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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 6th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Aug 24, 2021
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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Urgent pro bono needs across the state
Aug 04, 2021
The post-pandemic eviction moratorium “off-ramp” is now underway. Legal services organizations across the state have been planning for over a year for the flood of cases that have now started to enter the court system.
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MSBA & the courts updates
Aug 04, 2021
The MSBA currently has several petitions pending before the court.
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Did you know: Free, complete Bench & Bar archives
Aug 04, 2021
Did you know you can also access a fully searchable, free-to-members database of all Bench & Bar content dating back to the magazine’s inception in the late 1930s?
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The voice of the profession
JENNIFER THOMPSON
Aug 04, 2021
While the MSBA has a strong and respected voice, its continued role as a leader for the profession depends on the growth and diversification of its membership. A large and vibrant membership makes the MSBA’s voice compelling.
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Supervising probation is a great way to volunteer
SUSAN HUMISTON
Aug 04, 2021
In 2020, there were 88 open probations, most of them supervised. Recently a reader wrote me to suggest a column on probation supervisors. I thought this was a fantastic idea, because I know that many people are not aware of this part of the attorney discipline system, and we are always looking for volunteers to serve as probation supervisors.
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Security is a team game
Mark Lanterman
Aug 04, 2021
Despite the rise in cybercrime and an increasingly complex web of cyber risks, many organizations are delegating a job that rightfully belongs to dedicated security teams to technical support staff who are already busy with other work and less experienced with respect to security threats.
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Client relationships are hard work. My dad taught me they’re worth it.
CARRIE OSOWSKI
Aug 04, 2021
As a child, my dad’s close client connections seemed like the default model for professional relationships, but as a practicing attorney, I have realized that is not the case. Creating close, trusting relationships with clients requires hard work. When it’s done right, the rewards are immense.
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Notes & Trends – August 2021
Aug 04, 2021
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 2nd Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Jul 30, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints Rachel Hughey and Colette Routel to fill 4th Judicial District vacancies
Jul 29, 2021
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointments of Rachel Hughey and Colette Routel as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 5th Judicial District
Jul 26, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 4th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Jul 21, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it is recommending five candidates for consideration to fill two vacancies in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 8th Judicial District
Jul 09, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s 8th Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 6th Judicial District
Jul 06, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection reopens application process for vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District
Jul 02, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that the application process for the upcoming vacancy in the Second Judicial District has reopened. The new application deadline is 4:00 pm on July 13, 2021.
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Jennifer Thompson is the new president of the Minnesota State Bar Association for 2021-22
Jul 01, 2021
Following its annual convention, conducted virtually on June 24-25, the Minnesota State Bar Association announced its 2021-22 association officers.
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Ducks on the pond
Jennifer Thompson
Jul 01, 2021
Opportunity. Excitement. Capitalizing on the strong foundation already in place. Teamwork. Beyond baseball, as our world and our profession emerge from the pandemic, these words certainly also ring true for the possibilities that exist for the MSBA in the next year. C’mon! We’ve got ducks on the pond!
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The OLPR turns 50!
Susan Humiston
Jul 01, 2021
In 1971, the Minnesota Supreme Court appointed the first administrative director of the Office, Richey Reavill of Duluth, having created the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board in 1970. The first meeting of the Board also occurred in early 1971. With half a century of experience, let’s take a look at what has changed and what remains the same.
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Improving national cybersecurity
Mark Lanterman
Jul 01, 2021
This past May, President Biden issued a document entitled “Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity.” In light of the multiple recent large-scale cyber events—including the SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline, and JBS Meats attacks—the order comes at a particularly critical time.
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