Monica M. Bogucki
Monica Bogucki worked as a Staff Attorney at Mid Minnesota Legal Aid, formerly known as Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis, for over 26 years. She specialized in youth law and government benefits law.
She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota Law School. She has also been an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas Law School, University of St. Catherine School of Social Work, University of Minnesota School of Social Work, and founded the Journal of Law and Social Work. She received the Minnesota Justice Foundation Direct Legal Services Award, the William Mitchell College of Law Award “100 Who Made a Difference,” and the Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz Child Advocacy Award.
A graduate of William Mitchell College of Law and the University of St. Catherine, Bogucki is a volunteer for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay association that serves low income individuals and families. She was the Chairperson for the Voice of the Poor, an advocacy arm of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Rochester, MN. She is working on rural poverty issues through the Committee to Alleviate Poverty in Chippewa County and Social Justice Team through her faith community.