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Gov. Walz appoints Matti Adam and Seamus Duffy to fill 9th Judicial District vacancies
Apr 09, 2024
Governor Tim Walz announced the appointments of Matti Adam and Seamus Duffy as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 7th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Apr 08, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced that it is recommending three candidates for consideration to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
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Gov. Walz appoints Jane Maschka to fill 4th Judicial District vacancy
Apr 02, 2024
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Jane Maschka as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Governor’s merit selection panel recommends Supreme Court candidates
Apr 01, 2024
The governor's merit selection panel announced that it is recommending six candidates for consideration to fill the upcoming vacancies on the Minnesota Supreme Court.
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Cultivating emotional intelligence in the legal profession
Kendra Brodin
Apr 01, 2024
Emotional intelligence and emotional regulation are vital skills for lawyers, enabling them to navigate the complexities of their profession with resilience and effectiveness.
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What, me retire? Never!
Paul M. Floyd
Apr 01, 2024
Following both of my law partners’ recent retirements, questions about my own retirement plans have naturally surfaced, making the topic not only timely but deeply relevant to my personal and professional life.
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Lessons from private discipline in 2023
Susan Humiston
Apr 01, 2024
Private discipline is nonpublic discipline issued for violations of the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct that are isolated and nonserious. Several lessons can be learned from reviewing the mistakes and situations that led to private discipline last year.
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Network down: Cybercrime or human error?
Mark Lanterman
Apr 01, 2024
This past month, people across the country were impacted by a severe AT&T network disruption. Though the company encouraged people to make calls using Wi-Fi, the outage still affected many customers’ ability to access the internet or even contact emergency services.
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Bar exam update: New court committee formed
Apr 01, 2024
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Congratulations to Watertown-Mayer High!
Apr 01, 2024
Last month 16 teams from around the state met and competed in the MSBA High School Mock Trial Program’s 39th state tournament at the U.S. District Courthouse in St. Paul.
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Greater Minnesota Practice Section to receive free dues for 2024-25 bar year and beyond
Apr 01, 2024
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Notes & Trends – April 2024
Apr 01, 2024
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Commission on Judicial Selection Opens Application Process for Vacancy in the Second Judicial District
Mar 28, 2024
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Commission on Judicial Selection Opens Application Process for Vacancy in the First Judicial District
Mar 28, 2024
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Commission on Judicial Selection Recommends Ninth Judicial District Candidates to Governor Walz
Mar 28, 2024
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Commission on Judicial Selection Opens Application Process for Vacancies in the Third Judicial District
Mar 28, 2024
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Gov. Walz appoints Viet-Hanh Winchell to fill 10th Judicial District vacancy
Mar 12, 2024
Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Viet-Hanh Winchell as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection recommends 4th Judicial District candidates to Gov. Walz
Mar 11, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announcedthat it is recommending four candidates for consideration to fill the vacancy in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District.
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Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District
Mar 04, 2024
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District.
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In the Matter of Equity v. Finality
m boulette, Seungwon Chung, and Abby Sunberg
Feb 29, 2024
Two recent Supreme Court cases shift the emphasis in Minnesota divorce law. As divorce lawyers, we can’t make many promises. Family court outcomes are notoriously uncertain and the classic lawyerly “it depends” is often the only answer. But there was at least one promise we could always make: By the time this is over, you’ll be divorced. Once and for all. But after recent cases from the Minnesota Supreme Court, even that answer may now depend.
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