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Date: 11/04/2019 Launches to help consumers find a lawyer in East Tennessee

The Knoxville Bar Association is pleased to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website for the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) at Our new LRIS site features a monthly blog, a video library, and a free resource available for download. The launch of allows consumers to tap into our library of video FAQ’s to learn more about what to expect when hiring a lawyer.


In addition to connecting through the website, individuals in need of legal assistance can continue to contact LRIS intake staff by phone Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (865) 522-7501.


For more than 60 years, the LRIS has been a dependable and trustworthy source for the East Tennessee community to access referrals for the critical legal help they need. All attorneys are in good standing with the bar, have malpractice insurance coverage, and meet KBA LRIS requirements. The LRS receives more than 6,000 calls per year. Attorneys, community organizations, and local officials are also encouraged to direct folks in need of legal assistance to the LRIS as a readily accessible resource.


The KBA Lawyer Referral and Information Service is also happy to provide a monthly e-newsletter. Sign up to receive updates on Tennessee Law, as well as tips and information regarding our Lawyer Referral and Information Service at The first edition covers 3 factors to consider when hiring an attorney.