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LAS-Oak Ridge Attorney Honored with Dove Award


OAK RIDGE, Tenn. May 28, 2014— The ARC of Anderson County, a United Way agency serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently honored Theresa-Vay Smith as one of the recipients of the organization’s 2014 Dove A...

MALS Executive Director receives ABA's Dorsey Award


Harrison McIver III Executive Director of Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. will be awarded the 2014 Dorsey Award from the American Bar Association. The Dorse Award recognizes the "exceptional work by a public defender or legal adviser". The award wi...

Legal Aid Society Takes Initative on Protecting At-Risk Veterans


NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2014 –Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has partnered with Operation Stand Down Nashville and drawn on its Volunteer Lawyer Program to ensure at-risk veterans...

LAS's Columbia Office seeks Secretary


Immediate Secretary Position Available In Columbia The Legal Aid Society has an immediate opening for a full-time secretary in its Columbia, TN office. The secretary will perform routine clerical and secretarial work in transcribing from dictation a...

LAET Hosts Pro Bono Night


CHATTANOOGA – Legal Aid of East Tennessee will host its Annual Pro Bono Night, Thursday, May 15 at Bessie Smith Hall in Chattanooga. The event will celebrate local attorneys who have donated time and legal services during the past year to aid those ...

WTLS seeks Victim Advocate - Applications Accepted until May 15th


Victim Advocate Position, beginning level, West Tennessee Legal Services - open until filled. Send the required information as requested below. Incomplete applications and insufficient information may prevent consideration. Unfortunately, due to tim...

LAET Welcomes TN Supreme Court Justices to Tri-Cities on May 6th


JOHNSON CITY – Justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court will gather in Kingsport next month as guests of Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) to honor attorneys who have donated hours of their time to those unable to afford civil legal counsel. “Dinner...

Solo Time at Bristol supports LAET on May 3rd


BRISTOL, TN – SOLO Autocross competition comes to Bristol Motor Speedway, Saturday, May 3rd, as sports car enthusiasts from across the region gather to compete for two great causes. The 3rd Annual “SOLO TIME AT BRISTOL” is sanctioned by the Sports ...

LSC Addresses Law Day - May 1st


Every year on May 1, Americans mark Law Day by celebrating our country’s commitment to the rule of law and to equal justice under the law. The dedicated lawyers at the 134 programs funded by the Legal Services Corporation across the country uphold t...

LAS-Clarksville Welcomes New Victim Advocate


NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2014 –Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that Tiffany Bryant has joined the team as a victim advocate for the Clarksville office. Bryant ...