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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"...

April 29, 2018 - 9:59 am

Nashville, Tenn. – Self-represented litigants in eight Tennessee counties will soon be able to enjoy convenient access...

April 26, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Part Time Senior Helpline Attorney Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services has been providing civil legal advice and referrals by phone to disadvantaged Tennesseans in all 95 counties for 5 years, serving approximately 4,000 callers annually.  The helpline...

April 24, 2018 - 2:55 pm

Legal Aid Society Nashville office is now located at 1321 Murfreesboro Pike Suite 400 Nashville, TN  37217     All phone numbers and emails will remain the same; although service will be limited during the move. Thank you for your patience! Legal Aid Society...

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...