Larry was a legal services housing managing and litigation attorney for 30 years until June 2013, when he joined Dorsey and Whitney as the Pro Bono Litigation Counsel. Larry began working in legal services for low-income persons in 1983, focusing primarily on housing and consumer law since 1986. From 2006 through 2013 he served as the Managing Attorney of the Housing Unit at the Minneapolis Office of Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid (formerly Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis). He now directs pro bono litigation for Dorsey. SeeResume.
He has received many awards over the years, including:
•The 2008 Minnesota Justice Foundation Distinguished Service Award, for making significant contributions to poverty law and public interest work and to ensuring equal justice for all Minnesotans http://www2.mnbar.org/mjf/Mjfintr1.htm;
•The 2004 National Lawyers Guild Minnesota Chapter First Annual Paul Marino People's Lawyer Award, for work as a tenants’ attorney and teacher; and
•Inclusion in the publication, 100 Who Made a Difference, describing 100 graduates over the 100-year history of William Mitchell College of Law