Notice: Due to unforeseen circumstances involving the untimely death of the interim executive director of Access Justice PSC (AJ), the operations of AJ have been indefinitely suspended until any further public notice.
No legal services are being provided by AJ at this time nor will be offered in the future unless and until further public notice may so indicate through this website and/or other public communication channels. Although the AJ office has been closed, and no telephonic or email communications will or can be received until possible future public notice, during the period of AJ’s indefinitely suspended operations this website is being held open in order to consider any inquiries or applications for potentially available future positions of executive director, staff attorneys, fundraising associate and/or other volunteers, and to receive any written suggestions for potential funding opportunities from foundations and/or individuals which could help support the possible future resumption of AJ’s nonprofit legal services work on behalf of middle-class and working poor families in Minnesota. Any such inquires or communications should be sent in writing to: AJ, P.O. Box 3780, Minneapolis, MN, 55403. (All information on this website represents data input or retained by AJ as of June 30, 2015.)
Since its founding in 2009, AJ’s steady and effective provision of quality and affordable, largely so-called “Low Bono” legal services has demonstrated that its new and replicable model for legal assistance is needed, possible and critical to ensuring social justice for the vast numbers of middle class working families who cannot afford any quality legal representation. Countless ordinary Minnesotans have benefited from the quality and affordable legal services provided to them by Access Justice; and there hopefully will be other similar such law firms developed and dedicated to that mission in the years to come. Despite AJ’s above-described recent, sudden and heartbreaking loss and the necessary subsequent suspension of its operations, all may not be lost if other potentially available individuals demonstrate a genuine interest and ability to help re-kindle the organization’s valuable work through new leadership and participation by attorneys and other professionals dedicated to helping address the still un- and under-served vital legal needs of millions of Minnesotans. The opportunity to show such a commitment— either as it may be provided at a revived Access Justice in the future or, building upon AJ’s successes, through the possible establishment of another similarly designed public interest law organization— is offered though the availability of the above-listed Post Office Box 3780, to which any such interested individuals may write and offer suggestions for doing so. In the meantime, thank you for your understanding; and in advance for your possible input.