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Conservatorship Association of TN Holds Annual Conference May 1st


The Conservatorship Association of Tennessee is holding its annual conference on May 1st in Nashville. See event information include the speaker line up here. Download a copy of the registration form here.

MALS to recieve visit from ABA President Silkenat


On Tuesday, April 15th, American Bar Association (ABA) President Jim Silkenat will visit Memphis Area Legal Services (MALS) to speak to the staff members to express the ABA’s appreciation for their service in affording access to justice to their clie...

LAS Receives Grant from West End Home Foundation


NASHVILLE, Tenn. April 14, 2014 – The West End Home Foundation recently awarded a grant to Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm. Legal Aid Society will use this grant to revise, transl...

ATJ Commission to hold Faith Based Pro Bono Summit April 7th


The first-ever statewide gathering of faith-based organization and pro bono lawyers will bring together individuals and groups with a common interest in assisting Tennesseans with civil legal problems. The Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to Justice...

LAS included in Nashville Foundation Grants Awards


NASHVILLE, TN – The Nashville Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Nashville Bar Association, today announced that four local organizations received Bar Foundation grants to support their respective, law related educational and charitable initia...

TALS hosts ATJ Representative from Connecticut Learning about Online TN Justice


The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) hosted Krista Hess, who represented Connecticut's Access to Justice Commission's Pro Bono Subcommittee. Mrs. Hess, Program Manager for the Connecticut Superior Court, received a grant from the National...

LAS Announces Volunteer Lawyer Program


NASHVILLE, Tenn. March 24, 2014 – At the Campaign for Equal Justice kickoff luncheon March 5, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced the creation of the Volunteer Lawyers Program, a regional program to connect volunteer l...

LSC's President Sandman Speaks at LAS' Campaign Kickoff


NASHVILLE, Tenn. March 14, 2014 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands kicked off the 2014 Campaign for Equal Justice March 5 at a luncheon at the Nashville City Club. The goal for this year’s fundraising campaign is $800,000....

TALS Holds First Board Meeting of 2014


The Tennessee Alliance of Legal Services (TALS) will hold its first board meeting of 2014 this March. The TALS Board of Directors act as the governing body for the statewide non-profit organization that seeks to build partnerships to support the del...

ATJ Commission Hosts Annual Pro Bono Legal Clinics Conference


The Tennessee Supreme Court's Access to Justice Commission is hosting its Annual Pro Bono Legal Clinics Conference on Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Nashville Public Library. This event presents valuable information for Tennessee attorneys interested ...