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August 7, 2017 - 2:48 pm

LEGAL DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION Position Overview: The Legal Director provides leadership to ensure that Disability Rights Tennessee achieves its overall mission to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities. The Legal Director is responsible...

July 28, 2017 - 8:36 am

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. has an immediate opening for an attorney in our Victim Assistance and Advocacy Project.  The attorney will represent victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation in civil protection order cases, and provide legal...

July 25, 2017 - 8:38 am

TALS congratulates the 2017 Access to Justice Award Winners! The following honorees were recognized for their contributions to the Tennessee's equal justice community!  See each award and its criteria here. Janice M. Holder Award Recipients: Larry...

July 18, 2017 - 2:08 pm

For this year's conference, TALS welcomes national and state leaders to address different areas of growing civil legal aid. This year's speakers, in order of date and time of presentation, include...

July 8, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Enjoy your opportunity to win a Dell laptop valued at over $1,000 at the 2017 Equal Justice University conference....
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June 19, 2017 - 1:35 pm

West Tennessee Legal Services has launched a senior-friendly, senior specific website to expand access by senior citizens to important legal information.   The website, which can be accessed by going to TnSeniorlaw.org or by going to West Tennessee...

June 14, 2017 - 10:36 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 13, 2017 — Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has announced the addition of Alysse Gregory, Dorie Williams and Heather Duggan, and the promotion of Joshua Thomas and...

June 9, 2017 - 12:03 pm

PARALEGAL POSITION AVAILABLE   Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) seeks a full-time, entry level, paralegal for LAET’s Family Justice Center office in Chattanooga to handle domestic violence matters. A commitment to high-quality legal work and...

June 5, 2017 - 12:52 pm

JOHNSON CITY (June 2, 2017) – Deborah Yeomans-Barton, Managing Attorney for Legal Aid of East Tennessee’s Johnson City...

June 5, 2017 - 12:46 pm

West Tennessee Legal Services, Inc. has immediate openings for two (2) attorneys in our Victim Assistance and Advocacy Project.  The attorneys will represent victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation in civil protection order cases, and provide...

May 22, 2017 - 12:34 pm

Register for the Housing & Consumer Task Force Training Here. Agenda 9am: Registration 9:30am – 10am:...

May 12, 2017 - 8:50 am

MARYVILLE (May 12, 2017) – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) is proud to announce that staff attorney Zachary W. Arnold will participate in the prestigious National Institute for Trial Advocacy's Legal Services Corporation Grantee Lawyers (LSCO) Program. He...

April 25, 2017 - 3:02 pm

KNOXVILLE – Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET) will host “Serving Justice” at its new Knoxville location on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 starting at 5:30 P.M. The event celebrates LAET’s move into new offices in the historic Stair Building, 607 West Summit Hill Drive...

April 24, 2017 - 1:41 pm

Three staff members from the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) will present at the 2017 Equal Justice Conference hosted by the American Bar Association and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association. The annual conference, held in Pittsburg,...

April 20, 2017 - 1:36 pm

2017 Dates: Wednesday, August 30, 2017 to Friday, September 1, 2017 The planning committee for TALS' 2017 Equal Justice University conference invites you to submit CLE session proposals for this year's conference. Please see the list below of specifically...