Legal Aid Society Hires Foreclosure Paralegal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. June 2, 2016 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-­profit law firm, announced today that a new community outreach advocate and foreclosure paralegal has been added to the firm.

Tabitha Faulconer has joined Legal Aid Society as a community outreach advocate and foreclosure paralegal and will be serving the attorneys in its Clarksville, Columbia and Gallatin offices. She will work out of the Nashville office.

Faulconer is a 2014 graduate of Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky with a double major in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She was a paralegal at a personal injury law firm in Louisville prior to moving to Nashville this year and previously worked as a legal assistant for another Louisville law firm. While in college, she worked as a legal advocate with The Center for Women and Families, a domestic violence organization in Louisville.

“Tabitha’s energy, experience and knowledge of complex cases involving low­‐income clients will serve us well,” said Claire Abely, lead attorney of Legal Aid Society’s foreclosure unit.  “With the addition of Tabitha, we will be able to reach more people who are at risk of foreclosure and help more people maintain their housing in Middle Tennessee.”

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands advocates for fairness and justice under the law. The non-profit law firm offers free civil legal representation and educational programs to help people in its region receive justice, protect their well-being and support opportunities to overcome poverty. It serves 48 counties from offices in Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Gallatin, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Oak Ridge and Tullahoma. Legal Aid Society is funded in part by United Way. Learn more at, or by following the firm on Facebook.


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