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February 20, 2019 - 2:21 pm

Memphis Area Legal Services has announced the retirement of CEO Harrison D. McIver III.   Harrison is a leader in Tennessee's access to justice community and a member of TALS' Board of Directors. TALS is especially thankful for Harrison's leadership of the...

February 1, 2019 - 12:19 pm

  TN Free Legal Answers Volunteers Honored By American Bar Association   The ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service recognizes attorneys and law firms that provide exemplary service on ABA Free Legal Answers websites, like TN Free Legal Answers...

January 4, 2019 - 4:09 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., January 4, 2019 – Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services’ (TALS) HELP4TN Program Manager Tim Hughes has been selected for the Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Class of 2019. Leadership Law is a prestigious program comprised of 35...

November 14, 2018 - 12:02 pm

  Your generous gifts support 1-844-HELP4TN, the statewide FREE legal helpline.  What is HELP4TN? 1-844-HELP4TN is a...

September 10, 2018 - 10:09 am

Legal Aid Society Announces Promotion
and New Hire at Nashville Office   NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Aug. 30, 2018 — Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today two personnel changes in...

August 13, 2018 - 10:56 am

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today the promotion of Shaina Thompson to family law lead attorney of its Nashville office. She will help victims of domestic violence gain...

August 13, 2018 - 10:54 am

Veteran Nashville litigator takes over from Robert Martineau Jr. for 2-year term   Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, the state’s largest nonprofit law firm, has appointed Charles K. Grant as its new board president. Grant succeeds...

June 27, 2018 - 12:21 pm

TALS provides continuing legal education (CLE) training sessions throughout the year to help meet our mission of...

June 27, 2018 - 11:29 am

$5.5 Million Dollar Grant Makes Free Legal Help Available to More of Tennessee’s Vulnerable Senior Citizens NASHVILLE (...

June 11, 2018 - 2:36 pm

Photos from EJU 2018 About EJU Equal Justice University (EJU) is the annual gathering of approximately 200 lawyers,...

June 1, 2018 - 12:00 am

Each fall, TALS presents the Access to Justice Awards to recognize individuals who have contributed to Tennessee's...

May 31, 2018 - 3:08 pm

  Disability Rights Tennessee is hiring in Memphis and Nashville! Due to new federal funds, Disability Rights Tennessee is growing. Read more about the new funding and program. We are currently hiring Administrative, Advocacy, and Legal staff in our...

May 9, 2018 - 11:28 am

Sponsorship of EJU helps ensure that legal aid providers statewide continue to receive training by state and national...

May 1, 2018 - 7:49 am

CHICAGO, April 26, 2018 — Results from a comprehensive survey by the American Bar Association released today show that 4 out of 5 attorneys believe that pro bono services are important although finding the time to provide free or low-cost legal services to...

April 29, 2018 - 1:56 pm

This year's EJU Training Committee would like to weave the theme, "Hope in Challenging Time : Rising Above Adversity"...