Lommen Abdo News – August 2021

Meet New Attorneys Kelly Sofio, Jon Steckler and Wade Johnson; Wisconsin Cybersecurity Law: Act 73 – Changes in Cybersecurity Requirements Applicable to Insurance Providers; Substandard Houses: How to Protect Yourself From a Bad Investment; Lommen Abdo Attorneys Co-Edit and Author Updated 5th Edition of the Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook. Read the August 2021 newsletter.

Lommen Abdo News – April 2021

Reducing Your Client’s Medical Expense Exposure Recent Decision Reaffirms Coverage Follows the Vehicle – Not the Person Is a Revocable Trust Right for You? The Passing of One of Our Own Jim Krause Joins Our Litigation Team Be Open to Opportunities You Never Imagined – Even in Retirement Read the April 2021 newsletter.

News You Can Use Third Quarter 2020

Biological father’s rights of child placed for adoption recognized. Primed for sale:  How to know when it’s time to sell the family business. What should an employer consider before re-opening its doors? Bad news for insurers on bad faith. Sara Wilson joins Lommen Abdo’s Minneapolis office. Recognition:  Super Lawyer list and St. Croix Valley Magazine’s …

News You Can Use First Quarter 2020

Impact of Stay Home orders on employees and employers; Contractual rights if one party cannot now perform; Making a will or healthcare directive during the pandemic; Phil Cole retires after more than 50 years and Jamie Johnson celebrates 30th anniversary; Two new litigators and a wedding. Read the First Quarter 2020 newsletter.

News You Can Use Fourth Quarter 2019

It’s National Estate Planning Week. Do you have a will that meets the needs of you and your family? Do your executive, professional and administrative “white collar” workers qualify for overtime exemption? Marc Johannsen and Josh Feneis help clients make good decisions during the turmoil of a family law case. Creig Andreasen brings his real …

News You Can Use Second Quarter 2019

New laws go into effect July 1st for Employers and Attorneys! Would you survive a business divorce? Why can’t I just use a DYI will? Lommen Abdo Welcomes Two New Lawyers Lommen Abdo Voted Among Top 3 Firms in St. Croix Valley. Read the Second Quarter 2019 Newsletter.

News You Can Use First Quarter 2019

Do you have a succession plan for your business? Minnesota Supreme Court addresses the risks assumed when skiing. Shoulder injuries from vaccines?  Separating fact from fiction. Do you know the estate and gift tax limits for 2019? Meet our newest attorney and our three new shareholders! Read the First Quarter 2019 newsletter.

News You Can Use Third Quarter 2018

Can the state of Minnesota tax your trust? Trial court allows employment type claims to proceed based on actions of independent contractor. Have you met Lommen Abdo’s new president and board members? Lommen Abdo generations carry on tradition of legal malpractice expertise. What is a property damage insurance appraisal? Read the Third Quarter 2018 newsletter.

News You Can Use Second Quarter 2018

Learn how to avoid threats from issues you didn’t even know were lurking. Wisconsin families can sign up for one-time $100 tax rebate. How do you choose a guardian for your children? Marc Johannsen honored by Northern Star Council of Boy Scouts. Cameron Kelly completes LL.M. in estate planning with honors. Read the Second Quarter 2018 …

News You Can Use First Quarter 2018

Do I still need an estate plan with the changes in the tax law? Receipt/payment of alimony will have different implications in 2019. Deduction for payment on confidential sexual harassment settlements ended. Our Hudson office is one of the top three finalists in the law firm category for the Best of St. Croix Valley 2018! …

News You Can Use Fourth Quarter 2017

Sexual harassment headlines are rampant.  What should employers do to protect their brand and financial stability? Check things twice before moving on to New Year’s resolutions: updates on estate planning, snowbird status, IRA distributions for charity and taxes. Is Minnesota’s OSHA agency going to adopt the federal OSHA December 15th electronic filing requirements? Truck drivers …

News You Can Use Third Quarter 2017

Four things to consider before using do-it-yourself estate planning software. Was your LLC created before August 2015?  If so, January 1st will bring changes. Rights of whistleblowers in Minnesota expand. Homeowner associations subject to new requirements. Kay Nord Hunt chosen as Best Lawyers Minneapolis “Lawyer of the Year” for appellate practice. All of this and …

News You Can Use Second Quarter 2017

What should you do if your identity is stolen? Advice from Bob Abdo’s personal experience. Lommen Abdo succeeds in trial – one jury trial and two court trial victories so far in 2017. Estate planning resources: a revamped web site, more blogs and a 2017 legislative update. Four attorneys added in 2017: Cameron Kelly, John …

News You Can Use November/December 2016

What’s in your employment contract?  Are the terms the same as J. Robinson’s? Who won jurisdiction to control certain interstate motor carrier employees? Where does the Minneapolis sick time ordinance stand? What issues arise in a shareholder dispute? Ken Abdo receives leadership award from ABA entertainment section.   Read about these topics and more in …

News You Can Use July/August 2016

Federal civil right of action for trade secrets misappropriation created. Do you want to assure that enough money is set aside to take care of your pets after your death? Minneapolis requires paid sick and safe time for workers starting July 2017. Lommen Abdo expands its transportation industry practice. Vaccine injuries are rare, but Lommen …

News You Can Use April/May 2016

Responsiveness is in our web re-design and our mission. Minnesota continues aggressive approach on residency definition. What should I know about Grandma’s will? The Fraudulent Transfer Act is now the Voidable Transfer Act. Court finds insurer must defend data breach claims.   Read about these topics and more in the April/May 2016 newsletter.

News You Can Use January/February 2016

Let’s get charitable! Have you made 2016 resolutions for your business? Clients prevail in encroachment case. Lommen Abdo has two new shareholders – meet them.   Read about these topics and more in the January/February 2016 newsletter.

News You Can Use November/December 2015

Changes in the estate and gift tax. Analysis of successor liability. Using binding appraisals to resolve property damage claims. Music clearance for the Pope’s U.S. visit.   Read about these topics and more in the November/December 2015 newsletter.

News You Can Use July/August 2015

U.S. Department of Labor interprets definition of “employ.” Options for keeping the vacation home in the family. Strategizing your compliance plan. Preparing for the unexpected spill on your property. How the “best interest” factors in family law changed this.   Read about these topics and more in the July/August 2015 newsletter.

News You Can Use May/June 2015

Minnesota law changes for LLCs, growlers, family law and legal technology ethics. Firm obtains significant victory for family of child injured by vaccine. Bryan Feldhaus attains LL.M. Degree in Corporate Compliance and Organizational Ethics. Jamie Johnson shares lessons learned in 25 years of practice.   Read about these topics and more in the May/June 2015 newsletter.

News You Can Use March/April 2015

Ponzi scheme presumptions. Following corporate formalities. TheTermination of Sales Representatives Act. Examinations Under Oath. Mike Moline has been recertified by the NBTA. The Grammys.   Read about these topics and more in the March/April 2015 newsletter.