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September 18, 2012 - 4:38 pm

West Tennessee Legal Services held their annual Legislative Update CLE program on September 13 in Jackson.  The event, held a local restaurant and comedy club, was well attended by pro bono attorneys.  Lawyers got a chance to hear from four members...

September 6, 2012 - 8:08 am

Legal Aid Society Of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands   Immediate Attorney Position Available in Columbia Office as of 9/5/12   The Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for an attorney in its Columbia office.  Attorneys will...

September 5, 2012 - 12:03 pm

FULL AND PART TIME ATTORNEY POSITIONS AVAILABLE as of 9/5/12   Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) seeks a full time staff attorney for the Maryville office to handle general civil litigation and a part time staff attorney for the Knoxville office to...

September 4, 2012 - 9:36 am

You don't have to be law student to apply for a scholarship to the 2012 Equal Justice University conference! Any person from a social service agency whose job includes improving access to justice is eligible. TALS has both advocate and law student...

August 27, 2012 - 12:20 pm

On September 13, 2012 qualifying Tennesseeans can receive free legal advice by visiting the downtown office of BlueCross BlueShield Tennessee. See The Chattanoogan's article discribing the event and thank you to BlueCross BlueShield for the committment to...

August 22, 2012 - 1:45 pm

The Clarksville Branch office of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee was featured in an article in The Leaf Chronicle. The article focuses on LASMTC - Clarksville adding a Victims of Crime Act advocate. Read the story here.

August 21, 2012 - 12:00 am

You may not have heard about the innovative pro bono assitance that is provided by Volunteer Lawyers & Professionals for Arts....well, the secret is getting out! A Nashville Ledger newstory describes the important work that Volunteer Lawyers &...

August 15, 2012 - 10:43 am

Visit the Tennessee Courts website to ready about the mutliple Pro Bono Attorneys who were honored by Legal Aid of East Tennessee for their committment to access to justice!

August 3, 2012 - 12:34 pm

Click here to read the 2012 Equal Justice University speakers. Corrections to the announcement: Leadership Luncheon speaker Buck Lewis served as TBA President from 2008 - 2009 and EJU is being sponsored by Bass, Berry and Sims, PLC.

July 9, 2012 - 11:12 am

Join us for the 2012 Equal Justice University! Read all about this amazing training and networking opportunity here. Know you're ready to become a graduating member of EJU: Class of 2012? Register here!

July 3, 2012 - 11:13 am

  The Knoxville Bar Association sponsored Cheers for Charity at the Knoxville Beverage Company on May 31, 2012.   The event, which was sponsored by CapitalMark Bank & Trust, was attended by local attorneys and their guests.  The...

June 15, 2012 - 9:29 am

On June 15, 2012 NPR ran a story titled Legal Help For The Poor In 'State Of Crisis' focusing on how although the number of people who qualify and need civil legal assistance is growing, the funding for civil legal assistance is dwindling. The article, ...

June 7, 2012 - 3:13 pm

Score a great deal on tons of interesting items while helping a great cause too! Visit Justice for All Online Auction to find auction items now. All proceeds go to the Memphis Area Legal Services. This event is sponsored by the Memphis Legal Community....

May 1, 2012 - 1:59 pm

Representative Joe Pitts recongized www.onlinetnjustice.org as his topic for his weekly column in The Leaf Chronicle. See the article at: http://www.theleafchronicle.com/article/20120426/NEWS01/304260029/Online-Ten All 132 legislators were presented with www...

April 23, 2012 - 12:27 pm

Karla McKanders, Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law, and TALS board member, writes a compelling case for the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act. She joins Attorney General Bob Cooper, the American Bar Assocation, and...