September 29, 2011 - 1:25 pm

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence estimates that 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year and one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. Read 15 Signs Someone Might Be...

September 29, 2011 - 12:13 pm

15 Signs Someone Might Be Dangerous October has been officially recognized as Domestic Violence Month to bring awareness to the grave issue plaguing Tennessee and our nation. Legal Aid Society is working to spread the word to our fellow citizens. The...

September 26, 2011 - 12:00 am

The Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Spanish-Speaking Intake Specialist and Office Manager in its Nashville office. The specialist will complete intakes on potential Family Law clients and provide case handling and case management assistance...

September 21, 2011 - 1:33 pm

Immediate Spanish-Speaking Intake Specialist and Office Manager Position Available in Nashville The Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a Spanish-Speaking Intake Specialist and Office Manager in its Nashville office. The specialist will complete...

August 11, 2011 - 12:11 pm

By Danny Van Horn, President, Tennessee Bar Association and Erik Cole, Executive Director, TALS with updates by Samantha Sanchez, Operations Director, TALS A Growing Need The plight of low-income Tennesseans with unmet legal needs is well-documented. Any...

August 11, 2011 - 12:00 am

The Tennessee Bar Foundation, through the IOLTA (Interest On Lawyers’ Trust Accounts) program, provides grant awards to organizations that provide direct civil legal services to the indigent or that seek to improve the administration of justice. Applications...

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...