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WHO WE ARE

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

May
3
Thu
Mercy Legal Help Clinic @ St. Andrew Lutheran Church
May 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Mercy Legal Clinic is held the First Thursday each month, starts at 4:30 pm at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 908 Murfreesboro Road Franklin TN 37064

May
8
Tue
Gallatin 2nd Tuesday Legal Help Clinic @ Gallatin Civic Center
May 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Second Tuesday monthly at 4:30 PM at Gallatin Civic Center, 210 Albert Gallatin Ave, Gallatin, TN 37066; staffed by Sumner County Bar Association. You do not have to be a Sumner County resident. Residents from all TN Counties are welcome.”

May
19
Sat
MNPS Legal Help Clinic @ MNPS Office of English Learners
May 19 @ 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).

Recent News

  • 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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  • April 19, 2017 Legal Aid Society Moves Gallatin Office to New Location (04/19/17) Read More

    GALLATIN, Tenn., April 18, 2017 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that it has relocated its Gallatin office from 650 N Water Ave. to 106 Public Square, Suite 109. The office space is located in the heart of …

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