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



The Minnesota Client Access, Barriers and Solutions Study ("MN-CABS Study") was a joint project of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Bremer Foundation, the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition and the Legal Services Advisory Committee.  The purpose of the MN-CABS Study was to identify specific groups of legal services-eligible clients around Minnesota, the barriers they face to obtaining legal services, and strategies for overcoming those barriers. Read the reportRead a summary of the report.

The LAD Committee has developed a Program Self-Audit to help programs include the findings and recommendations of the MN-CABS report as they set local priorities.

Minnesota legal services programs have previously implemented a number of the strategies recommended in the MN-CABS report. A sample listing of those efforts is here.