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January 31, 2013 - 1:01 pm

The Disability Law and Advocacy Center of Tennessee will be the featured charity when the Predators play the Dallas Stars on Monday, Feb. 25. DLAC will receive a portion of all ticket sales made through the link below.  $10.00 from every lower bowl...

January 24, 2013 - 2:38 pm

See 'The Legal Aid Advocate' posted by the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands for January 2013. January's content includes:   Client Story Campaign Update New Grant Highlight: Baptist Healing Trust 2013 Legal Clinic...

January 23, 2013 - 10:47 am

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services Operations Director, Samantha Sanchez, has been named Secretary to the Grant Professional Association's Nashville Chapter (GPA). Samantha was awarded a free membership to the organization in 2012 after...

January 15, 2013 - 2:02 pm

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL LEGAL AID OF EAST TENNESSEE KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE   Responsibilities:          This position requires a close working relationship with other members of the family law...

January 14, 2013 - 11:57 am

TALS Board Member Liz Todaro's piece on www.tba.org about how pro bono work impacts immigration here.

December 19, 2012 - 2:21 pm

  TALS Announces Hughes as New Staff Attorney for Legal Help Line   The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) is pleased to welcome the addition of Timothy Hughes to the TALS team as the first Legal Information Line Staff Attorney....

December 14, 2012 - 4:20 pm

In In re B.R., a case currently in a Tennessee circuit court, advocates maintain that the Tennessee courts must appoint counsel for children in proceedings imposing a “valid court order” related to truancy. Although children are appointed counsel for later...

December 10, 2012 - 4:12 pm

University of Tennessee College of Law Dean Doug Blaze, a long-time TALS board member and former Chair, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Deborah Rhode Award, given each year by the  Association of American Law Schools to a dean or faculty...

December 4, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Please see the press release regarding the TN Supreme Court  uploading its first videos in an Access to Justice Initiative to prepare pro bono lawyers to take on cases outside of normal scope of practice. Great job to everyone involved!   Supreme...

November 13, 2012 - 12:39 pm

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services is preparing to say goodbye and good luck to one of its own. TALS' Policy and Training Director, Lisa Primm, has accepted the Executive Director position with the Disability Law and Advocacy Center of Tennessee (DLAC...

November 2, 2012 - 12:42 pm

See the TN State Courts article regarding more than $200k in award money from the Supreme Court’s Access to Justice initiative here.

October 31, 2012 - 1:36 pm

 TALS to host two CLEs in November 2012. Please join us for a training for non-immigration attorneys on how to assist immigrant victims of crime in applying for U Visas.  It provides legal status to victims of certain serious crimes (including...

October 18, 2012 - 2:58 pm

The Disablity Law and Advocacy Center of Tennessee is hosting a legal clinic to address bullying in schools in Lebanon on November 10, 2012. Everyone is welcome from across Tennessee. The Predators Foundation and Lipscomb University are proudly co-sponosoring...

October 8, 2012 - 11:07 am

  Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS) is launching its “We’re All In” campaign targeting legal professionals with a goal of increasing private donations and decreasing the organization’s government dependence. MALS helps more than 12,000 people...