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The Official Publication of the Hennepin County Bar Association

Since 1933, The Hennepin Lawyer has been a respected resource for articles about the legal profession and developments in the law—particularly as they relate to practice in Hennepin County, as well as providing news on the local legal community and bar association. The Hennepin Lawyer magazine is published six times per year. A subscription to the publication is included with HCBA membership.
The Pro Bono Experience
Sunny Beddow, Sarah Dannecker
Apr 30, 2021
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10 Questions with Allison Cole
Apr 30, 2021
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President's Page: Promoting Access to Justice
Esteban A. Rivera
Apr 30, 2021
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Inside View: Our Role as Lawyers
Ayah Helmy
Apr 30, 2021
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Perspectives on 2020 From Hennepin County Chief Public Defender Kassius O. Benson
Kassius O. Benson
Apr 30, 2021
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Ethics: Hot Prospects
Eric T. Cooperstein
Apr 30, 2021
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Senior Lawyers and Judges Section Plans Launch
Barbara Jones
Apr 30, 2021
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Hennepin County Attorney’s Office: An Update from the Office
Apr 30, 2021
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Rethinking Pretrial Detention
Judge JaPaul J. Harris
Apr 30, 2021
This issue of the Hennepin Lawyer explores the law and community, and this article will focus on how the pretrial release decision directly affects the community.
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Professional Development: Building a StoryBrand
Lisa Buck
Apr 30, 2021
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The Prison-to-Law Pipeline Can Transform the Legal Discipline
Elizer Darris, Emily Hunt Turner, and John Goeppinger
Apr 30, 2021
The Prison-to-Law Pipeline (PLP) is a program that opens the door to ABA-approved paralegal degrees and ABA-accredited law degrees for currently incarcerated Minnesotans.
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Racism as a Public Health Emergency
Natasha Phelps
Apr 30, 2021
Although racism has been a public health issue for centuries, many jurisdictions across the country are now recognizing racism as a systemic public health crisis that can no longer be ignored. This recognition is a response to the pressing issues of this past year.
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Pro Bono at a Crossroads
Aaron Frederickson
Apr 27, 2021
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New to the Bench: Judge Terri Yellowhammer
Feb 26, 2021
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New to the Bench: Judge Maximillia Utley
Feb 26, 2021
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New to the Bench: Judge Julie Allyn
Feb 26, 2021
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Practice Pointers: Is This All There Is? What to Do If You've Lost Passion for Your Career
Charles Goldstein; Emily Goldstein
Feb 26, 2021
Certainly, for many attorneys the practice of law is a fulltime passion; they don’t question or regret their career choices. Others, for myriad reasons, come to discover that their practice no longer fits their life circumstances
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Professional Development: The New Corner Office
Lisa Buck
Feb 26, 2021
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10 Questions: Jason Schellack
Feb 26, 2021
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Perspective of an Attorney Living Alone during the Pandemic
Weichen Wang
Feb 26, 2021
There are certain perks of being single and living alone during these crazy times. But there are corresponding disadvantages, too, in the form of the loss of day-to-day structure, a larger dose of social isolation, and being more prone to loneliness.
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YWCA Equity Challenge and Bar Association DEI Discussions
Jun 10, 2021
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Statement from MSBA, HCBA, and RCBA Presidents on State vs. Derek Chauvin decision
Apr 22, 2021
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A Message from MSBA President Dyan Ebert, HCBA President Esteban Rivera, RCBA President Susan Buckley and Vildan Teske, President of the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter
Apr 13, 2021
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