Bar Associations

<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:<br /> April 9, 2020<br /> Contact: Teddy Tschann<br /> <a href=”mailto:teddy.tschann@state.mn.us” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer” data-auth=”NotApplicable”>teddy.tschann@state.mn.us</a><br /> 651-402-8841&nbsp;</p> <p style=”text-align: center;”>Commission on Judicial Selection Recommends First Judicial District Candidates to Governor Walz</p> <p>[St. Paul, MN] &ndash; The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that it is recommending three candidates to Governor Tim Walz for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota&rsquo;s First Judicial District.&nbsp;The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the…
The coronavirus pandemic has brought about many challenges that workers and professionals must grapple with worldwide. Lawyers are navigating the uncharted territory of practice law while social distancing and are finding creative solutions to do so. The Young Lawyers Section of The Chicago Bar Association will showcase many of its members, and will ask them questions about how they’re, “Lawyering in the Time of Coronavirus,” with this Vlog series. The next in the series features,…
<p>Contact:<br /> Cheryl Dalby, CEO<br /> <a href=”mailto:cdalby@mnbars.org”>cdalby@mnbars.org</a><br /> (612) 333-1183</p> <p>April 8, 2020: Today the Minnesota State Bar Association released the following statement regarding the rising incidence of discrimination against Asian Americans in Minnesota and around the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. &ldquo;Our bar association and our legal community&mdash;and for that matter, our system of justice and the promise of our great nation&mdash;stand for equality, respect, and the rule of law,&rdquo; said MSBA President…
<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:<br /> April 6, 2020<br /> Contact: Teddy Tschann<br /> <a href=”mailto:teddy.tschann@state.mn.us” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer” data-auth=”NotApplicable”>teddy.tschann@state.mn.us</a><br /> 651-402-8841</p> <p>&nbsp;Governor Tim Walz Appoints Laura Moehrle, Nathaniel Welte to Fill Seventh Judicial District Vacancies</p> <p>[ST. PAUL, MN] &ndash; Today, Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Laura Moehrle and Nathaniel Welte as District Court Judges in Minnesota&rsquo;s Seventh Judicial District. Both appointments will be chambered in St. Cloud.</p> <p>Ms. Moehrle&rsquo;s appointment will fill a vacancy…
By Julie Vyverberg, CBA Lawyer Referral Service and Legislative Director In the last edition of the CBA Record, we reported on 4 bills (Sponsored Legislation) that were drafted by CBA substantive law committees, reviewed by the Legislative Committee, and approved by the Board of Managers for the 101th General Assembly. In the time since that reporting, the Legislative Committee has reviewed dozens of Non-Sponsored bills presented by various substantive law committees. Non-sponsored legislation are…
The coronavirus pandemic has brought about many challenges that workers and professionals must grapple with worldwide. Lawyers are navigating the uncharted territory of practice law while social distancing and are finding creative solutions to do so. The Young Lawyers Section of The Chicago Bar Association will showcase many of its members, and will ask them questions about how they’re, “Lawyering in the Time of Coronavirus,” with this Vlog series. The second in the series features,…
Post Authored by Stephanie Nikitenko Now that cannabis has been legalized in eleven states and Washington D.C., cannabis selling and growing businesses have grown exponentially. Many entrepreneurs are looking to expand their business ventures into this green space. Inventors are also entering into this area by developing new strains of the cannabis plant or inventing new equipment for cultivation. The economic outlook is promising because large companies such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Budweiser, Heineken, and Coors…
On March 27, 2020 President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.  Below are some of the key takeaways as it pertains to qualified retirement plans and plan participants, as summarized by Joseph R. Schultz, CRPS® of UBS Financial Services Inc.* Special rules for individuals affected by COVID-19 As described below, the CARES Act provides an exception to the 10% early distribution penalty and increases the plan loan limits…
Post Authored by Haley Jenkins In America, people expect to be paid for the time they work. Federal laws have been enacted to ensure that workers are protected from employers by guaranteeing them the right to collectively bargain and by ensuring that employees receive compensation to which they are entitled. One such law is the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”),[1] which prevents employers from interfering with employees’ rights to organize and negotiate terms of…
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDICIAL LAW • Minnesota Administrative Procedure Act; rule clarification. The Minnesota Supreme Court has held that a 2013 amendment to section 14.63 of the Minnesota Administrative Procedure Act (MAPA) eliminated the requirement that parties seeking certiorari review of contested case hearings serve the agency within 30 days—but maintained that requirement for service on parties. The case involved a claim by Midway against the city of St. Paul for statutory relocation benefits after it was…