*NEW HOURS FOR THE ALEXANDRIA OFFICE  - The Alexandria office will be open on TUESDAYS from 8:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m. 

Other weekdays from 8:00 to 4:30

Father’s Resource Center Clinic will be held the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Alexandria office.  Please contact West Central Communities Action for further information.


Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota provides  legal representation and community legal education to low-income and elderly persons


Upcoming CLE

LSNM is offering a Poverty and Bias CLE located at Otter Tail County Government Services Center in Fergus Falls on Friday, May 5, 2017

PRESENTATION 1  (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)

Assumptions about Poverty

A facilitated discussion on poverty issues after viewing videos of Donna Beegle’s work on Understanding Poverty.

Sherry Bruckner, Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota

PRESENTATION 2 (10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

When your Client is Impaired

Chase Andersen, Minnesota Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Free for LSNM Judicare & pro bono Attorneys $50 for all other attorneysFor more information, please contact Sherry Bruckner at sbruckner@lsnmlaw.org or (320) 762-0663. RSVP to Mary @ mkvitek@lsnmlaw.org or 320-762-0663 by April 28, 2017

Self-Help Clinics

Becker County - Becker County Courthouse, 913 Lake Avenue, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Polk County -Polk County Courthouse, 816 Marin Avenue, Crookston, Minnesota, the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 2-4 p.m.

Roseau County - Roseau County Courthouse, 606 5th Avenue SW, Roseau, Minnesota, the first Wednesday of each month from 2-4 p.m. all other Wednesdays from 9-11 a.m.

* No appointment necessary for the clinics in Becker, Polk or Roseau Counties, but available by calling 1-800-450-8585.

Clay County Ask an Attorney Clinic - Pre-Registration Required by Calling 218-233-8585 or 1-800-450-8585.  You can receive free legal advice about your civil legal issue the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 12:00 p.m. at the Clay County Courthouse 807 11th Street North, Moorhead, MN in the meeting room located by Courtroom #1.

On the Road with LSNM

An attorney will be available to meet with current and potential clients on the following dates and locations

 Grant County 1st Thursday of each month located at West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Elbow Lake

 Otter Tail County 3rd Wednesday of each month located at the Otter Tail County Courthouse, Fergus Falls in the Fish Lake Room (1st Floor)

 Stevens County  4th Wednesday of each month located at Stevens County Human Services, Morris

 Traverse County  2nd Wednesday of each month located at Traverse County Social Services, Wheaton

 Wadena County  1st Wednesday of each month located at Wadena County MAHUBE-OTWA, Wadena


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