Awards

Larry Espel wins the 2015 Hennepin County Pro Bono Publico Award for Excellence by an Attorney in the Private Sector

The Hennepin County Bar Association has announced the recipients of its Pro Bono Publico awards for 2015. The 2015 Pro Bono Publico Award for Excellence by an Attorney in the Private Sector recognizes Larry Espel. He has volunteered as a pro bono attorney with the Children’s Law Center (CLC) for 14 years, during which time […]

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UnitedHealth Group, Inc wins Twin Cities Legal Departments of the Year Pro Bono / Community Award

Congratulations to UnitedHealth Group, Inc on winning the Twin Cities Legal Departments of the Year Pro Bono / Community Award by the National Law Journal. UHG has been a long term supporter of Children’s Law Center of Minnesota and we are very excited to see UHG being acknowledged for their commitment to our community. Click here […]

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Greater Minnesota Volunteer Spotlight: Nora Sandstad

3.15.2013
As CLC continues to expand its programming to St. Louis and Stearns Counties, Nora Sandstad been instrumental in helping CLC recruit volunteers in the Duluth area which will in turn, provide numerous local foster youth with legal representation and mentorship.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bryan Carroll

Bryan is an attorney at UnitedHealthcare’s legal department supporting the company’s Legal Risk Management teams. Bryan has been a volunteer with CLC for three years and has represented five clients.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kathleen Moccio

1.16.2013
CLC Volunteer Attorney Kathleen Moccio has been an immigration attorney for 25 years. She is an Assistant Public Defender at the Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office, where she advises non-citizen clients of the immigration consequences of conviction.

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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: David Wilson

11.9.2012
CLC wishes to honor David Wilson and his team at the Wilson Law Group for their exceptional work for our clients.

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VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: JESSICA KERR

7.16.2012
Jessica is a relatively new volunteer attorney with CLC. In 2011, along with several other Medtronic Attorneys, Jessica became involved with CLC. Jessica currently represents an older foster care youth and her representation of this youth has been outstanding.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Kettelberger

5.24.12
CLC would like to recognize the work of one of its long time volunteers, Denise Kettelberger. “Denise just had a pretty sweet victory in a CLC case….” remarked one of her co-workers at Faegre Baker Daniels.

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Volunteer Spotlight: Ankoor Bagchi

3.22.2012
Ankoor is being celebrated in CLC’s Volunteer Spotlight because of his remarkable, compassionate relationships with his clients. He takes considerable time and care to get to know his clients and earn their trust.

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Volunteer Attorney SPOTLIGHT: Wendy Watson

1.24.2012
Wendy is a long standing CLC volunteer. She completed her training in 1997 and took her first case in 1998. She usually takes children with significant development disabilities and special needs. Given her clients’ significant needs, Wendy ensures that she has all her clients relevant assessments and case information, she connects with their special education teachers and resources and uses developmentally appropriate language to ensure her clients understand her role. She has represented 20 CLC clients and currently has three.

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