Pro Bono Opportunities

The MSBA and its members help ensure fairness for all in the justice system, regardless of how much money a person has. We connect members with opportunities for pro bono legal service and promote the value and importance of pro bono work, as expressed in Rule 6.1 of the Rules of Professional Conduct.


Provide access to justice for low-income Minnesotans by taking on a pro bono case or other opportunity tailored to your availability and interest. This resource connects you to organizations needing volunteers and provides access to an extensive library of forms and practice materials, an events calendar, and postings of new pro bono opportunities.

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Minnesota Legal Advice Online

Make a limited commitment that is entirely online. The MLAO website allows low-income individuals to get brief advice from volunteer attorneys.

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Wills for Heroes

Assist police officers, firefighters and EMTs in preparing basic estate planning documents to protect themselves and their families. Training is available.

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Recognition and CLE Credit

North Star Lawyer

MSBA members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services per year receive recognition as North Star Lawyers.

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CLE Credits

A Lawyer may claim 1 hour of standard CLE credit for every 6 hours of pro bono legal representation that the lawyer provides. Contact the program you volunteer through, or the CLE Board for details.

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