Program Profile

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

Sheri Fox, Executive Director
502 South Gay Street, Suite 404, Knoxville TN 37902-1502
Phone: (865) 637-0484; Fax: (865) 525-1162
http://www.laet.org/

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CURRENT FUNDING STATUS
FY 2016
Basic Field
FY 2015
Basic Field
$ Difference
from FY 2015
% Difference
from FY 2015
$2,519,158 $2,408,494 $110,664 5%

FUNDING HISTORY
Year LSC Funding* Non-LSC Funding Total Funding LSC Funding %
2015 2,435,386 2,383,300 4,818,686 51%
2014 2,386,659 2,240,968 4,627,627 52%
2013 2,126,162 2,317,276 4,443,438 48%
*Includes Basic Field and other LSC grants, carryover funds and derivative income.

TOTAL CASES CLOSED
2013 2014 2015
5,488 5,105 4,996
WORKFORCE 2015*
Attorney Paralegal Other Total
20.6 11.6 12.8 45
*Staffing is calculated as full-time equivalents. Totals might vary slightly due to rounding.

NUMBER OF PEOPLE SERVED 2015*
Adults Children Total
6,333 4,149 10,482
*Includes number of persons in households for cases closed.

CASES CLOSED BY CASE TYPE 2015
Case Type # %
FAMILY 1,853 37%
HOUSING 1,281 26%
CONSUMER 729 15%
MISC 436 9%
INCOME 329 7%
HEALTH 153 3%
JUVENILE 106 2%
EMPLOYMENT 92 2%
INDIVIDUAL 13 0%
EDUCATION 4 0%
TOTALS 4,996 100%
CLIENTS BY ETHNICITY 2015
Ethnicity # %
White 3,787 76%
African American 964 19%
Hispanic 118 2%
Native American 17 0%
Asian/Pacific 18 0%
Other 92 2%
TOTALS 4,996 100%

CLIENTS BY GENDER 2015
Gender # %
Women 3,604 72%
Men 1,388 28%
TOTALS 4,996 100%

Counties Served

Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Carter, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Polk, Rhea, Sequatchie, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Washington


Branch office locations

Legal Aid of East Tennessee Inc
535 Chestnut Street, Suite 360
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Legal Aid of East Tennessee Inc
311 W Walnut Street, PO Drawer 360
Johnson City, TN 37604

Legal Aid of East Tennessee Inc
307 Ellis Avenue, Compton Place
Maryville, TN 37801

Legal Aid of East Tennessee Inc
1001 W 2nd North Street,
Morristown, TN 37814