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Posted by: Sarah Hayman on Mar 1, 2012

Hometown Support is a program that makes free legal help available to service members and their families with limited income who are facing legal problems in Tennessee. The program is coordinated by legal services offices across the state.

Find out where you need to go for help

Map of Tennessee
Memphis Area Legal Services

109 North Main Street, 2nd Floor
Memphis, TN 38103

Pro Bono Contact:
Linda Warren Seely
West Tennessee Legal Services

P.O. Box 2066
Jackson, TN 38202-2066

Pro Bono Contact:
Kathryn Tucker
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

300 Deadrick Street
Nashville, TN 37201

Pro Bono Contact:
Lucinda Smith
Legal Aid of East Tennessee

502 Gay Street, Suite 404
Knoxville, TN 37902

Pro Bono Contacts:
Knoxville and Upper East Areas: Terry Woods

Chattanooga Area: Charlie McDaniel

Learn more about the program including income guidelines to receive assistance

Volunteer to help provide these needed legal services

Hometown Support: Legal Help For Our Military

Program Overview

(including income guidelines)

Find out if you are eligible for help through Hometown Support.

Interested in Joining the Support Team?

The Tennessee Bar Association, its Access to Justice Committee, the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services and the legal aid programs in Tennessee have partnered together to provide coordinated services for military members and their families. We will connect eligible service members with volunteer lawyers who are willing to help.

To Volunteer

This program relies on the volunteer participation of Tennessee lawyers to succeed. You can be a part of this important program by volunteering today.

Additional Resources

American Bar Association Operation Home Front Information Center

The Information Center features easy-to-understand information about a variety of legal issues military family face everyday.

Stateside Legal

This website is for members of the military, veterans, their families and advocates to help them access benefits, find free legal help, and better understand their legal issues. Many websites provide information for military households or veterans. The website’s goal is to index the best legal information available in one easy-to-use site. They have also added interactive forms, videos, and legal analysis.