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St. Cloud Office

Healthcare barriers more challenging than ever during the pandemic

Paralegal Abdirahman Hussein is one of the longest-serving ProjectCare navigators in Legal Aid’s St. Cloud office. He is doing his best to help central Minnesotans get healthcare coverage, but in over four years as a MNsure navigator he’s never faced challenges like this. “It’s hard to describe the situation we’re...

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FAMILY LAW

Domestic violence: A survivor’s story

Risa T. shares her story of coming to MMLA for legal representation related to domestic abuse and a bitter divorce and child custody battle. After a successful outcome, she created paintings to help with her healing....

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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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