The Legal Rights Center (LRC) represents, without charge, low-income people and people of color who have legal problems associated with the juvenile justice, criminal justice, and child welfare systems. LRC attorneys, community workers, and mediators are committed to protecting their clients' constitutional rights while assisting with the personal and social issues that often lead to the need for legal services. By addressing the broader problems, LRC seeks to restore the alleged offender to meaningful community life and reduce the likelihood of re-involvement with the juvenile or criminal justice system or the child welfare system. LRC's success will result in an increase in the quality of justice for low-income people and people of color and a decrease in the social costs associated with criminal behavior. The geographical focus of LRC's work is Hennepin County.

The Legal Rights Center is the first and only non-profit poverty criminal defense law firm in Hennepin County. We are one of four such public defense corporations in the State of Minnesota. 

 Legal Rights Center    1611 Park Avenue South     Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 337-0030   Fax: (612) 337-0797