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Next Meeting is May 6, 2014 at 8AM. | Upcoming Meetings

 


Purpose

To encourage lawyers to participate in local volunteer attorney and judicare programs, and to support statewide programs providing civil legal assistance to people who would otherwise be unable to afford it.

Goals

Continue educating lawyers about Rule 6.1 and the need for pro bono services. Assist with funding of legal services to the disadvantaged. Continue support for law school public service programs. Develop, maintain and promote ProJusticeMN to facilitate recruitment, training, substantive support, communication, and case placement for pro bono in Minnesota. Provide oversight for legal services state planning.

Current Subcommittees and Work Groups

  • Cy Pres
  • Diversity
  • Emeritus Rule
  • IOLTA Campaign
  • Judiciary
  • Law School Initiative
  • MN-CABS Implementation
  • New Lawyer Pro Bono
  • Pro Bono Council
  • Pro Se

Chairpersons

If you are interested in learning more about the LAD committee, please contact MSBA staff liaison Lindsay Davis.