News

April 10, 2013 - 8:31 am

  LAET's Deborah Herzel, recent Duncan Award winner, took time to do a question and answer session with the Metro Pulse. See her article here.  The Metro Pulse is a an alternative paper published weekly and provided free of charge in locations...

April 4, 2013 - 4:13 pm

    “Eviction Law: Rights & Obligations of Landlords & Tenants” to be at Blount County Public Library   MARYVILLE, TN  (March 28, 2013)   Under the law, both landlords and tenants have rights and obligations to fulfill...

April 1, 2013 - 2:55 pm

  Legal Aid Society Announces 2013 People's Law School Schedule  (as reported in the March 2013 Legal Aid Advocate newsletter - view it here.)   The Legal Aid Society has been offering free legal classes to the public through the...

March 27, 2013 - 11:04 am

    Legal Aid Attorney Honored for Senior Advocacy Efforts KNOXVILLE – Deborah Herzel has been named this year’s “Duncan Award” honoree in the Professional Category.  The annual award, presented by Senior Citizens Information and Referral...

March 18, 2013 - 9:16 am

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 Memphis' The Daily News highlighted that Memphis Area Legal Services Executive Director Harrison McIver III has entered his fifteenth year with the organization. Read the story by visiting The Daily News webpage here. TALS is...

March 18, 2013 - 9:06 am

Memphis Area Legal Services attorney Shayla Purifoy was featured in Memphis' The Daily News Law Talk column on Thursday, March 14, 2013. Purifoy was the New Advocate of the Year award receipient for the 2011 Access to Justice Awards presented by TALS. You can...

March 14, 2013 - 9:37 am

On Saturday, March 2, 2013 the Tennessee Bar Association held their 7th Annual Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala at the Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. Many legal providers for low income Tennesseans attended to showcase how pro bono work...

February 27, 2013 - 9:42 am

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has posted their 2013 updates to Client Eligibility Income Standards. Visit that article here or see the entire February Issue of LSC Updates here.   Client Income Eligibility Standards Updated for 2013 - See...

February 27, 2013 - 9:25 am

TALS announces the launch of Legal Information for Tennesseans, an online portal to legal information for Tennesseans. Please visit the LIFT information page on TALS to learn more about  Legal Information for Tennesseans or see the page itself by...

February 21, 2013 - 1:36 pm

On February 12, 2013 TALS held at going away party for former Executive Director Erik Cole, who left TALS on January 31, 2013 to oversee the Financial Empowerment Center program, hosted by the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Community Development. Dodson...

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.