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
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
- Emeritus Rule
- IOLTA Campaign
- Law School Initiative
- MN-CABS Implementation
- New Lawyer Pro Bono
- Pro Bono Council
- Pro Se
If you are interested in learning more about the LAD committee, please contact MSBA staff liaison Steve Marchese.