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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. HCBA members receive copies of the current digital edition via email. 
Meet Jessica Klander: 2022-23 HCBA Secretary
Aug 16, 2022
Introducing Jessica Klander, 2022-23 HCBA Secretary.
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  • Leadership
Shopping Suits: The Mall of America Turns 30
Marshall H. Tanick
Aug 09, 2022
As the Mall of America (MOA) in Bloomington celebrates its 30th anniversary this month, the iconic site for shopping and other activities and pursuits looks back on a legacy of three decades of litigation.
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  • Lawsuits
Meet the Candidates for Hennepin County Attorney
Aug 01, 2022
Meet the candidates for Hennepin County Attorney. Hennepin County voters can vote now through August 9.
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  • Politics
New to the Bench: Hon. Rachel Hughey
Jul 26, 2022
Get to know Fourth District Judge Hon. Rachel Hughey. She shares why she wanted to become a judge and what she does outside of the law.
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  • New to the Bench
Brady v. Maryland and the Constitutional Imperative of Procedural Justice
Abigail Cerra, Paul Ostrow
Jul 25, 2022
Brady v. Maryland is an often overlooked aspect of police misconduct investigations. Abigail Cerra and Paul Ostrow examine how Brady investigations can strengthen police misconduct investigations.
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  • Criminal Law
What Do You Do When You're Not Practicing Law?: A Sabbatical From Retirement
Mel Dickstein
Jul 20, 2022
Retired Judge Mel Dickstein shares how he pivoted in his retirement from starting his own mediation and arbitration practice to teaching ESL to moving to Paris, France. Read about how his professional journey led him overseas.
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  • Well-Being
10 Questions with Shaun Jamison
Shaun Jamison
Jul 05, 2022
Shaun Jamison answers 10 Questions about his practice, working from home, and what he does to unwind outside of work.
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The Solo Side: Learning to Say No as a Solo
Cresston Gackle
Jun 29, 2022
In his latest Solo Side column, Cresston shares why it's important to set boundaries and limits as a solo.
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  • Solo Practice
What Do You Do When You're Not Practicing Law?: Writing and Music
Rachel Zaiger
Jun 29, 2022
Rachel Zaiger writes about how writing poetry and playing the piano helps clear her mind when she's stuck on a problem at work.
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10 Questions: Kenneth Udoibok
Lisa Buck
Jun 21, 2022
Kenneth Ubong Udoibok, a solo practitioner, shares what brought him to the U.S., the challenges of being a solo practitioner, and what else he is passionate about.
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  • 10 Questions
What Do You Do When You're Not Practicing Law?: Hot Yoga & Coffee
Inti Martinez-Aleman
Jun 21, 2022
Inti Martínez-Alemán shares two things that have helped him mentally and physically outside of his law practice: hot yoga and coffee.
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What Do You Do When You're Not Lawyering?: Elevate
Chris Pham
Jun 15, 2022
Attorney Chris Pham shares why he started "Elevate Our Network" a weekly networking event geared towards diverse professionals in the Twin Cities.
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CLE Recap: Commemorating George Floyd's Murder with Action
Elsa Cournoyer
Jun 13, 2022
On May 27, local legal leaders gathered to discuss progress, problems, and possibilities with the justice system two years after George Floyd's death as part of the May 2022 CLE Series on Racial Equity and Justice.
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  • Diversity
2022 1L Diversity Clerkship
Jun 03, 2022
Welcome to our 2022 1L Diversity Clerkship participants and employers.
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  • Diversity
What Do You Do When You're Not Practicing Law?: Learn a New Song on the Piano
Alice Sherren
Jun 01, 2022
Alice Sherren's dream is to play the song Rhapsody in Blue on a grand piano. Read how she's tackling that, and how this endeavor is helping her become a better lawyer.
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What Do You Do When You're Not Practicing Law?: Ride Horses
Larina Alton
May 31, 2022
Attorney Larina Alton shares her story of how horseback riding helps her recharge after a long day at work.
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Meet HCBF President Matt Ralph
May 18, 2022
HCBF President Matt Ralph talks about leading the Foundation in 2021-22 and how members can support the HCBF.
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  • HCBF
What Do You Do When You're Not Practicing Law?
Aaron Frederickson
May 17, 2022
Aaron Frederickson introduces the upcoming series, "What Do You Do When You're Not Practicing Law?" and how learning how to SCUBA helped him gain a better appreciation for life.
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  • Wellbeing
Congress Passes Law Invalidating Forced Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Assault/Harassment Claims
Janell Stanton
May 11, 2022
Attorney Janell Stanton examines the impact of the recently passed law ending forced arbitration of sexual assault, and what employers should be aware of.
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  • Employment Law
Imposter Syndrome: Embrace it
Mike Millios
May 10, 2022
Many attorneys know the feeling of "Imposter Syndrome." Attorney and mindfulness advocate Mike Millios shares how he's faced Imposter Syndrome in his professional life and how he's learned to conquer it.
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Apply for HCBA Leadership Positions by 7/29/22
Jul 15, 2022
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Changes to HCBA Sections and Introducing New Signature Programs
May 04, 2022
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From the MSBA, HCBA, and RCBA Presidents: Statement on the Death of Amir Locke
Feb 08, 2022
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