Neighborhood Justice Center, Inc. (NJC) is a non-profit, community-based law office which provides comprehensive and high-quality criminal defense services to assist low-income persons, largely persons of color, in receiving fair treatment in the legal system as well as achieving equitable outcomes and helping prevent future legal problems.
Founded in 1973 by concerned local judges, lawyers and members of the Black and American Indian communities of St. Paul, the Neighborhood Justice Center’s regional focus is primarily in Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties. Approximately 75% of NJC’s clients are people of color.
Your tax-deductible donation to the Neighborhood Justice Center helps to assure the continued high-quality criminal defense representation of clients in need. Your donation will be used to fund NJC’s current programs which are: Legal Representation & Advice; Education for Low Income Refugees, Immigrants, and Juveniles; and Expungements.
By donating to the Neighborhood Justice Center you can be sure that you are contributing to the organization’s quality representation, pro-justice and anti-crime mission.