Legal resources

Learn about library resources and services for legal research, legal forms and finding legal help.

Online resources

Human Resources Compliance Library

Available only in a library. Addresses changing HR practices and federal and state laws.

Minnesota Legal Forms Library

Covers bankruptcy, bills of sale, contracts, divorce, employment, incorporation, landlord/tenant, living wills, name change, power of attorney, real estate, taxes and wills. Includes U.S. and Minnesota forms.

Patent search tools

Search granted U.S. patents and published U.S. patent applications.


Available only in a library. Minnesota and U.S. cases, headnotes, statutes, court orders, court rules, and administrative decisions. 

For information on accessing additional legal databases in Westlaw, Lexis, and others, visit or contact the Hennepin County Law Library.


Jobs, business, money, law

Sessions on legal topics, as well as skill building for job-seeking, careers and small business development.

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Hennepin County Law Library

The law library, located on 24th floor of the Hennepin County Government Center, provides materials related to practicing law, including books, journals and electronic databases.

Law librarians are available to help you find information and resources as you conduct legal research.

The library is open to the public, with unlimited use of materials on site. Remote use of some resources is available to subscribers.

Book lists

A selection of titles in the library collection.