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Posted by: Suzanne Craig Robertson on Oct 8, 2012

Four legal clinics will take place on Tuesday as part of Celebrate Pro Bono Month.

• West Tennessee Legal Services will host a Mortgage Rescue Clinic at the Jackson Chamber of Commerce, 197 Auditorium St., Jackson 38301, from 3 to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Kathryn Tucker.

• The Homeless Experience Legal Protection (“HELP”) clinic will be in Memphis at the Hospitality Hub, 146 Jefferson Ave., Memphis, from 1 to 3 p.m., also on Tuesday. The goal of the clinic is to provide legal advice and help that would ultimately get people off the street or to provide a solution to a problem that possibly led them to homelessness. The clinic is co sponsored by Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC and the TBA Young Young Lawyers Division. To help, contact Joann Coston-Holloway.

• Legal Aid of East Tennessee will host an Open Door Intake in Madisonville, beginning at 9:30 a.m. For details, contact Charlie McDonald.

• And the Nashville Pro Bono Program and Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC will staff the Second Tuesday Walk-in Clinic at the Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, 300 Deaderick St., Nashville. Clients should arrive at 4:30 p.m. and lawyers will be there from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, contact Lucinda Smith. See the full list of this month's events