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Memo to Dorsey & Whitney: Don’t feel too bad A senior in-house lawyer at the New York Life Insurance Co. has resigned after the company recently discovered he is not licensed to practice law, according to The New York Law ...

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‘Best law job in nation’ is now up for grabs Soon-to-be former U.S. Attorney Tom Heffelfinger told Bar Buzz last week the decision to leave his post wasn’t easy. He describes being U.S. attorney as the best law job in ...

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They shoot and score, score, score … Team Minnesota — a hockey team captained by Gov. Tim Pawlenty — played three games in Wild Pond Hockey — a Winter Carnival event on Lake Phalen held over the weekend of Feb. ...

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Just another dividend of insuring with MLM There’s good news and less-good news for Minnesota Lawyers Mutual (MLM) policyholders. The good news is, for the 18th consecutive year MLM has declared a dividend and this year it’s a record $4.5 ...

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Starting the New Year off right Gong Xi Fa Cai! That’s what Minneapolis lawyer Robert P. Webber has been saying to his clients, colleagues and friends in celebration of the new year — Chinese New Year that is. The young ...

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Chiefly speaking, justice moves at state high court Minnesota’s new Supreme Court chief justice and associate justice were on the job even before their public swearing-in, which is scheduled for today at the Landmark Center in St. Paul. Chief Justice ...

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Stowman invades Minnesota Lawyer’s turf Congratulations to David Stowman, past president of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), for receiving the MSBA’s 2005 Author’s Award. Stowman garnered the honor for his President’s Column in Bench & Bar, the MSBA’s monthly ...

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Supremely funny: Who are the court jesters in Minnesota? It was recently reported that Justice Antonin Scalia is the funniest justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. The report was based on research done by Boston University School of Law Professor ...

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No shock — Power Line commended by law blog review Blawg Review, an index to legal blogs located at blawgreview.com, has handed out a plethora of year-end best blog mentions, including two to Power Line at powerlineblog.com, by two local ...

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Secret court proceedings U.S. District Court Chief Judge James Rosenbaum faced an interesting dilemma in a recent case involving an attorney who was a witness in a grand jury proceeding. The grand jury was investigating a client who was represented ...

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