The law firm of Flaherty & Hood, P.A. pleased to welcome Chelsea Bodin as the newest member of its legal team.

As an associate attorney, Bodin will focus her practice on representing and consulting local governments throughout Minnesota on labor and employment matters, including data practices and open meeting law issues.

Prior to joining Flaherty & Hood, Bodin was a law clerk for Shannon Law LLC in Minneapolis, working primarily on labor and employment matters. She also previously worked at The McDowell Agency, a St. Paul company that provides background-screening services to employers. While in law school, she was a staff editor for the ABA Journal of Labor and Employment Law, a certified student attorney in the Employment Law Clinic, and a research assistant writing updated chapters to the Minnesota Practice Series book: Employment Law and Practice.

Bodin graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School and is licensed to practice law in Minnesota. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in legal studies and sociology from the University of Wisconsin.