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Hennepin County Legal Referrals

Legal assistance, resources & information for Hennepin County

Volunteer Lawyers Network (VLN)
(612) 752-6677 (intake by phone available M/W/Th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Statewide legal services available for low-income people through a network of legal clinics and volunteer attorneys. Spanish legal services available. Assistance can range from brief advice to screening for full representation depending on income level, county of residence, legal issue, and merits of the case.
Clinic assistance is available for family, civil, housing, immigration, criminal expungement, bankruptcy, LGBTQ+, and youth legal issues. Visit VLN's website for a current clinic schedule.
Phone legal assistance is also available in the following areas:
  • Administrative Law (DHS disqualifications)
  • Bankruptcy (Chapter 7, Adversary Proceedings, Student loan hardship discharge)
  • Civil (Consumer, Debtor-Creditor)
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Landlord-tenant
  • Real Estate
  • Immigration
  • Tax (State and Federal, once legal aid has declined to assist)

Central Minnesota Legal Services (Minneapolis Office)
(612) 332-8151; New Clients: (612) 334-3402
111 North 5th Street, Suite 402, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income people in many areas of law including housing, family law, government benefits, domestic abuse, immigration, disability and others.

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Minneapolis Office)
(612) 334-5970
111 N Fifth Street, Suite 100, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to low-income people.

Hennepin County Law Library
(612) 348-3022
C-2451 Government Center, 300 S. Sixth St., Minneapolis, MN 55487

Legal Access Point Clinic - Government Center
(612) 752-6666
Hennepin County Government Center, 300 S. 6th St., skyway level, Minneapolis, MN 55487
Free legal consults are available on most topics with no income limit Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and Monday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Free legal consults are available for people with low income on most legal topics, except family law and criminal law, from Monday through Friday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Sign up for all clinics begins at 8:00 am. Check the website for volunteer attorney schedule by clicking on "Hennepin Legal Advice Clinics" or call for more details.

Legal Access Point Clinic - Brookdale Courthouse
(612) 752-6666
Brookdale Courthouse, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, 1st Floor, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Free legal consults are available on any legal topic with no income limit from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Monday only (usually once each month). Call to determine the clinic schedule.

Conciliation Court Clinic
Minneapolis City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Room #312, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free legal consults are available on Conciliation Court matters (generally, for claims up to $15,000). You must be screened for income eligibility to use the clinic. People are helped on a first-come, first-served basis.

Conciliation Court Appeals Clinic
Minneapolis City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Room #312, Minneapolis, MN 55415
11:00 am - 1:00 pm on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month
Free legal consults are available for people who want to appeal (remove) a conciliation court judgment to district court. You must be screened for income eligibility to use the clinic. People are helped on a first-come, first-served basis.

Minnesota Courts Self-Help Centers
Forms, videos and other information for individuals representing themselves in court. 

Legal Advice Clinics
Directory of legal clinics and Self-Help Centers across the state. 

Minnesota Unbundled Law Project
Directory of attorneys offering unbundled legal services (also known as limited scope legal services) that are customizable for your needs and budget. Practice areas include family; business; employment; real estate; benefits; housing; wills, trusts, and elder law; consumer protection and debt; and more. For more information about unbundled legal services, visit their FAQ.

Minnesota State Bar Association Lawyer Referral
Free online lawyer search and referral service. 

Ramsey County Bar Association Modest Fee Service
(651) 224-1775
Full representation for those who do not qualify for Legal Aid based on income. Assistance available in Twin Cities Metro counties.

Minnesota Legal Advice Online (MLAO)
Volunteer attorneys answer legal questions via email for individuals who meet income qualifications.
Help for low-income people with a broad range of civil (non-criminal) legal matters. Website provides information and resources on a variety of legal topics and can help connect individuals to legal aid and assistance. Live online chat help service available. 

Minnesota State Law Library
(651) 297-7651
Get help finding legal information
Room G25, Minnesota Judicial Center, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
Our librarians can help you find legal information, court forms, and other materials by phone, email, or in person. In addition, we offer two clinics for those working on appeals: General Appeals Self-Help Clinic - held on the 3rd Thursday of the month.  This is a brief advice clinic for people who are representing themselves. There is no income-qualification required for attendance. Unemployment Appeal Legal Advice Clinic - service for people who have already had a hearing with the Unemployment Law Judge and have also requested reconsideration and it has been denied. You can attend the clinic to get advice about how to proceed with an appeal to the Court of Appeals. Clinics held on the 2nd Thursday of the month and 4th Thursday of the month. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please visit our website.  

Justice Buses
Justice Buses are mobile legal aid offices that will travel to rural areas, bringing with them the ability to meet in person or obtain legal information so clients can stay close to home.

Legal Kiosk Project
The Minnesota Legal Services Coalition has legal kiosks in community locations throughout the state to provide access to legal aid services to individuals without access to wifi or technology. The kiosks offer the public the ability to apply for civil legal aid services, access legal resources, and in some cases, attend remote court hearings in privacy. Anyone can use the computer at one of these legal kiosks free of charge.
To find a legal kiosk available for remote court hearings, choose the option for "locations that have privacy" on the kiosk location map.

Collaborative Community Law Initiative
(651) 321-9255 or Español (651) 383-1450
Offering budget-friendly services in elder law, family, housing, immigration, licensing, small business, and expungement. Sliding scale, flat fee, and a la carte services available.

Park Avenue Church Walk-In Legal Clinic
Located on the Lower Level of Park Ave. Methodist Church, 3400 Park Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55407, on Thursdays from 3:00 - 5:00 pm (except 5th Thursday of the month)
15-30 minutes of legal advice and brief services on immigration and other legal issues. Employment law services on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Services provided in English, Spanish, other languages available via telephone interpreters.
No appointment is necessary; clients are greeted in the order received, and assigned a lawyer.

Community Mediation Minnesota
Providing mediation and restorative justice resources to help resolve disputes involving neighbors, families, businesses, consumers, crime victims, landlords, tenants, or other matters. 

Minnesota Lawyer Referral and Information Service (MNLRIS)
(612) 752-6699
MNLRIS connects persons with legal issues to one of over 200 qualified private attorneys practicing in over 50 areas of law. Referral counselors are available who can set up appointments with attorneys, provide general information about the legal process, and direct people to appropriate legal resources. MNLRIS is sponsored by the Hennepin and Ramsey County Bar Associations.

United Way 211
Dial 2-1-1
Operators available 24/7 to provide targeted referrals to legal services and resources. 

(612) 252-1200
41 N. 12th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Free clinic for low-income youth (ages 16-24) with legal problems (family, immigration, employment, public benefits, criminal, and housing). Also offers a drop-in center.

Youth Law Project
(612) 334-5970
The Project works with children/youth from birth to age 24 anywhere in Minnesota. Legal assistance (no criminal) for low income youth who are abused, neglected, experiencing or are at risk of homelessness or sexual exploitation, or have questions about safety, minor consent, access education, public benefits, obtaining government identification, or any other civil legal issues.

Children's Law Center of Minnesota
(651) 644-4438
450 N. Syndicate St, Suite 315, St. Paul, MN 55104
Free advocacy and legal representation for foster care youth in Minnesota.

School Law Center
(651) 222-6288
Statewide Legal representation for individual students, their families and groups of students and/or families or agencies serving students and their families in all areas of education law.

Public Defender - Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-7530
701 Fourth Avenue South, Suite 1400, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Legal services by court appointment for low-income people who are involved in criminal and juvenile delinquency cases.

Misdemeanor Defense Project
(612) 752-6666
Attorneys are available at each of the Hennepin County Court locations during each weekday during misdemeanor arraignment. The attorney is available to any individual scheduled for arraignment that day to answer questions about how the courts work, about legal rights,and about other substantive law matters of concern.

Legal Rights Center
(612) 337-0030
1611 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Free criminal defense representation and restorative justice services.

Sealing Criminal Records to Enhance Justice - Hennepin County Attorney's Office
If you have a criminal record for an offense that was prosecuted by the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, this program can help you determine if you qualify for expungement. If you qualify, the County Attorney's Office will help get your record sealed by the Court at no cost to you.

Volunteer Lawyers Network - Criminal Expungement Education Seminar
Minneapolis Urban League, 2100 Plymouth Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN
Monthly Criminal Expungement Community Education Seminars - first Tuesday each month at 2:00 pm.

Second Chance Saturday Criminal Records Workshop
Volunteer Lawyers Network and Criminal Justice League
(612) 752-6677
University of Minnesota Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC)
2001 Plymouth Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN (Along bus lines 7, 19 and 32).
Monthly criminal records workshop held every third Saturday of the month from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Mitchell Hamline Self Help Clinic
(651) 695-7609
Warren E. Burger Library Conference Room, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Assistance for self-represented parties for criminal expungement. Appointments are strongly encouraged.

Commitment Defense Project - Hennepin County Bar Association
(612) 752-6627
In Hennepin County, any individual who is under petition for commitment is entitled to legal representation without charge. This representation is provided through the Commitment Defense Project (CDP) which is administered for the county by the HCBA. About 35 attorneys experienced in working with individuals in the commitment process work with CDP. When the court is petitioned for commitment, the individual is assigned to the Commitment Defense Project and immediately assigned attorney representation.

Minnesota Disability Law Center
1-800-292-4150 or (612) 332-4668 (TDD)
Free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide on legal issues related to their disabilities.
Disability Hub MN
A free, statewide, information, referral and assistance service called Disability Hub MN is now available to help people with disabilities, chronic illnesses and their representatives connect to community services.

Center for Excellence in Supported Decision Making
Guardianship Information Line: 1-844-333-1748
Statewide resource offering free in-depth telephone consultation, referrals, information and assistance for families, individuals, and professionals regarding individuals at risk for guardianship/conservatorship. Virtual Guardianship Clinic - social workers and attorneys are available to talk about less restrictive alternatives to guardianship on the first Wednesday of every month from 12-2 pm. No appointments are needed, but please complete a registration form to help with planning.

Rainbow Health
(612) 373-2437
Rainbow Health's Legal Services provide legal advice, brief services, and direct representation for HIV–related legal matters.

Cancer Legal Care
(651) 917-9000
3503 High Point Drive, Suite 270, Oakdale, MN 55128
Cancer Legal Care provides caring and compassionate legal services at no cost to Minnesotans affected by cancer.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Information: 1-888-NAMI-Helps (1-888-626-4435) or Helpline: 1-800-273-8255
Education, advocacy, support, and referrals for people with mental illness and their families.

Hennepin County Domestic Abuse Service Center
(612) 348-5073
Hennepin County Government Center, 300 S. 6th St., Room #LL0720 (lower level), Minneapolis, MN 55487
Victims can access resources and get help with the process of getting a court Order for Protection.

Tubman Family Crisis & Support Services
Crisis Line: (612) 825-0000
Tubman addresses a variety of domestic abuse and family law issues in Hennepin, Washington and Ramsey counties.

(952) 884-0376 or 24-Hour Crisis Line: (952) 884-0330
1000 E. 80th Street, Bloomington, MN 55420
Providing domestic abuse legal assistance through family court and criminal justice advocates a 24-Hour Crisis Line.

Violence Free Minnesota (formerly Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women)
24-Hour Phone Line: (866) 223-1111
24-hour hotline for victims of domestic abuse throughout Minnesota helps connect individuals to resources and services available to them.

Standpoint (Formerly Battered Women's Legal Advocacy Project)
1-800-313-2666 or (612) 343-9842; Text Line: (612) 743-7397
Statewide program serving battered women, their advocates, attorneys and the general public in Minnesota.

Sexual Violence Center
Hotline: (612) 871-5111 or (952) 448-5425
Legal advocacy services and free legal clinic for survivors of sexual violence offered once a month - call for appointment.

Domestic Abuse Legal Advocacy Center
The organization provides monthly legal advice clinics at Women's Advocates, Inc. in St. Paul and Home Free in Plymouth. In addition, legal clinics are provided several times a year at Headwaters Intervention Center, Inc. in Park Rapids. All three of the shelters can also contact the founders for pro bono legal advice regarding emergency cases. In addition, Domestic Abuse Legal Advocacy Center provides pro bono in-court representation, through volunteer attorneys, to clients of Women's Advocates and Home Free for Orders for Protection and eviction expungements.

Hennepin County Bar Association Low Fee Family Law Project
(612) 752-6666
A part of the Lawyer Referral Service, this program is designed to allow affordable representation to the working poor statewide, with income just above the financial bracket where services are available through other legal services providers. Service is provided where volunteers and clients can be matched. A variety of conditions apply. Interested individuals should contact LRIS at 612-752-6666.

Family Court Clinic
(612) 752-6677
Hennepin County Family Justice Center, 110 S. 4th Street, 1st Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 10:00 am - noon and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free legal consults for people with low income (up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines) on family law topics only. Sign up for the advice clinic starts at 8:00 am at the Family Court Self-Help Center on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of openings is very limited.

Family Law Advice by Phone - Volunteer Lawyers Network
(612) 752-6677
Low-income people can get a free 20-minute legal advice consult on family law matters from the Volunteer Lawyers Network. To schedule an appointment, call the VLN Intake Line at (612) 752-6677 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Father Project
(612) 724-3539
The Father Project's mission is to assist fathers in overcoming the barriers that prevent them from supporting their children economically and emotionally. Services offered include child support services, paternity issues, parenting support, and case management.

Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Law Center
(612) 879-9165
Legal representation to parents, family members, Indian custodians and children, who are involved in legal matters governed by the ICWA.
Office of Ombudsperson for Families
(651) 539-1257 or 1-888-234-4939
1450 Energy Drive, Suite 106, St. Paul, Minnesota 55108
Assistance with child protection matters, social service issues, and failure to comply with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) or the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA).
Mitchell Hamline Self Help Clinic
(651) 695-7609
Warren E. Burger Library Conference Room, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Assistance for self-represented parties for the following legal issues: child support modification, dissolution/divorce, establishing custody and parenting time, and modifying parenting time. Appointments are strongly encouraged.

Family Law Clinic - University of Minnesota Law School
(612) 625-5515
Child support, custody, dissolution, harassment restraining order, OFP, paternity. Law clinic staff will assess eligibility.

Outfront Minnesota (GLBT Youth)
(612) 822-0127 or 1-800-800-0350
310 E. 38th St., Suite 209, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Provides advocacy, assistance, and referrals to help guide youth through the legal process.

Gender Justice
(651) 789-2090
200 West University Ave., Suite 200, St. Paul, MN 55103
Gender Justice provides legal representation for transgender and other clients relative to employment discrimination, health care, and other necessities.

LGBTQ+ Clinic (Volunteer Lawyers Network)
Walk-in or make an appointment.
Free clinics held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 2-4 pm and the 3rd Saturday of the month at Family Tree Clinic (1619 Dayton Ave. #205, St. Paul). Providing 15-20 minutes of legal advice on name and gender marker changes, plus general legal advice and referrals.

The Housing Court Project
(612) 752-6677
Hennepin County Government Center, 300 South 6th Street, 3rd Floor in C-Tower, Minneapolis, MN 55487
Monday: 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - noon; Tenants only 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - noon; 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday: Tenants only 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - noon and 12:30 - 4:00 pm
Legal advice clinic on evictions, lease violations, repair problems, emergency repairs, lockouts and expungements. To use the clinic, a tenant must have low income and live in Hennepin County. To use the clinic, a landlord must have low income and live in the rental property located in Hennepin County. The property title must be recorded in the landlord's name, not as a business.

HOME Line (Tenant Hotline)
Call: (612) 728-5767 or (866) 866-3546; Email an attorney
Statewide tenant’s rights organization that provides free legal advice to renters in Minnesota.

Small Business Landlord Brief Legal Advice Clinic - LegalCORPS
Speak with a housing law attorney to ask questions or receive some general guidance. To be eligible, landlords must be at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines for the size of their household. This clinic provides brief advice; full representation is not available. The clinic takes place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month between 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. To make an appointment, email Program Coordinator Sarah Lewis at or call (651) 583-5980.

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
Assistance throughout Minnesota to veterans and their families who are homeless or experiencing other life crises.
Minnesota Multi Housing Association (MHA)
Landlord/tenant hotline: (952) 858-8222
Landlord/tenant hotline provides pre-recorded information on security deposits, leases, giving notice, discrimination and other topics related to rental statutes and rights.
Minnesota Home Ownership Center
(651) 659-9336 or 1-866-462-6466
Home help services in Minnesota including first-time home buyer assistance, foreclosure process assistance and home mortgage assistance.

Park Avenue Legal Clinic
(612) 752-6677
3400 Park Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55407
Walk-in clinic for low-income Hennepin County residents held at the Park Avenue United Methodist Church 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Thursdays (except the 5th Thursday of the month). Services include 15-30 minutes of legal advice and brief services on immigration and other legal issues. Employment law services are available on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Services available in English and Spanish, with other languages served by telephone interpreters.

Waite House Clinic
(612) 752-6677
Waite House, 2323 11th Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Walk-in clinic for immigration and other legal issues on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Services available in English and Spanish, with other languages served by telephone interpreters.

Brian Coyle Community Center Legal Clinic
(612) 338-5282
Brian Coyle Community Center, 420 15th Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55454
Free legal advice and basic services on a variety of civil issues including immigration, housing, and debt collection. Days and times vary. Services available in English, Somali, and Spanish, with other languages served by telephone interpreters. To make an appointment, call (612) 338-5282.

Brooklyn Legal Clinic
Brooklyn United Methodist Church, 7200 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN 55429
Walk-in clinic for immigration and other civil legal issues on the 1st Friday of the month from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Services available in English and Spanish, with other languages served by telephone interpreters.

Hennepin County Office of Multi-Cultural Services
(612) 348-2193
2215 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
Legal assistance and representation for Hennepin County residents receiving public assistance, those with low income applying for green cards, naturalization, and employment authorization cards. No deportation or removal representation.

Immigration and Refugee Helpline
(651) 287-3715
Attorneys are available by phone Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for people seeking legal help with immigration issues. Service is available in English, Spanish, or Somali.

Hennepin County Legal Defense Fund - Deportation
(612) 334-5970
Three participating organizations - Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, and the Advocates for Human Rights - are providing universal representation to Hennepin County residents facing deportation. Preference is given to people who were transferred from the Hennepin County jail to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody.

Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
1-800-223-1368 or (651) 641-1011
Free brief legal advice and full legal representation to immigrants and refugees in Minnesota who qualify for services.
Immigration Pathways to Freedom, Standpoint
1-800-313-2666 or (612) 343-9842; Text Line: (612) 743-7397
Direct services, support and representation to victims seeking U and T Visas, Removal of the Condition of Residency, Legal Permanent Residency, Violence Against Women Act Self-Petition and Citizenship, among other petitions.
The Advocates for Human Rights
(612) 341-9845
330 Second Avenue South, Suite 800, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Legal services for low-income asylum seekers and immigrant detainees
Center for New Americans - University of MN Law School
Federal Immigration Litigation Clinic, Detainee Rights Clinic, & Immigration and Human Rights Clinic
The education and outreach program educates noncitizens about their legal rights. For more information, call 612-625-5515.
United Cambodian Association of Minnesota
(651) 222-3299
1385 Mendota Heights Rd Suite 500, Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Bilingual and bicultural legal and immigration assistance to low-income refugees and immigrants living in Minnesota.
Estate & Elder Law Services (Volunteers of America)
(612) 676-6300
Attorneys assist clients with wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, powers of attorney, health care directives, guardianship, conservatorship, special needs trusts, Medical Assistance planning, and real estate matters. All individuals are eligible to receive services at private-pay rates and those with disabilities or age 60 and older may qualify to receive services at subsidized rates based on monthly income and asset level.

Minnesota Elder Justice Center
(651) 440-9300
Providing information and resources statewide to older and/or vulnerable adults and their loved ones around issues of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Services include obtaining protective orders, incapacity and safety planning, limited legal representation, and referrals. To get more information, please call (651) 440-9312 to speak to an advocate or use the contact form.

Senior LinkAge Line
Free statewide telephone information and assistance service on Medicare, prescription drug expense assistance, health insurance counseling, forms assistance, long-term care insurance and planning, caregiver planning and support, and grandparents raising children.

Northeast Senior Services, Inc. Legal Clinic
(612) 781-5096
Free legal clinic for age 60+ seniors on real estate related issues. Held at 2600 Kenzie Terrace, Suite 2A, St. Anthony, MN on the first Wednesday of each month. Call to schedule an appointment.

Trellis Pension and Retirement Rights (formerly Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project)
1-866-783-5021 or (651) 251-5765
Regional pension counseling project to provide free legal counseling services to individuals with retirement and pension plan issues.
Veterans Legal Services
Statewide assistance through Central Minnesota Legal Services
Minneapolis (612) 332-8151; St. Cloud (320) 253-0138
Services to veterans on civil (non-criminal) legal matters such as consumer debt, family, housing, and benefits. Ask for veterans legal services when calling.

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
(888) 838-7727
Provides assistance to unrepresented veterans or their family members who have filed appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. 

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
Assistance throughout Minnesota to veterans and their families who are homeless or experiencing other life crises.

LinkVet Support
1-888-546-5838 (LinkVet) and live chat help available
Works with veterans and military families seeking assistance with education, employment, health & disability, burials, assistance & families, and other state and federal resources.

Justice for Vets
Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 or Text 838255 or Online Chat
Helps expand the reach of Veterans Treatment Courts by working at the local, state and national level. Works with veterans and military families seeking specific assistance relating to a criminal or civil case.

Minnesota Veterans Treatment Courts
(612) 348-6302
Veterans Treatment Courts use a hybrid integration of Drug Court and Mental Health Court principles to serve military veterans, and sometimes active-duty personnel to promote sobriety, recovery, and stability.

Minnesota Department of Human Rights Mediation Program
(651) 539-1100 or 1-800-657-3704
No cost and voluntary alternative dispute resolution process by which the parties attempt to settle their discrimination disputes with the help of a trained mediator. Mediation takes place before the Department begins an investigation into allegations of discrimination and before a probable cause finding is made. 

Legal Corps
(612) 206-0780
Free legal help to low-income owners of small businesses and small nonprofit organizations in Minnesota.
Debtor Lawsuit Answering Service (Volunteer Lawyers Network)
(612) 752-6677
Advice and assistance for debtors who have been sued and those wondering about filing bankruptcy.
Wills for Heroes
Call (612) 672-8349 for information about Minnesota programs and clinics. 
Free wills and other estate planning documents to first responders and their spouse or domestic partner.
Farmer's Legal Action Group (FLAG)
(651) 223-5400 or 1-877-860-4349
6 West 5th Street, Suite 650, St. Paul, MN 55102-1404
Legal services and support to family farmers and their communities.
Agricultural Worker Project
Statewide help through Southern MN Regional Legal Services
Staff attorneys provide statewide legal representation, advice and referrals to low-income migrant farm workers. Services available in English and Spanish; interpreters available in other languages.
Legal Assistance to Minnesota Prisoners (LAMP)
(651) 695-7672
Civil (non-criminal) and family law services to those incarcerated in MN correctional facilities.

Twin Cities Christian Legal Aid
(612) 927-3104
First Covenant Church, 810 S. 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to qualified individuals at ministry locations around the Twin Cities.

Springboard for the Arts
St. Paul: (651) 292-4381, 262 University Avenue West, St. Paul, MN 55103
Fergus Falls: (218) 998-4037, 201 West Lincoln Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Legal advice for low income persons who need help with business organization, contracts, artist tax audits, copyright and trademark infringement, artist immigration, music royalties, and leasing and buying property.

Insurance Law Clinic - University of MN Law School
(612) 625-5515
Free legal assistance to persons facing insurance denials for all types of insurance claims (auto, homeowners, accident, etc.).
Minnesota Federal Public Defender
(612) 664-5858
United States Courthouse: 300 South Fourth Street, Room 107, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Federal Pro Se Project - Federal Bar Association Minnesota Chapter
Collaboration between the Minnesota District Court and the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association to help provide civil pro se litigants with an opportunity to have a meaningful consultation with a volunteer lawyer. Parties may be referred to the program by letter from court after filing a civil case in the District of Minnesota.
US Bankruptcy Courts
Bankruptcy Advice Clinics held bi-weekly at the Minneapolis and St. Paul Federal Courthouses. For more information about these clinics, visit their website or contact the Volunteer Lawyers Network at (612) 752-6677.
Representing Yourself - U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Pro Se Civil Guidebook, forms, federal rules and more.

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
(888) 838-7727
Provides assistance to unrepresented veterans or their family members who have filed appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. 

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