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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

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

Deputy Director Ann Cofell Participates in Panel Presentation - Stearns County

Legal Aid News | Posted on May 03, 2012

Yesterday, Deputy Director, Ann Cofell participated in a panel presentation sponsored by Stearns County about this important project. It’s 50 minutes, but well worth the time. Ann highlights ...continue reading

Two Legal Aid Attorneys Win HCBA Pro Bono Publico Awards

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 11, 2012

The Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) has chosen to award Anne Henry, an Attorney in the Minnesota Disability Law Center, with its 2012 Hennepin County Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award ...continue reading

State Support Center Wins 2011 Law Technology News Innovation Award

Legal Aid News | Posted on January 01, 2012

The State Support Center of the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition has been chosen as the winner of the 2011 Law Technology News Innovation Award for Best Use of Technology in a Pro Bono Project. ...continue reading

Legal Aid Helps North Minneapolis Tornado Victims

| Posted on September 01, 2011

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Cathy Haukedahl, new director of Legal Aid, bracing for tight budget

| Posted on March 18, 2011

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