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The mission of Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands (“LAS”) 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.

clinics & news

Free Walk-In Clinics

Veterans Project Legal Help Clinic @ Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN)
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
MNPS Legal Help Clinic @ MNPS Office of English Learners
Jul 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).

Veterans Project Legal Help Clinic @ Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN)
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Recent News

  • June 27, 2018 Tennessee Senior Law Alliance (06/27/18) Read More

    $5.5 Million Dollar Grant Makes Free Legal Help Available to More of Tennessee’s Vulnerable Senior Citizens NASHVILLE (June 14, 2018) – The situation is not new: There is a staggering increase in the number of Tennesseans age 60 and older living in poverty and facing homelessness, …

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  • April 4, 2018 Nashville office of Legal Aid Society moves (04/04/18) Read More

    On April 6, 2018, the Nashville office of Legal Aid Society will relocate to 1321 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite 400, Nashville, TN 37217. The office will close at noon on Thursday, April 5 and will re-open in the new location at noon on Monday, April 9. All phone …

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  • July 3, 2017 Murfreesboro attorney fights to remove restrictions from housing policy (07/03/17) Read More

    Aimee Luna, an attorney in our Murfreesboro office, helped push through an important policy change at the Murfreesboro Housing Authority that was almost two years in the making. Watch the video or read the story from the Daily News Journal.  

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