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Milo Mumgaard

  • Milo MumgaardMilo Mumgaard is the Executive Director of Legal Aid of Nebraska, the statewide provider of free civil legal aid to low-income Nebraskans, with eight offices across the state.  Legal Aid’s role is to help these Nebraskans get up and out of poverty and achieve stability through the power of the law.  In 2017, Legal Aid will focus on enforcing laws and protecting rights in housing, debt, income, and family security.  Prior to assuming this position in 2015, Mumgaard served as General Counsel and Senior Policy Aide for Sustainability with Lincoln Mayor Chris Beutler.  Mumgaard provided legal and policy counsel on, among other things, energy efficiency programs assisting over 3,000 homeowners, new solar and wind renewable energy installations and policy, energy upgrades in municipal operations, neighborhood-based educational campaigns, new bike lanes and public transportation options, expanded local food initiatives, and multiple other efforts to lower carbon emissions and address impacts of climate change in the City of Lincoln.  Mumgaard participated in numerous state and regional initiatives to identify impacts of climate change on municipal operations, and drafted many commentaries and articles on the role of today’s modern city in responding to climate change.  Mumgaard has a BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a JD from New York University.