Awards and Recognition

Lawrence Reed McDonough

Attorney at Law


2018

Mitchell Hamline Distinguished Alumni Award

https://mitchellhamline.edu/news/2018/02/06/mitchell-hamline-honors-alums-for-their-service-and-accomplishments/

2015

Featured in William Mitchell College of Law Alumni Spotlight

2014

Featured in William Mitchell College of Law Alumni Spotlight

2013-Present

Minnesota State Bar Association North Star Lawyer

1999-2010

Super Lawyer selected by Minnesota Law & Politics

2009

Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance, Award for Timeless Devotion to Justice for 25 Years

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.

2004

National Lawyers Guild Minnesota Chapter First Annual Paul Marino People’s Lawyer Award, for work as a tenants’ attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis and teaching housing and poverty law at the University of St. Thomas and University of Minnesota Schools of Law. The late Paul Marino was a Legal Aid attorney and executive director, tenants’ attorney, William Mitchell College of Law professor, Guild president, and actor.

2004

University of St. Thomas School of Law Knowledge Creation and Societal Reform, Living the Mission Award.

2002

20th Anniversary ACORN Award for improving the lives of tenants by working with the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office in filing actions to improve conditions in rental housing.

2001

Included in the publication, 100 Who Made a Difference, describing 100 graduates over the 100-year history of William Mitchell College of Law.

2000

Minnesota Legal Services Coalition (MLSC) Technology Leader Award for Initiative and Creativity in the Use of Technology in Legal Services.

1999

Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance Certificate of Recognition.

1993

Hennepin County District Court, Fourth Judicial District Certificate of Appreciation, for distinguished service in development of the Fourth Judicial District Housing Court.

1993

Hennepin County Bar Association Pro bono Publico Award, for excellence by an attorney in the public/private/judicial sector.

1991

Hennepin County District Court, Fourth Judicial District Certificate of Appreciation, for distinguished service in development of the Fourth Judicial District Housing Court.

1956

American Airlines, Sky Cradle Club, for flying at age 11 months.