VLN Clinics

Courthouse Clinics

Legal Access Point (LAP) 

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location:
Hennepin County Government Center
Self-Help Center, Skyway Level
300 South Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55487

Click here for a schedule of specific legal issues.


Bankruptcy

Hours:
Thursdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (alternating weeks in each location)

Locations:
Minneapolis on 1st, 3rd & 5th Thursdays
On the 8th Floor on 1st Thursdays of the month
On the 7th Floor on any other Thursday of the month
U.S. Federal Courthouse
300 S. 4th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

St. Paul on 2nd & 4th Thursdays
2nd floor
U.S. Federal Courthouse
316 N. Robert St.
St. Paul, MN 55101


Conciliation Court

Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday 9-11 a.m. & 1-3 p.m.

Location:
Minneapolis City Hall
Room 312
350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Conciliation Court Appeals Clinic

Hours:
2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location:
Minneapolis City Hall
Room 312
350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Click here for more information on VLN’s Conciliation Court Appeals Clinic.


Family Law

Sign up at 8 am each day

Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon) & 1-3 p.m.
Note: NO clinic on Wednesdays

Location:
The Family Justice Center
The Self Help Center
110 S. Fourth St.
Minneapolis MN 55401


Housing Court Project

Hours:
Monday-Friday  12:30-4 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)

Location:
Hennepin County Government Center
3rd Floor, Court Tower
300 S. Sixth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55487

Notes:
First come, first served with preference given to those who have a court hearing that day.


Criminal Expungment Seminars

Click above for more information
and a schedule and locations for upcoming seminars

 

Community Clinics

Brian Coyle

Hours:
Alternating Wednesdays (call 612-338-5282 for an appointment)

Location:
Brian Coyle Community Center
420 15th Avenue SE
Minneapolis. MN 55454

Issues:
Debtor/creditor
Consumer law
Housing
Civil law
Family

Notes:
Provides services for Somali speakers.
Call 612-338-5282 for an appointment and information about walk-ins.


Brooklyn Legal Clinic

Hours:
First Friday of month 2-4 p.m.

Location:
Brooklyn United Methodist Church
7200 Brooklyn Avenue
Brooklyn Center, MN 55429

Issues:
Civil law
Immigration

Notes:
Services provided in English, Spanish and French.

 

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin (CAPSH)

Call 952-933-9639 ext. 295 or click here for current times and locations.

Issues:
All


Dignity Center

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9-11:30 a.m.

Location:
Hennepin Ave Methodist Church
511 Groveland Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Issues:
All

Notes:
Call 612-435-1315 or email [email protected] for an appointment.


Hmong American Partnership

Hours:
Third Wednesdays of the month, 2:30-4:30

Location:
1075 Arcade Street
St. Paul, 55106

Issues:
General civil law
Family law

Notes:
Usually Hmong and Karen interpreters are available


LGBTQ Clinics

The Exchange
Hours:
1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the month, 5:30-7 p.m.

Location:
The Exchange
3405 Chicago Avenue,
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Family Tree Clinic
Hours:
2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, 2-4 p.m.
3rd Saturday of the month, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Location:
Family Tree Clinic
1619 Dayton Avenue #205
St. Paul, MN 55104

Issues:
Name and gender marker changes
General legal advice
Referrals

Notes:
Walk-in or click here to make an appointment

 

Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC)

Hours:
Wednesday 1-3 p.m.

Location:
2300 15th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Issues:
Family
Criminal
Housing
Juvenile protection

Notes:
Provides services for Indigenous/Native American women


Park Avenue Legal Clinic

Hours:
Thursday 3-5 p.m.

Location:
Park Avenue Methodist Church
3400 Park Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Issues:
Immigration
Employment (third Thursday of every month)
Family (when available)

Notes:
Spanish speaking staff available each week.
Closed on fifth Thursdays of the month and holiday weeks.


Waite House Clinic

Hours:
First and third Tuesdays of the month, 2-5 p.m.
Call 612-721-1681 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are accepted if there is time.

Location:
Waite House
2323 11th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Issues:
Civil law
Immigration

Notes:
Services provided in English and Spanish.


Youth Law Clinic

Hours:
Monday 3:30-6 p.m.

Location:
41 North 12th Street
Minneapolis. MN 55403

Issues:
Issues affecting youth (family, employment, public benefits, criminal, housing, etc.)

 

Legal Services VLN DOES NOT provide:

-Will/Probate
-Help in Personal Injury Cases
-Workman Compensation Cases
-Employment Discrimination Cases
-Medical Malpractice Cases
-Criminal Defense (contact information for Public Defenders by county can be found here)