January 13, 2017 - 10:46 am

Tennessee Lawyers and Law Student to be Recognized for Commitment to Public Service Two distinguished Tennessee attorneys and a recent University of Tennessee College of Law graduate will be honored with the state’s top public service awards at a ceremony in...

January 5, 2017 - 9:48 am

January 4, 2017 – A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for victims of wildfires in Sevier County, Tennessee. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer, is a partnership between the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA), Legal...

December 15, 2016 - 10:34 am

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services is closed Monday, December 26, 2016 - Friday, December 30, 2016 for the Christmas and New Years holidays. We'll reopen at 8:30am on Monday, January 2, 2017. We wish you and yours a happy holiday season.

December 1, 2016 - 1:25 pm

NASHVILLE – December 1, 2016 – In response to the devastating wildfires in Gatlinburg and Sevier County, the Tennessee Bar Association is partnering with the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS), Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) and the Tennessee...

November 28, 2016 - 12:00 am

#GivingTuesday 2016 is over, but you can still support TALS' free legal helpline: 1-844-HELP4TN! We are adding a...

November 21, 2016 - 3:04 pm

The Community Legal Center (CLC) in Memphis, Tennessee, is looking for a lawyer with at least 3 years of experience as a practicing attorney (including a minimum of 2 in immigration).  This person will assist Memphis-area nonprofit immigration legal service...

November 21, 2016 - 8:49 am

The Administrative Office of the Courts is seeking a qualified person for the position of Pro Bono Coordinator to work with the Access to Justice Commission.   The Pro Bono Coordinator’s main job duties will be to cultivate, monitor, and follow-up with new...

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...