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AIDEN’S STORY

When Aiden was 10 years old, he was brought into the child protection system because the police learned his mother had physically abused his younger brother. Aiden is now happily and permanently living with his brother, stepfather, his stepfather’s wife, and their children.

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.

SAMANTHA’S STORY

Samantha has been on her own since 9th grade. Trying to remain motivated and focused on school, Samantha turned to the Children’s Law Center when she was 16 for help to gain stability and to help her navigate through the complicated times in her life.

Volunteer Spotlight: Kathleen Moccio

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.

Sophie’s Story

Meet CLC Client Sophie and her Volunteer Attorney Anne Lockner

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: David Wilson

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

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT: JESSICA KERR

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.

Volunteer Spotlight: Denise Kettelberger

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.

Volunteer Spotlight: Ankoor Bagchi

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.

Volunteer Attorney SPOTLIGHT: Wendy Watson

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.