Practice Links

The New Lawyers Section of the MSBA has compiled this list of links for newer Minnesota Lawyers. The focus of the New Lawyers Section is on professional development, community outreach and networking.

  • Primary research - statutes & cases
  • Law firms
  • Secondary research
  • Law schools
  • Community outreach 
  • Employment resources
  • Media
  • Legal Search Engines
  • Courthouses and Maps
  • Professional Development
  • Forms
  • Additional Legal Resources

Primary Research - Statutes, Rules, Opinions & Cases


 Minnesota Statutes
 Minnesota Rules
 Legislature Home Page
 Session Laws 1998
 Special Session Laws 1998
 Minnesota Appellate Courts Archive
 Minnesota Appellate Court Opinions Current
 Commisioner of Administration Advisory Opinions
 Office of Administrative Hearings
 Minnesota Department of Revenue
 Professional Responsibility Opinions
 Minnesota Ethical Practices Board
 Hennepin County Ordinance Index
 Minneapolis Code of Ordinances
 St. Paul Code of Ordinances

  Secondary Research

 Emory Law Finder
 Findlaw Internet Legal Resources
 Hieros Gamos
 Internet Legal Libray
 Legal material by topic (Cornell)
 Minnesota State Law Library
 Virtual Chase - Research for legal professionals
 WashLaw Web - Washburn University
 World Wide Web Virtual Law Library - U. Indiana

Community Outreach - Minnesota's Legal Community Serving the Public Good
MSBA Legal Assistance to the Disadvantaged Committee
 ABA Directory of MN pro bono programs
Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services


 Austin Herald
 Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Duluth News Tribune
 Finance & Commerce
 Law Journal EXTRA!
   Minneapolis-St. Paul City Business
 Post Bulletin Online (Rochester)
 Shakopee Valley News
 Star Tribune
 USA Today
 West Central Tribune (Minnesota)
 Winona Daily News

Courthouses and Maps
 Minnesota Courts
 Map Blast
 Map Quest
 Yahoo! Maps


Legal Research & Information - Legal Practice Materials - Forms and Online Documents assembled by the University of Kansas Law Library
FindLaw: Forms (a long list of other places that offer forms)
ILRG Legal Forms Archive
Internet Legal Resource Guide
Legal Ease
U.S. Copyright Office Forms

Law Firms

Abbott & Baruch - Minneapolis, MN & Dallas, TX
Appelman Law Firm - St. Louis Park, MN
Arcand & Associates - St. Paul, MN
Aronson & Associates - Minneapolis, MN 
Arthur, Chapman, Kettering, Smetak & Pikala
Sandra K. Agvald & Associates, PA - Minneapolis, MN
Barna, Guzy & Steffen, Ltd. - Minneapolis, MN
Barry & Slade, LLC - Minneapolis, MN
Beisel & Dunlevy, PA - Minneapolis, MN
Bertelson Law Office - Minneapolis, MN
Best & Flanagan - Minneapolis, MN
Briggs and Morgan PA - St. Paul, MN
Capriotti & Associates International Law Firm - Minnetonka, MN & Portland
Chesley, Kroon, Harvey & Carpenter - Mankato, MN
Clure Eaton Butler Law Firm - Duluth, MN
Collins, Buckley, Sauntry & Haugh, PLLP - St. Paul, MN
Cundy & Martin, LLC - Bloomington, MN
Dorsey & Whitney - Minneapolis, MN
Dudley & Smith - Blaine, Bloomington, Burnsville, Chanhassen, St. Paul, Vadnais Heights and Woodbury
Evavold & Rutgers Law Office, LLC - Rushford, MN
Faegre & Benson - Minneapolis, MN
Fish & Richardson - Minneapolis, MN
Fredrikson & Byron, PA - Minneapolis, MN
R. Mark Frey - St. Paul, MN
Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick - Duluth & St. Paul, MN
The General Counsel, Ltd. - Minneapolis, MN
Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett- Minneapolis, MN
Heilman & Schlotthauer, PLLC - Minneapolis, MN
Helgen Law Firm - Minneapolis, MN
Irvine, Briggs, Ramstad, Skoyles, PA - Detroit Lakes, MN
Joanis Law Group - Minneapolis, MN
King & Hatch, P.A. - St. Paul, MN
Kennedy & Graven, Chartered - Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
Kenneth L. Kunkle Law Office - St. Paul, MN
Leonard, Street and Deinard - Minneapolis, St. Paul & Mankato, MN
Lindquist & Vennum - Minneapolis, MN
Lockridge Grindal Nauen & Holstein - Minneapolis, MN
Mackall, Crounse & Moore - Minneapolis, MN
Magadance Law Office - St. Paul, MN
Mahoney, Dougherty, and Mahoney, PA - Minneapolis, MN
Melchert Hubert Sjodin - Waconia, Chaska, and Watertown, MN
Merchant, Gould, Smith, Edell, Welter & Schmidt - Minneapolis, MN
Meshbesher & Spence, Minneapolis, MN
Messerli & Kramer - Minneapolis, MN
Miller Norman & Associates, Ltd. - Moorhead, MN
Minnesota Office of the Attorney General - St. Paul, MN
Murnane, Conlin, White & Brandt - St. Paul, MN
Matthew B. Newman - Edina, MN
Nichols, Kaster & Anderson Attorneys at Law - Minneapolis, MN
O'Neill, Grills, & O'Neill - St. Paul, MN
Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly - Minneapolis, MN
PritzkerOlsen, P.A. - Minneapolis, MN
Rausch Law Firm - Minnetonka, MN
Raymond Law Office - Richfield, MN
Reitan Law Office - Mankato, MN
Schwebel, Goetz & Sieben, P.A. - Minneapolis, MN
Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth - Minneapolis, MN
Susan A. Schneider - Hastings, MN
Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum & Carey - Minneapolis, MN
Sortland Law Office - Minneapolis, MN
Mark Stageberg Law Firm - Minnetonka, MN
Elizabeth M. Streefland - Burnsville, MN
Steven C. Thal, P.A. - St. Louis Park, MN
Daniel A. Tysver, BitLaw - Eden Prarie, MN
Winthrop & Weinstine - Minneapolis, MN
Wolf, Rohr, Gemberling & Allen, PA - St. Paul, MN 

Law Schools

Hamline University
University of Minnesota
University of St Thomas School of Law
William Mitchell College of Law

Employment Resources

America's Job Bank
The code for lawyers is 28108
Attorneys @ Work
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin Classifieds
Department of Justice Career Opportunities
Contains listings for both legal and technical jobs within the Dept. of Justice.
Hieros Gamos Legal Employment Classifieds
The HG Legal Employment Classified permits all members of the legal profession to search and list their personalized employment interest.
Kansas University School of Law Office of Career Services
LawGuru.Com - Legal Jobs and Employment Resources
Law Journal Extra! - Law Employment Center
This site includes an extensive legal job listing plus legal recruiters categorized by state.
Law Mall
Law Mall offers resume posting. Check out for further details.
Various levels of service for law students and attorneys who want to post their resumes online.
Legal Employment Search Site
Lexis-Nexis Employment Opportunities
Mainly technical and customer service jobs, but some require a J.D.
Major, Lindsey & Africa - Attorney Consultants
Offices nationwide provide excellent consulting services for associates and partners.
Minnesota Planning jobs
MSBA Classifieds (Bench & Bar)
Ramsey County (Minnesota) Jobs
Legal and civil service job listings.
Strategic Legal Resources Home
University of Texas School of Law Office of Career Services
Check out the job bulletins for jobs in Texas with the added feature of unhappy faces next to filled positions.
William K. McLaughlin Associates
Legal recruiters for patent lawyers.
Legal Search Engines

CataLaw Metaindex of Law and Government
Internet Sleuth (Law)
Law Crawler (FindLaw)

Professional Development

 ABA Young Lawyer's Division
 Minnesota Continuing Legal Education

 Additional Legal Resources

ABA Home Page
Minnesota Lawyer's Mutual
US Govt Printing Office from West Legal Directory