LAET-Chattanooga Hosts Double-Decker Legal History Tour

CHATTANOOGA – Legal Aid of East Tennessee hosts a “Double-Decker Bus Chattanooga legal History Tour” Friday, May 8th from 11:30am-1:00pm.  This unique program features local attorney and history expert Sam Elliott of Gearhiser, Peters, Elliott & Cannon, PLLC.

The double-decker tour includes various stops of legal significance in downtown Chattanooga.  Among highlights of the tour are: a partial screening of a locally produced Jimmy Hoffa documentary (which features many local attorneys), a visit to the inside of the historic 3rd-floor courtroom, and a fabulous view from the foot of the Walnut Street Bridge. Mr. Elliott will regale all with tales from Chattanooga’s legal past.

Guests will board the double-decker bus at 11:00 at the corner of Chestnut & 6th Streets.  After the tour, the bus will return to the same location.  Refreshments will be available on the tour.

Tickets are $50, and seating is limited.  To register, or for more information, contact Charlie McDaniel at cmcdaniel@laet.org or call (423) 756-4013, extension 1113.

Media inquiries are welcome.

Legal Aid of East Tennessee’s mission is to ensure justice for elderly, abused, and low-income people by providing a broad scope of civil legal assistance and advocacy.  LAET serves eligible persons in 26 counties through offices in Chattanooga, Cleveland, Knoxville, Johnson City, Maryville, and Morristown.

Posted: May 4, 2015