Knowledgebase-Pre-Paid Legal Survey

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Title:Pre-Paid Legal Survey
Summary:Thirty-one cities, counties, and departments were asked several questions about their use of pre-paid legal services.
Original Author:Stokes, Richard
Product Create Date:08/26/2005
Last Reviewed on::05/31/2017
Subject:Municipal government--Services--Surveys
Original Document: Pre-Paid Legal Survey.pdf

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Text of Document:
Pre-Paid Legal Survey
Total Responses - 31

1. Does your organization provide pre-paid legal services as part of your employee benefit package?
Yes - 4 No – 27
OrganizationPre-Paid Legal

2. Is the benefit set up as a pay-roll deduction?
Yes - 4 No - 19
OrganizationYes Pay-roll Deduction

3. Does the organization pay any portion of the cost?

Yes - 0 No - 23

4. Please explain:
AlcoaThe program is not closed, we have some employees “grandfathered” in.
BrentwoodBefore I came to the City, the service was offered as a purely supplemental benefit paid 100% by employees via payroll deduction. There was very little interest among employees, so the program was never implemented.
GallatinWe have been approached many times on this topic, but we do not feel it adds value to our total benefit package.
GatlinburgI do not recommend this benefit. We are down to 7 employees (out of 304) that have kept this benefit. It is not productive to offer payroll deductions for 7 employees.
GoodlettsvilleIt’s a huge rip-off.
HendersonvilleDo not have and do not plan to have.
MDHAWe do not offer prepaid legal services, although I understand that on a very limited basis some legal services may be available through our EAP program.
Oak RidgeLegal is included in EAP we have through the State medical insurance program and both the City and the employee share in that premium cost.
PortlandWe are looking into this.

Contact Information
Contact Person
Contact Telephone Number
AlcoaWilliam Brown865/380-4700
Athens Rita Brown 423/744-2703
BartlettLarry Hilbun901/385-6400
BolivarJim Lee731/658-2020
BrentwoodKirk Bednar615/371-0060
CentervilleDebbie Jimmerson931/729-4246
ChattanoogaJean Smith423/757-4862
ClevelandJeff Davis423/559-3313
ColliervilleJeff Sprow901/457-2292
ColumbiaKate Collier931/380-2700
CrossvilleSandra Gruber931/456-5681
GallatinDave Crawford615/452-5400 ext. 337
GatlinburgJanet Curry865/436-1414
GoodlettsvilleJim Thomas615/851-2231
HendersonvilleKaye Palmer615/264-5314
Knox County SheriffGary Hall865/215-4446
Maryville City SchoolsMindy Stooksberry865/982-7121
MemphisSuzanne Ratcliff901/576-6438
MillingtonCindy Donaldson901/872-4051
MorristownKin Sanders423/581-0100
MurfreesboroSherry Carpenter615/848-2553
NashvilleVirginia Sharp615/862-6640
Nashville – MDHASteve Adams615/252-8551
Nashville - Water ServicesEula Taylor615/862-4575
Oak RidgePenny Sissom865/425-3563
PortlandMary Lou Thompson615/325-6676
SeviervilleKristi Inman865/453-5504
Shelby County GovernmentJanet Shipman901/545-4359
Sparta Marty Carmichael931/836-3248
SpringfieldGina Holt615/382-2200
TullahomaCasta Brice931/455-2648