Bernard P. Becker Awards

2021 Nominations

The Bernard P. Becker Legal Services Staff award is presented annually to attorneys, paralegals, administrators or other staff employed by a private, nonprofit agency that provides legal services to low-income eligible clients. The Becker Student Volunteer Award is presented to a law student who has demonstrated a commitment to the provision of legal services to low-income persons.

Applications for the 2021 awards are due February 26, 2021. 
Becker Instructions - Nomination Forms 2021

2020 Awards

Photos fo 2020 Becker Award recipients

Legacy of Excellence: 
Galen Robinson, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (Minneapolis)

Emerging Leader: 
Tiffany Doherty-Schooler, Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota

Laueh Roland, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
Pam Manthei, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (St. Cloud)

Law Student:

Yolanda Wilson Vanveen, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Previous Winners

MSBA Contact: Sherri Knuth, Access to Justice Director