Elder Law Section

The section provides education to its members, makes recommendations for improving the law, and undertakes projects to increase the understanding of senior citizens, their families and the public concerning legal issues affecting the elderly.

Chair
Tennessee Elder Law, LLC
4931 Homberg Drive
Knoxville, TN 379195146
(865)588-3700
Immediate Past Chair
Elder Law of East Tennessee
903 N. Hall of Fame Dr
Knoxville, TN 37917
(865)951-2410

Speakers Announced for 2015 Equal Justice University

The Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services has announced several national speakers for the 2015 Equal Justice University scheduled for Sept. 2-4 at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. This year’s featured speaker will be Ramón P. Arias, former executive director of Bay Area Legal Aid in California and a member of the Equal Justice Works board. Other presenters include Rebecca Dixon with the National Employment Law Project, Eric Carlson with Justice in Aging and Georgetown University law professor David Super. The annual conference is cosponsored by the TBA.

read more »

Legal Aid to Launch Elder Law Program

The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands will launch a new Elder Law Program to help senior citizens in Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson and Sumner counties obtain free legal and educational services. The outreach is made possible by a $40,000 grant from the Memorial Foundation. Among other services offered through the program, legal aid staff will conduct seminars to educate seniors and their caretakers about their rights and responsibilities and address common legal issues faced by older Americans.

read more »