November 14, 2016 - 11:08 am

Tennessee's virtual legal advice clinic, tn.freelegalanswers.org, welcomed its 575th and 576th volunteer attorneys over the Veteran's Day Weekend. Attorneys, who must be authorized to give pro bono advice in Tennessee, login to the website and choose which...

November 7, 2016 - 3:19 pm

Nashville, Tenn. – The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Commission’s recently released annual report shows Tennessee attorneys are donating more than 500,000 hours of their time annually worth more than $100 million. For the calendar year 2014,...

October 31, 2016 - 10:36 am

KNOXVILLE – Legal Aid of East Tennessee hosted its Annual Celebrate Pro Bono evening in Knoxville on October 28th. The event, entitled “Forging Justice, was held at Ironwood Studios in Knoxville and celebrated local attorneys who donated time and civil legal...

October 27, 2016 - 12:29 pm

SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR LAW STUDENTS - WASHINGTON, D.C.; LOS ANGELES OR OAKLAND, CA. OFFICES Justice in Aging is a 44-year-old non-profit organization with staff and offices in Oakland and Los Angeles, CA, as well as in Washington, D.C. We have a...

October 27, 2016 - 12:24 pm

Four attorneys are representing Tennessee at the annual Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. Tennessee...

October 20, 2016 - 10:02 am

CHATTANOOGA (October 19, 2016) – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) has inducted two longtime members of the judiciary into its Chattanooga Pro Bono Hall of Fame. Former Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice William M. Barker and retired Hamilton County...

October 4, 2016 - 11:21 am

The law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. recognized members of the ABA Free Legal Answers...

October 3, 2016 - 12:49 pm

Swearing in with Gov. Haslam September 30, 2016 Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Jeff Bivins will have a ceremonial swearing in with Gov. Bill Haslam at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 6, 2016 in the historic Supreme Court chambers within the Capitol. The...

October 3, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Celebrate Pro Bono Month 2016 kicks off this weekend with more than 50 events planned across the state during the month of October. See the Tennessee Bar Association's statewide coverage of events here. Tennessee lawyers help thousands of clients throughout...

September 29, 2016 - 2:36 pm

KNOXVILLE – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) has completed production and distribution of a video series called “The Anytime Attorney: Legal Information On Demand 24/7.” The series addresses civil legal issues in Tennessee law such as Orders of Protection,...

September 16, 2016 - 1:37 pm

TALS' staff member Samantha Sanchez was selected as one of 30 leaders in the nonprofit sector who are in their 30s. The...

September 13, 2016 - 10:23 am

KNOXVILLE (September 7, 2016) – Terry J. Woods, who recently retired from Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET), has been honored by the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA) for her 15 years as LAET’s Knoxville Pro Bono Project Director. Ms. Woods was surprised with...

September 3, 2016 - 1:35 pm

Justice Bivins Elected by Colleagues to Serve as Chief Justice of Tennessee Supreme Court The Supreme Court elected...
Justice Jeff Bivins sworn in as Chief Justice by Justice Cornelia Clark

August 29, 2016 - 11:27 am

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services' office will be closed Tuesday, August 30 - Friday, September 2, 2016 while TALS hosts the 2016 Equal Justice University conference in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The TALS' free legal helpline, 1-844-HELP4TN, will be...

August 22, 2016 - 1:35 pm

KNOXVILLE – For over 50 years, the lawyers of Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) have been zealously advocating for the rights of Knoxville’s most vulnerable citizens, making sure that they receive fairness in the justice system regardless of how much money...