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Client Stories

The entire LAOC staff went above and beyond to help me with my case. They could not have been be more helpful. My attorney was especially compassionate, knowledgeable and extremely patient with me during the entire process.
~ Kimberly

The attorney at the Expungement Clinic was extremely knowledgeable and helpful about my situation. He made me feel really good about my chances of receiving my cases expunged, and then LAOC assisted me in getting all of my paperwork completed correctly and sent to the right people. I have since gone to court and had all three of my charges expunged. I have been able to get the job that I wanted and needed to support my family. Thank you for all of the good work.

~ Ben

I want to express my gratitude to LAOC.  When I first came through the door in February 2020, I was completely without hope.  I had spent the last decade in an abusive marriage, and my spouse wanted to take my children away from me.  Thanks to you, I sought the mental health treatment you recommended and have been sober for over a year.  You took my case and advocated for me so that I could get divorced, have parenting time with my children, and get an equitable split of the few assets we had. I am forever grateful and sincerely thank you for the positive impact you had on my life.

~ Tammy

Donor Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight

Congratulations to Jared Hines and Nick Rotar!  These two volunteer attorneys were recognized at LAOC’s annual fundraiser for their pro bono contributions in 2022.

Attorneys – did you know you could earn CLE credits by volunteering for LAOC?  For every six hours that you volunteer, you can earn one CLE credit, and you can earn up to six CLE credits through your volunteer efforts!  Contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 507-287-2036 to learn more about volunteer opportunities.  LAOC needs help staffing legal clinics, staffing the landlord tenant hotline (non-attorney volunteers), and pro bono attorneys to take other civil legal cases.

Impact & Hope

2452

Number of people in households served by LAOC in the last year

$201k

Money recovered or protected for clients in the last year

39

Number of local volunteer attorneys

100%

% of funds that go directly to the mission of LAOC.

33%

% of domestic violence cases

111

Number of successful resolution of eviction cases.

789

Total volunteer hours in the last year

50+

Serving Olmsted County for over 50 Years

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