August 8, 2011 - 2:11 pm

The EJU schedule has just been posted. View Schedule or register now for EJU.

August 5, 2011 - 12:00 am

New brochures outline special education rights and responsibilities of parents and schools NASHVILLE, Tenn., August 5, 2011 — The Legal Aid Society, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Nashville Public Defenders Office Juvenile Division’s Kids’ Rights...

August 4, 2011 - 1:03 pm

TALS gratefully acknowledges the generosity of its sponsors who have contributed funds to support this year's EJU. Sponors have made it possible to expand the conference to law students who would like to attend but are unable to afford the registration fee as...

July 22, 2011 - 1:06 pm

Legal aid programs and advocates may request to become registered users of TALS.org by clicking on the LOGIN button in the upper right hand corner of this website. Registered users will have access to the Document Library and the statewide directory (both...

July 22, 2011 - 12:09 pm

If you have ever attended the Equal Justice University, you will not be surprised by the quantity and quality of the workshops presented each year. This year is no different. Here's a glance at what you can expect during EJU slated for October 12th through...

July 22, 2011 - 10:44 am

Washington, DC — The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) today released its 2010 Annual Report, highlighting efforts by the nation’s single largest funder of civil legal assistance to promote equal access to justice. “LSC-funded programs address the civil legal...

July 22, 2011 - 10:31 am

The Legal Society of Middle TN and the Cumberlands (LASMTC) has recently published several special education brochures on its website. The Legal Aid Society of Middle TN, the Metropolitan Nashville Public Defender’s Office Kids’ Rights Program, The Arc of...

July 22, 2011 - 10:13 am

Obtains hundreds of thousands in benefits for low-income Tennesseans NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 7, 2011 – In 2010, Legal Aid Society staff helped individuals and their families in 5,671 civil legal cases, according to the firm’s year-end statistics released today...

July 22, 2011 - 12:00 am

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services is pleased to announce that Jim Sandman, president of the Legal Services Corporation, will be the keynote speaker at this year's Equal Justice Conference. As many of you know, Jim Sandman became president of LSC this...

July 1, 2011 - 10:57 am

FRANKLIN, Tenn., June 30, 2011 - By day they deal with multi-million dollar deals. By night they help low-income people deal with their legal problems. They are the superhero lawyers of Franklin-based Community Health Systems Professional Services...

June 8, 2011 - 1:48 pm

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. June 7, 2011 -- The ARC of Anderson County, a United Way agency, recently honored Theresa-Vay Smith as one of four recipients of its 2011 Dove Award. Smith is an attorney with the Oak Ridge office of the LASMTC. The annual award recognizes...

May 12, 2011 - 12:00 am

The Frist Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Legal Aid Society to help the organization upgrade its case management system. The tech upgrade will help the LASMTC serve its clients with greater efficiency, said executive director Gary Housepian....

May 7, 2011 - 12:00 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. May 3, 2011 – The American Bar Association Tax Section has published a book written by Nashville LASMTC attorney, Robert Nadler. 
 
The book, titled A Practitioner’s Guide To Innocent Spouse Relief: Proven Strategies For Winning...

April 1, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Jane’s husband left her and their children two years ago due to drug problems. She has waited, but wants to move on with their lives and get some sense of stability for the children. This presents legal issues, but Jane has no extra money for a lawyer with...

March 10, 2011 - 12:00 am

In an effort to identify a representative body of “Participant” membership, the Tennessee Bar Foundation Board of Trustees has announced who is eligible to serve as a voting “Participant” member of the Foundation. Any lawyer licensed in Tennessee who...