Each year during the legislative session, the three staff attorneys comprising the Legal Services Advocacy Project (LSAP) meet with Minnesota legislators, participate in committees and work diligently to measure the effects of statutes and administrative laws on the most vulnerable citizens. Their goal is to educate legislators and ensure the law works fairly for all.
In “Legal Services Advocacy Project: A Voice at the Legislature,” LSAP’s unique lobbying efforts are explained and examined with an eye on justice-seeking that is collaborative and draws on the expertise of legal aid colleagues.
“We try to leverage work in coalitions,” says LSAP’s Jessica Webster. “Since there are only three of us, we depend on partnerships to extend our reach.” Read more at Attorney at Law Magazine Minnesota.