Volunteer Lawyers Network (Minneapolis, MN)

Non-profit which provides civil legal services to low-income people through volunteer attorneys.
Link to website

Primary geographic focus: Minnesota
Organization type(s): Bar/Pro Bono, Provider



Suzanne Pontinen on why Volunteer Lawyers Network’s services are needed

Nicole Norfleet
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
March 19, 2016
Interview with Suzanne Pontinen about the importance of volunteer attorneys.

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Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, tenant advocates launch program that aims to help renters on the verge of eviction

Mukhtar M. Ibrahim
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
November 14, 2018
Minneapolis tenants facing evictions are increasingly showing up in housing court without a lawyer when their cases are heard, leaving them disadvantaged in fighting their case, tenant advocates said Wednesday.

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Latest fight over controversial landlord’s Minneapolis properties puts spotlight on housing court

Taryn Phaneuf
November 28, 2018
Del Campo Chacon’s eviction fight is a new chapter in a long story, one that includes allegations of fraud, unsanitary conditions, rent strikes, and city intervention.

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