Mentoring new sole practitioners to serve community needs

CCLI is a nonprofit law firm incubator in Saint Paul, Minnesota. We teach recent graduates of Mitchell Hamline School of Law to build sustainable, independent small-firm practices that serve the needs of low- and moderate-income Minnesotans. CCLI’s mission is to increase the number of small law firms in Minnesota providing affordable legal services to clients who are financially ineligible for legal assistance through existing legal nonprofits.

CCLI strives to close the justice gap, one small firm at a time. We are grateful for the support of our volunteers, donors, and other supporters -- and we welcome your questions and referrals. Thank you for visiting our site, and please consider making a donation. More about us

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Because CCLI is doing something new, we get a lot of questions—and we’re happy to answer. Here are some of our greatest hits, and if your question is not onRead more

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Donate online The Collaborative Community Law Initiative relies on donations and grants to carry out its educational mission. CCLI is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and thus, donations are tax deductibleRead more

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393 Dunlap St. North. #450C St. Paul, MN 55104 English: 651-321-9255 Español: 651-383-1450 Questions? Email info@cclimn.org Send us an email Disclaimer: No attorney-client relationship is created by sending this email.  PleaseRead more

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After experiencing first hand how the aging process affects the entire family, Taylor discovered a passion for working with the ...
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On November 29, Governor Dayton announced the appointment of Sophia Vuelo to the bench in Ramsey County.  Prior to her ...
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On November 20 CCLI and the MSBA Solo & Small Section sponsored a CLE featuring Shantelle Argyle of Open Legal ...
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After twenty years of serving clients in the financial services industry, Amy Rotering pursued a career that would allow a more ...
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It's Give to the Max Day and we're trying to raise funds for next year's rent so that we can ...
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CCLI advocate Inti Martinez-Aleman volunteers a lot of his time for the greater good, and this past week has been ...
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Our Participants

We are pleased to introduce the current participants in CCLI's law practice incubator, recent graduates of Mitchell Hamline School of Law who have a strong commitment to low bono service, and who are developing community-based small law firms.

Inti Martínez-Alemán

Inti Martinez-Aleman

Inti Martínez-Alemán, a 2016 graduate of Mitchell Hamline School of Law, was an attorney in his native Honduras before moving to the United States. Inti serves the Latino population inRead more

Elizabeth Neyens

Elizabeth Neyens

Following a successful sales career, Elizabeth Neyens attended law school to pursue a profession that would provide an opportunity for her to help solve families’ problems during difficult times. ElizabethRead more

Sheena L. Thompson

Sheena graduated from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in May 2017, where she focused her legal education on criminal defense and public service. Sheena noticed there was a population ofRead more

Amy Rotering

After twenty years of serving clients in the financial services industry, Amy Rotering pursued a career that would allow a more direct impact on the people she was helping. DuringRead more

Taylor Kaspar

After experiencing first hand how the aging process affects the entire family, Taylor discovered a passion for working with the aging population. For this reason, Taylor runs a practice centeredRead more

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