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Tennessee Justice Center

The Tennessee Justice Center is a non-profit, public interest law and advocacy firm serving families in need. We give priority to policy issues and civil cases in which the most basic necessities of life are at stake, and where our advocacy can benefit families statewide. We work to empower our clients - who drive our work - by holding government accountable for its policies and actions.

As a privately funded, non-profit law firm, the Tennessee Justice Center (TJC) has the freedom to supplement the work of Tennessee Legal Services by aggressively lobbying and using impact litigation on behalf of poor Tennesseeans across the state.

  • Area of law: Family & Juvenile, Health, Nonprofit Organizations
  • Populations Served: Children, Low Income, State Residents
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Flexible, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Does the organization provide malpractice insurance for volunteers? Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: Yes
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Types of projects in need of Pro Bono help: Client intake and screening, Litigation: Class actions
  • Long distance opportunities: Conduct Research, Draft or Translate Legal Documents, Mentor Volunteer Lawyers
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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