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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 7th Judicial District
Nov 16, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for two vacancies on the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals
Nov 16, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced two new vacancies occurring on the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
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MSBA launches association health plan
Nov 02, 2020
The Minnesota State Bar Association announced this month that it will offer an association health plan to its members, extending affordable health care to law firms in the state of Minnesota.
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Colleague Corner: Meet Kojo Addo
Kojo Addo
Nov 02, 2020
From a young age I knew I wanted to pursue a vocation in which I had a direct and positive effect on people’s lives.
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Extend your (virtual) hand to new lawyers
Dyan Ebert
Nov 02, 2020
Even in a “remote” world, the MSBA can provide opportunities to make the personal connections that are so vital to a successful and meaningful legal career. And, just so it is clear, when I say the MSBA can do this, I mean you—our members.
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Prosecutorial ethics: Part two
SUSAN HUMISTON
Nov 02, 2020
Last month this column focused on prosecutorial ethics. And shortly after it went to print, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued its decision in In re Pertler, an important ruling on this topic.
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Notes & Trends – November 2020
Nov 02, 2020
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Gov. Walz appoints Jerrod Shermoen to fill 9th Judicial District vacancy
Oct 22, 2020
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Jerrod Shermoen as a District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District.
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Walz, Flanagan appoint Erin Sindberg Porter as chair of Commission on Judicial Selection
Oct 19, 2020
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced that Erin Sindberg Porter will serve as Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection.
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A letter from MSBA President Dyan Ebert and past President Tom Nelson: Please sign up to serve as election workers
Oct 08, 2020
"I write today to encourage you to sign up to serve as election judges and polling workers to ensure that the integrity of the election process in Minnesota is maintained."
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 9th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Oct 08, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s 9th Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz announces appointment to fill 5th Judicial District vacancy
Oct 05, 2020
Gov. Tim Walz announced the appointment of Sherry Haley as a District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz announces three appointments to fill 4th Judicial District vacancies
Oct 05, 2020
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointments of Julie Allyn, Maximillia Utley, and Terri Yellowhammer as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Prosecutorial ethics: Holding to account “ministers of justice”
SUSAN HUMISTON
Oct 01, 2020
I thought it might be helpful to review the ethics rules applicable to prosecutors—both to establish a baseline and to inquire whether the current rules provide a sufficient foundation for today’s challenges.
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Your back-to-school tech brush-up
MARK LANTERMAN
Oct 01, 2020
Building a security culture within organizations is always important, but emphasizing security in our own homes and school may be overlooked.
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Pro bono isn’t charity. It’s part of the profession.
Dyan Ebert
Oct 01, 2020
The pandemic and the limited financial resources available to the various legal aid service providers across the state highlight now more than ever the importance of lawyers holding up our end of the social contract.
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Pro Bono Week
Oct 01, 2020
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Real estate pro bono program
Oct 01, 2020
Are you a real estate attorney? Do you want to give back to the community? To provide pro bono services to the disadvantaged, either directly or by consulting with another lawyer?
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Court updates: Remote access, pro bono, Rule 5
Oct 01, 2020
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Notes & Trends – October 2020
Oct 01, 2020
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