Access to justice is a fundamental value in our democracy.

Recognition Awards

All our volunteers give so much to the community. Our volunteers receive recognition from their peers, the local bench and bar and the statewide bench and bar. We are proud of them and recognize their efforts.

2011

James C. Backstrom receives the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition and Judith Payne received the First Judicial District Pro Bono Award.

2010

Julie K. Seymour, Esq. received the First Judicial District Pro Bono Award and Patricia O’Gorman, Esq. was presented with a special award by the Dakota County Bar Association. 

2008

The Sieben Polk Law Firm received the First Judicial District Pro Bono Award.

2007

Katie Trotzky, Esq., Executive Director of Legal Assistance of Dakota County was awarded the Dawn Carlson Award  from the Minnesota Legal Services Coalition.

2006

Lew Linde, Esq. received the First Judicial District Pro Bono Award.