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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

Board of Directors Meeting @ Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Veterans Project Legal Help Clinic @ Operation Stand Down Tennessee (OSDTN)
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wilson Co. Free Legal Help Clinic @ Lebanon Wilson Chamber Of Commerce
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Recent News

  • July 23, 2018 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic 20th Anniversary (07/23/18) Read More

    Congratulations on 20 great years of helping people through the clinic! Check out the 20th anniversary videos  for LITC on our YouTube Channel  

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  • 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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