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Our staff is ably assisted by a core of dedicated interns and talented volunteers who provide many hundreds of hours of service contributing to the important work of Access Justice℠.

Access Justice (AJ), is a start-up nonprofit public interest law firm, which provides a wide range of quality and affordable legal services to persons and small businesses of limited means—often referred to as “ordinary,” working class people. In order to fulfill our mission and serve the public interest we continually seek competent and professional volunteers to assist in launching this exciting effort (which currently operates in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and hopes to eventually expand statewide and nationwide).

Volunteers must have strong academic credentials and, preferably, prior practical experience. They must be able to work independently from his/her own office or our headquarters in downtown Minneapolis. Volunteers are accepted following consideration of their résumés, writing sample(s), transcripts, and references.

AJ is looking for volunteers in the following discipline areas:

  • Board members
  • Administrative Support
  • Staff Attorney(s), Paralegals, and Law Clerks (or student attorneys)
  • Network Attorneys (Independent Contractors working with and as part of AJ’s legal team)
  • Attorneys to take occasional Pro Bono cases
  • Re:Sources Editor
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Technology and Website
  • PR/Marketing
  • Grantwriter
  • Licensed Independent Social Worker

See a list of currently available positions.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please send us your:

  1. cover letter;
  2. résumé;
  3. references; and
  4. transcripts from college, graduate, or professional school if applicable.

You may email these materials to Access Justice at or call us at 612.879.8092 or 1.877.999.AJOK (2565).

You can also look to our Volunteer Match profile for more information at

heartWhat our supporters have to say...

This courageous effort is just what the doctor ordered.- - The Honorable Lawrence D. Cohen
Through our work with you, people in the Somali community will be able to get real legal assistance… There is no other firm like AJ.- - Dahir Mirreh Jibreel, Executive Director, Somalia Justice Advocacy Center
We help clients protect what is rightfully theirs and achieve their goals at minimal cost.- - Elizabeth, Access Justice Volunteer Attorney
You have launched a law firm that has long been needed!- - Deborah Randolph, Retired Minnesota Attorney
You seem to be attempting something I've been thinking (maybe dreaming) about for many years.- - Bob Seng, Assistant General Counsel, Target Corporation
This legal service model is desperately needed. - - Betsy Sitkoff, J-CHAI Coordinator, Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Quick contact


Access Justice, PSC
310 4th Avenue S Suite 1006
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612.879.8092
Toll Free: 1.877.999.AJ OK (2565)
Fax: 612.879.8707

Nothing on this site constitutes legal advice and this site does not create an attorney-client relationship or make any assertion regarding available attorneys in your jurisdiction.
See our Representation Policy.

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About company

Access Justice is a nonprofit, full service public interest law firm committed to providing quality, affordable (or free) legal services to low- and moderate-income persons who have no access to our legal system.

Access Justice is a Minnesota Professional Services Corporation operating under the trade name “Access Justice.” An attorney-client relationship with Access Justice will only be created upon the signing of a formal representation agreement between Access Justice and a client.

Access Justice is a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations to AJ are tax deductible. Donate.

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