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Legal Self-Help Clinic for Appeals (Minnesota)

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This a joint initiative of the Minnesota State Law Library and the Appellate Practice Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

New self-help clinic helps Minnesotans navigate appeals process,” posted Monday, February 8, 2016, at the Minnesota Judicial Branch website:

A new self-help clinic at the Minnesota State Law Library provides free assistance to individuals seeking to file an appeal with the Minnesota Court of Appeals or the Minnesota Supreme Court.

The Appeals Self-Help Clinic began operating in mid-January, and will continue to be held monthly on a pilot basis at the State Law Library in St. Paul. The clinic offers self-represented litigants – those not represented by an attorney – an opportunity to have a brief meeting, at no cost, with a volunteer attorney to better understand the rules and procedures of Minnesota’s appellate courts. Volunteer attorneys are coordinated through the Appellate Practice Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA)…” [Link to full media release at their website.]

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