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1 CURRENT LEGAL CLINICS OFFERED IN WEST TENNESSEE Contact the Pro Bono Coordinator at if you know of a clinic that is not included in this list or if you have updated information for the list. Thank you for your help. CLINIC NAME COUNTY LOCATION, DAY, Wills for Heroes Crockett February 6, 2016 Clinics Time and Location: TBD Wills for Heroes clinics Tennessee Bar Benjamin Conley around the state to Association Young provide free wills, powers Lawyers Division (731) of attorney and advance directives for Tennessee's firefighters, law enforcement officers and other emergency personnel. Benjamin Conley (731) Rural Outreach Clinic Fayette Thursdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Fayette Co. Commission on Aging (108 Kay Dr., Somerville, TN). Calling for appointments is encouraged at (901) or toll free at (888) Call (901) Pro Se General Clinics Fayette Call for an appointment at (901) Usually from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Criminal Justice Centers in Fayette County (705 Justice Law Office of Leslie Miller, General Sessions, and Juvenile Courts of Fayette and Hardeman Counties Call Leslie Miller at (901) or Mike French at (901) Call for an appointment at (901) for Leslie Miller or (901) for Mike French

2 Center Dr., Somerville, TN) or Hardeman County (505 S. Main St., Bolivar, TN), and days vary. Pro Se General Clinics Hardeman Call for an appointment at (901) Usually from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Criminal Justice Centers in Fayette County (705 Justice Center Dr., Somerville, TN) or Hardeman County (505 S. Main St., Bolivar, TN), and days vary. Pro Se Family Law Mediation Madison Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays in Madison County Juvenile Court (110 Irby Street, Jackson, TN). This service is only available to those without an attorney and who have already filed documents with the Court. Child access and visitation issues in Madison County Juvenile Court for pro se litigants who have already filed documents Law Office of Leslie Miller, General Sessions, and Juvenile Courts of Fayette and Hardeman Counties Madison County Juvenile Court Call Leslie Miller at (901) or Mike French at (901) Contact Bart Swift, Court Clerk or Charles Snow (Pro Se Specialist) at (731) Call for an appointment at (901) for Leslie Miller or (901) for Mike French Contact Bart Swift, Court Clerk or Charles Snow (Pro Se Specialist) at (731)

3 Wills for Heroes Madison Jackson: January 30, Location : TBD for more information. Advance Directives Initiative Consumer Advise Clinic Bankruptcy Alternative Clinic Call for Dates and Locations. Generally held in hospitals and nursing homes Clinic locations, times and days for 2015 are TBA. Call (901) for more details. By appointment only; call (901) Wills for Heroes clinics Tennessee Bar Kortney Simmons around the state to Assn., Young (731) provide free wills, powers Lawyers Division of attorney and advance com directives for Tennessee's firefighters, law enforcement officers and other emergency personnel. Estate planning matters such as advance directives, wills, etc. Assistance for those with consumer issues Community education programs; time at each program for clients to talk about their individual Legal Aid Society and Memphis Bar Association Call Ebony Ingram Ware at (901) Or sign up here at - content/uploads/2014/06 /VolunteerEnrollmentFor m.pdf 2. Contact Linda Warren Seely, Attorney at or e- mail her at Or sign up here at wpcontent/uploads/2014/ 06/VolunteerEnrollme ntform.pdf Seely, Attorney at or Kortney Simmons, (731) e.com Contact the Office nearest

4 Pro Se Divorce Workshop Monthly at the County Courthouse, Room 134 (140 Adams Ave., Memphis TN). You must call to be screened and for an appointment (see below) For Memphis office, call problems; and for those in need of additional Or sign up here at assistance, to provide an appropriate referral to either - a pro bono consumer or content/uploads/2014/06 /VolunteerEnrollmentFor bankruptcy attorney m.pdf Get forms needed to file and complete an uncontested no asset divorce, help in completing the forms, answers on questions and information about the legal issues and procedures involved in divorces and Divorce Incorporated Or sign up here at wpcontent/uploads/2014/ 06/VolunteerEnrollme ntform.pdf For Fayette or County, call (888) Earn Benefits Program Call-in service can be reached at (901) , ext. 442 A call-in screening program for benefits programs including Health and Nutrition, Housing and Utilities, Families and Children, and Education and Income Call, ext. 442 Home Preservation Project Call for a consultation at (901) Help for those in Tipton, and Fayette counties who may lose their homes to foreclosure, largely as a Call for a consultation at (901)

5 result of irresponsible lending practices Memphis Fair Housing Project Opportunity Plus Project Child and Family Litigation Clinic To apply for assistance, call (901) To apply for assistance, call (901) or (901) ext. 190 Cases are accepted through the University s clinic program Help to victims of fair housing discrimination, predatory lending, landlord-tenant issues, foreclosure, or mortgage default Case-management, referrals, counseling, and financial assistance for domestic violence victims Child abuse and neglect, foster care, delinquency, child custody, paternity, adoption, education, mental health, public benefits, etc. University of School of Law (1 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103) Call (901) or Prof. Christina Zawisza at u To apply for assistance, call (901) To apply for assistance, call (901) or (901) ext. 190 Call (901) Civil Clinic Call (901) for an appointment at CLC (910 Vance Ave., Memphis, TN 38126) General civil matters Community Legal Center Contact Meg Jones, Executive Director at (901) or at Call CLC at (901) Volunteer online at s.com/ volunteerapp.html

6 Civil Litigation Clinic Cases pending before General Sessions, Circuit or Chancery Courts of County; cases are accepted through the University s clinic program Attorney of the Day Program Held each Thursday from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm at the County Courthouse (140 Adams Ave., Memphis, TN) Room 134 Landlord/tenant, consumer protection, and debtor/creditor disputes Volunteer attorneys meet with walk-in clients and provide advice, counsel, referrals and sometimes extended services University of School of Law (1 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103) Call (901) or Prof. Daniel Schaffzin at u Seely, Attorney at or Call (901) Office nearest Community Legal Center Clinics Call (901) for an appointment at CLC (910 Vance Ave., Memphis, TN 38126) Landlord/tenant, guardianship and conservatorships, garnishments, commercial contracts, probate, non-contested divorces, adoptions, asylum, U visas, T visas, change of status, and voluntary departure Community Legal Center Contact Meg Jones at (901) Volunteer online at s.com/ volunteerapp.html Call CLC at (901)

7 Divorce Clinic Call for an appointment. (location is either at County Courthouse, 140 Adams Ave., Memphis or at CLC 910 Vance Dr., Memphis TN) Elder Law Clinic Cases are accepted through the University s clinic program Assistance to those who Community Legal Contact Meg Jones at face divorce proceedings Center (CLC) (901) or without an attorney at Consumer protection, financial exploitation, conservatorship, real property, grandparent adoption, health care, Social Security, wills, and advance directives University of School of Law (1 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103) Call (901) or Prof. Donna Harkness at u Call (901) or (901) Call (901) Exchange Club Family Mid-South Memphis Contact Barbara King at (901) for more information. Provides mediation services and supervised visitation services on a pro bono or reduced fee to low income parties. Exchange Club Family Mid-South Call Barbara King at (901) or at eclub.net Call (901) Location: 2180 Union Ave. Memphis, TN Family Law Clinic Contact Laura Neale at (901) Assistance with case review, child support questions, and information on other family law matters Office of the Advocate for Non- Custodial Parents, and University of School of Law Contact Laura Neale at (901) Contact Laura Neale at (901)

8 Homeless Experience Second Tuesday of Legal Protection each month from (HELP) Clinic 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Hospitality Hub, 146 Jefferson Ave, Memphis, TN) Legal services to those Baker-Donelson Contact Lori who are homeless Hackleman Patterson (employment, estate, tax, at (901) or some criminal, son.com Contact Lori Hackleman Patterson at (901) or elson.com Housing Adjudication Clinic Cases are accepted through the University s clinic program Housing matters University of School of Law (1 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103) Call (901) or Prof. Daniel M. Schaffzin at u Call (901) Mediation Clinic Cases are accepted through the University s clinic program Mediation University of School of Law (1 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103) Call (901) to speak with Prof. Stephen Shields Call (901) Mediator of the Day Clinic Meet in General Sessions Court, Division 4 at 10:00 am every Thursday. Mediation services Memphis Bar Association Memphis Mediation and Restitution/Reconcilia tion Services MARRS Contact Larry Lloyd at (901) for more details. Victim/offender mediation center Memphis Leadership Foundation Contact Larry Lloyd at (901) or for more details. Contact Larry Lloyd at (901) or for more details.

9 Project Homeless Memphis Cook Connect Convention Center. Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 9:00am until 5:00pm. Saturday Legal Clinic Second Saturday of each month from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Ben Hooks Library (3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis TN) St. Jude Conservatorship Program Call for more details. Homeless can get legal Community Contact Josh Spickler advice on civil and Alliance for the at (901) or criminal matters to help Homeless and Cecil C. transition out of homelessness School of Law m Assistance with a guardianship, conservatorship or emancipation. and the Memphis Bar Association Contact Josh Spickler at (901) or om Veterans Free Legal Clinic Held at the VA Offices (1407 Union Ave. in Memphis) on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 12 noon. Also at Ben. Hooks Library every second Saturday of the month from 10:00am - 1:00pm. Areas of law impacting veterans Memphis Bar Association and Office nearest (901)

10 Wills for Heroes Benjamin L. Hooks Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Saturday, October 10, 2015 Time: 9am-3:30pm Wills for Heroes clinics Tennessee Bar Contact Chasity Grice provides free wills, Assn., Young at (901) or powers of attorney and Lawyers Division advance directives for Tennessee's firefighters, m. law enforcement officers and other emergency personnel. Contact Chasity Grice at (901) or om. WLOK Radio Legal Call-In Show Mondays from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Call in at (901) WLOK and Contact Buck Lewis at (901) or com or Linda Warren Go to m/ or call (901) (front desk) Family Law Advice Group Clinic (FLAG) Tipton Third Thursday of each month from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Covington Office (899-A Hwy. 51 South, Covington, TN) Pro Se Clinics Tipton Held every other month at 1 st Presbyterian Church (403 S. Main St., Covington, TN 38019) Legal advice on family issues Tipton County Bar Association Contact Amber Shaw at (901) (901) (888) Contact Amber Shaw at (901)

11 Volunteer Income Various 1. Cecil C. Taxpayer Assistance School Project of Law: Clinic times and days for 2015 are TBA. 2. IRS VITA: find a location and time online at ov/freetaxprep/ Get assistance filing income tax returns Cecil C. School of Law 1. Contact Prof. William Kratzke at u or (901) Visit the IRS website for a time and location near you at freetaxprep/ Contact Prof. William Kratzke at edu or (901)

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