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Wendy Watson and Chad Snyder CLC Volunteer Champions

Chad Snyder has been a volunteer with CLC for 22 years and has represented 41 children in foster care and is currently representing 3 CLC clients. He shares, “Much of the most impactful work I’ve done as a… Read More

Erin Bailey, 2021 Hero for Children Recipient

  Erin Bailey, Minnesota Children’s Cabinet Executive Director Awarded Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Heroes for Children Award The Heroes for Children Award is given annually to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the… Read More

Jean Sanderson, Rosalie E. Wahl Justice for Children Award Recipient

Professor Jean Sanderson, Clinical Professor at the Child Advocacy and Juvenile Justice Family Law Clinics at the University of Minnesota Law School, Awarded Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Rosalie E. Wahl Justice for Children. Children’s Law Center’s Rosalie… Read More

Distinguished Service Award Recipient 2021: Merchant & Gould P.C.

The Distinguished Service Award is given annually to a law firm or corporation whose work on behalf of CLC’s clients exemplifies the commitment and dedication to pro bono representation that is the foundation of our mission. This year, Children’s… Read More

Congratulations Debra Kovats for 20 Years of Military Service!

CLC Staff Attorney Celebrates Retirement from the U.S. Army Debra Kovats began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender in both the First and Tenth Judicial Districts, leaving to serve on Active Duty in the Army after… Read More

Congratulations Carmeann Foster on the 2020 Heroes for Children Award!

The Heroes for Children Award is given annually to an individual or group who has made a significant contribution to the well-being of Minnesota’s children, either in a career or in a volunteer position. This year, Children’s Law… Read More

Congratulations, Judy Nord! 2020 Rosalie E. Wahl Justice Awardee

Congratulations, Judy Nord! 2020 Rosalie E. Wahl Justice Awardee Children’s Law Center’s Rosalie E. Wahl Justice for Children Award is presented annually to an individual who has dedicated his or her life to fighting for justice for at-risk… Read More

3M Recognized for Pro Bono Representation and Legal Advocacy

 Congratulations, 3M!  2020 CLC Distinguished Service Award Children Law Center annually identifies one law firm or corporation whose work on behalf of CLC’s clients exemplifies the commitment and dedication to pro bono representation that is the foundation of… Read More

We are a Meets Standards® organization!

We’re thrilled to announce that Children’s Law Center of Minnesota is now a Charities Review Council Meets Standards® organization! March 6, 2020 – Children’s Law Center of Minnesota (CLC) recently received Charities Review Council’s Meets Standards® seal, a… Read More

DW’S STORY

DW was a young girl when she was removed from her mother’s home. Although she was adopted, she and her brother were later removed from the adoptive home while a younger sibling remained. She then spent much of high school in an unstable foster home before landing in the home of a loving and stable foster parent her senior year.