News & Events

2017 Community Report

CLC is pleased to report on program activities, highlights, and results over another successful year delivering well-informed, professional representation and advocacy for vulnerable youth within the child protection system. We are extremely grateful for the support of our many friends enabling us to continue to provide legal representation to Minnesota’s most vulnerable youth.  Thank you to our […]

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CLC Partners Nominated For 2018 Community Impact Award

Each year, Minnesota Business Magazine honors local organizations for excellence in community impact and the honorees are celebrated, and winners announced, at the 2018 Community Impact Awards happening February 22nd at Aria.   Look who’s nominated for the Pro Bono Maximus award for community impact: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Robins Kaplan LLP Stinson Leonard Street […]

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CLC receives a $5,000 grant from Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

CLC is happy to announce that it received a $5,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.  The grant will be used for general operations to provide legal representation and advocacy for foster care children and youth. About the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a federally recognized, sovereign Indian tribe located southwest of […]

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22nd Annual Celebration & Benefit

Join us on Thursday, October 12th, 2017 as we celebrate CLC’s 22 years of providing free legal advocacy to at-risk, abused and disconnected youth.

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May is National Foster Care Awareness Month

Connections to Independence (C2i), Hennepin County and Children’s Law Center of Minnesota have formed a partnership to raise awareness for older youth in foster care who are in the foster care system. We have collaborated with several media partners to assist us to galvanize the community to partner with our organizations to raise awareness for […]

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McKenna’s Law

Minnesota children who are subjects of a juvenile protection petition have a right to a lawyer … and if a child desires a lawyer, the court shall appoint a lawyer to represent the child who is ten years of age or order.

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We are thrilled to have received an in-kind donation of complimentary access to Litigation Pathfinder.  Thanks to this donation, CLC staff attorneys now have access to comprehensive online legal research.  This will enable us to conduct more effective and thorough research as we provide legal representation to youth in foster care.  Thank you  […]

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2016 Report to the Community

We are so grateful for the support of our many friends enabling us to continue to provide legal representation to Minnesota’s most vulnerable youth. Thank you to our dedicated team of pro bono attorneys, donors, board members, staff, and a host of other volunteers and interns who support our mission in so many ways. Many […]

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2017 ACC Minnesota Casino Royale Celebration Gala

    The ACC MN Casino Royale Celebration Gala benefitting the Children’s Law Center of Minnesota was held on Saturday, April 22, 2017. We are very grateful to the ACC MN team for putting this event together, to all our sponsors for making this event possible, and to everyone that attended the event and made […]

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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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