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TALS Board Member Receiveing Assocation for Women Attorney's Award


Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services' (TALS) Board Member Linda Warren Seely will receive the Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award from the Association for Women Attorney's Annual Banquet on January 23, 2014. The Marion Griffin-Frances Loring Award ...

LAET-Knoxville seeks Chief Financial Officer


Legal Aid of East Tennessee (Knoxville office) seeks to hire an experienced Chief Financial Officer. Position requires substantial experience with fund accounting and reporting with federal, state, local government funding as well as multiple Uni...

Ashworth appointed to Tennessee Access to Justice Commission


Gail Vaughn Ashworth, Wiseman Ashworth Law Group, PLC, has been appointed to the Tennessee Access to Justice Commission. Ashworth is serving the remainder of Bill Young's term on the commission. Young has joined the Administrative Office of the Court...

WTLS Joins others in presenting Fair Housing CLE


The Tennessee Fair Housing Council, John Marshall Law School, West Tennessee Legal Services and Crain, Schuette & Associates have announced their event - Litigation Under the Fair Housing Act Workshop and Mock Trial. This free CLE will be held in...

LAET Receives 2014 IOLTA Grant


KNOXVILLE – The Board of Trustees of the Tennessee Bar Foundation has awarded Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) a 2014 IOLTA Program Grant. The award, totaling $95,699, will make available additional civil legal services for low-income families ...

Gov. Haslam appoints to new TN Supreme Court Justice


Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has appointed Tennessee Court of Appeals Judge Holly Kirby to the Tennessee Supreme Court. Judge Kirby will be replacing Justice Janet Holder who will be retiring at when her current term ends. See the state of Tennesse...

LASMTC seeks Receptionist for Oak Ridge Office


The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands is seeking a full-time receptionist for its Oak Ridge Office. See the job posting for more information about the position and to learn how to apply.

TALS Holds Last Board Meeting of 2013


The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) held its last business meeting of the 2013 calendar year on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Board members from across Tennessee braved the snowy conditions in Nashville to help the TALS staff begin closing...

Share your input with the Task Force on Aging


In August 2013, Governor Bill Haslam announced the formation of the Task Force on Aging. The Task Force was charged with creating a plan to improve the lives and care of older Tennesseans and their families through a collaboration of public, priv...

LASMTC's November 'The Legal Aid Advocate' Available


The November 2013 Edition of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberland's (LASMTC) 'The Legal Advocate' newsletter is now available. Use this link to see their latest news.