Bench & Bar of Minnesota

Bench + Bar of Minnesota


The official publication of the Minnesota State Bar Association

Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 10th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Feb 16, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancies in the 9th Judicial District
Feb 01, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced two vacancies in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints JaPaul Harris to Minnesota Court of Appeals
Jan 31, 2024
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Judge JaPaul Harris to an at-large seat on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
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Governor Walz opens selection process for Minnesota Supreme Court vacancies
Jan 29, 2024
Governor Tim Walz today announced the opening of a selection process for two vacancies on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
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How judges read statutes: And how to write them so they won’t be misinterpreted
Justice Paul Thissen
Jan 26, 2024
In this article, I hope to provide practical tips for people involved in the process of drafting statutes so they can maximize the odds that judges will interpret and apply statutes as their drafters intended.
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What happens when AI finally does learn to write legal briefs? A future imagined.
VADIM TRIFEL
Jan 26, 2024
A few weeks ago, I received an email about a job offer. It was an invitation to train a legal AI. The email did not go into detail. I assumed I would be involved in some type of machine learning. I would sit behind a computer and correct the program’s mistakes, give it a human touch. And perhaps, unwittingly, I would teach it enough of what I have spent over a decade learning for it to take over my job one day in the not-too-distant future.
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Crime and punishment, revised edition
Elizabeth A. Orrick
Jan 26, 2024
The 2023 legislative session was busy, with a record-breaking number of bills. In the end, 75 new chapters of law were adopted. In the criminal sector, numerous laws were added, existing laws modified, and some laws repealed.
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Nice lawyers finish first
Paul M. Floyd
Jan 26, 2024
In reality, there are numerous advantages to being known as “the nice lawyer.” This approach to practicing law leads to better health and well-being, fosters deeper and more lasting friendships, and ultimately results in greater financial success over the long term.
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Call for nominations: Becker Awards
Jan 26, 2024
Do you know a nonprofit legal services staff member or law student who deserves to be recognized for their outstanding work with low-income Minnesotans?
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North Star Lawyers certification is open!
Jan 26, 2024
Each year the MSBA is proud to recognize members who have contributed at least 50 hours of pro bono work in our communities. More than just a recognition, the North Star Lawyers program provides a way for our community to come together, demonstrating the vital importance of showing up for those vulnerable to injustice.
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Consider a firm operations self-assessment
Susan Humiston
Jan 26, 2024
A few states have created practice self-assessments to help lawyers proactively create policies and procedures that enhance their ability to consistently meet their ethical obligations. Colorado has such a self-assessment, which is generously made available to the public.
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A new year’s review: Cyber considerations for 2024
Mark Lanterman
Jan 26, 2024
Heading into 2024, it is wise for organizations to take stock of their security postures and set goals for the coming year. Whether it’s prompted by recently enacted requirements, or the knowledge of an ever-evolving threat landscape, a comprehensive cybersecurity review can help address gaps and inform subsequent assessments.
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ADHD in the legal profession: The quiet struggle
Hannah Scheidecker
Jan 26, 2024
Lawyers report being diagnosed with ADHD at a rate of 12.5 percent, a figure two and a half times greater than the general adult population. High achievers with ADHD are drawn to the legal profession because we thrive under pressure.
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Colleague Corner: What’s the best gift you ever received?
Jan 26, 2024
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Notes & Trends – Jan/Feb 2024
Jan 26, 2024
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 4th Judicial District
Jan 18, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints Allison Whalen to fill 8th Judicial District vacancy
Jan 09, 2024
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Allison Whalen as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Eighth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 10th Judicial District
Jan 05, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District.
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Governor’s merit selection panel recommends Court of Appeals candidates
Dec 18, 2023
The governor's merit selection panel announced that it is recommending three candidates from that applicant pool for consideration to fill the current vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
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Gov. Walz appoints Krista Marks to fill 1st Judicial District vacancy
Dec 18, 2023
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Krista Marks as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 8th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Dec 14, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Eighth Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz seeks applicants for vacancy on the Commission on Judicial Selection
Dec 07, 2023
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced a vacancy on the Commission on Judicial Selection.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 1st Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Dec 05, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
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Brace yourself. Here are seven legal tech trends that are transforming the practice of law.
Todd C. Scott
Nov 30, 2023
So where might we be going from here? And what does 2024 have in store for attorneys trying to stay windward of the tidal change happening with law office workflows? Humbly, we have identified seven legal tech trends that will bring transformational change to lawyers and law firm processes everywhere.
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Put plain language in Minnesota’s court rules
Ian Lewenstein
Nov 30, 2023
Even the sclerotic federal government has slowly shuffled ahead of Minnesota in its dedication to washing court rules of legalese. I think that it’s time for Minnesota to follow suit.
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Deuce-Ace's Law Dictionary
The Rev. Dr. Felix Rabbits Van Deuce-Ace, Esq., L.L.M., M.A., M.B.A., M.D., Ph.D.
Nov 30, 2023
Scholarly square-toes will find much objectionable about the dictionary, as will the somber office drudge. This because the bloody thing wasn’t written for the serious, but for your average mouth-breather.
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Counselor at law: The privilege and burden of keeping secrets
Paul M. Floyd
Nov 30, 2023
Almost from the moment I passed the bar, family and friends began confiding in me regarding their legal problems.
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Conducting a trust account self-assessment
SUSAN HUMISTON
Nov 30, 2023
Whether you handle your own trust account or supervise others who do all the heavy lifting, ensuring that this important task is completed consistently and correctly is always worth your time.
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Biden issues ambitious executive order on AI
Mark Lanterman
Nov 30, 2023
Coming near the end of what was dubbed by many “the year of AI,” the order acknowledges both the risks and manifold benefits of AI technology, as well as the need for governance oversight to manage it as responsibly as possible.
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Notes & Trends – December 2023
Nov 30, 2023
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UM law students meet the market
Nov 30, 2023
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Minnesota’s newest attorneys sworn in
Nov 30, 2023
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Governor Walz appoints Dean Eyler, Kristen Marttila, and Dominick Mathews to fill 4th Judicial District vacancies
Nov 28, 2023
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Dean Eyler, Kristen Marttila, and Dominick Mathews as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 4th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Nov 17, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending six candidates for consideration to fill three vacancies in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Notes & Trends – November 2023
Nov 01, 2023
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Better together: Toward a mutual-care approach to practicing law
Natalie Netzel
Nov 01, 2023
Natalie Netzel explores how mental health issues are exacerbated, even created, by the norms of our profession starting in law school, and then explores how individual lawyers can work together to promote mutual care as a new norm to counteract our damaging status quo.
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Trust us Antitrust is back: And it’s coming for Big Tech
Dan Gustafson and Abou Amara
Nov 01, 2023
More than a century ago, the critical industries of the day in the United States—railroads, electricity, oil, and gas—rested in the hands of a few powerful corporations.
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Secret recordings, privacy, and the pursuit of truth
By James Todd
Nov 01, 2023
The question for family-law practitioners is how to advise clients when it comes to secret recordings—whether to gather them and, when presented with secret recordings, whether to use those recordings as evidence in a family court proceeding.
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Going to Trial: Three Tips for Junior Lawyers
Cianna Guerra Halloran
Nov 01, 2023
This may be a rare experience overall, but as a new civil litigator I can attest that one should be prepared for the potential of a trial anyway. The problem is, how can you be prepared for trial when you are entirely new to the practice of law?
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Winter’s coming. Tell us about your dream vacation getaway.
Nov 01, 2023
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I hated being a lawyer!
Paul M. Floyd
Nov 01, 2023
In talking over the years with mentors, peers, and younger colleagues, I have heard this refrain numerous times from lawyers who are stressed, frustrated, and on the verge of throwing in the towel.
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ATJ committee’s report examines debt litigation in MN
Nov 01, 2023
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Connecting Greater Minnesota lawyers with job seekers
Nov 01, 2023
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Drawing the line on ethical witness preparation
SUSAN M. HUMISTON
Nov 01, 2023
Effectively preparing witnesses to provide testimony is an essential litigation skill. To do so competently and ethically requires a lot of work and forethought, because you must not only understand where the ethical lines lie but also keep in mind how the nonlawyer witness is hearing what you are saying.
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Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder and how it can affect your practice
Sheina Long
Nov 01, 2023
Have you ever suffered from the seasonal blues? You likely were dealing with seasonal affective disorder.
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The CSRB weighs the lessons of Lapsus$
Mark Lanterman
Nov 01, 2023
The string of attacks offered insight into the security vulnerabilities existing within even the best-defended organizations; the CSRB report provides an in-depth analysis of the attacks and strategies for dealing with the most successful methods of intrusion.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 8th Judicial District
Oct 27, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Eighth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 4th Judicial District
Oct 25, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints Steve Hanke to fill 6th Judicial District vacancy
Oct 19, 2023
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan announced the appointment of Steve Hanke as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.
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Governor Walz appoints Adam Johnson and Lauren Johnson to fill 1st Judicial District vacancies
Oct 12, 2023
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Adam Johnson and Lauren Johnson as district court judges in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends Sixth Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Oct 03, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.
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Reading the fine print: The extensive changes to Minnesota landlord-tenant law in 2023 mostly codify best practices
By Timothy A. Baland
Oct 01, 2023
The 2023 Minnesota legislative session saw what have been heralded as unprecedented changes to landlord-tenant law in Minnesota. Unless otherwise noted, the statutes discussed in this article become effective on January 1, 2024. For the most part, the changes reflect best practices for landlords—things that landlords already are or should be doing.
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The lawyer as private investigator: Parsing new ABA Model Rule 1.16(a)—Inquiring Into and Assessing Representations
William J. Wernz
Oct 01, 2023
In August 2023, the ABA adopted a new first sentence for Rule 1.16(a) of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, requiring lawyers to “inquire into and assess the facts and circumstances of each representation [of a client] to determine whether the lawyer may accept or continue the representation.”
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The changing workplace
Beth L. LaCanne and Shannon E. Eckman
Oct 01, 2023
The 2023 Minnesota legislative session was a pivotal one for laws impacting Minnesota’s workplaces. In particular, the session saw a wave of laws affecting employees’ rights and well-being.
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Construction law: updated indemnification and wage theft rule
Jevon Bindman, Anna Barton, and Carly Johnson
Oct 01, 2023
The 2023 legislative session spelled many changes for the construction industry, from deeming indemnification agreements in connection with public improvements unenforceable to creating upstream liability for contractors and potentially owners when subcontractors engage in wage theft.
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MSBA 2023-24: New leadership, new horizons
Paul Floyd
Oct 01, 2023
Change is inevitable, and as we embark on a new bar year, the MSBA Board of Governors has undergone a transformation, introducing seven new persons and perspectives to its leadership.
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Court issues order on ABA discipline system recommendations
SUSAN HUMISTON
Oct 01, 2023
Following a comment period and public hearing, the Court’s order reflects careful and thoughtful consideration of the various recommendations. We are fortunate in Minnesota to have an active and engaged Court willing to commit significant time to attorney discipline matters. The order is lengthy, so I think an overview of the Court’s decisions and next steps is in order.
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Deepfakes, AI, and digital evidence
By Mark Lanterman
Oct 01, 2023
With the ever-expanding prevalence of artificial intelligence, I’m sure that most of us have seen at least a few types of “deepfakes.”
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Well-being and emotional intelligence are business development tools
Kendra Brodin​
Oct 01, 2023
As a lawyer, it can be easy to see your legal practice as a place to escape feelings. Many of us fail to understand that human emotion is a huge part of the work itself; we did not learn much about emotional intelligence and well-being in law school.
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Save the date: New Lawyers Leadership Conference!
Oct 01, 2023
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Coming this month: Legal tech CLEs
Oct 01, 2023
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Pro Bono Week October 23-27
Oct 01, 2023
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Notes & Trends – October 2023
Oct 01, 2023
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Hail the departing chief: Gildea’s legacy includes 13 cases for 13 years
Cathy E. Gorlin and Marshall H. Tanick
Oct 01, 2023
There will be a new look at the Minnesota Supreme Court this fall due to the October retirement of Chief Justice Lorie Gildea after 13-plus years at the helm.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancies in the 4th Judicial District
Sep 21, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced two vacancies in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection extends application period for vacancy in the 6th Judicial District
Sep 05, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced the extension of the application period for the upcoming vacancy in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.
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From 0 to HF100: Legal cannabis comes to Minnesota
Jared M. Reams & Rachel S. Kurth
Sep 01, 2023
Gov. Tim Walz signed HF100 on May 30, 2023, after a nearly six-month journey through numerous committees and revised engrossments in the Minnesota House and Senate, making Minnesota the 23rd state to legalize recreational-use cannabis.
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Understanding expungement under the new cannabis law
Dea Cortney & Samuel Edmunds
Sep 01, 2023
Some, but not all, expungements will occur automatically.
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In the weeds: Firearm ownership, cannabis, and the hemp exception
AARON EDWARD BROWN
Sep 01, 2023
There’s a cannabis-related absurdity in federal firearms law.
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Why are we using race and gender tables to set tort damages in 2023?
Sep 01, 2023
The Legislature is the likeliest source of change.
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Colleague Corner: What’s the most important thing you have on or near your desk right now?
Sep 01, 2023
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I had a secret
Paul Floyd
Sep 01, 2023
Whether you need glasses, a hearing aid, or an accommodation for depression, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADHA, dyslexia, or any other disability, know that you are not alone.
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File retention and return
Susan Humiston
Sep 01, 2023
One thing we get a lot of questions about is whether providing copies of documents to the client as the representation progresses as necessary under Rule 1.4 (your communication obligation), relieves you from providing a copy of the entire client file upon their request at the conclusion of the representation or at a time thereafter when the client seeks a copy of their file.
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Protecting our judges
Mark Lanterman
Sep 01, 2023
This past December, Congress passed the legislation, also known as Daniel’s Law—a pivotal moment in improving protections for the federal judicial community and their families.
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Lessons from a meditation retreat: Turning toward the quiet
PATTY BECK
Sep 01, 2023
Despite my best efforts to prepare myself to unplug leading up to what had unexpectedly become my busiest time of year, I was not prepared for how difficult it would be learning to embrace silence and regain a sense of calm in what had otherwise been an overwhelming time in my life.
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We want to hear from you
Sep 01, 2023
We’re looking for members to contribute ideas and work with us on getting speakers and presenters for CLEs.
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A new wrinkle in mock trial
Sep 01, 2023
The MSBA’s high school mock trial program is expanding its program to include a courtroom artist competition.
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Notes & Trends – September 2023
Sep 01, 2023
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Gov. Walz appoints Justice Natalie Hudson to serve as chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
Aug 24, 2023
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Justice Natalie Hudson to serve as chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. Governor Walz also announced the appointment of Karl Procaccini to serve as associate justice.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 1st Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Aug 22, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending five candidates for consideration to fill two vacancies in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints Kathryn Hipp Carlson to the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals
Aug 17, 2023
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Kathryn Hipp Carlson as a judge on the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 6th Judicial District
Aug 11, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.
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Public access, private lives
Michael P. Boulette, Seungwon R. Chung, and Abby N. Sunberg
Aug 02, 2023
In Minnesota most divorce records are public documents, accessible to anyone with an internet connection. That’s a problem.
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Notes & Trends – August 2023
Aug 02, 2023
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Minnesota reforms law to ban (almost) all noncompete agreements
George H. Singer
Aug 02, 2023
This year Minnesota became the first state in 100 years to ban the widely used but controversial agreements.
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Minnesota endorses nonsolicitation agreements
V. John Ella
Aug 02, 2023
With noncompetes a thing of the past, time to get familiar with nonsolicitation agreements.
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MEPA at 50
MICHAEL DAMASCO
Aug 02, 2023
Refocusing the Minnesota Environmental Policy Act through an environmental justice lens
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Prosecuting War Crimes in Ukraine
ELLEN J. KENNEDY
Aug 02, 2023
The worst crimes in the world are known as the four core international crimes: genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and aggression. Although these terms are used widely in the news, especially in reference to crimes occurring in today’s war in Ukraine, distinctions between them are not widely known.
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Unprofessional relationships with clients
SUSAN HUMISTON
Aug 02, 2023
Recently, the Minnesota Supreme Court suspended a family law lawyer for engaging in explicit sexual conversations with a client he was representing in a divorce. This case is certainly a cautionary tale and I wanted to take this opportunity to share some important ethical reminders.
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CISO beware: Cyber accountability is changing
Mark Lanterman
Aug 02, 2023
Each July, organizations are encouraged to remind employees and management about preparing for a particularly pernicious type of cyber threat. As part of Ransomware Awareness Month, many organizations take stock of their current defenses and reiterate to their teams that acting cautiously on the internet is not to be taken lightly.
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Wellness: Navigating chronic pain, Lawyers’ edition
Sarah Soucie Eyberg
Aug 02, 2023
Chronic pain poses unique challenges for lawyer wellbeing, affecting both the attorney’s personal and professional lives. It is crucial for attorneys to recognize the impact of chronic pain and take proactive steps to address it.
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Thanks to our outgoing certification board members!
Aug 02, 2023
This year, five board members stepped down after years of service. We are grateful for the time and expertise these individuals have shared to help shape the MSBA Certification designation into what it is today.
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Needing help with legal tech?
Aug 02, 2023
With the quick-changing pace of the technology around us, it can be difficult to keep up. If you need assistance navigating any of MSBA’s online services, we’re here to help.
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Let Your Yes Be Yes and Your No Be No
Paul Floyd
Aug 02, 2023
Mastering the art of saying Yes and No as a lawyer requires self-awareness, discernment, and the courage to prioritize our own well-being.
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Gov. Walz appoints Judge Keala Ede and Jon Schmidt to Minnesota Court of Appeals
Jul 24, 2023
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Judge Keala Ede and Jon Schmidt to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
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Gov. Walz appoints Nicole Hopps to fill 6th Judicial District vacancy
Jul 20, 2023
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Nicole Hopps as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.
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Governor’s merit selection panel recommends Court of Appeals candidates
Jul 19, 2023
The governor's merit selection panel announced that it is recommending six candidates for consideration to fill the upcoming vacancies on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. The vacancies will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Denise D. Reilly and the Honorable Lucinda E. Jesson, who both serve in an at-large capacity.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals candidates to Gov. Walz
Jul 13, 2023
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy on the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
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Paul Floyd: The artful lawyer
Jul 05, 2023
As a rule, clients want their attorneys to be competent, learned, persistent—but artistic? For Paul Floyd, practicing art as a discipline has been a part of his life since around 2009, or about a third of the time he’s been a practicing lawyer.
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MSBA President 2023-24: Paul Floyd, bridge builder
Amy Lindgren
Jul 05, 2023
If you ask Paul Floyd how he sees himself, the response won’t be glib or simple.
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Federal courts open the gates to Minnesota punitive-damages claims
Nick Bullard and Luke Wetterstrom
Jul 05, 2023
The threat of punitive damages is a game-changer in civil litigation. It ratchets up the financial stakes and imperils the defendant’s reputation—often creating intense pressure to settle. Get ready for more of this game-changer in federal court, thanks to a recent shift in case law.
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2023 MN Legislative Session Review
Bryan Lake
Jul 05, 2023
Partisan divisions, few compromises, limited accomplishments: These were the essential elements of every Minnesota legislative session recap from 2015 through 2022. During those years neither major political party had simultaneous control of the House, Senate, and governor’s office—the trifecta, as it is known—and, predictably, the divisions in government caused constant gridlock.
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Understanding the stages of brief
Cassandra Jacobsen & Finn Jacobsen
Jul 05, 2023
Like so many, we spent a significant portion of the covid pandemic working remotely from our one-and-a-half-story home in south Minneapolis, utilizing whatever space we had available as an office. Although we are grateful for that time, we grew far too familiar with each other’s work idiosyncrasies (read: bad habits).
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ChatGPT: The human element
Mark Lanterman
Jul 05, 2023
ChatGPT is continuing to make headlines. It seems like the talk surrounding AI is continuing to evolve as well.
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Hot topics in legal ethics
Susan Humiston
Jul 05, 2023
What is happening around the country in the world of legal ethics? “A lot” is the short answer. For this month’s column, I thought you might enjoy a brief discussion of some current hot topics.
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If you could time-travel and spend a year in some other place and time, when and where would you choose?
Jul 05, 2023
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Who’s the boss?
Paul Floyd
Jul 05, 2023
As I begin my presidency of the Minnesota State Bar Association, I’ve received a number of much-appreciated kind wishes from friends, colleagues, students, and clients.
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Coming back to the bar