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Zac Oswald’s “Consumers need a strategy for contracts with big companies” op-ed

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We’ve all been there. Maybe we’re signing up for a cable package, or renting a car or opening a bank account. We sign a contract with a service provider — usually a large company — without really reading, or fully processing, its fine print. And as some of us have subsequently found out, sometimes what …

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Op-Ed: How Legal Aid Society is Working to Support Homeless Veterans

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In the November 2018 issue of the Nashville Bar Journal Online, Executive Director DarKenya Waller writes, “Veterans make up just 7% of the US population. So, it’s safe to say that for large swaths of our country, the realities of military service are somewhat removed from our daily lives and sphere of understanding.” To read …

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Tennessee Senior Law Alliance

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$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, hunger, abuse and exploitation, lack of access to benefits …

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Nashville office of Legal Aid Society moves

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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 numbers and email addresses will remain the same.  …

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Legal Aid Society Moves Gallatin Office to New Location

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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 downtown Gallatin in an historic building that dates back to …

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Legal Aid Society Hires Two Attorneys, Expands Legal Expertise

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 28, 2017 — Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced today that two new attorneys – Kerry Dietz and Tiffany Tant-Shafer – have joined the firm. Dietz will practice in the areas of mortgage foreclosure, housing and consumer law in the Gallatin office of …

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Legal Aid Society Kicks Off 2017 Campaign for Equal Justice

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 15, 2017—Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands kicked off its 2017 Campaign for Equal Justice, Legal Aid Society’s annual fundraising initiative, on Thursday, March 9 with a luncheon at the Nashville City Club. This year, Legal Aid Society’s goal is to raise $826,000 to support its mission to provide …

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