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Meet RCBA Member Abdifatah Mohamed
Jan 03, 2022
Meet Abdifatah Mohamed, a civil rights attorney with Mohamed Zain, LLP and a member of the RCBA Board of Directors. In this Q&A he reflects on his involvement with the RCBA and his journey to a career in law.
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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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Pursuing our Mission through the Storm
Mónica Dooner Lindgren
Dec 20, 2021
In her January column, RCBA President Monica Dooner Lindgren reflects on how the Association has continued to promote its mission in spite of the struggles of the pandemic. Read more about RCBA programming throughout 2021, its efforts to support the local legal community, and how our members have supported each other and continued to make a difference in the communities they serve.
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Trailblazers: Fredrick Lamar McGhee
Dec 14, 2021
This article is part of a monthly series highlighting local DEI trailblazers, written by RCBA Diversity Committee Members.
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Meet RCBA Member Andrew Rorvig
Dec 06, 2021
Meet Andrew Rorvig, a trial attorney with McEllistrem Fargione Rorvig & Moe P.A. and current RCBA treasurer.
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Ramsey County Bar Foundation Raises more than $40,000 at Annual Bench & Bar Benefit
Nov 30, 2021
On Thursday, November 18, the Ramsey County Bar Foundation (RCBF) held its annual Bench and Bar Benefit virtually. This annual program is a fundraiser for the RCBF to honor Pro Bono service and support the legal services community.
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Trailblazers: Margaret Seelye Treuer
Racey Rodne
Nov 24, 2021
This is the first in a monthly series of short articles highlighting local DEI trailblazers written by RCBA Diversity Committee Members. This article highlights Margaret Seelye Treuer, the first female American Indian attorney in Minnesota and the first female American Indian judge in America.
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Meet RCBA Member Samantha Ivey
Nov 23, 2021
Samantha Ivey practices family law at Atticus Family Law, S.C. She is co-chair of the New Lawyers Section, the New Lawyers Section Representative, and an RCBA Board Member.
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Meet RCBA Member Racey Rodne
Nov 09, 2021
Meet RCBA member Racey Rodne, co-chair of the New Lawyers Section and a member of the Diversity Committee. In this Q&A session, Rodne shares how he became involved with the RCBA, what led him to a career in personal injury law, and can even recommend the best place in town for a great burger.
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Judicial Stress and Resiliency: Research and Recommendations
Joan Bibelhausen
Nov 05, 2021
The judicial survey was conducted pre-Covid, but as was noted in the article, between the survey and publication, judges and the judicial system faced unprecedented stress and tests of their resilience.
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RCBA Honors William Kronschnabel with Annual Pro Bono Award
Nov 01, 2021
The Ramsey County Bar Association is honoring William (Bill) Kronschnabel with its 2021 Pro Bono Award.
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Community Engagement Helps Us Be Champions for Our Legal Community
Monica Dooner Lindgren
Sep 01, 2021
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Introducing RCBA Vice President: Victoria Elsmore
Nick Hansen
Sep 01, 2021
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Ramsey County's ICWA Calendar
Amy Schroeder Ireland
Sep 01, 2021
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Ramsey County Courthouse Remodels and Repurposes Mothers Room
Racey Rodne
Jul 06, 2021
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Ramsey County Attorney's Office Creates Sentencing Review Unit: Q&A with Michelle Monteiro, Assistant Ramsey County Attorney
Michelle Monteiro
Jul 06, 2021
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Meet 2021-22 RCBA President Monica Dooner Lindgren
RCBA
Jul 06, 2021
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Professional Development: Originals
Lisa Buck
Jun 25, 2021
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Professional Development: Building a StoryBrand
Lisa Buck
Apr 30, 2021
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Foundation Focus: Loan Repayment Assistance Program of Minnesota
Amanda Idinge
Apr 30, 2021
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Looking Back ...
Susan Buckley
Apr 30, 2021
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The Future of the Bar Exam: Q&A with Associate Professor Leanne Fuith
RCBA
Apr 01, 2021
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Leading the Way, Leaving a Legacy
Susan Buckley
Mar 31, 2021
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The RCBA Placement Service: Q&A with Placement Director Sabina Zeenat
RCBA
Mar 31, 2021
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The International Barristers' Cup
Susan Buckley
Mar 03, 2021
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Lessons from Legal Clinics: Volunteering Builds Skills and Serves the Community
Ryan Peterson
Mar 03, 2021
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Professional Development: Atomic Habits
Lisa Buck
Dec 30, 2020
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