An opportunity for change.
Minnesota attorneys enter the field of law because they believe in the concept and ideals of justice. Private practice lawyers passionately support their Legal Aid colleagues who are dedicated to bringing justice to Minnesota’s most vulnerable citizens.
Be a part of our movement to bring justice to real people struggling to find a safer, better life.
Whether you are a new or experienced attorney, or a student, Legal Aid has a multitude of opportunities where you can assist clients directly.
Each year, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid works with private law firms to develop partnerships that allow private firms to share their expertise with their local communities.
The Fund for Legal Aid
The Fund for Legal Aid is more than a fundraising organization; it’s a community that comes together to support justice. This effort dramatically improves lives and makes our community stronger.
What people are saying...
“I see it as a responsibility and an ethical obligation to volunteer as a pro bono attorney, or financially support legal services, or both. It’s a special thing to live in a community that does this, and all donors can take pride in contributing. A strong, solid legal services network improves the quality of life for us all.”Krisann Kleibacker Lee, Counsel at Cargill, Inc.
“We wanted to provide solid opportunities for willing volunteers to connect with clients. It was difficult for firm attorneys to take an occasional referral with little background and a quick deadline, so we asked Legal Aid if we could ‘ride along’ on their Housing Court Project. They agreed, and it’s been a terrific partnership.”Peter Goss, Faegre Baker Daniels team leader & Volunteer Lawyer Network Board Chair
“That's why you go to law school--to make a difference. It was months of work and communication, and we saw her though.”Adam Hoskins, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
“Our joint work supporting clients with Personal Care Assistance needs represents partnership in the truest sense. The Disability Law Center lawyers are so solid and experienced. They’re familiar with the case law, and they bring in expertise and materials that Briggs attorneys rely on.”Ellen Brinkman, Briggs and Morgan Law Associate