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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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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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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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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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Three Tips for Successful Partnering with Inside Counsel on Appeals
Kyle R. Kroll
May 03, 2022
Attorney Kyle R. Kroll provides three tips on how to partner with in-house counsel on appeals based on wisdom he learned from his mentor, Tom Boyd.
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Five Questions with Dean Anthony Niedwiecki
Dean Anthony Niedwiecki
May 03, 2022
Mitchell Hamline School of Law Dean Anthony Niedwiecki answers five questions about leading Mitchell Hamline and other issues facing the legal community.
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Five Questions with Dean Robert K. Vischer
Dean Robert K. Vischer
Apr 22, 2022
University of St. Thomas School of Law Dean Robert K. Vischer answers five questions about leading UST law and other issues facing the legal community today.
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The DEI Discussion: Law Schools
Ayah Helmy
Apr 15, 2022
In her second column, Ayah Helmy looks at some of the challenges that BIPOC law students face throughout their time in school and then entering the professional world, and why experienced lawyers should care about these issues.
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Five Questions with Dean Garry Jenkins
Dean Garry Jenkins
Apr 15, 2022
University of Minnesota Law School Dean Garry Jenkins answers five questions about the future of the bar exam, wellbeing, changes over the last two years, student activism in response to world events, and how the bar association can help law students.
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Retirement: How to Handle It
Barbara Jones
Apr 11, 2022
Retirement can be a hard concept for many lawyers to grab. The HCBA Senior Lawyer and Judges section recently held a few CLEs to help prepare lawyers for that step.
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10 Questions with Katheryn Gettman
Katheryn Gettman
Apr 08, 2022
Cozen O’Connor attorney Katie Gettman answers 10 Questions about her practice and her life outside of the law.
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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
Lisa Buck
Apr 01, 2022
In this month’s Professional Development column, Lisa Buck examines the book “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” by Greg McKeown.
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Why I Made a Change: Tim Baland
Tim Baland
Apr 01, 2022
Tim Baland made the switch from the spending time in the public library to the law library. Read why he decided to turn the page on his career and pursue a legal career.
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Why I Made a Change: Alejandro “Alex” Trevino
Alejandro “Alex” Trevino
Mar 28, 2022
Alex Trevino had always dreamed of being an attorney, but he wasn’t able to achieve that dream until later in his career. Read how he went from selling cars to practicing law.
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Why I Made a Change: Andrew Ayers
Andrew Ayers
Mar 25, 2022
Andrew Ayers made a career change after the birth of his first child. Hanging one’s shingle is an intimidating prospect, but Ayers assures his colleagues that it can be done. Read more about how he navigated moving from a firm to his own practice.
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Ethics: How to Draft a Withdrawal Letter
Eric T. Cooperstein
Mar 25, 2022
In part two of this month’s Ethics Column, Eric Cooperstein shows how to draft a withdrawal letter from a client.
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CLE: Preventing Suicide in the Legal Profession
Nick Hansen
Mar 24, 2022
The New Lawyers Section recently sponsored a CLE entitled, "An Ethical Perspective on Suicide Prevention -Helping Your Clients and Others.”
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Why I Made a Change: Sanaa Assa
Sanaa Assa
Mar 18, 2022
As part of our “Why I Made a Change” series, Attorney Sanaa Assa shares her story of why she moved back to the Netherlands after working in the Twin Cities, and why she decided to keep a foothold here in Minnesota.
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