Gonzaga University, J.D.
University of Memphis, B.S.
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Tiffany A. Sanders is the director of pro bono at Briggs and Morgan, and she is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono and Community Service Committees. Tiffany manages the firm’s day-to-day pro bono activities, works to find pro bono opportunities for the firm’s lawyers, and coordinates the firm’s ongoing pro bono commitments. Tiffany also serves as a liaison to community legal service providers, coordinates pro bono trainings and events, and works closely with the firm’s Pro Bono Committee to implement the firm’s strategic pro bono goals.
Since 2010, Tiffany has been the coordinator of the Pro Se Project, a unique collaboration between the United States District Court, District of Minnesota, and the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter, to enhance access to justice. As coordinator, Tiffany places the pro se civil litigants that federal judges refer to the Pro Se Project with volunteer lawyers. Tiffany's work coordinating the Pro Se Project is widely regarded as innovative and successful, and the American Bar Association recognized the Pro Se Project with its prestigious Harrison Tweed Award.
Prior to her Pro Se Project work, Tiffany was an experienced litigator, and she utilizes her litigation skills in pro bono placement and outreach. Tiffany is a frequent presenter at CLEs, federal court outreach events, law firms, seminars, and law schools on pro bono initiatives. Tiffany was a legal writing instructor at the University of Minnesota Law School for a number of years, she received her J.D. from Gonzaga University, and she attended the University of Memphis as an undergraduate.
Much of Briggs’ pro bono activity is dedicated toward serving individuals and nonprofits referred to the firm through partner organizations that screen matters based on income, need and type of case.