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You have a role in judicial elections

So you’re a lawyer, right? That question usually precedes a series of questions about an area of law completely unrelated to your practice. When Prince died I was asked by friends to explain the inner workings of the laws of intestate succession. While I did pass Estates and Trusts in law school—I can dig out […]

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PSLF is in jeopardy. You can do something about it

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is the light at the end of the tunnel that makes a legal career in public service possible. This federal program allows borrowers who work for 10 years in a full-time public service position to earn forgiveness on eligible student loans. Sadly, this vital program is now at risk of […]

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What you don’t know about trust accounts can hurt you

The Minnesota Supreme Court has publicly disciplined several attorneys this year for trust account errors. I have previously written on this topic,1 and because it’s important and the consequences are so serious, I would appreciate your attention once again if you are in private practice. This time I’d like to tell you the tale of […]

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Cyberattacks and the costs of reputational harm

A few months ago, I wrote about cyber insurance and its place in an organization’s cybersecurity plans (“Managing cyber risk: Is cyber liability insurance important for law firms?”, June B&B). In my estimation, the most valuable aspect of cyber insurance lies in applying for it. Making organizations go through the paces to evaluate their cybersecurity postures, […]

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Notes & Trends – October 2018

CIVIL PROCEDURE JUDICIAL LAW • Minn. R. Civ. P. 63.03; affirming timely removal of assigned judge. Appellant is a petitioner in the Minnesota Tax Court in three cases. In June 2016 one of three tax court judges issued a scheduling order to control the first case, and in May 2017, a second tax court judge granted […]

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Attorney Wanted

Rock Hutchinson PLLP (www.rockhutchinson.com) is seeking a commercial and business litigator. We are also hiring an attorney with experience in corporate law and business transactions. Three years of experience required. Preference given for federal clerkships and large law firm experience. We offer: competitive compensation, ability to work remotely (or in the office), flexible schedule (20-40 […]

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Office Space

Want to go out on your own but worried about how to make it work? Worried that doing it wrong will hurt your professional reputation? We can help. We’re much more than just office space and services, although we have that, too. We are a community of top-notch attorneys with successful practices. If you are […]

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Office Space

LEASE: Modern, Class A Office directly across the street from the HCGC.  Office is 19’ by 10’.  We are on the 23rd floor of the 333 Building “SPS Tower” in downtown Minneapolis. Wired for Internet, phone, and TV.  Dunn Brothers and Tavern 333 (Bar/Restaurant) in building.  Includes use of conference room, copy machine, fax machine, […]

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Attorney Wanted

Senior Litigation Attorney – Fafinski Mark & Johnson is seeking a senior litigator with at least 10-15 years of experience to work in the areas of general business litigation, unfair competition and employment law. Attorneys already approved by insurers as panel counsel to work on EPL claims would be a plus. Candidates with an established […]

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Office Space

Great view, location and amenities. Join a collaborative group of experienced lawyers with varied practices on the top floor of the historic Minneapolis Grain Exchange overlooking the United States Court House and City Hall. Kitchen, coffee, wifi, conference rooms and health club all included. Plus tunnels that connect to court houses. Dave Burns (612) 677-8351 […]

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