LAS-Columbia Welcomes New Attorney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. June 30, 2014 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has welcomed attorney Patricia Jones to its Columbia office.

Prior to joining Legal Aid Society, Jones was a court appointed attorney and Guardian ad Litem in private practice, representing parents or children in dependency and neglect proceedings. She simultaneously served as a volunteer and pro bono counsel for Legal Aid of East Tennessee. Jones also spent seven years with Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc., first as a staff attorney, then co-leader of its Housing Substantive Law Unit.

“We’re excited to have Patricia join our team. She’s going to be a great asset,” said David Kozlowski, managing attorney for the Columbia office of Legal Aid Society. “Patricia has significant, across-the-board experience representing low-income clients. I know she will be a valued resource for the people we serve.”

Jones earned her juris doctorate from Washington and Lee University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. She is a member of the Tennessee Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.

Legal Aid Society gives free civil legal aid to people who have nowhere else to turn. It serves 48 counties from offices in Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Oak Ridge, and Tullahoma. Legal Aid Society is funded in part by United Way.

Posted: July 1, 2014