To provide a full range of high quality legal services to low income persons and eligible client groups in civil matters, in a respectful manner which enables clients to:
enforce their legal rights;
obtain effective access to the courts, administrative agencies and forums which constitute our system of justice;
maintain freedom from hunger, homelessness, sickness and abuse;
empower persons and assure equal opportunity, thus, helping people to help themselves and become economically self-reliant, to the extent their individual abilities and circumstances permit.
SMRLS, through a diverse, respectful and fair working environment, and legal assistance and community education activities, shall promote and respect the dignity of low-income persons and shall seek new and effective solutions to the critical and common legal problems of low-income persons which arise in a broad community context.
We take direction for fulfilling our Mission from our Guiding Principles.
SMRLS takes a pro-active approach to ensuring Racial Justice.
SMRLS Leadership also has Norms to guide its conduct.
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
1000 Alliance Bank Center
55 E 5th St
St. Paul, MN 55101
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Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, sexual orientation, disability or any other consideration prohibited by law.