Volunteer with Legal Aid Organizations

There are four legal service providers that receive funding from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).  These groups handle certain civil matters within their region.  Find out how to volunteer by clicking the links below

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

Johnson City, TN
(423) 928-8311

Terry Woods
Knoxville, TN
(865) 637-0484

Charlie McDaniel
Chattanooga, TN
(423) 756-4013

Legal Aid of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
Lucinda Smith - Nashville Pro Bono Program
(615) 244-6610

You may also contact one of the regional offices to volunteer. 

Memphis Area Legal Services
Cindy Cole Ettingoff
(901) 255-3421

West Tennessee Legal Services
Kathryn Tucker
(731) 423-0616

Other legal service providers where you can volunteer:

ACLU of Tennessee promotes and protects constitutional rights.

Community Legal Center offers help to low income individuals, families, and immigrants in Memphis.

Disability Rights Tennessee advocates for the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Southeast Tennessee Legal Services offers services to low income individuals and families in the Chattanooga area.

Southern Migrant Legal Services handles the legal needs of migrant and seasonal workers statewide.

Tennessee Justice Center assists families in need.

Tennessee Justice for Our Neighbors is a faith-driven ministry and provides free, high-quality immigration legal services, education and advocacy.

Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts provides free legal services to low-income artists of all disciplines, as well as legal and business assistance to emerging nonprofit arts organizations.  Based in Nashville, TN.

There are opportunities for both attorneys and non-attorneys to volunteer with all of the listed organizations.  You can find out how to volunteer by visiting the listed websites.