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April 2, 2018 - 9:25 am

Waller replaces Gary Housepian to lead the largest nonprofit law firm in the state   NASHVILLE, Tennessee, March 29,...

April 2, 2018 - 9:13 am

Community Legal Center of Memphis is hosting a very special evening at Playhouse on the Square at the opening night of Dreamgirls. Much like the play, CLC believes behind every dream there is a story. They see this every day with our clients. Their landlord...

March 8, 2018 - 9:23 am

LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR 3 POSITIONS   1. STAFF ATTORNEY POSITION Legal Aid of East Tennessee seeks a full-time staff attorney available to work out of the Knoxville, Chattanooga, Johnson City, or Morristown office to assist seniors...

March 1, 2018 - 8:20 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 26, 2018 – Nashville law firm Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis LLP recently received the Pro Bono Leadership Award from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Board of Directors, the national organization that is a key funder of Legal Aid...

January 25, 2018 - 12:19 pm

KNOXVILLE (January 26, 2018) – Lawyers as healers and doctors as advocates… that’s the idea behind a new program at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Legal Aid of East Tennessee and the hospital have partnered to create the Children’s Health Law Partnership...

January 12, 2018 - 10:22 am

JACKSON –  Many Tennesseans face legal problems relating to their basic human needs- safe housing, protection from abuse, access to benefits needed to sustain a family in crisis- and can’t afford to hire an attorney to help them.  Left unaddressed, these...

December 19, 2017 - 8:22 am

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services is closed Monday, December 25, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018 for the Christmas and New Year holidays. We'll reopen at 8:30am on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. We wish you and yours a happy holiday season.

November 9, 2017 - 12:30 pm

KNOXVILLE (October 26, 2017) – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) has been awarded a 2017 Phase II Health Initiatives...

November 6, 2017 - 10:46 am

PRO BONO PROJECT-MANAGING ATTORNEY SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, this position is responsible for providing support for and coordination of cases referred to the Pro Bono Project. This position is also responsible for...

November 2, 2017 - 8:38 am

Give Donate to ensure people receive legal advice and referral from our helpline $50 helps up to 5 callers $200 helps...

October 13, 2017 - 11:29 am

KNOXVILLE – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) hosts its annual Pro Bono celebration Friday, October 20 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Ironwood Studios in Knoxville. The event, entitled “Forging Justice,” will honor attorneys and law firms who have made a...

October 11, 2017 - 7:54 am

Would you like to schedule a virtual legal advice clinic at your organization? Contact TN Free Legal Answers Site...

October 10, 2017 - 2:37 pm

KINGSPORT, TN – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) will host the annual Tri-Cities Celebration of Pro Bono Service Friday, October 13 at The Press Room, 300 Clinchfield Street in Kingsport. Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Roger A. Paige will join LAET to...

October 9, 2017 - 1:57 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 5, 2017 – Gary Housepian announced today he is stepping down as executive director of Legal Aid ...

October 3, 2017 - 11:02 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn.,October 3, 2017 - The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services' (TALS) Executive Director Ann Pruitt was named a finalist for the Bank of America CEO of the Year Award at the 2017 Salute to Excellence Awards Ceremony held by the Center for...