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UPLIFT Leadership

UPLIFT is led by Catherine Ahlin-Halverson, a former partner who transitioned to the role of Public Interest Counsel in 2016 specifically to spearhead Maslon's mock trial program for local students and to serve as a mentor and leader across the firm’s pro bono efforts overall. 


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Catherine Ahlin-Halverson | Executive Director

Bio | | 612.672.8314

Angie Roell | Legal Talent Manager | 612.672.8250

Board of Directors

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Keiko Sugisaka | Bio

Julian Zebot | Bio

Founding Law Firm: Maslon LLP
With more than 60 years dedicated to strengthening both the legal profession and the community, Maslon is proud to stand behind the mission and values of the UPLIFT program both as an organization and as engaged volunteers. To that point, the program has been generously supported by Maslon attorneys, including Nate Ajouri, Anna Barton, Clayton Carlson, John Duffey, Jeremy Krahn, Melissa Muro LaMere, Evan Nelson, Terry Newby, Mike Sheran, Keiko Sugisaka, Rich Wilson, Julian Zebot, and alumni Nicole Narotzky, Tom Pack, Laura Walvoord, Wayne Moskowitz, and Cooper Ashley, as well as Judge David Schultz, Judge Mary Vasaly, Judge Thomas Sipkins, and Judge Martin Fallon.


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