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*In order to ensure the safety of our visitors, clients and staff, Legal Aid Society’s physical offices are closed and staff are working remotely. Please call and speak to a staff person before traveling to one of our offices.  Click here for a link to our locations and phone numbers.


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

Recent News

  • March 31, 2020 Legal Aid Society COVID-19 Response (03/31/20) Read More

    Legal Aid remains open at this critical time for our clients: Our entire team across forty eight offices are working remotely and moving upcoming events, like legal clinics, to a digital space to ensure the safety of our community. Although our physical offices are closed and in-person …

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  • March 11, 2020 Free Legal Assistance for Tornado Survivors (03/11/20) Read More

    Free Legal Help for Middle Tennessee Tornado Survivors in 3 Counties March 11, 2020 — Legal assistance organizations and bar associations have joined forces to support people affected by the tornadoes that moved through Middle Tennessee overnight between March 2 and 3, 2020. Legal Aid of …

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  • December 12, 2019 FMLA improves gender equality in workplace (12/12/19) Read More

    Published in the Murfreesboro Post on Sept. 19, 2019 | Bill Bush It’s been nearly 100 years since women in the U.S. first gained the right to vote — a milestone commemorated each year with Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26. Even today, the struggle for full …

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