WTLS and TALS' LIFT Trainings Make Local News
The Dyersburg State Gazette highlighted the West Tennessee Legal Services and Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS) Initiative - Legal Information for Tennesseans (LIFT).The Dyersburg State Gazette focused on recent training conducted by TALS Policy and Training Director Anne Fox at the Obion River Regional Library Center in Martin, Tennessee. Pam Wright, attorney with West Tennessee Legal Services also assisting with the training as well as well as providing many of the materials that make-up the site's legal content. See the Dyersburg State Gazette article here.
LIFT is a web portal that provides Tennesseans with relevant legal information on the most popular civil legal topics like divorce, bankruptcy, etc. The site is a responsive site that makes itself viewable based on the device it is being viewed on - such as a tablet or smart phone so it can be accessed anywhere. The site includes links for visitors to find legal services representation based on their county, reach out to pro bono attorneys via Online Tennessee Justice, or download pro se court forms.
This project is funded by a Legal Services Corporation Technology Initiatives Grant (TIG). The project is managed in partnership with the Tennessee State Library and Archives and the Tennessee Access to Justice Commission.