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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. 
Therapy: Being a Zealous Advocate for Yourself
Chase Andersen
Aug 27, 2021
Things aren’t that bad… I’m sure it’ll eventually get better… I’m too busy to ask for help… I don’t want to appear weak… ​I just need to power through it…
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“Overwhelm” Five Productive Principles to Overcome It
Dyan Williams
Aug 27, 2021
Whether you’re a solo lawyer or a partner at a big firm, you’re bound to experience “overwhelm.” It’s the feeling of not being able to manage the depth, breadth, and complexity of your situation. You feel buried with work, overloaded with responsibilities, and saddled with deadlines.
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Managing Our Relationship with Time
Shaun G. Jamison
Aug 27, 2021
Do you feel like you do not have enough time for your personal and professional growth? Are you frustrated with time? Angry about waiting? Feel like everyone’s wasting your time? Is your response to anything new, “Who has time for that?” You are not alone. In this busy, stressed out, and overloaded world, even your stress has stress and it is especially true for lawyers.
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What’s On Your Wall?
Jul 13, 2021
The art we choose for our walls can say a lot about us. During quarantine, many of us turned areas of our living spaces into makeshift workplaces. Here, several attorneys share the artwork they’ve chosen to personalize where they work—be that in an office or at home—and why that art has significance to them.
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  • Ask-a-Lawyer
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10 Questions: Traci Bransford
Jun 29, 2021
Stinson partner Traci Bransford answers 10 questions about her practice and life.
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Art Gallery
Jun 25, 2021
For the Art, Literature, and the Law issue, we wanted to highlight the creative side of our HCBA members.
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REQUIEM: 9 MINUTES 29 SECONDS
Leslie Kimes
Jun 25, 2021
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Mothers
Areti Georgopoulos
Jun 25, 2021
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The First Day of Law School
Carolyn Wolski
Jun 25, 2021
The first day of the first year of law school. I didn’t expect it to be so confidence-shaking.
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A Breeze Along the River
Ian Taylor, Jr.
Jun 25, 2021
Diamond was determined to speak to her brother, Prince, alone. He was guarded when their family asked why he decided to enroll in community college two years after dropping out of University and she wanted to learn more. An early morning walk was the only way they could talk without interruption. Prince agreed.
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Clinical Trial: An ALS Memoir of Science, Hope and Love
Robert K. Ranum
Jun 25, 2021
After I was diagnosed with ALS in 2016, I began writing a memoir to tell my story. I may be the luckiest ALS patient alive, if you can call someone lucky with a disease that generally causes death three to five years after diagnosis.
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Ethics: Antacid, Anyone?
Eric T. Cooperstein
Jun 25, 2021
In this month's Ethics column, Eric T. Cooperstein talks about the importance of trusting your "gut" when reviewing potential problem clients.
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  • Ethics
HCBF Grantee Spotlight: Rainbow Health
Jun 25, 2021
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Professional Development: Originals
Lisa Buck
Jun 25, 2021
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  • Professional Development
Counseling Creatives
Wynne Reece
Jun 25, 2021
Attorney Wynne Reece shares tips and advice for lawyers representing professional creatives.
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  • Artists
  • Creative
Inside View: Art is Blooming
Will Ashenmacher
Jun 25, 2021
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  • Inside View
President's Page: Navigating & Celebrating
Esteban Rivera
Jun 25, 2021
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A New Stage for CLE
Will Ashenmacher
Jun 25, 2021
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Being an Attorney and an Author: An Interview with John Medeiros
John Medeiros
Jun 25, 2021
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  • Writing
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  • Authors
  • Art
The Pro Bono Experience
Sunny Beddow, Sarah Dannecker
Apr 30, 2021
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Members: Sign up for new Tri-Bar CLE Planning Group
Nov 16, 2021
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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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