May 31st, 2024, however applicants will be considered as materials are received and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interviews will be conducted in person, via zoom or both. Interviews will begin as qualified submissions are received.

Position Type: Full time

Health Benefits? No

Typical Hours: 40

Location: Columbia, TN

NSL Alumni at organization: Thomas Hutto


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