Memphis Legal Aid

Free legal aid in Memphis is available through local pro bono legal aid organizations, law clinics, and free legal help resources online. has many resources that you can search for, or browse, including:

Tennessee Citizenship

Family Law: Tennessee Paternity
Divorce and Family Law

Paternity Basics in Tennessee
Divorce and Family Law

Tennessee Wrongful Termination
Employment Law

Tennessee Sexual Harassment
Employment Law

Lemon Law Memphis

Child Support and Visitation in Tennessee
Divorce and Family Law

Prenuptial Agreements in Tennessee
prenuptual and postnuptual

Racial Discrimination Labor Laws in Tennessee
Employment LawRacial discrimination

How to File a Small Claim in Davidson County
General Legal Resources

Getting Relief From Domestic Violence in Tennessee
Divorce and Family Law

Memphis Area Legal Services
Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc. (MALS) provides free legal assistance in civil (non criminal) matters to persons in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties in Tennessee. Most of our services are only available to low income or elderly persons.

2SLAC - 2nd Saturday Legal Clinic (formerly Saturday Legal Clinic) is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00-11:45 am at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN.

A legal clinic to assist veterans is held on the second Tuesday of each month on the 11th floor of 1407 Union Ave. from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm. Volunteer attorneys provide advice to veterans on matters such as child support, expungement of criminal record, driver's license revocation, and debts. Attorneys cannot provide advice on veterans' benefits.

There are several legal aid organizations in Tennessee. These organizations are not-for-profit law offices that give certain types of free legal help to people who cannot afford to pay a lawyer:

• Memphis Area Legal Services
• West Tennessee Legal Services
• Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands
• Southeast Tennessee Legal Services
• Legal Aid of East Tennessee

• Community Legal Center
• Tennessee Justice Center
• Disability Law and Advocacy Center
• Southern Migrant Legal Services
• Justice for Our Neighbors of Tennessee

University of Memphis Law School Clinics

West Tennessee Legal Services
Office Locations
Jackson - 800.372.8346
210 W. Main Street
208 South Church Avenue
113 West Paris Street

Homeless Experience Legal Protection Clinic
NOTE: It is always in your best interest to call or e-mail to confirm that a clinic will be held.

Legal services for those who are homeless; areas of law include but are not limited to help with employment, estate, tax, some criminal, and family matters.

Hospitality Hub
146 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis TN

Lori Patterson

Baker Donelson

Family Law Advice Group Clinic
NOTE: It is always in your best interest to call or e-mail to confirm that a clinic will be held.

Free legal advice on family issues.

Memphis Area Legal Services
899-A Hwy. 51 South
Covington TN

Linda Warren Seely

Memphis Area Legal Services Inc.

141 North Third Street