LAS-Gallatin Welcomes New Legal Assistant

GALLATIN, Tennessee, May 14, 2015—Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that it has hired Sonja McGregor as a legal assistant for its Gallatin office.

Before joining Legal Aid Society, McGregor worked as a legal secretary for Nashville law firm, Buffaloe & Associates, PLC, for 21 years. During her time there, McGregor prepared pleadings and documents filed with the court. She also coordinated and scheduled court appearances, trials and depositions.

“We are very excited to welcome Sonja to our team,” said Steve Christopher, managing attorney for the Gallatin office of Legal Aid Society. “Her extensive experience as a legal assistant has allowed her to hit the ground running at Legal Aid Society. She is already proving to be a valuable asset to our attorneys.”

In her new position, McGregor will perform clerical and secretarial work, including transcribing, typing and proofing legal documents and data processing.

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands advocates for fairness and justice under the law. The non-profit law firm offers free civil legal representation, educational programs and advice to ensure people in its region are able to protect their livelihoods, their health and their families. 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. Learn more at www.las.org, or by following the firm on Facebook.

Posted: May 14, 2015