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July 1, 2013 - 9:07 am

CHATTANOOGA (June 28, 2013) – Legal Aid of East Tennessee hosted its Annual Pro Bono Night, Thursday evening at Bessie Smith Hall in Chattanooga.  The event celebrated local attorneys who have donated time and legal services during the past year to aid...

June 21, 2013 - 1:30 pm

The staff from the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands' Nashville staff, with help from special guests, have joined with the Nashville Community Eductionat Commission to host the "People's Law School". The People's Law School will focus...

June 20, 2013 - 11:46 am

Tennessee State University Students spend the summer with TALS The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services welcomes two outstanding young interns for summer 2013. Miranda McDonald and Krisyten Petty are undergraduate interns from Tennessee State University (...

June 19, 2013 - 8:41 am

The Dyersburg State Gazette highlighted the West Tennessee Legal Services and Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) Initiative - Legal Information for Tennesseans (LIFT).The Dyersburg State Gazette focused on recent training conducted by TALS Policy...

June 18, 2013 - 12:47 pm

DEAF INDIVIDUAL FILES LAWSUIT ABOUT COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS ATATHENS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN ATHENS, TENNESSEE Plaintiff Alleges Defendants Failed to Appropriately Provide Sign Language Interpreters(Chattanooga, TN)—Disability Law & Advocacy Center of...

June 12, 2013 - 3:58 pm

On June 12, 2013 the Nashville Post reported that the Tennessee Justice Center has announced that Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services Board Member Michele Johnson will follow Gordon Bonnyman as Executive Director. The transition will occur at year's end and...

June 10, 2013 - 1:30 pm

06/20/13 - Legal Aid of East Tennessee once again made news when Patten Towers residents contacted attorneys after being asked to sign legal documents from the leasing agent. Via a tweet from TALS' twitter account - TALStweet - Legal Services Corporation...

June 5, 2013 - 3:30 pm

The Nashville Conflict Resolution Center is hosting a lunch and learn on Low-Cost and Pro Se Divorce Meditation on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. This event is free to the public and eligible for continuing mediation education (CME) credit. The course will use case...

May 24, 2013 - 8:46 am

On May 22, 2013, Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Cornelia Clark spoke to the staff of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands at their bi-annual meeting. She highlighted the value each staff member gives to the agency's overall mission....

May 20, 2013 - 2:39 pm

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. in conjunction with the Memphis Bar Association are proud to host a recurring free legal clinic for veterans in Memphis. The clinic is held from 12pm to 2 pm on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Veteran's Admnistration...

May 16, 2013 - 9:13 am

This May, staff of the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services joined other support staff, attorneys, and officials at the 2013 Equal Justice Conference in St. Louis. The conference, hosted by the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Pro Bono and...

May 14, 2013 - 1:02 pm

  Tri-Cities Volunteers Honored by State Supreme Court Justices   JOHNSON CITY – Justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court gathered last Wednesday night in Johnson City… not to hold court, but to participate in a special dinner and awards ceremony...

May 14, 2013 - 1:01 pm

  New Online Program Offers 24/7 Applications for Civil Legal Services KNOXVILLE – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) has launched an innovative web-based system that improves access to applicants for civil legal services.  The new system accepts...

May 14, 2013 - 12:57 pm

  Available Position: Staff Attorney Background: West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. is seeking a Staff Attorney to work in Jackson, TN to provide free legal assistance pursuant to a private enforcement initiative/multi-year funding component grant...

April 17, 2013 - 3:35 pm

  Bottom of Form TtalsTALS names Ann Pruitt new Executive Director The Board of Directors for the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) is pleased to announce that it has hired Ann Pruitt as the agency’s new executive director. Ann joins...