FREE Legal Advice Clinic for Minority-Owned Businesses – October 23rd

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Contact: Tracy Chain, Lawyer Referral & Information Service Administrator, or Marsha Watson, KBA Executive Director at
(865) 522-6522

Please feel free to print and share a copy of our flyer for this event.

The Knoxville Bar Association is pleased to announce that in conjunction with the Faith and Justice Legal Advice Clinic, special opportunities for Black or Minority-Owned Business owners will be offered.  The event is scheduled for October 23, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church, 2084 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915.   

As part of the clinic, business owners can bring their questions to be addressed by local attorneys experienced in business law. Those wishing to attend this session should plan to arrive by 9 a.m.

The Tennessee Faith & Justice Alliance is a project of the Tennessee Access to Justice Commission.  In the Knoxville area, the program is coordinated by the Knoxville Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee, Legal Aid of East Tennessee, the University of Tennessee College of Law, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law, and the generous lawyers, law students, and others volunteering their time and talent.  Along with the business owners’ clinic, this is a general advice and referral clinic with volunteers prepared to advise on a wide variety of legal issues, including family law, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, criminal defense, consumer protection, contract disputes, child support, and personal injury, among other issues.

EVENT DETAILS
Faith and Justice Free Minority-Owned Business Legal Advice Clinic

DATE : Saturday, October 23, 2021

Please feel free to print and distribute a copy of our flyer for this event to any interested parties.

TIME

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

LOCATION

Lennon-Seney United Methodist Church

2084 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37915

The church is located on KAT Bus Route 32. The church is following all appropriate guidelines and masks will be required for all volunteers and attendees.

Attorneys will be available to provide consultations for business owners and discuss issue-spotting to address potential legal problems early. 

The Faith & Justice Legal Advice Clinic is a project sponsored by the Tennessee Faith & Justice Alliance and Legal Aid of East Tennessee with the assistance of volunteers from the Knoxville Bar Association (KBA), the University of Tennessee College of Law, and Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law.

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