Legal Aid Attorney Receives Pro Bono Publico Award for Excellence

The Hennepin County Bar Association (HCBA) has chosen Dorinda Wider, staff attorney with Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, as the recipient of its 2015 Pro Bono Publico Award for Excellence by an Attorney in the Public/Government/Judicial Sector.

"Over her three-decade career with Legal Aid, Wider has been an advocate for vulnerable Hennepin County tenants. In addition to serving hundreds of clients in routine housing matters, she has undertaken impact litigation in state and federal courts and is nationally recognized as a housing expert, particularly on tenants’ rights in subsidized housing programs."  Read more in the Minnesota Lawyer and on the HCBA website.