News

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...

October 5, 2012 - 8:57 am

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Service has posted video from the 2012 Equal Justice University. Click here to read about video content and find the links to different recordings.

September 25, 2012 - 2:04 pm

Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) Announces 2012 Access to Justice Awards   Updated: October 4, 2012 For more information, contact Erik Cole(615)969-1582/ecole@tals.org   Nashville, TN -- On Wednesday, September 26th at the annual...

September 21, 2012 - 9:44 am

Job AnnouncementLegal Information Line Staff AttorneyTennessee Alliance for Legal ServicesSeptember 2012 The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS), a statewide non-profit alliance of low-income civil legal service providers is seeking a dynamic,...

September 21, 2012 - 9:38 am

TN Commission on CLE & Specialization Grant Funds Information Line at TALS and Other Initiatives The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization announced on September 21st that it has awarded funds from its reserves...

September 19, 2012 - 8:16 am

Registration for the 2012 Equal Justice University conference closes on 9/19/2012. If you are interested in attending this annual statewide conference, click here. To learn more about the event, visit its homepage. We look foward to seeing you in Paris!