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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,...

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...

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...

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...

September 26, 2017 - 3:21 pm

Application Deadline - October 30, 2017 West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. has two immediate staff attorney openings.  Both positions are grant funded.  #1  West Tennessee Legal Services seeks a staff attorney in our Victim Assistance...

August 28, 2017 - 9:06 am

Say cheese! Celebrate TALS' 40th birthday in style at the complimentary photo booth. There will be various props and...

August 24, 2017 - 12:50 pm

Registration Registration is now closed. We have reached capacity. Please be advised, we are not accepting on-site...

August 23, 2017 - 8:21 am

While you are at this year's Equal Justice University conference, grab a partner and sign up to participate in a recording session of The Witness! As part of the 40th anniversary of EJU, the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law will be here to...