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Colleague Corner: Meet Anu Chudasama ‘I like to get involved’
Mar 01, 2021
As far back as I can recall, I’ve been someone who signs up for different clubs and organizations and volunteers. I like to get involved and help others. The legal community provides ample opportunity for this, given all the committees and bar associations it takes to regulate, facilitate, and improve the profession for lawyers and those we serve.
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New Lawyers: Covid-19 and force majeure What every attorney ought to know
Rachel D. Zaiger
Mar 01, 2021
Covid-19 has been dubbed a whole host of things: a global pandemic, a national health emergency, the novel coronavirus, unprecedented, Rona, the list goes on. Another phrase that has frequently been thrown into the mix? Force majeure.
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Notes & Trends March 2021
Mar 01, 2021
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 10th Judicial District
Feb 16, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints Anna Andow and Theresa Couri to fill 4th Judicial District vacancies
Feb 16, 2021
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointments of Anna Andow and Theresa Couri 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 4th Judicial District
Feb 15, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 10th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Feb 15, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it is recommending four candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s 10th Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancies in the 6th Judicial District
Feb 02, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced two vacancies in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.
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Get on the team
Dyan Ebert
Feb 01, 2021
Each member of the MSBA has the opportunity to serve on the team and to make a unique and valuable contribution to the overall success of the association and, in turn, the profession.
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Public discipline summary for 2020
Susan Humiston
Feb 01, 2021
Each year I take this opportunity to provide an overview of public discipline. While the year was certainly an unusual one due to the pandemic and the havoc it wrought, public discipline in 2020 was very similar to 2019, with 33 attorneys receiving public discipline as compared to 35 the year prior.
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The SolarWinds breach and third-party vendor security
Mark Lanterman
Feb 01, 2021
Many experts deem this hack the largest and most sophisticated of its kind in the past five years. While the intent and extent of the breach have not been fully ascertained, the attack underscores the import of considering third-party risk and embracing strong proactive security strategies.
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Colleague Corner: Meet Samuel Edmunds
Feb 01, 2021
Samuel Edmunds is a criminal defense lawyer. He represents clients in criminal cases ranging from misdemeanor to homicide throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin, and he is a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist.
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A Fastcase update
Feb 01, 2021
By now you may already have heard that the legal research platform Fastcase (available free to MSBA members) recently merged with its rival Casemaker.
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Civ Lit Section honors one of its own
Feb 01, 2021
The 2020 Advocate Award went to Kim Allen Pennington from Pennington Cherne Gaarder & Geiger Hagen, PLLC of St. Cloud.
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Nominations open for Becker Awards
Feb 01, 2021
Three Becker Legal Services Staff awards are presented annually to attorneys, paralegals, administrators, or other staff employed by a private, nonprofit agency that provides legal services to low-income eligible clients.
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MSBA sets 2021 lobbying agenda
Feb 01, 2021
The MSBA Council has identified the association’s primary lobbying priority for the 2021 Minnesota legislative session as adequate funding for the Minnesota judicial branch, legal aid and pro bono programs, and the public defender system.
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Notes & Trends February 2021
Feb 01, 2021
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 1st Judicial District
Feb 01, 2021
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints Johnathan Judd to fill 7th Judicial District vacancy
Jan 26, 2021
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Johnathan Judd as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 4th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Jan 25, 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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