Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota Welcomes New Staff Attorney, Laurie Bauerly


We have a new attorney joining our Grand Rapids office! Laurie Bauerly, who graduated from Rutgers School of Law in 2004. Upon graduating, she worked as a clerk in Cass County for three years. From June 2007-December 2021, she worked as an Assistant Public Defender with the Ninth Judicial District. In her years as a public defender, she provided legal representation in thousands of juvenile and criminal cases to people with limited access to financial and legal resources.

“I am excited to join the team at LASNEM and support its mission to provide access to justice for all in civil matters.” We believe Laurie will make an excellent addition to our team and we are thrilled to have her with us!

LASNEM is a non-profit law firm that seeks to open the doors of the justice system to the most vulnerable in our community. Our staff provide critical legal representation to low-income individuals in civil legal matters that impact their security, safety, and well-being. LASNEM’s service area encompasses Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Itasca, Kanabec, Koochiching, Lake, Pine, and St. Louis Counties. To learn more about us, visit us at or call us at (800) 933-1112.

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