About the Minnesota Justice Foundation
MJF for the Community
Since the summer of 1983 MJF has funded 583 Summer Fellows and the MJF Student Chapters have funded 169 summer clerks.
In the 2015-2016 school year, MJF placed over 1,100 students as part of our Law School Public Service Program (LSPSP), serving nearly 6,000 clients and providing nearly 27,000 hours of volunteer service – work equivalent to 13 full-time law clerks.Student Opportunities
Mission and Core Values
The Minnesota Justice Foundation’s most basic goal and the driving philosophy behind it is to link volunteer law students with opportunities to assist attorneys in meeting the legal needs of the low-income community.Learn More
MJF was incorporated in 1982 by a group of University of Minnesota law students who were concerned about serving their communities. These visionary students believed that lawyers and law students have a special professional obligation to provide quality legal services to those who cannot afford legal representation.Learn More
Reports and Statistics
Take a look at MJF’s financial history and view our Annual Reports.Learn More
The experienced, capable, and passionate people behind MJF and its successes.
MJF Board of Directors
The MJF Board of Directors consists of 32 members representing all areas of the Minnesota legal community.
MJF supports student chapters at each of Minnesota’s three law schools.