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Gov. Walz announces upcoming vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court
Feb 18, 2020
Governor Walz announced a vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable David L. Lillehaug on July 31, 2020.
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Commission on Judicial Selection announces vacancy in the 1st Judicial District
Feb 18, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s First Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Timothy J. Looby and will be chambered at Gaylord in Sibley County.
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Gov. Walz appoints Patrick Biren, David Lutz to fill 1st Judicial District vacancies
Feb 03, 2020
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Patrick Biren and David Lutz as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection announces vacancy in the 10th Judicial District
Feb 03, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Robert G. Rancourt and will be chambered at Center City in Chisago County.
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Public discipline in 2019
Susan Humiston
Feb 01, 2020
From 2010-2019, a total of 403 attorneys were publicly disciplined, an average of approximately 40 per year. During this decade, the yearly number of publicly disciplined lawyers ranged from a low of 26 (in 2010 and 2011) to a high of 65 in 2015.
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Taking responsibility for your cybersecurity
MARK LANTERMAN
Feb 01, 2020
When it comes to our digital age and its expansive impact on the way we conduct our lives, it is ultimately the responsibility of each entity (really, each individual) to protect themselves and take a proactive approach to their security.
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Meet Nora Huxtable: 'A career in the law seemed perfect'
Feb 01, 2020
There’s a saying that your career should be the confluence of your passion, your skillset, the needs of the world, and earning enough to live. When I contemplated my options, a career in the law seemed perfect.
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Our Duluth Lynchings
TOM NELSON
Feb 01, 2020
This coming June 15—100 years later to the day—in a deliberate act of remembrance and with a community-wide commitment to learning and hope, we will gather in Duluth to mark those murders and to move forward together.
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Notes & Trends – February 2020
Feb 01, 2020
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Commission on Judicial Selection announces vacancies in the 7th Judicial District
Jan 30, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that two judgeship vacancies are occurring in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
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Pro bono: Malpractice concerns?
Jan 29, 2020
No need to worry: Every legal aid program that works with pro bono volunteers carries malpractice insurance to cover that representation.
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The MSBA’s 2020 lobbying agenda
Jan 29, 2020
The MSBA Council has named the association’s lobbying priorities for the 2020 Minnesota legislative session that begins February 11.
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Nominations open for Bernard P. Becker Awards
Jan 29, 2020
The Becker Legal Services Staff award is 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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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 9th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Jan 27, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates to the Governor for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Paul E. Rasmussen and will be chambered at Warren in Marshall County.
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Gov. Walz appoints Karie Anderson to fill 3rd Judicial District vacancy
Jan 24, 2020
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Karie M. Anderson as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 1st Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Jan 10, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it is recommending three candidates for the Governor’s consideration to fill current vacancies in Minnesota’s First Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 2nd Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Jan 08, 2020
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District. This vacancy occurred upon the appointment of the Honorable Jeffrey M. Bryan to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
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Gov. Walz announces upcoming vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals
Jan 07, 2020
Governor Walz announced a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Edward J. Cleary on April 30, 2020. This seat is designated for Minnesota’s Fourth Congressional District.
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Meet Sarah Soucie Eyberg: 'There is incredible value in membership'
Sarah Soucie Eyberg
Dec 30, 2019
Sarah is a 2011 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. The winner of the MSBA New Lawyers Section 2018-19 Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year Award, Sarah practices Social Security disability law as a solo practitioner.
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Beyond compliance: Effective security training
Mark Lanterman
Dec 30, 2019
The importance of education and training in striving for the best possible cybersecurity outcomes can’t be overestimated.
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