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...

June 27, 2016 - 3:05 pm

TALS is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Access to Justice Awards. On Wednesday, August 31, 2016, join Tennessee'...

June 24, 2016 - 12:33 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2016 - TALS' Staff Member Samantha Sanchez was recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court at...

June 23, 2016 - 1:14 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 22, 2016—Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, in conjunction with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, announced today that three of Legal Aid Society’s staff attorneys have been selected to...

June 8, 2016 - 8:38 am

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., June 7, 2016 – Exactly one year after relocating its offices following a devastating fire, the Murfreesboro office of Legal Aid Society will welcome guests back to its original location at 526 North Walnut Street with a reception to...

June 7, 2016 - 8:59 am

REGISTER NOW Location 50 Vantage Way, Suite 250, Nashville, TN 37228 Agenda 9:30 am – 9:45 am: Registration opens (light refreshments provided) 9:45 am – 10:45 am: The Return of the Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents (ABAWD) Food Stamp Time Limit Rules...

June 6, 2016 - 9:35 am

KNOXVILLE (June 2, 2016) – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) has received a 2016 Health Initiatives Phase I Grant from Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee. LAET’s grant will fund planning for “Doctors as Advocates, Lawyers as Healers,” a project to...

May 26, 2016 - 9:58 am

Legal Aid of East Tenessee seeks multiple attorneys and paralegals to fill open positions in their office locations across East Tennessee. Click on a link below to see the job description and how to apply. Chattanooga Paralegal Staff Attorney Cleveland Staff...

May 26, 2016 - 8:25 am

Date Friday, June 10, 2016 Location Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services 50 Vantage Way, Suite 250 Nashville, TN 37228 Agenda 9am: Registration Opens 9:30am-11:00am: Violence against Women as a Men’s Issue; Presenter: Shan Foster, Director MEND,  YWCA of...

May 18, 2016 - 3:09 pm

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. has an immediate opening for an attorney in each of its Huntingdon, TN (1 attorney), Selmer TN (1 attorney), and Dyersburg TN (1 attorney) offices. The attorneys will represent victims of domestic and sexual violence and/or...

May 17, 2016 - 10:49 am

Special Education Task Force CLE - Friday, June 3, 2016 REGISTER NOW Agenda 9:30am: Registration Opens 10-11:30am: Building Strong Brains: Tennessee’s ACEs Initiative and Juvenile Justice System Changes; Presenter: Linda O'Neal, Executive Director of...

May 6, 2016 - 10:18 am

Asylum and Children’s Law Fellow
Mid-South Immigration Advocates (MIA) is a Memphis-based nonprofit law firm whose core mission is to provide free and affordable immigration representation to low-income individuals and families in the Mid-South region....