for those in need

Our mission is to Provide Excellence in Legal Advocacy for Those in need.

Our General Sessions Courthouse Clinic is now held in Room 119 at 140 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103.

Our Second Saturday Clinic on April 13th from 10-12pm has been relocated to the 3rd floor of the Benjamin Hooks Library.

Memphis Area Legal Services, Inc.
Over 50 years of serving Memphis and the Midsouth


We provide free legal advice and representation for low-income, disabled, and elderly clients in legal crises that threaten self-sufficiency or quality of life. We serve people in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby and Tipton counties.

This month we want to recognize Bruce Ralston, an attorney who generously volunteers his time and expertise with MALS. Bruce has been recognized by the American Bar Association’s Free Legal Answers platform for his outstanding pro bono work.
Since August 13, 2022, Bruce has attended every Saturday clinic, providing invaluable advice to 198 clients on consumer issues and landlord/tenant matters.
Join us in congratulating Bruce on this well-deserved recognition and thanking him for his remarkable contributions!

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MALS turns potential tragedies into justice for those most vulnerable in our communities.


MALS offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for attorneys, paralegals law students, and others.


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