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Legal Aid Society Announces New Executive Committee Officers

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 21, 2016 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced today its new executive committee officers, who began serving their two-year term this month. Robert “Bob” J. Martineau Jr., commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (“TDEC”), now leads the Board of Directors as president. Martineau was …

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Legal Aid Society’s Allison Cooley Takes on New Role as Gallatin Managing Attorney

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. July 13, 2016 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-­‐profit law firm, announced today that Allison Cooley, family law attorney in Legal Aid Society’s Nashville office, has been promoted to managing attorney of its Gallatin office. In this role, Cooley will lead the day-to‐day operations of Legal …

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Legal Aid Society Launches Gilbert Family Fellowship to Expand Legal Services to Children and Young Adults

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 6, 2016—Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that it has launched its Gilbert Family Fellowship—a program that will provide free civil legal services to children and young adults. The program is made possible by a $100,000 donation from Harris A. Gilbert, a …

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Legal Aid Society Moves Oak Ridge Office to New Location

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn. June 29, 2016 – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has relocated its Oak Ridge office from 226 Broadway Ave. to Suite 201 in Victory Centre—575 Oak Ridge Turnpike. The new 3,590-square-foot office’s location is convenient for clients and guests. The space also meets …

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Three Legal Aid Society Attorneys Selected for Groundbreaking Race-Equity Training Program

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 22, 2016—Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, in conjunction with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, announced today that three of Legal Aid Society’s staff attorneys have been selected to participate in the 2016 Racial Justice Training Institute (RJTI). RJTI is a national training program that increases …

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