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Legal Aid Society’s mission is to advance, defend and enforce the legal rights of low-income and vulnerable people in order to secure for them the basic necessities of life.

We are Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm that takes a comprehensive approach to providing high quality, free, civil legal services and community education for people to protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families.

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What we do

See if we can help you

We help with certain types of legal problems (civil cases). You can find out what types of case we take here.

Get in touch

We have 8 offices that serve 48 counties. See which office is close to you.

Learn about more services

There are other ways to get free legal help. Talk to a lawyer at one of our legal help clinics. Or check our self-help page.

Legal Help booklets

Look at our free Legal Help Booklets. They can tell you what to do if you have a legal problem.

Volunteer legal services

Want to assist low-income families who cannot afford a lawyer? Learn about training and how you can help.

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Free Walk-In Clinics

Operation Stand Down Legal Help Clinic @ Operation Stand Down Tennessee
Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Operation Stand Down Tennessee Legal Help Clinic (OSDTN) by appointment only. Call 615-248-1981 to schedule. Held the Third Wednesday of every month at the OSDN offices, 1125 12th Avenue South, Nashville. This clinic offers help to veterans on a variety of civil and criminal legal issues. (except in December)

MNPS Legal Help Clinic @ MNPS Office of English Learners
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) Legal Clinic: Held the third Saturday monthly at 9;00 am at MNPS’s EL (English Learners) Office, 615 Fessey Park Road, Nashville, off Bransford Avenue next to MNPS admin building (except in December).

Nashville McHugh Legal Help Clinic @ Legal Aid Society
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Held on the Last Saturday of most months (except November and December), starts at 8:30 am at Legal Aid Society’s Nashville office, 300 Deaderick St., Nashville.

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