B&B_logo_red_sm



The official publication of the Minnesota State Bar Association



Columns


Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 1st Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Oct 12, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending four candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
For the public good—and ours
Jennifer Thompson
Oct 01, 2021
I know that a lot of MSBA members do pro bono work. But many of us do not, and the numbers are trending in the wrong direction. There is no way around it: We need more lawyers doing pro bono work.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • President's Page
Trust account overdrafts: what you need to know
SUSAN HUMISTON
Oct 01, 2021
For more than 30 years, the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility has administered a trust account overdraft program. In fact, Minnesota was one of the first states to implement such a program (in 1990, following the American Bar Association’s adoption of a model rule on the topic in 1988).
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • Professional Responsibility
Mailbag: Cybersecurity Q&A
Mark Lanterman
Oct 01, 2021
In recent months, I’ve been asked a lot of great questions regarding data privacy and best digital practices in a number of areas. So let’s devote this month’s column to answering some of those basic questions.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • Technology
What do you get out of doing pro bono work?
Oct 01, 2021
I believe strongly that every attorney should provide pro bono legal services. I started doing pro bono work during law school and have continued to provide pro bono services for 20-plus years.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • Colleague Corner
Next month MSBA practicelaw virtual conference
Oct 01, 2021
The practicelaw conference is happening the week of November 8-12 and costs just $45 for MSBA members.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Tubman, Civ Lit section team up
Oct 01, 2021
The MSBA Civil Litigation Section is pleased to announce that it’s sponsoring a new pro bono program in collaboration with Tubman, a multi-service organization that provides pro bono legal representation to low-income victims seeking orders for protection and harassment restraining orders.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Donate to civil legal aid before year’s end
Oct 01, 2021
Earlier this year, the Minnesota Supreme Court approved Rule 25 regarding Uniform Reporting of Pro Bono Service and Financial Contributions.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Making a difference through Lawyers Step Up
Oct 01, 2021
The Lawyers Step Up initiative encourages lawyers to start or renew their pro bono practice to answer the many legal needs of the pandemic.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Notes & Trends – October 2021
Oct 01, 2021
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • Notes & Trends
Walz, Flanagan seek applicants for two vacancies on the Commission on Judicial Selection
Sep 29, 2021
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanaganannounced two vacancies on the Commission on Judicial Selection. The vacancies are in the First and Ninth Judicial Districts.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Gov. Walz appoints Andrea Lieser to fill 5th Judicial District vacancy
Sep 28, 2021
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced the appointment of Andrea Lieser as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Gov. Walz appoints Keith Helgeson to fill 8th Judicial District vacancy
Sep 23, 2021
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Flanagan announced the appointment of Keith Helgeson as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s 8th Judicial District.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 10th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Sep 22, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending five candidates for consideration to fill two vacancies in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Gov. Walz announces upcoming vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals
Sep 14, 2021
Governor Walz announced a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Carol A. Hooten on November 30, 2021.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 5th Judicial District finalists to Gov. Walz
Sep 13, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three finalists for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Gov. Walz appoints Amy Lukasavitz to fill 6th Judicial District vacancy
Sep 08, 2021
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Amy Lukasavitz as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s 6th Judicial District.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 8th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Sep 02, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Eighth Judicial District.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • MSBA in Action
Trigger warning: Reply all email chains
Jennifer Thompson
Sep 01, 2021
You remember July 29, right? That’s the day that the MSBA Members News & Notes Community clogged up and bogged down some large portion of over 13,000 member email inboxes.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • President's Page
Pandemic legal ethics, part 2
Susan Humiston
Sep 01, 2021
In the May/June 2020 issue of this publication, I wrote about legal ethics in a pandemic. More than a year later, we remain in a pandemic that not only presents continuing personal safety and well-being challenges; professional challenges also remain.
Full story
  • CATEGORY
  • Professional Responsibility
12345678910...