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Commission on Judicial Selection extends application period for vacancies in the 9th Judicial District
Feb 23, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced the extension of the application period for the upcoming vacancies in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 7th Judicial District
Feb 23, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
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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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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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