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Updates: MSBA and the courts

Court rules and comments On December 1, the MSBA Court Rules and Administration Committee met with representatives from the Minnesota Supreme Court’s Rules of Evidence Advisory Committee to discuss the expert witness rule, Rule 702. The Supreme Court Committee welcomes input regarding Rule 702 through February 15. Acting on a recommendation from our Rules of […]

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MSBA launches New Lawyer Toolkit

New lawyers face a unique set of challenges and a very steep learning curve when they enter the profession. In an effort to ease the transition from law student to new attorney, the MSBA has launched a free online New Lawyers Toolkit packed with resources for less experienced lawyers. The toolkit contains links to information […]

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The 2016-17 Time’s Up Manual is live

Each year the MSBA Civil Litigation Section publishes its invaluable Time’s Up Manual, which identifies and organizes the time limits imposed for civil claims by the Minnesota Statutes. It covers time limitations in the Minnesota Statutes, Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure, General Rules of Practice in the District Courts, and the Minnesota Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, and […]

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MSBA welcomes Western Bank to Prime Partners 

Stonebridge Bank has been a valued member of the MSBA’s Prime Partner program since the program’s inception in 2012. Recently, Stonebridge Bank merged with Western Bank, a Division of American National Bank headquartered in St. Paul, MN. Western Bank, the new entity, has agreed to participate in the MSBA’s Prime Partners Program. The Prime Partners […]

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Time to certify for the 2016 North Star Lawyers program

The North Star Lawyers program recognizes MSBA members who provide essential volunteer legal services to Minnesota’s low income residents. It celebrates the work of members who meet or exceed 50 hours of pro bono service in a calendar year, as set forth in Rule 6.1(a), (b)(1) and (b)(2) of our state’s Rules of Professional Conduct. […]

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MSBA at the Legislature

The MSBA’s top priority during the 2017 legislative session is to support adequate funding for the courts, public defenders, and civil legal services. The coming session will set the state’s biennial budget. In addition to this budget priority, the MSBA will lobby in support of amendments to the Real Property Electronic Recording Act, the Minnesota […]

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2017 Buyers’ Guide

A warm thanks to these loyal vendors who participated in the January issue of Bench & Bar of Minnesota which included our annual Buyers’ Guide. Please consider these companies / organizations when searching for a product or service. (You may click here to learn more about advertising.) Categorical Listings of Advertisers 1031 Reverse Exchanges CPEC1031 […]

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