Attorneys urged to do free work for storm victims

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Chief Justice Janice M. Holder of the state Supreme Court is urging Tennessee attorneys to assist with storm relief efforts by providing pro bono legal services.

Her office said in a news release Wednesday that thousands of Tennesseans have been displaced or suffered severe damage to their homes.

Holder said in a statement that their legal issues can be resolved by attorneys helping them for free.

Attorneys should contact local pro bono programs or sign up with the Tennessee Bar Association or Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services.

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