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William Mitchell Law Review includes an article about civil legal services in Minnesota

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 23, 2013

The most recent issue of the William Mitchell Law Review includes an article about civil legal services in Minnesota written by Ron Elwood, Supervising Attorney at the Legal Services Advocacy 
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Ron Elwood and Attorney General Lori Swanson discuss Proposed Debt Buyer Legislation on MPR

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 18, 2013

Ron Elwood, supervising attorney of LSAP, and Attorney General Lori Swanson discuss the Attorney General’s proposed legislation to protect consumers from unfair burdens placed on them by debt ...continue reading

Home Buyer Alert:  Contract for Deed

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 14, 2013

Legal Aid has been fighting hard to help those harmed by predatory contracts for deed. As early as 2009, we began seeing problems with the use of these contracts among low-income homeowners in areas ...continue reading

2013 Statement of Priorities and Objectives

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 01, 2013

PURPOSE The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) provides representation for persons with disabilities who live throughout Minnesota. The mission of MDLC is to advance the dignity, self- ...continue reading

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