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Legal Aid Society Announces 2016 Community Campaign Chair

 

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has announced that George Anderson, co-founder of Anderson Benson insurance agency, will serve as the 2016 community campaign chair for its Campaign for Equal Justice fundraising campaign.

This year’s goal is to raise $827,000 to support Legal Aid Society’s mission to advance access to justice across Middle Tennessee and the Cumberland Plateau. The community campaign supports this initiative by raising money from non-legal donors in Middle Tennessee.

George Anderson

George Anderson

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Clarksville Attorney Samuel Keen Selected for Groundbreaking Race Equity Training Program

 

Legal Aid Society attorneys will focus research on racial inequality amid school discipline

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TNLegal 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 the capacity of those advocating for low-income people, allowing them to deploy up-to-date racial justice advocacy skills that address the role racism plays in causing and perpetuating poverty.

Clarksville Attorney Samuel Keen

Clarksville Attorney Samuel Keen

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Clarksville Legal Aid Society Secures New Office Location

 

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsClarksville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, has relocated its Clarksville office from 120 Franklin Street to 109 South Third Street in downtown Clarksville.

The new 3,700 square foot office provides a modern and welcoming location for clients, and is conveniently situated across from the Clarksville courthouse. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee receives Book Proceeds Donation from Nashville Lawyer

 

Legal Aid Society named one of three beneficiaries

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the CumberlandsNashville, TN – Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest non-profit law firm, announced that Nashville lawyer Randy Kinnard, with Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, has named Legal Aid Society one of three organizations to receive proceeds from his book, “Respect: Through the Eyes of Children.

Released last fall, Kinnard’s book is a collection of essays written by local students that illustrate the definition of respect from a youth’s perspective. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legal Aid Society, Executive Director to host reception for departing local attorney

 

Clarksville Office Managing Attorney Patricia Mock is ending 25 years with Legal Aid Society. The Clarksville community and surrounding area are encouraged to acknowledge her service and help bid farewell!

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The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announces the coming departure of Attorney Pat Mock, managing attorney for its Clarksville office.

The Legal Aid Society will host a reception at the Clarksville office on Thursday, August 21, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. to express appreciation for this sterling example of dedication and service.  “We wanted to express our appreciation for Pat for her 25 years of dedication and service to the Legal Aid Society, the Clarksville Office, LAS clients and our community” said Gary Housepian, executive director of The Legal Aid Society. «Read the rest of this article»

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Legal Aid Society honors Kathryn Edge

 

Board President ends term with Commendation Award

Susan Edge, outgoing president of Legal Aid Society Board of Directors receives Commenation Award from Gary Housepain, Executive Director of Mid-TN & Cumberlands Legal Aid Society

Kathryn Edge, outgoing president of Legal Aid Society Board of Directors receives Commendation Award from Gary Housepian, Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & The Cumberlands

The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, at their recent Board of Directors meeting in Nashville, recognized the outgoing board president for outstanding service.

Kathryn Edge served a one-year term as the president of the organization’s board of directors. Ms Edge has shown dedication and commitment to the position and to The Legal Aid Society. She will continue to serve as an active member of the board and as a notable practicing attorney in Nashville’s legal environs with Miller & Martin law firm.

The Legal Society Aid, LAS, offers free civil legal advice to many low-income Tennesseans who have nowhere else to turn. Serving 48 counties from offices in Clarksville, Columbia, Cookeville, Gallatin, Nashville, Murfreesboro, Oak Ridge and Tullahoma, the Legal Society fights for equal justice for our most vulnerable citizens. It is a non-profit, legal services organization funded in part by Legal Services Corporation, the Tennessee Bar Association, the United Way, the state of Tennessee and donations. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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