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Legal Aid News | Posted on February 20, 2017

The Minnesota Disability Law Center is excited to announce two new webinars for parents with children or young adults.  One webinar focuses on the fundamentals of special education law, ...continue reading

MLSC Publishes Economic Impact Report

| Posted on January 11, 2017

 The Minnesota Legal Services Coalition has published an economic impact study for legal aid efforts in the state. Read the full report here. ...continue reading

MMLA Executive Director Cathy Haukedahl Writes on Diversity for Bench & Bar

| Posted on December 13, 2016

The December 2016 isssue of Bench & Bar magazine features an essay on diversity and inclusion by MMLA Executive Director Cathy Haukedahl. Read it here. ...continue reading

Minnesota Nonprofit to Reform Hiring Practices

| Posted on November 30, 2016

When our client Bradford Teslow's application for a position as site supervisor was not even considered, he brought a human rights complaint. Read the Star Tribune article here. ...continue reading

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid’s ‘Captain’ on Bias, Legal Aid & Justice

| Posted on November 30, 2016

"My vision is that everyone, and especially the most vulnerable among us, has access to the legal help they need." - Cathy Haukedahl Read the Attorney At Law article here.  ...continue reading

KARE11 story on real estate nightmare features MMLA attorney

| Posted on November 11, 2016

A local family got burned in a "Contract for Deed" deal. MMLA Attorney Jay Wilkinson weighs in on the KARE11 story. View it here. ...continue reading

Justice Changes Everything: Medical-Legal Partnerships for Holistic Health

| Posted on November 04, 2016

Maria suffered severe abuse from her partner and escaped to the street with her toddler. She ended up in the emergency room and her child went into foster care. Read the Attorney At Law article here. ...continue reading

Settlement will change how deaf are treated at four county jails

| Posted on October 24, 2016

Minnesota Disability Law Center attorney Rick Macpherson says, "It's our hope that these agreements will serve as a model for other jails in the state." Read the article here. ...continue reading

Disability Law Center Helps Minnesotans File Federal Class Action Lawsuit

| Posted on August 04, 2016

A group of people with disabilities filed a class action lawsuit in federal district court in Minneapolis on behalf of people with disabilities who are being denied access to homes of their choice. ...continue reading

Oakdale settlement spotlights communication gap between cops, deaf

| Posted on May 19, 2016

A recent settlement of a discrimination complaint against local police highlights communication issues with the hearing-impared. Read more from MPR News... ...continue reading