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Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota


Administration
Dori Rapaport | Executive Director | (218) 623-8119
Tiffany Doherty | Director of Advocacy | (218) 623-8101
Tara Serck | Director of Finance and Administration | (218) 623-8118
Marly Maciejeski | Bookkeeper/Administrative Clerk | (218) 623-8117


Supervising Attorneys
Christopher Macy | Supervising Attorney | (218) 454-2026
James Vollstaedt | Supervising Attorney | (218) 735-6005


Managers
Rachel Albertson | Development and Communications Manager | (218) 454-1701
Alanna Hanson | Intake and Data Manager | (218) 322-6030
Eve Utyro | Private Attorney Involvement (PAI) Manager | (218) 623-8108


Subject Matter Lead Attorneys
Nicholas Hallman | Attorney | Family Law Lead | (218) 722-5480
Peter LaCourse | Attorney | Housing Law Lead | (218) 623-8104
Kristin Parendo | Attorney | Elder Law Lead | (218) 623-8103

Jude Schmit | Attorney | Public Benefits Law Lead | (218) 623-8111


Staff Attorneys
Ellen Anderson | Attorney | (218) 623-8114
Laurie Bauerly | Attorney | (218) 322-6031
Steven Dorshkind | Certified Student Attorney

Katelyn Leyva | Housing Project Attorney | (218) 336-1390
Emilee Meyer | Attorney | (218) 735-6007
Geoffrey Miller | Attorney | (320) 629-2634
Elizabeth Polling | Attorney | (218) 818-1001
Art Wolf | Attorney | (218) 623-8106


Staff
Emily Burrows | Paralegal | MN Legal Paraprofessional | (218) 818-1002
Nacole Carlson | Paralegal | MN Legal Paraprofessional
| (218) 623-8116
Lori Cyr | Legal Assistant | (218) 735-6001
Alyssa Dogeagle | Legal Assistant | (218) 336-1316

Brianna Fylstra | Legal Assistant | (218) 623-8113
Kelly Kerr Legal Assistant | (218) 336-1311
Anna Koller | Paralegal | (218) 322-6032
Melissa Luokkala | Paralegal | (218) 623-8110
Jeanette Pangburn | Paralegal | (218) 322-6035
Mary Russom | Paralegal | MN Legal Paraprofessional | (218) 623-8105
Cheryl Smilanich | Paralegal | (218) 735-6000
Lauren Sorgaard | Legal Assistant | (320) 629-5429

Kevin Swanberg | Law Clerk/Grant Writer | (218) 623-8102
Bethanie Zollar | Paralegal | (218) 735-6006


Private Attorney Involvement (PAI)

Eve Utyro | PAI Manager | (218) 623-8108
Jessica Wilson | PAI Coordinator | (218) 322-6035


St. Louis County Law Library

Dennis Palm | Paralegal | (218) 726-2611