The Knoxville Bar Association is pleased to announce that a PHONE-IN Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans will be held on June 9, 2021 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 PHONE-IN Legal Advice Clinic for Veterans
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTERING – PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS June 7
Contact Legal Aid of East Tennessee at (865)637-0484 to sign up. The deadline for registration is Monday, June 7.
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, June 9, between the hours of 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Attorneys will be available to provide consultations in legal issues such as:
- Veterans Benefits
- Criminal defense
- Consumer protection
- Contract disputes
- Estate Planning
- Child support
- Personal injury
- General Legal Issues
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.