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Call for Nominations!

Call for Nominations – Heroes for Children Award August 2020 Do you know of a Hero for Children? Nominate them for the CLC Heroes for Children 2020 Award! Awardee will be recognized at the “now virtual” October 8,… Read More

Grant Announcement: The Otto Bremer Trust

The Otto Bremer Trust Awards $100,000 Grant to Children’s Law Center of Minnesota Children’s Law Center of Minnesota serves Minnesota’s foster care youth through direct legal representation, systemic advocacy, education, and outreach efforts. CLC’s legal staff, working in… Read More

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.

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.

December 2011 Volunteer of the Month: Jim Reece

Jim has been a volunteer with CLC for over nine years. Jim has represented many children who are state wards or in the foster care system. Jim also served on CLC’s Board of Directors and Chaired the Development Committee.

November 2011 VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH: Suzanne Kvas

Congratulations to Suzanne Kvas, CLC’s November 2011 Volunteer of the Month. Suzanne Kvas has been a CLC volunteer since 2005.  In that time she has represented seven foster care youth and currently has three clients. CLC is grateful… Read More