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Welcome to ACLC


At the Appalachian Consumer Law Center we represent people throughout the central Appalachian region, including consumers in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Our clients are often victims of aggressive debt collection tactics. We also represent people who have trouble receiving government disability benefits (SSI) and those who want to declare bankruptcy. The Appalachian Consumer Law Center works on finding solutions to our clients’ problems. Call us today to schedule your free initial consultation. We can be reached at (423) 207-1300 and(615) 440-3746 or online. We will respond promptly to all inquires.

Successful Cases

2014 Cases

Portfolio Recovery Services v. Mikula
Midland Funding v. Laws
Midland Funding v. Turner
CACH v. Roberts
LVNV v. Hale
Midland Funding v. Collins
CACH v. Leonelli



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Meet Our Team

We are a group of legal professionals committed to fighting back against abusive and aggressive debt collectors. We represent clients from all over the east Tennessee/southwest Virginia area. Take a moment to meet our team…

Everett Mechem graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee School of Law in 1984. Though he has had experience in many fields, Everett’s areas of practice now include Consumer Protection, FDCPA, Bankruptcy, and Social Security Disability. Everett has the skills necessary to fight back against debt collectors who disregard the law.

Sheila Mechem is a paralegal, certified public notary, and the wife of attorney Everett Mechem. She has a passion for protecting consumers in their time of need. She brings to the table thorough knowledge of debt collection law as well as strong compassion for our clients.

Page Lewis is a paralegal with 24 years of experience. She has worked for several law firms in Asheville, Johnson City and Kingsport. Her organizational skill and personal courtesy are irreplaceable assets to the firm.