Sean Burke

  • Hosted by Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis
  • Sponsored by Leonard, Street and Deinard, The Family of Hyman Edelman
  • Service location Minneapolis
  • Law school University of Minnesota Law School
  • Issue area Consumer Rights, Elder Abuse
  • Fellowship class year 2011
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Recent legislation in Minnesota provides increased civil remedies for vulnerable adults who are victims of financial exploitation. This project will combine litigation, legislative advocacy and community education as well as help further the efforts of elder care advocates so as to protect the rapidly growing population of seniors from this increasingly pervasive type of abuse.

The Inspiration

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