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The Solo Side: Going Solo Doesn’t Mean Going it Alone
Cresston Gackle
Feb 28, 2022
In this month’s Solo Side column, Cresston Gackle discusses why it’s important to create connections as a solo practitioner and how having a mentor can help you feel like you’re not alone in your practice.
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10 Questions with Ann Motl
Feb 28, 2022
In this month’s 10 Questions, we feature Ann Motl, an associate at Greenberg Traurig who practices in products liability.
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So you want to be a judge? Spotlight: Hon. Rachel Hughey
Feb 22, 2022
As part of our “So You Want to be a Judge” series, the Hon. Rachel Hughey writes about why she wanted to become a judge, and why applicants should explore different areas of the law prior to applying.
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So You Want to Be a Judge? Spotlight: Hon. Maximillia Utley
Feb 22, 2022
For our “So You Want to be a Judge” series, the Hon. Maximillia Utley talks about the details of applying to become a judge, and the value of reaching out to others who are familiar with the process.
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Six Ways LINC Can Add Value to Your Career
Feb 22, 2022
The 2022 LINC session starts on March 17th 2022. Read more about this year’s session and how it can help you advance your career.
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So You Want to be a Judge? Spotlight: Hon. Julia Dayton Klein
Feb 14, 2022
As part of our “So You Want to Be a Judge?” series, the Hon. Julia Dayton Klein discusses her path to the bench and gives advice on how to apply for a judgeship.
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So You Want to be a Judge? Spotlight: Hon. Rachna B. Sullivan
Feb 07, 2022
In this series, we asked Hennepin County District Court judges about why they applied to become judges, their thoughts on the application process, and what advice they have for attorneys who want to pursue a path to the bench.
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Checking In with Chief Judge Barnette: Part 2
AYAH HELMY
Feb 07, 2022
The Hennepin Lawyer checked in with Hennepin County Judicial District Court Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette. In part two of the interview, Barnette discusses how the court responded to the high-profile trials taking place in the district, the successes and challenges of connecting with the community this past year, and the importance of wellbeing for judicial officers and staff.
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Saving the “Baby” in a Business Divorce
Terri Krivosha
Jan 28, 2022
Business divorces can be messy affairs. How can attorneys help navigate these breakups without putting the business at risk? Maslon attorney Terri Krivosha provides some hypothetical scenarios where this could occur, and how attorneys can approach these types of situations and resolve the disputes.
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Checking In with Chief Judge Barnette: Part 1
Ayah Helmy
Jan 28, 2022
The Hennepin Lawyer checked in with Hennepin County Judicial District Court Chief Judge Toddrick Barnette. In part one, Barnette discusses the changes that court has made due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the benefits and challenges of holding court via video calls.
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Getting to Know Jonathon Nelson: 2021-2022 New Lawyers Section Chair
Jan 24, 2022
New Lawyers Section Chair Jonathon Nelson talks about what the section has been up to this year, how he got connected with the section and leadership, and why it’s beneficial for new lawyers to get involved.
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Three Tips about Digital Assets
Joshua D. Franklin
Jan 21, 2022
Do you have questions about digital assets? Are you lost when you hear words like ‘blockchain’ and ‘cryptocurrency’? Don’t worry, attorney Joshua Franklin has you covered with three things you should know about digital assets.
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7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Lisa Buck
Jan 14, 2022
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has been a bestseller for over 30 years. In this month’s Professional Development column, Lisa Buck summarizes the 7 Habits and how they can be put into practice.
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Wild Rice Goes to Court as the Rights of Nature Movement Hits Minnesota
Tim Lovett
Jan 14, 2022
The Rights of Nature movement has grown in popularity and influence in the recent years. With the recent Manoomin v. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources case, it has come to Minnesota. Attorney Tim Lovett examines the origins of the movement and where it has been established, and what it could mean for Minnesota.
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Hearing the Dead Speak: Hearsay in Probate Litigation
Jennifer Olson
Jan 10, 2022
Hearsay is generally not admissible as evidence, but that’s not always the case in probate litigation. Attorney Jennifer Olson provides some background and tips on how to navigate the situation if you encounter it in your practice.
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The Diversity Discussion: An Introduction
Ayah Helmy
Jan 10, 2022
Attorney Ayah Helmy introduces our latest column on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Helmy is a in-house attorney at Bright Health, and an adjunct professor at both Mitchell Hamline and University of Minnesota law school. In her introductory column, she provides some historical and legal context why it’s important for attorneys to address matters of equity and justice, and what to expect going forward.
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Mentoring Matters with Kari Dahlin & Chris Tuft
Kari Dahlin & Chris Tuft
Jan 03, 2022
Arthur Chapman attorneys Kari Dahlin and Chris Tuft discuss their mentoring partnership in our latest edition of Mentoring Matters. Dahlin and Tuft talk about how they got connected over business development, and what’s helped them create such a strong partnership.
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The Solo Side: Laying the Foundation for a Solo Firm on Pro Bono and Low Bono Practice
Cresston Gackle
Jan 03, 2022
In our new column, The Solo Side, attorney Cresston Gackle will share practice tips and advice from his view a solo practitioner. In the inaugural column, Gackle writes about how he found opportunities to grow his business in an overlooked place: low bono and pro bono legal work.
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The Four-Day Workweek Mindset
Patrick Patino
Dec 17, 2021
At the start of summer 2021, I made the decision to switch to a four-day work week as a sort of test run to see if I could make it a permanent change. I posted about this choice on LinkedIn and it was and still is the most popular post I have ever made on the platform.
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Ethics: Those Annoying Sounds
Eric T. Cooperstein
Dec 17, 2021
Like your car, your trust account makes noises, too. Many lawyers cannot hear the sounds coming from their trust account because the rest of their practice is so noisy, what with the voicemails and the whooshing and pinging of emails. Some lawyers have delegated maintenance of the account to a staff member or outside bookkeeper, so the lawyers never get close enough to the account to hear the sounds.
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