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Organizational Announcement

The Board of Directors of Children’s Law Center of Minnesota (CLC) is pleased to announce Susan Dioury as the organization’s new Executive Director effective November 13, 2023

Thank you for an Amazing Night Celebrating Children’s Law Center at our 28th Celebration of Champions Benefit & Awards Evening

Thank you for an Amazing Night Celebrating Children’s Law Center at our 28th Celebration of Champions Benefit & Awards Evening

Upcoming Trainings

Children’s Law Center of Minnesota gathers a list of upcoming trainings in the area of Children and the Law, hosted by CLC and other organizations. All trainings are linked to their original source for additional information and registration…. Read More

Thank you CLC Volunteer Attorneys

CLC Volunteer Attorneys – 2021-2022 CLC has sustained its work due to the elevated efforts of the Board, Funders and Volunteers and over 150 new supporters since January of 2021. Because of our robust team of volunteers, we… Read More

Kare11 Interviews CLC and Indeed Brewing Company

CLC in the News!  CLC was highlighted by KARE 11 in a segment that covered both the Indeed Brewing Company event, June 22, 2022 and how to help support CLC. Thank you Turn It Up Media and Indeed… Read More

Law center serves foster youth – Minnesota Lawyer

“…The need for volunteer attorneys is greater than ever. [Lilia] Panteleeva stresses that no prior experience is needed, just compassion for the kids. She has worked with attorneys who have no courtroom experience, or work in practices as far removed… Read More

CLC Staff Participates in Successful Guinness World Record Attempt

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, Children’s Law Center of Minnesota had the honor of participating in the Simon Says Give official Guinness World Records – High Five for Supplies backpack event at the Mall of America. The volunteers stuffed over 8,000… Read More

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.

Why do children need attorneys?

Lilia Panteleeva, CLC executive director and Sekou Moore, CLC former client explain why foster children need attorneys.    

Children’s Law Center: Changing to Meet the Needs of Today’s Foster Youth

Foster youth today face many challenges. To better address these challenges, CLC is focusing efforts on providing a more holistic approach to better support its foster youth clients. CLC is committed to finding and providing legal support in areas where these children need it, in addition to their child protection case. Looking out for the health, wellbeing and future of our foster clients is a big job.