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Pro Bono 6.1 Equal Access To Justice

The "6.1" in the Pro Bono Project's logo underscores the legal profession's commitment to upholding the ideals expressed in Rule of Professional Conduct 6.1


The Pro Bono Project : Information for Non-Lawyers & Students

The Pro Bono Project welcomes participation by all members of the legal community:

  • lawyers
  • law students
  • paralegals
  • paralegal students
  • court reporters
  • legal investigators

Other professionals also volunteer their services:

  • accountants
  • engineers
  • mechanics
  • physicians
  • psychologists
  • clinical social workers
  • surveyors

Law Students Students enrolled and in good standing at the University of Tennessee College of Law may participate in the Pro Bono Project through UT Pro Bono or by contacting Terry Woods at LAET directly.

Law students enrolled and in good standing at other institutions should contact the Pro Bono Project Director in their area.



Court Reporters

Court reporters may elect to offer pro bono to all parties in litigation or only to parties who are “low-income persons” as determined by the Pro Bono Project. In order to avoid misunderstandings about the scope of service, we encourage court reporters to use this Court Reporter Agreement or a similar contract outlining the terms of service.

If you are interested in volunteering for the Pro Bono Project, contact the Pro Bono Project Director in your area.


Paralegals

Contact the Pro Bono Project Director in your area.



Paralegal Students

Volunteer opportunities for paralegal students may be arranged through your academic advisor or the pro bono coordinator at your school.


Contact Pro Bono Directors

The Pro Bono Project is coordinated through three regional offices. Contact the Pro Bono Project Director for your county in which you practice.

Contact: Terry Woods

311 W. Walnut Street
Suite 100
Johnson City, TN 37604

  • Phone: (800) 821-1312
  • or (423) 928-8311
  • Fax: (423) 928-9488

Email: twoods@laet.org

Counties: Carter, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and Washington Counties.

Contact: Terry Woods

502 S. Gay Street
Suite 404
Knoxville, TN 37902

  • Phone: (865) 637-0484
  • Fax: (423) 525-1162

Email: twoods@laet.org

Counties: Blount, Knox, Loudon, and Sevier

 

 

Contact: Charles E. McDaniel

535 Chestnut Street
Suite 360
Chattanooga, TN 37402

  • Phone: (800) 572-7457
  • or (423) 756-4013
  • Fax:  (423) 265-4164

Email: cmcdaniel@laet.org

Counties: Bledsoe, Bradley, Hamilton, Marion, Meigs, McMinn, Monroe, Polk, Rhea and Sequatchie Counties.

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