16 Clinics Planned in TBA YLD Initiative

The Tennessee Bar Association Young Lawyers Division will host 16 free legal advice clinics and legal education events throughout the state. Attendees will get information on a variety of topics including: debt collection, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant disputes, wills and divorce.

A full list of events:

• Cookeville, April 25 – Upper Cumberland Family Justice Center
• Paris, April 26 – Henry County Public Library
• Springfield, April 27 – Robertson County Senior Citizens Center
• Memphis, April 28 – D’army Bailey Courthouse
• Sevierville, April 28 – Courthouse Donuts
• Madison (Nashville), May 2 – Madison Branch Public Library
• Rogersville, May 3 – Hawkins County Justice Center
• Woodbury, May 3 – Woodbury Lion’s Clubhouse
• Jackson, May 3 – RIFA Homeless Shelter
• Dayton, May 4 – Clyde Roddy Library
• Sparta, May 4 – White County Library
• Knoxville, May 7 – First Baptist Church
• Fairview, May 7 – Graceworks West
• Carthage, May 21 – Smith County Chamber of Commerce
• Columbia, May 21 – Columbia Local Library
• Hixson, May 21 – Dallas Bay Baptist Church

Clinic information, including contacts for each clinic, is available online: http://www.tba.org/programs/access-to-justice-week
This Statewide Legal Clinic Initiative is the focus of TBA YLD President Rachel Moses, a lawyer in the Cookeville office of the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands. Moses has made pro bono service a key component of her platform for the year.

For more information, contact Christian Barker, YLD Public Service Committee Chair, at (615) 496-5719 or cbarker@barkernashville.com.