Legal Aid of East Tennessee

Helps provide equal justice for elderly, abused, and low income persons in 26 counties of East Tennessee. LAET provides a wide range of civil legal assistance and advocacy, and has been part of the community structure for more than 50 years.
Organization website

Primary geographic focus: Tennessee
Organization type(s): Provider
Lists: LSC


News Story

Trump budget would cut Legal Aid funds in half

Saralyn Norkus
Cleveland Daily Banner (TN)
April 8, 2017
The elimination of the LSC would save the government $366 million, but would come at quite a cost to those who are able to receive legal aid throughout the country.

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Trump’s Budget: Taking Aim at Legal Aid for the Poor

S. Heather Duncan
Knoxville Mercury
April 19, 2017
In Knoxville and 25 other counties, the poor can turn to Legal Aid of East Tennessee for help—but that could change if President Trump succeeds in shutting down the nonprofit that provides half of its funding.

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Free Legal Clinic For Residents Affected By Bed Bugs

WTVC-TV NewsChannel9 (ABC) (Chattanooga, TN)
June 2, 2015
A civil legal aid attorney is offering free advice to residents affected by bed bugs in Chattanooga, TN.

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Bed Bugs Continue Crawling at Chattanooga Housing

Betsy Goldin
WTVC-TV NewsChannel9 (ABC) (Chattanooga, TN)
May 26, 2015
Legal Aid of East Tennessee helping residents of Whiteside's Faith Manor who are becoming increasingly fed up with what they are calling a bed bug infestation.

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