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...

August 16, 2016 - 8:05 am

The Tennessee Bar Association each year recognizes lawyers and law students who have shown exceptional commitment to increasing access to justice for individuals and communities through its Public Service Awards. The awards recognize pro bono service in three...

August 11, 2016 - 2:36 pm

Location: Embassy Suites - Murfreesboro, TN Click the link below to see more information about: Registration &...

August 8, 2016 - 12:05 pm

Enjoy your opportunity to win a Dell laptop valued at over $1,000 at the 2016 Equal Justice University conference. How...
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July 26, 2016 - 10:50 am

CHATTANOOGA – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) hosted its Annual Pro Bono Night last Thursday, June 21st at Bessie Smith Hall in Chattanooga. The event celebrated local attorneys who have donated time and civil legal services during the past year to aid...

July 25, 2016 - 12:00 am

Nashville, Tenn. ­– Tennessee ranks ninth in United States for providing access to its courts, according to the 2016 Justice Index, a nationwide study that ranks states according to their adoption of selected best practices for ensuring access to justice....

July 19, 2016 - 9:18 am

TALS congratulates the 2016 Access to Justice Award Winners! The following honorees are recognized for their contributions to the Tennessee's equal justice community! Join us on Wednesday, August 31st at the Equal Justice University conference to celebrate...

July 18, 2016 - 12:00 am

KNOXVILLE (July 18, 2016) – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) announces the retirement of Deborah J. Herzel and Terry J. Woods, both long-time attorneys in LAET’s Knoxville office. Although Ms. Herzel and Ms. Woods retired as of July 1, 2016, both continue...

July 11, 2016 - 10:19 am

For this year's conference, TALS welcomes national and state leaders to address different areas of growing civil legal aid. This year's speakers, in order of date and time of presentation, include: John Pollock John Pollock is the Coordinator of the...