Legal Services Advocacy Project Works for Fairness at the Legislature

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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.

Legal Services Advocacy Project Publishes 2018 Session Summaries

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The Legal Services Advocacy Project (LSAP) has released its annual Session Summaries. These summaries address specific changes to Minnesota law made by the 2018 Legislature in a range of legal areas relevant to low‐income and financially‐fragile Minnesotans, and the attorneys and advocates who serve and represent them.

The summaries are divided by area of substantive law, and contain contact information for the lead LSAP attorney in that area. Read the 2018 Summaries.

Legal Services Advocacy Project Publishes Annual Session Summaries

The Legal Services Advocacy Project (LSAP) is pleased to present its 2017 Session Summaries. These summaries cover the specific changes to Minnesota law made by the 2017 Legislature in a wide range of legal areas most relevant to low‐income and financially‐fragile Minnesotans and those who serve them. The summaries are divided by area of substantive law, and contain contact information for the lead LSAP attorney in that area. Staff is still working on the health and disability law section, so check the link for updates in the next few weeks. Read the summaries.