May 1, 2015 - 10:47 am

TALS is currently seeking Continuing Legal Education presentations for this year's Equal Justice University conference. We invite you to submit a proposal for a speaking opportunity by Friday, May 15, 2015. We request proposals for: - High-level, area...

April 16, 2015 - 1:04 pm

KNOXVILLE (April 14, 2015) – The Board of Directors of Legal Aid of East Tennessee announced today that David R. Yoder, the organization’s long-time Executive Director, will retire effective December 31, 2015.  Mr. Yoder came to Knoxville in August, 1993 to...

March 27, 2015 - 9:31 am

The Legal Services of Corporation of America (LSC) has launched a Leadership Development Program. LSC is partnering with The Arnold & Porter LLP Foundation to create the G. Duane Vieth Leadership Development Program. Generously funded by the Arnold &...

March 25, 2015 - 3:22 pm

You are invited to join the Legal Aid Society of East Tennessee (LAET) as they celebrate 50 years of brining civil legal justice to East Tennessee! When: Thursday, April 23, 2015 Time: 5:30 - 8:30pm EST Where: The Foundry at Worlds' Fair Park in Knoxville, TN...

March 24, 2015 - 12:05 pm

TALS Housing and Consumer Task Force is hosting a CLE on Friday, April 24, 2015 at TALS Office - 50 Vantage Way, Suite...

March 24, 2015 - 12:04 pm

Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) seeks a full time staff attorney for the Knoxville office to handle general civil litigation and related matters.  A demonstrated commitment to high quality legal work and equal access to justice is required.   Must be...

March 21, 2015 - 8:35 am

The Tennessee Bar Association's Access to Justice Committee and the Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative released the results of a report on the study of the economic impact of the work of civil legal assistance providers across the state. The economic...

March 20, 2015 - 12:00 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2015—Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands kicked off its 2015 Campaign for Equal Justice, Legal Aid Society’s annual fundraising initiative, on Tuesday, March 17 with a luncheon at the Nashville City Club. This...

March 6, 2015 - 1:58 pm

The Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time secretary/legal assistant in its Gallatin, TN office.  The secretary will perform routine clerical and secretarial work in transcribing, typing and proofing legal documents, answering telephones,...

February 23, 2015 - 12:12 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 23, 2015—Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, is pleased to announce that its executive director, Gary Housepian, has been named a 2015 Where Health Meets Justice Fellow by...

February 20, 2015 - 12:01 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Feb.20, 2015- Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has hired Tina Osborn as an elder abuse and family law attorney. Before joining Legal Aid Society, Osborn worked for Legal Aid...

February 10, 2015 - 2:11 pm

The Tennessee Bar Association's Access to Justice Committee, in partnership with the TBA Corporate Counsel Section and the Tennessee Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, will host the Ninth Annual Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala March 7...

February 5, 2015 - 1:48 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean today announced that the Metro Human Relations Commission has appointed Melody (Mel) Fowler-Green as its new executive director. Fowler-Green has 15 years of experience as an attorney advocating for social justice. “Mel...

January 29, 2015 - 8:39 am

As reported in the TBA Today on 1/28/2015, Tennessee Bar Association (TBA) members will soon have five new sections to serve them and their practices. Responding to member interest, the TBA Board of Governors this month approved new sections for Communication...

January 29, 2015 - 8:37 am

Legal Aid Hires 2 for Immigrant and Refugee Outreach As reported in the TBA today on 1/28/2015, The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands has hired two people to work with immigrant and refugee outreach. Jarod Word joins Legal Aid Society'...