BlueCross BlueShield Hosts Year's Largest Free Legal Advice Clinic On Sept. 13

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Qualifying Tennesseans will have the opportunity to receive free legal advice from volunteer lawyers at the downtown Chattanooga offices of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee on Sept. 13. 

Legal Aid of East Tennessee has partnered with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and the law firm Miller & Martin to offer a free legal advice clinic on Thursday, Sept.13, at 2 p.m. at the downtown office of BlueCross, 1 Cameron Hill Circle, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402. 

Individuals interested in meeting with a lawyer for free legal advice at this clinic should call Legal Aid of East Tennessee at 423 756-4013 and ask for more information and to make an appointment for the BlueCross Clinic.

Volunteer lawyers from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Miller & Martin at the clinic will be available to discuss a wide variety of legal issues including: domestic and family law, landlord and tenant issues, real estate, taxes, insurance, contract matters, credit problems, general litigation, and more. 

"It's remarkable to have this caliber and diversity of legal talent available without cost to those who qualify," said Charlie McDaniel, attorney and Pro Bono Project Director at Legal Aid of East Tennessee, "it really underscores the spirit of community service present at BlueCross and Miller & Martin."

Like all Legal Aid programs, individuals must meet certain eligibility guidelines including having income at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level. In order to qualify and make an appointment for September 13, interested individuals are encouraged to call Legal Aid at 423 756-4013. Legal Aid of East Tennessee is a 501(c)(3) non-profit law firm with the Chattanooga office serving 10 counties in Southeast Tennessee.


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