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Lathrop GPM Attorneys in Minnesota Recognized for Pro Bono Service

6/21/2022

MINNEAPOLIS (June 21, 2022) - The Minnesota State Bar Association honored 13 Minnesota-based Lathrop GPM attorneys as 2021 North Star Lawyers, certifying these individuals provided at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services in the past year to low-income people. In addition, Catie Bitzan Amundsen and Dean Eyler were named Pro Bono All-Stars for having been named North Star Lawyers for 8 or more years. Lathrop GPM attorneys nationwide across the firm’s 13 offices provide pro bono counsel to numerous organizations and individuals in need of legal services, and several of the firm’s Minnesota attorneys are named to the North Star Lawyer list annually.

The Lathrop GPM 2021 North Star Lawyers for Minnesota are as follows:

This recognition is a reflection of our lawyers’ work on a variety of different projects, including representing survivors of domestic violence, asylum seekers, entrepreneurs, and many others.

The Minnesota State Bar Association recognized 747 North Star Lawyers in 2021. Together, the North Star Lawyers contributed more than 80,000 hours of service at an estimated value of $20 million for the past year. Each North Star Lawyer certified to providing at least 50 or more hours of legal service, as defined in Rule 6.1(a), (b)(1) and (b)(2) of the Rules of Professional Conduct, in the given calendar year. A complete list of all Minnesota North Star Lawyers, as well as additional information on the program, is available online at www.mnbar.org/NorthStar.

Lathrop GPM considers pro bono legal services a professional responsibility and a community obligation of the firm. To learn more about the firm’s pro bono services and initiatives, visit www.lathropgpm.com/social-probono.html.