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Access Press features Legal Aid 100th year

| Posted on July 10, 2013

"In 2013 Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, which provides access to legal assistance to residents of 20 counties in central Minnesota, marks its 100th year of advocacy." ...continue reading

Domestic-violence perpetrators held accountable

Legal Aid News | Posted on June 03, 2013

Legal Aid’s Executive Director in the Star Tribune

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 20, 2013

Legal Aid's Executive Director discusses our work in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Read the article here....

Bush Foundation Report: Local Government Innovation Resources

| Posted on May 14, 2013

"In fall 2011, local government officials and leaders from across Minnesota came together to discuss ways to continue to provide quality public services at a time of economic insecurity in the state ...continue reading

Restraint and Seclusion in Minnesota Schools

Legal Aid News | Posted on April 11, 2013

There is increased scrutiny of the use of restraint and seclusion in our nation’s public schools. National and local media outlets have reported children being injured or even killed as a ...continue reading

Supervising Attorney Ron Elwood comments on pay day lending

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 28, 2013

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 
 ...continue reading

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

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

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