Winter 2021 Newsletter

2021 Annual Awards Celebration For the second year in a row, MJF hosted our Annual Awards Celebration virtually. This year we were honored to hear from Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Natalie Hudson as our keynote speaker and to recognize the

Fall 2021 Newsletter

MJF Returning to Offices Welcome to Fall Semester! MJF staff attorneys look forward to meeting with students, either in-person, by phone, or via Zoom! We are following the law schools’ guidance regarding safety, including vaccination. We

Winter 2020 Newsletter

Creative Kuponya In November, the Minnesota Justice Foundation hosted the professionals at Creative Kuponya for a virtual event open to students at all three law schools concerning the impacts of vicarious and secondary trauma within the legal

Fall 2020 Newsletter

MJF Voting Project This Fall (2020), the Minnesota Justice Foundation has partnered with law students Yemaya Hanna (UMN), Hannah Stephan (UMN), Brooke Trottier (UST) and Alexandria Yakes (UMN) to design four non-partisan lessons that middle and

Winter 2019 Newsletter

MJF Welcomes New Executive Director Anna Beadle In November, MJF welcomed Anna Beadle as Executive Director. Anna has worked at MJF since 2014 in various roles. Prior to joining MJF, she worked at Children’s Law Center of Minnesota. Anna

Winter 2018 Newsletter

Student Profile: Brianna Shareef Brianna Shareef is currently a third year student at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, MN. She graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2016 with a B.A. in Political Science.

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Summer Clerkship Recipients and Host Agencies This is the 36th year that MJF has operated the Summer Clerkship Program, which provides funds for Minnesota law students to work as summer clerks at civil legal aid programs, public defense offices,

Winter 2017 Newsletter

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Under Attack From our friends at LRAP comes this information: The PROSPER Act was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives last week in the Committee on Education and the Workforce. This bill would make

Fall 2017 Newsletter

2017 Outstanding Awards Nominations Now Open Do you know an attorney (private practice or public interest), law student, paralegal or legal advocate who has made a significant contribution to poverty law or public interest work? If so, the

Summer 2017 Newsletter

2017 Annual Awards Celebration On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, MJF will host its 35th Anniversary Awards Celebration, at which we honor outstanding individuals in the Minnesota legal community. Awards will be given in the following categories;