VIRTUAL Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans September 16

MEDIA RELEASE

Knoxville Bar Association and Legal Aid of East Tennessee Offer VIRTUAL Free Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans on September 16

For Immediate Release                                             

Contact: Tracy Chain, Lawyer Referral & Information Service Administrator, (865) 522-6522 or Caitlin Torney, Pro Bono Coordinator for Legal Aid of East Tennessee, (865)637-0484

Please feel free to print and share a copy of our flyer for this event.  

The Knoxville Bar Association is pleased to announce that a VIRTUAL Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans will be held on September 16, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in an effort to serve veterans without the potential hazards of an in-person clinic.

The Veterans’ Legal Advice Clinic is a joint project of the Knoxville Barristers, the Young Lawyers Division of the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA), KBA/Barristers Access to Justice Committees, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office, the University of Tennessee College of Law, Lincoln Memorial University – Duncan School of Law, and the local VA office.  This is a general advice clinic with a wide variety of legal issues, including family law, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, criminal defense, consumer protection, contract disputes, child support, and personal injury, among other issues.

Free VIRTUAL Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTERING – PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Contact Legal Aid of East Tennessee at (865)637-0484 to request a preferred date to be contacted for clinic intake.  Available intake dates are September 10, 11, 14 and 15.

At intake, staff will gather information, including information about the legal issue.  This information will be provided to the assigned attorney, who will contact the veteran by telephone on Wednesday, September 16 between the hours of 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Please feel free to print and distribute a copy of our flyer for this event to any interested parties.

Attorneys will be available to provide consultations in legal issues such as:

The Veterans Legal Advice Clinic is a project sponsored by the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA), the Knoxville Barristers (the Young Lawyers Division of the KBA), Legal Aid of East of Tennessee, Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office, the University of Tennessee College of Law, Lincoln Memorial University – Duncan School of Law and the local Veteran’s Affairs Office.

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