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Award-Winning Stearns County Domestic Violence Partnership Continues to Garner Attention

Legal Aid News | Posted on December 20, 2012

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Governor appoints Legal Aid Attorney Kristin Siegesmund as a judge in the Fourth Judicial District

Legal Aid News | Posted on December 03, 2012

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Relief Through the National Mortgage Settlement Now Available to Homeowners Through the Attorney Gen

Legal Aid News | Posted on September 28, 2012

In February, the federal government and 49 states reached a settlement with the nation’s five largest banks that, in part, required payment of approximately $1.5 billion to qualified borrowers ...continue reading

Two Legal Aid Projects finalists for MN Council of Nonprofits Mission Awards.  Please vote.

Legal Aid News | Posted on July 26, 2012

Vote for Your Justice Community Partners 2012 Finalists for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Mission Awards! 1. Innovation Award: Council on Crime and Justice, Legal Services State Support, ...continue reading

MMLA Attorney Melinda Hugdahl receives National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion

Legal Aid News | Posted on July 19, 2012

Secretary of State Mark Ritchie Announces National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Medallion Award Recipients ST. PAUL, Minn.—July 18, 2012 — Secretary of State Mark ...continue reading

New Program Announced for Young People Without Immigration Documentation

Legal Aid News | Posted on July 11, 2012

On June 15, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security announced that “DREAMers” (young people without immigration documentation) would be eligible to receive “deferred action”: ...continue reading

A Healthier U 2012:  A Wellness Expo for people with disabilities

Legal Aid News | Posted on June 27, 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012,
10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m. Earle Brown Heritage Center
 6155 Earle Brown Drive
 Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 Minnesota Disability Law Center has partnered ...continue reading

Justin Page has won the Minnesota Lawyer 2012 Up & Coming Attorney Award

Legal Aid News | Posted on June 21, 2012

Congratulations to Justin Page for winning the Minnesota Lawyer 2012 Up & Coming Attorney Award. Read Story The honorees will also be recognized at an awards dinner Sept. 12, 2012. Learn More ...continue reading

Settlement expands high school track events for disabled students

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 25, 2012

MPR News posted an article on a lawsuit settlement that changes how disabled athletes compete in Minnesota State High School League events. Minnesota Disability Law Center Attorney Justin Page ...continue reading

Anne Henry Honored by Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 24, 2012

Anne Henry from the Minnesota Disability Law Center was honored by Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota with the agency’s 2012 Movement of Hope Award. The award was given in recognition for ...continue reading