Pro Bono Legal Representation
effective July 1, 2008

A Lawyer may claim 1 hour of standard CLE credit for every 6 hours of pro bono legal representation that the lawyer provides to a pro bono client in a legal matter that has been referred to the lawyer by an approved legal services provider or by a Minnesota Judicial Branch program.  No more than 6 hours of credit may be claimed per reporting period by a lawyer for pro bono legal representation.  In order to receive CLE credit the lawyer must submit an Affidavit of Pro Bono Representation to the Board (see Appendix II).

Court Order Amending the Rules

As of July 1, 2010 all organizations are governed by LSAC.

The organizations funded by the Legal Services Advisory Council (LSAC) for FY14-15 (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015) can be found at:

http://www.mncourts.gov/Documents/0/Public/administration/List_of_FY14-15_Grant_Recipients.docx

The organizations funded by the Legal Services Advisory Council (LSAC) for FY12-13 (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2013) can be found at:

The organizations currently funded by Legal Services Corporation can be found at:  http://www.lsc.gov/.
 
The organizations currently designated by the Minnesota Legal Services Advisory Commitee as an approved legal services providers can be found at:  
http://www.mncourts.gov/?page=4064