March/April 2013 - Ever heard some say that they can't find their company on the Secretary of State website? Here's a clue as to where to look. It's the 20th anniversary of the FMLA. How is it doing? Do you have the next breaktrough idea? Enter the MN Cup. What makes appellate law different? Listen to Kay Nord Hunt.
January/February 2013 - Do you dream of opening a craft brewery? Learn the 10 key steps to starting your own brewery in this article from The Growler. Now that Congress has acted and the President signed the bill, what are YOU going to do with your estate plan? Learn more about the key points in the new law that may affect you. One consequence of this age of greater employee mobility is the proliferation of trade secret claims. Are companies really suing their competitors just to learn trade secrets? Find out more in this recent article that appeared on the web site of Corporate Counsel.
November/December 2012 - Is your gifting and estate planning ready for the fiscal cliff? Did you know that Lommen Abdo is among only 2,446 law firms nationwide recognized by Martindale-Hubbell®? Make a child's Christmas wish come true – drop off a toy at Lommen Abdo for Toys for Tots! "Don't Miss Your Exit," an exit/succession planning seminar presented by Lommen Abdo and Upsize Magazine, attracted over 100 attendees. Who's Who at Lommen Abdo – Meet Jeff O'Brien.
June/July 2012 - Lommen Abdo's new attorney, Karen Schlotthauer. Lommen Abdo included in Tier 1 Rankings by U.S. News and World Report Best Law Firms. The 2012 "JOBS" Act: Is "Crowdfunding" Right for Me? Margie Bodas selected as a 2012 Industry Leader.
January/February 2012 - New attorneys (Greg Perleberg and Jeff O'Brien) and new practice group leaders -- check out what's happening in Lommen Abdo's business practice! Lommen Abdo helps make child's wish come true. Sharing knowledge, experiences and business tips are keys to success of Lommen Abdo's seminars, whether addressing closely held companies or entertainment issues.
Buying music to own -- like physical records and CDs -- is a disappearing concept. Learn what Ken Abdo has to say about the new music business.
October/November 2011 - Minneapolis' Appellate Lawyer of the Year...Kay Nord Hunt. Seminars hosted for closely held businesses and entertainment industry. NLRB requires new postings. Legislation changes patent priorities. And it's time to start thinking about Toys for Tots!
July/August 2011 - Client Wins Partnership Breakup Case in Wisconsin. Court Awards Forensic Accounting to 876 Bondholders to Help Determine Amounts Wrongfully Diverted. Bryan Feldhaus: An Up & Coming Rising Star! Ken Abdo featured in article "An Entertaining Practice: Ken Abdo Rides With the Band." It's Super Lawyer Time Again. Check out Lommen Abdo's Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.
April/May 2011 - Phil Cole is a perennial Best Lawyer in Legal Malpractice. Do the tax law changes enacted last year affect you? Check out our checklist. Clients take home three Grammys, including one for Best New Artist. One of our clients won the Minnesota Cup last year. Are you applying this year?
January/February 2011 - Dan Young brings his corporate practice to Lommen Abdo; Lommen Abdo prevails against Philip Morris in Court of Appeals; Check out IRS deadline and asset treatment changes; Lee Hutton selected as an 2010 Attorney of the Year.
November/December 2010 - Avoid dragons lurking in business risks; Sugarland partnership dispute settled; Lee Hutton wins two real estate trials; Phil Cole honored as Legal Malpractice Lawyer of the Year.
August/September 2010 - Leonard Juster returns to Lommen Abdo and Howard Bard becomes 'of counsel'; Clients tackle the gridiron; Contract recitals do not create binding obligations; Watch out for check scams; Lommen Abdo played role in Koua Fong Lee Release
June/July 2010 - What do Women Industry Leaders, Guide Dogs for the Blind and Ryder Trucks have in common? Meet Deb Swenson. Health Care Reform: What does it mean for employers and taxpayers? Do employers really need to address social networking sites? Check out the two cases Kay Nord Hunt recently won in the Minnesota Supreme Court. Join Lommen Abdo's Twin Cities Marathon Corporate Team Challenge.
April/May 2010 - Congress may not know what to do with the estate tax issues...good thing Lommen Abdo can provide sound advice. Check out the artice on Estate Tax Repeal. Going green: Bob Abdo co-authors article in Upsize Minnesota Magazine on starting at the top when going green. Upsize also features a profile on Lommen Abdo's own initiatives and how it helps clients with green legal issues. Bob Donnelly's article in Billboard Magazine on Why Artists Should Do a 180 on 360 Deals goes viral! Come hear Lommen Abdo's own rock band, Article XX, on June 9th in Uptown!
February/March 2010 - Brent Johnson is 2010 Leader in the Law; Two articles offer timely income tax information; Personal injury attorney urges drivers to take a no distraction pledge; Lommen Abdo repeats first-place performance in Fight for Air Climb.
December 2009/January 2010 - Alternative billing options; Litigator Mike Keyes joins Lommen Abdo; Ken Abdo named an Attorney of the Year; How "Minnesota Nice" can affect board decisions.
October/November 2009 - Employers addressing H1N1 flu issues; IRS changes you should know about; Owl City's "Fireflies" goes to #1 on Billboard; Entertainment Law Symposium and Energy Synergy seminars coming up; Tucker Dupree swims for world championship in Rio.
August/September 2009 - Hedge fund investment successfully ‘ungated’; Jennifer O'Neill obtains elder law certification;Owl City bursts onto mainstream music scene; New tax cases may affect you; Eleven Lommen Abdo attorneys on list of Super Lawyers®.
June/July 2009 - Strategies behind estate planning; clients are making news with international trade, the Tonight Show, fine wine funds, and the anniversary of Woodstock; see how our attorneys play an active role in the global community.
April/May 2009 - COBRA Action Required by April 18th; Changes Looming in Estate Planning; MN Cup Seeks Innovative Business Ideas.
January/February 2009 - Tom Dougherty Rejoining Lommen Abdo, Wine Fund Grows, Tobacco Consumer Fraud Cases Going Forward.
Fall 2008 - Using a Transfer on Death Deed; Lommen Abdo Obtains Favorable Minnesota Supreme Court Decision; Bob Donnelly Named to Irish Legal 100.
Summer 2008 - Get a Legal Physical for Intangible Assets; Tom Friedman Speaks at Lommen Abdo; E.J. Henderson Bass Challenge.
May 2013 - Appeals Court has struck down the NLRB's Rule Requiring Employers to Post NLRA Rights Poster
February 2013 - Employers with 50 or More Employees Must Post New FMLA Poster by March 8, 2013
May 2012 - EEOC Issues Updated Enforcement Guidance on Employers' Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Record
April 2012 - NLRB Poster Deadline Indefinitely Postponed.
January 2012 - NLRB Requires Most Employers to Post New Notice by January 31, 2012.
July 2009 - United States Supreme Court Makes Proof of Age Claims More Difficult for Employees But Effect in Minnesota Is Limited.
April 2009 - Employers Have Immediate Responsibilities Under New Cobra Subsidy.
June 2008 - Minnesota Supreme Court Follows Federal Standard for Supervisor’s Sexual Harassment Liability.
May 2008 - FMLA-Covered Employers Must Grant Military Family Leave.
JDs Rising is a new Minnesota Lawyer blog for the next generation of lawyers. This blog is designed to provide those lawyers a forum to discuss what’s on their minds, pose questions, give answers and make their voices heard. Brett Clark is a contributing author to JDs Rising. His posts will be geared toward professional malpractice developments in the law, pointers for keeping a safe practice and more.
Coming Soon: Flat Law - June 10, 2011
New Tool in Social Media Discovery - May 3, 2011
My Cousin Vinny IRL - April 7, 2011
Is the Special Verdict Form to blame for the Johnny Northside verdict? - March 21, 2011
California Court: Attorney-client Privilege Inapplicable to Work E-mail - February 17, 2011
Get Ready for Digital Death - February 1, 2011
Bar application denied for inability to pay law school debt - January 26, 2011
Dress Your Witness Appropriately - November 24, 2010
The Best Way to Conduct Discovery into Social Media, Part II - November 17, 2010
Don’t Plagiarize This Please - November 3, 2010
The Best Way to Conduct Discovery into Social Media? - October 8, 2010
Likely Legal Malpractice Causes Dodger Blues - September 17, 2010
July 2009 - A plaintiff must offer evidence in support of each of the elements of a legal malpractice claim in order to survive summary judgment.
April 2009 - Two Recent Legal Malpractice Decisions Emphasize That Details Matter.
February 2009 - Eighth Circuit Finds No Third-Party Liability in Leonard v. Dorsey & Whitney.
November 2008 - Do You Have a Duty to Hold Funds for Previous Counsel?
September 2008 - Minnesota Court of Appeals Upholds JMOL Ruling for Law Firm on “Would Have/But For” Causation Grounds.
April 2008 - Minnesota Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Dorsey Firm in McIntosh County Bank v. Dorsey & Whitney.