McDonough, Larry

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McDonough, Larry

Clinical Professor
Phone: 651-523-2472

Larry McDonough joined the Hamline University School of Law as a Visiting Clinical Professor for 2010-11, on sabbatical from the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis.  Larry was a good friend of the late clinic director Angie McCaffrey, who is being replaced on an interim basis by clinical professor Mary Jo Brooks Hunter.  He is teaching the Trial Practice Clinic, using the Housing Clinic he teaches as the University of Minnesota as a model.   He has created a website for the clinic, at .

Larry has been a Legal Services attorney in Minnesota since 1983, focusing primarily on housing and consumer law since 1986.  Since 2006, he has served as the Managing Attorney of the Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis Housing Unit, supervising attorneys and legal assistants representing low income tenants in Hennepin County.  He co-founded Minnesota's Annual Housing Law Institute and authored Residential Unlawful Detainer and Eviction Defense through many editions, and most of the housing materials posted on and

He previously served as a visiting clinical professor at the University of Minnesota Law School in from 1996 to 1997, and continued to work as an adjunct law professor, teaching a housing law clinic at the University of Minnesota Law School,, a poverty law course at both the University of Minnesota and the University of St. Thomas Law Schools,, and evidence at William Mitchell College of Law,