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Bernard Becker Award

On April 21, the MSBA awarded four outstanding legal aid and pro bono practitioners with the Bernard Becker Award at the MSBA Assembly meeting. From left to right: Elsa Marshall, Legal Services State Support;  Jessica Grady Federico, Mitchell Hamline School of Law; Luke Grundman, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid; and Martha Delaney, Volunteer Lawyers Network.

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MLAO: Get involved!

Volunteering has never been so easy. With Minnesota Legal Advice Online (MLAO) (www.mnlegaladvice.org), you can help increase access to justice for all Minnesotans on your schedule. MLAO is a virtual legal clinic: Low-income clients sign up and post a question, and volunteer attorneys provide legal advice online. It works just like an email conversation. You […]

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MSBA at ABA Day 

An MSBA delegation visited Washington in April for the annual ABA Day on the Hill, a time to lobby Congress to support Legal Services Corporation funding for civil legal aid programs around the country. This year’s efforts are particularly urgent because President Trump has proposed completely defunding LSC. The MSBA Assembly passed a resolution in […]

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ALM Task Force comes to a close

At its April meeting the MSBA Assembly heard from Ken White and Susan Weins, co-chairs of the Alternative Legal Models Task Force. The task force presented two recommendations: 1) that the MSBA adopt the British Columbia model where specifically trained or experienced paralegals may be provided additional responsibilities, to serve clients at a reduced cost; […]

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Two Attorneys Wanted – Fargo

Conmy Feste is seeking to add two attorneys. Conmy Feste Ltd., North Dakota’s oldest continuing law practice, is seeking an attorney to join its family law practice and an attorney to join its general and commercial litigation practices. Conmy Feste Ltd. centers its philosophy on a tradition of excellence. Successful candidates must have or be […]

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