May/June 2021

Becker Awards winners

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 providing legal services to low-income persons. Congratulations to the 2021 winners, who were announced last month. 


Legacy of Excellence: 

Laura Melnick, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services 

Gwen Updegraff, Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota

Emerging Leader: 

J. Singleton, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Legal Services State Support


Milca Dominguez de Corral, Legal Assistance of Dakota County


Law Student:

Ashley Meeder, University of Minnesota Law School

Steve Perry
(612) 278-6333


Adverting Manager
Erica Nelson
(763) 497-1778


Classified Ads
Jackie Duvall-Smith
(612) 333-1183

Art Director
Jennifer Wallace
(612) 278-6311