News

April 23, 2012 - 8:57 am

Remember, today's task force training will be held at the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA). The TBA is located downtown on 4th Ave. North. We look foward to seeing attendees there!

April 20, 2012 - 10:26 am

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April 4, 2012 - 2:31 pm

TALS is currently experiencing telephone issues. If you need to reach us by phone, please dial 615-748-8095. We apologize for the inconvenience.

March 27, 2012 - 1:38 pm

This past Saturday night, the Tennessee Bar Association Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative recognized Buck Lewis and the tech team at Baker Donelson for their groundbreaking work on www.onlinetnjustice.org  You can see the photos and the TBA...

March 26, 2012 - 4:17 pm

View The Nashville Ledger's article about how the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee is trying to meat the demand for pro-bono civil legal assistance. Read the article here.

March 19, 2012 - 2:31 pm

Justice for Our Neighbors (TNJFON) will hold their next immigration law clinic at  Hillcrest UMC on April 21, 2012. If you are interested in volunteering to help those facing immigration issues, contact their Volunteer Coordinator Mary...

February 23, 2012 - 8:54 am

The Tennessean covers the 1200th question answered on www.onlinetnjustice.org.   Not yet one year old, OnlineTNJustice has exceeded expectations.  Our goal for the first year was to answer 1000 questions.  Two months before our one year...

February 15, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Justice for Our Neighbors will hold its next clinic on February 18th at Hillcrest UMC. Learn more at their site: http://tnjfon.org/legal-services/

February 14, 2012 - 4:13 pm

This week, both the White House and the Legal Services Corporation announced their budget requests to Congress for FY 2013 funding of the Legal Services Corporation. President Obama's budget recommends $402 million in funding, an increase of $54 million over...

February 9, 2012 - 11:22 am

Attorney General Bob Cooper announced today that Tennessee will participate in the $25 billion agreement with the nation's five largest mortgage servicers.  Once approved by the court, the agreement will provide an estimated $146 million in relief to...

February 8, 2012 - 3:48 pm

Legal aid service provider's across America are facing drastic cuts in staff and revenue. Read more about it in this press release from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). URL: http://www.lsc.gov/media/press-releases/staff-reductions-hit-legal-aid...

January 31, 2012 - 11:34 am

TALS has already planned four trainings for the 2012 year. Visit our Trainings page and the Calendar page to learn more about them.   Friday, March 30th, 9-3: Special Education and Juvenile Justice Task Force Monday, April...

December 22, 2011 - 11:35 am

The Memphis Daily News has a new story covering the launch of www.justice4alltn.com by the Tennessee Supreme Court and Memphis Area Legal Services' good work in the Memphis community. The article quotes Tennessee Bar Association president Danny Van Horn as...

December 21, 2011 - 2:44 pm

WKRN News2 in Nashville ran the following story highlighting the work of the Tullahoma Office of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. Legal Aid is filing separate suits on behalf of five tenants in Coffee County alleging that their...

December 20, 2011 - 3:52 pm

Legal Aid of East Tennessee and Erlanger Medical Center have launched a partnership where legal aid attorneys will assist low-income patients at Erlanger with civil legal assistance on a range of legal matters. See the news story from WRCB News in in...