Thank you to everyone who were able to attend the Fall Appreciation Luncheon.
Truly grateful to have the opportunity to finally be around others after so much isolation. SMRLS also wants to congratulate Laura Jelinek for an amazing 25 years! Have a look at this wonderful event!
Brian Lipford, Regional Leadership Attorney for SMRLS SE Region (based in Rochester), has been tenacious in asserting the religious liberty rights of a group of Amish farmers in southeastern Minnesota.
The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) announced today that three legal aid organizations will receive grants totaling $1 million to help low-income communities respond to the impact of COVID-19. LSC’s Midwest Legal Disaster Coordination Project funds efforts to address crucial disaster-related legal needs by establishing partnerships among legal services providers, volunteer attorneys and disaster response organizations. This funding will support the work of LSC grantees in Minnesota, Missouri and Montana and supplements prior efforts to help low-income communities in the Midwest region prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters.
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services’ (SMRLS) 13th annual Social Justice Uncorked fundraiser occurred on Thursday, December 10, 2020. SMRLS live streamed the event to accommodate COVID-19 safety precautions...