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Attorneys provide free legal clinic for MTSU student vets, families April 23

The Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association is offering free consultation for MTSU student veterans and their families Saturday, April 23, at MTSU.

Vets Legal Clinic72The 30-minute consultation with a licensed attorney will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. in the Veterans and Military Family Center, Room 124, in Keathley University Center.

A searchable campus parking map is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParkingMap.

To schedule an appointment, contact Jennifer Brown by email at Jennifer.Brown@mtsu.edu or call 615-904-8347 by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20.

All areas of legal assistance will be available, including:

  • Wills and estate planning.
  • Financial counseling.
  • Family law.
  • Criminal defense.
  • Veterans Affairs or VA benefits.
  • Employment-related issues.
  • Education.
Keith M. Huber

Keith M. Huber

The Rutherford/Cannon County Bar Association “has reached out to our student veterans and their military families in order to address their current legal needs in a gracious pro bono fashion,” said Keith M. Huber, senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives for the university.

“This group of patriotic lawyers, several who are veterans themselves, has taken their time to research the specific needs of our veterans and will provide a tailored team to specifically address these identified issues,” Huber, who retired as a lieutenant general from the U.S. Army after nearly 40 years of service, added.

“I personally appreciate and respect this clear demonstration of community commitment for our veterans by this group of professional leaders.”

The inaugural biannual clinic is sponsored by the bar association and the veterans center.

— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)