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Vol. 66, No. 9 October 2009

     

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Pro Bono Band of Brothers
Opportunities for pro bono service are available to attorneys in all areas of practice and no two cases are alike. For four Minnesota attorneys who banded together from a variety of firms, a case came along that will forever stay in their hearts and minds.
By Jennifer L. Eichten

Screening for Domestic Abuse: What You Don’t See, May Be What You Get
Thirty years after Minnesota broke new ground with the Domestic Abuse Act, experience has shown how widespread is the problem, how readily it is overlooked, and how many are the issues it affects.  Attorneys across the profession are well-advised to screen for domestic abuse, for their own sake as well as their clients’.
By Stephen R. Arnott

Asking Clients for Referrals: A Missed Opportunity?
Attorneys often neglect to ask current clients for referrals, thereby missing an opportunity.  While deciding whom to ask and when and how to raise the question requires some careful thought, treating a client as a potential source of referrals can produce multiple benefits.
By Donna Erickson

 

 

     



 

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