Legal Aid Resources

The following are a list of free or low-cost legal resources for the public at large. The Library is not affiliated with any of these services and cannot provide further, in-depth information. This is not a comprehensive list of legal aid resources available to the public in this area, and we encourage thos who need assistance to do further research. We list these merely as a courtesy.

Local Resources

University of Memphis School of Law

Located in the lower level of the Law School building, the school operates legal clinics in the areas of Elder Law, Housing Adjudication, Mediation, and others. Visit their website for more information

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Second Saturday Legal Clinic

On the second saturday of each month, from 10:00AM to 11:45AM, a legal clinic is held at the Benjamin C. Hooks public library in Memphis, TN. More specifics can be found on the Memphis Bar Association’s website.

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Memphis Area Legal Services

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. (MALS) provides free legal assistance in civil (non criminal) matters to persons in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee. Most of their services are only available to low income or elderly persons.

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Online Resources

The online forum, FreeLegalAnswers, is a product of the American Bar Association and is open to the public for use. Through this site, one may be able to get specific answer to their legal questions from licensed Tennessee Attorneys.

Vist Website is a Tennessee specific legal resource created and maintained by Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services. Through this website, you may be able to find online legal advice, or further resources for your legal issue. Visit their website for more information.

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