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Minnesota Disability Law Center

Pro bono volunteer resolves special education case

The first time Melissa Dosick Riethof, Special Counsel at Meagher & Geer, P.L.L.P., entered the complicated maze of special education law, she wasn’t representing a client. She was the mother of a child with a new diagnosis, and she was overwhelmed. “I’m a lawyer so I thought I would just...

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CITIZENSHIP

Citizenship Day event guides immigrants through process

Citizenship Day at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (Minneapolis College) was one of MMLA’s last in-person community workshops held before the pandemic. In late January of 2020, Legal Aid staff worked with volunteer attorneys, advocates, and law students to guide eligible immigrants through the citizenship application process with full legal...

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Minnesota Disability Law Center

Family secures essential medical equipment

Benjamin is nine years old. He lives in Red Wing, Minnesota with his parents and three siblings. Ben has quadriplegia and cerebral palsy and lives with occasional seizures and major reflux issues. Ben’s mother, Carrie Quade, recently made a request to the family’s health plan for an enclosed hospital bed...

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