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A bar for everyone, with no one left out

I became a lawyer to empower people. And I joined the Minnesota State Bar Association to empower myself. Before I started my career as a lawyer, I spoke to a number of business entrepreneurs about how to deliver excellence and creativity in client service. Their advice? Go after opportunities for accelerated professional growth. Get diversified practice […]

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Meet Andrew Shaw: ‘You wear many hats’

ANDREW SHAW was born and raised in northern Minnesota and then lived in various places until settling in Alaska. After working as an insurance adjuster in remote places, he followed a lifelong desire to attend law school and return to northern Minnesota. He graduated from William Mitchell in 1989 and has practiced law throughout northern […]

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The unseen work of the OLPR

Investigating and prosecuting unprofessional conduct takes up most of the time of personnel in the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility (OLPR), and is the primary responsibility of the OLPR pursuant to court rule.1 However, the OLPR performs a number of other important functions that might be of interest to attorneys in Minnesota. Advisory Opinions Every […]

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Stingley honored

The Labor and Employment Law Section proudly awarded Sue Stingley its Leonard Lindquist Award at its annual dinner on June 15, 2016. The award is given annually to a practicing or recently retired employment or labor attorney for contributions and service to the legal community and the community at large. Stingley, a well-known and highly […]

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MSBA launches new online communities 

The MSBA has launched new ways for members to engage with each other online. The communities at my.mnbar.org now offer members opportunities for online discussions, announcements, and document-sharing. my.mnbar.org will also host the documents and resources of the MSBA’s popular practicelaw program. Some new online communities are already underway, such as a new community for […]

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MSBA Assembly action 

At its June 24 meeting, the Assembly took the following actions: Adopted a proposal to expand the pool of members eligible to participate in the MSBA’s judicial poll for statewide contested races by allowing any individual attorney member of the MSBA to opt in, and any section to opt in. Adopted a proposal that the […]

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Vote in primary!

Due to a rare set of electoral circumstances, the race for Minnesota Supreme Court is the only statewide contest on the Minnesota ballot in 2016. Three candidates have filed for this seat. Though there will be primary contests in some local and Congressional races around Minnesota, the absence of any high-profile state or federal races from the […]

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Notes & Trends – July 2016

Current developments in Judicial Law, Legislation, and Executive Action together with a foretaste of Emergent Trends in law and the legal profession for the complete Minnesota lawyer. Commercial and Consumer Law JUDICIAL LAW • Extending Article 9’s reach. UCC §9-609(a) allows a secured party after default to take possession of the collateral, but under subsection […]

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Meet Munazza Humayun: ‘Your role is to be a public servant’

MUNAZZA HUMAYUN is a human services judge at the Minnesota Department of Human Services. She previously worked as an unemployment law judge and appellate attorney at the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. She is a trained mediator and active volunteer at the Conflict Resolution Center in Minneapolis.   What led you to seek […]

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Some parting thoughts

As we approach the conclusion of our bar year at the end of June, this is my last opportunity to take stock and review the progress we have made, as well as to identify some of the challenges that lie ahead. Here are a few thoughts on my mind as we head toward our convention […]

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