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TALS Hosts Employment Law CLE Monday, July 28th


On Monday, July 28, 2014 the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services' (TALS) Employment Law Task Force will host a CLE for 4 hours of General Credit Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit at the TALS' Office in Nashville, Tennessee. Click here to...

LAS Announces New Executive Committee Officers


NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 22, 2014 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced today its new executive committee officers, who began serving their two-year term this month. John T. Blankenship of Blankenship & Blankenship la...

AOC Seeks Pro Bono Coordinator


The Tennessee Supreme Court Administrative Office of the Courts has a grant funded position for a Pro Bono Coordinator position to work with the Access to Justice Commission. The Pro Bono Coordinator will cultivate, monitor, and follow-up with ...

Applications for Scholarship to EJU Due Friday, 7/25


Scholarships for the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) annual conference - Equal Justice University - are due Friday, July 25, 2014. Scholarships cover the full - registration cost to allow attorneys, paralegals, law students and other adv...

LAS Receives Grant for SNAP Advocacy


A national nonprofit organization, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, has awarded Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands a $13,000 partnership grant to support MAZON’s anti-hunger efforts. Legal Aid Society will use the grant mon...

Nominations for 2014 Access to Justice Awards Close Friday, 7/18


The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) currently seeks nominations for the 2014 Access to Justice Awards. A third award has been added to the awards line-up - the Janice M. Holder Award. Named for retiring TN Supreme Court Justice Janice Ho...

LAS Attorney Honored by TBA


TBA’s Young Lawyers Division recognizes local lawyer with two awards MURFREESBORO, TN, July 17, 2014 – The Tennessee Bar Association’s (TBA) Young Lawyers Division (YLD) recently awarded Legal Aid Society attorney Aimee Luna with the 2014 Presiden...

TBA Wins Top Award for Public Education Project


By Barry Kolar, Assistant Executive Director - Tennessee Bar Association on Wed, 07/16/2014 For the second consecutive year, the Tennessee Bar Association earned the top public service award from the Tennessee Society of Association Executives. ...

TN Supreme Court Justice Holder to Present Inaugural Access to Justice Award


The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) has added the Janice M. Holder Award to it's annual Access to Justice Awards line-up. The Janice M. Holder Award is named in honor of Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Janice M. Holder (pictured at right...

WTLS Seeks Staff Attorney


West Tennessee Legal Services seeks staff attorney with a strong commitment to delivery of high quality civil legal assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence and stalking in rural west Tennessee. Experience directly representing domestic ...