LRAP Minnesota’s mission is to help reduce the education debt burden experienced by dedicated public interest lawyers who represent low-income clients seeking legal services to secure essential needs like food, shelter and safety, and fundamental rights like equal access to justice.
At the Hennepin County Housing Court, LRAP Recipient Julia Zwak often meets clients for the first time on the day of their eviction hearing, but she recently helped a proactive tenant who sought help from Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid’s Housing Court Project in advance of her hearing. Julia helped the client identify defenses to the eviction and prepare for court. Armed with Julia’s advice, the client represented herself at court and prevailed in having the eviction dismissed. However, there was more to the client’s story. Click here to read more.
Come Hear Julia and Other Housing Law Experts at a Free Ethics CLE on Thursday, November 14th
A Roof Over Their Heads: Helping Tenants Secure Stable, Safe and Healthy Housing
3:00pm-4:00pm LRAP Housing Attorney Panel Moderated by Referee Rebecca Rossow
4:00pm-5:00pm Housing Law Ethics Presented by Nicholas M. Ryan
Two CLE credits (one ethics) have been applied for.
Faegre Baker Daniels, 2200 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street Minneapolis, MN 55402
Thanks to Fredrikson & Byron, Xcel Energy Office of General Counsel and other community support, we are able to offer this event free of charge to attendees. Please RSVP to Heather Vlieger at HVlieger@mnbars.org/612-278-6315