Cathy Haukedahl

Cathy Haukedahl

Executive Director,
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

Who We Serve

Legal Aid makes a difference in the community because we change lives — helping people find their path out of poverty, helping people get the access to justice that we all want, and ensuring people have an opportunity to live independently and have an opportunity to contribute to making our society of better place to live.

At Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (a non-profit law firm), we specialize in providing professional legal help to Minnesotans who traditionally lack access to the American justice system and cannot afford the services of a private attorney.

These groups generally include: people with low incomes, seniors and people with disabilities. We also provide access to self-help resources through

Legal Aid News

Settlement will change how deaf are treated at four county jails

October 24, 2016

Minnesota Disability Law Center attorney Rick Macpherson says, "It's our hope that these ...continue reading

Disability Law Center Helps Minnesotans File Federal Class Action Lawsuit

August 04, 2016

A group of people with disabilities filed a class action lawsuit in federal district court in ...continue reading

Oakdale settlement spotlights communication gap between cops, deaf

May 19, 2016

A recent settlement of a discrimination complaint against local police highlights ...continue reading

Minneapolis proposal would force landlords to accept Section 8 housing vouchers.

May 16, 2016

From the Star Tribune: "A proposal by two City Council members would make Minneapolis the first ...continue reading

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