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Year: 2022

‘Outrageous:’ Rent hikes continue to climb in Nashville in time for Christmas

December 12, 2022 Comments Off on ‘Outrageous:’ Rent hikes continue to climb in Nashville in time for Christmas

UPDATE: After the story aired, the landlord decided to not hike Matt’s rent an extra $350 per month. Nashville rent is showing no signs of coming down, and now the federal rent relief money is about to dry up too.…

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Legal Aid Society Names Director, Coordinator of New Eviction Right to Counsel Program for Low-Income Renters

November 18, 2022 Comments Off on Legal Aid Society Names Director, Coordinator of New Eviction Right to Counsel Program for Low-Income Renters

  NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Nov. 15, 2022 ­– Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that Elizabeth Leiserson and Zane Jud have joined the firm’s new Eviction Right to Counsel program for…

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Nashville evictions double in October; Metro program gives tenants free access to lawyers

November 18, 2022 Comments Off on Nashville evictions double in October; Metro program gives tenants free access to lawyers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – There’s been an uptick in people getting kicked out of their homes in Nashville in recent months, according to data provided by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office. There were 308 evictions in October, according to the…

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Shelby Dodson named managing attorney of local Legal Aid Society

November 18, 2022 Comments Off on Shelby Dodson named managing attorney of local Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced that Shelby Dodson has been promoted to managing attorney of its Gallatin office. Dodson previously served as a staff attorney in Legal Aid Society’s Gallatin office since 2018, where she…

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Expungement Clinic Lawyers Donate Over $12K in Legal Services

November 1, 2022 Comments Off on Expungement Clinic Lawyers Donate Over $12K in Legal Services

Expungement Clinic Lawyers Donate Over $12K in Legal Services Attorneys from Butler Snow, Bradley, Baker Donelson and Adams and Reese participated in an expungement clinic at Belmont School of Law on Friday as part of the Capitol City Challenge. Attorneys…

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Free Family Law Legal Clinic Set Saturday November 5

November 1, 2022 Comments Off on Free Family Law Legal Clinic Set Saturday November 5

  The YWCA, Anderson County Family Justice Center, and Legal Aid Society are hosting a free family law legal clinic. The clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Oak Ridge YWCA, 1660 Oak Ridge. The Legal…

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Nashville Firma de abogados Legal Aid Society y Conexión Américas anuncian el programa “Derecho a representación legal”

September 15, 2022 Comments Off on Nashville Firma de abogados Legal Aid Society y Conexión Américas anuncian el programa “Derecho a representación legal”

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, Junio 23 del 2022 – La firma de abogados sin fines de lucro, Legal Aid Society y la organización Conexión Américas anunciaron hoy un nuevo programa piloto de dos años. El programa “Derecho a representación legal” tiene como…

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Legal Aid Society, Conexión Américas Announce Right to Counsel, a $2.6M Legal Aid Program for Low-Income Renters

September 15, 2022 Comments Off on Legal Aid Society, Conexión Américas Announce Right to Counsel, a $2.6M Legal Aid Program for Low-Income Renters

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Legal Aid Society and Conexión Américas today announced a new two-year pilot program, Right to Counsel, aimed at providing outreach, education and legal aid to qualifying low-income renters. The $2.6 million program, approved by Metro Council on…

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Zac Oswald Promoted To Senior Deputy Director Of Client Services

September 15, 2022 Comments Off on Zac Oswald Promoted To Senior Deputy Director Of Client Services

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2022 — Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that Zac Oswald has been promoted to senior deputy director of client services. In this role, Oswald will continue…

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Seniors Don’t Have To Manage Public Benefit Issues Alone

September 15, 2022 Comments Off on Seniors Don’t Have To Manage Public Benefit Issues Alone

By Attorney Allison Jones, Managing Attorney Legal Aid Society Seniors are among the most vulnerable members of our communities. Particularly for those who have mobility limitations or don’t have family members living nearby, some of the unavoidable tasks of everyday…

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