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For Questions

For general questions or press inquiries, please use this general inquiries form to reach out to LAET.  Do not use this form to request legal help.

If you want to apply for services please use the Apply Now button.

To Connect in Person

Find us in the communities we serve, with offices in Knoxville, Chattanooga, Cleveland, Maryville, Johnson City, and Morristown.

Get in touch with us.


607 W Summit Hill Dr. SW
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 637-0484
Knox, Loudon, and Sevier Counties


100 W Martin Luther King Blvd., Ste 402
Chattanooga, TN 37402
(423) 756-4013
Toll-Free (800) 572-7457
Bledsoe, Hamilton, Marion, Rhea,
and Sequatchie Counties


270 N Ocoee St. 
Cleveland, TN 37311
(423) 303-2266
Toll-Free (800) 572-7457
Bradley, Meigs, McMinn, Monroe,
and Polk Counties


307 Ellis Ave.
Maryville, TN 37804
(865) 981-1818
Blount County

Johnson City

311 W. Walnut St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 928-8311
Toll-Free (800) 821-1312
Carter, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson,
Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington Counties


1001 W. 2nd North St.
Morristown, TN 37814
(423) 587-4850
Toll-Free (800) 821-1309
Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen,
and Jefferson Counties