7th District Ethics Committee – want to serve?

Anyone interested in serving on the 7th District Ethics Committee or if you know any non-lawyers who might be interested the committee is also looking for lay members.

Please contact by email:

Gordon Hansmeier
11 – 7th Avenue North
PO Box 1433
St Cloud, MN 56302-1433
ghansmeier@rajhan.com
320-251-1055

Rajkowski Hansmeier Welcomes New Associate

Kirstin Erickson has joined Rajkowski Hansmeier as its newest associate attorney.  Kirstin will be practicing in the areas of real estate and commercial law.

Blattner Energy Looking for Legal Assistant

Blattner Energy is looking for a Legal Assistant

Application deadline is August 11, 2017

See link for details – http://careers.blattnerenergy.com/cw/en-us/job/492595/legal-assistant-owner-division

Central Minnesota Legal Services is hiring

Central Minnesota Legal Services is hiring a staff attorney for the Saint Cloud office to handle primarily family law matters. Please send a resume, writing sample, and references to Sheila Merriman at smerriman@centralmnlegal.org.

Rajkowski Hansmeier, Ltd. looking to add new associate

Rajkowski Hansmeier, Ltd. is looking to add an associate attorney to our successful practice and team of 12 attorneys. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years litigation experience, Minnesota Bar Admission, strong written and oral aptitude, time and project management skills, attention to detail, legal research and writing. Strong work ethic qualities are required and successful candidates will have a demonstrated ability to network, manage and originate clients. We offer competitive compensation, a full benefits package and 401(k) retirement program. Please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Trisha Hendrickson
Rajkowski Hansmeier, Ltd.
11 Seventh Avenue North
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Or email to: thendrickson@rajhan.com

Jeddeloh & Snyder Opening

Jeddeloh and Snyder has an immediate opening for an attorney practicing in family law and general litigation matters. Experience is preferred, but not required. Please send resume to Stacey@jeddelohsnyder.com

MN State Bar Association Rural & Ag presenting its 2017 Annual Institute

The MN State Bar Association Rural & Ag Law Section Council is pleased to present its 2017 Annual Institute in Willmar, MN.

Local attorneys Kale Van Bruggen from Rinke Noonan will be presenting on buffer zones and Sarah Jewell from Franz Hultgren Evenson will give an update on the Syngenta case at this day-long institute. We will award 5.5 CLE credits for only $150, if you join the section. Non-section members cost is $200. Hotel accommodations are available on a group rate. Please see below for more information.

Register today for this year’s Institute in Willmar, MN!
2017 Agricultural and Rural Law Institute

Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 8:30am – 4:30pm
Venue: Gallery 7 / Willmar Conference Center
240 23rd Street SE, Willmar, MN Get Directions

Deadline to Register: May 15
Join us for the 2017 Agricultural and Rural Law Institute which will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Willmar Conference Center in Willmar, Minnesota. The MSBA Agricultural & Rural Law Section is excited to continue a tradition, now in its 26th consecutive year, of presenting recent developments and the latest hot topics in agricultural law. Come for the practical education and the opportunity to connect with friends and colleagues. We look forward to seeing you in Willmar!
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Topics:
Legislative Update
Bruce Kleven | Attorney, Lobbyist and Mediator
Agritourism and Bio-Security: The Next Frontier in Agriculture
Carrie Klumb | Senior Epidemiologist at Minnesota Department of Health
Big Data on the Farm
Dr. David Bullock | Senior Economist at AgriBank, FCB
Minnesota Buffers
Kale Van Bruggen | Attorney at Rinke Noonan
Case Law Update
Mike Dove | Attorney at Gislason & Hunter LLP
FDA Veterinary Feed Directive: Regulation of Antibiotics
Susan Stokes | Assistant Commissioner at Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Dr. Nicole Neeser | Program Manager for Dairy, Meat, Poultry and Egg Inspection at State of Minnesota
And more!

Hotel Information:
A block of rooms have been reserved for Wednesday and Thursday night at the Best Western Plus located onsite. Our group rate is $119.99 for a king and $129.99 for two queens. Call 320-235-6060 and ask for the Minnesota State Bar Association group rate. Reservations must be received by May 1.

CLE Credits:
5.5 Standard CLE Credits applied for | Event Code: TBD

Cost:
Section Member: $150
Non-Section Member: $200

Remote Participation:
Remote participation is available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE.

Want more information about the Agricultural and Rural Law Section?
To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Kayla Erbach | 612-278-6325

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Kayla Erbach. Please provide at least 72 hours prior to the event to allow sufficient time to make arrangements.

Kayla Erbach | Minnesota State Bar Association | 612-278-6325 | kerbach@mnbar.org
600 Nicollet Mall – Suite 380 – Minneapolis MN 55402 | Phone: (612) 333-1183 Toll-Free: (800) 882-MSBA | www.mnbar.org

Reichert Wenner, P.A. – Immediate Openings

REICHERT WENNER, P.A. a General Practice Law Firm in St. Cloud, MN has immediate openings for two Associate Attorneys with at least two years’ experience.

One associate position would be handling civil litigation, personal injury and workers’ compensation matters.

The other associate position would be handling corporate, business and real estate matters.

The Candidates should have strong research, writing, and client communication skills.

Submit cover letter, résumé and writing sample to: lmiller@reichertwennerlaw.com.

Leader’s Guide to Navigating the Rights of Distressed Borrowers

Register TODAY!
Unable to attend in person? Join us remotely!

MSBA Agricultural & Rural Law Section Presents:

Lender’s Guide to Navigating the Rights of Distressed Borrowers

Date: Friday, January 27, 2017 | 12PM – 1PM
Venue: Honors Room / MSBA Office, Minneapolis MN Get Directions

Deadline to Register: January 25, 2017
Wondering if there are new developments in borrower’s rights? Want to start the New Year off with a course designed to keep your clients in good standing with regulatory agencies? Then you need to attend the Lender’s Guide to Navigating Borrower’s Rights!

Lunch will be provided.

Presenters:

Sarah Jewell | Attorney, Reichert Wenner, PA

Sarah Jewell has concentrated her practice on rural and agricultural law, real estate law, business law and civil litigation, including ERISA law, employment law, business torts, mass torts, appellate litigation and worker’s compensation. She has tried several civil cases, and has argued many cases before the Minnesota Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts in Minnesota. Sarah is a frequent presenter for the Minnesota State Bar Association and several industry groups.

Melissa Cross | Assistant General Counsel, AgStar Financial Services

Melissa Cross is an Assistant General Counsel at AgStar Financial Services, ACA. She works primarily in the areas of regulatory compliance and agricultural, agri-business and residential lending. She received her B.A. from Minnesota State University-Moorhead, J.D. from the University of South Carolina and M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.

CLE Credits:
1.0 Standard CLE Credits applied for | Event Code: 233536

Cost:
Section Members: FREE
MSBA Member not in the section: $10
Non-Member: $15
Law Students: FREE

Remote Participation:
Remote participation is available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the CLE.

To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy.
Questions? Contact Kayla Erbach | 612-278-6325
The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Kayla Erbach. Please provide at least 72 hours prior to the event to allow sufficient time to make arrangements.

Welcome, Stacy Lundeen!

Rajkowski Hansmeier is pleased to announce the addition of Stacy Lundeen to our team of attorneys. Stacy brings with her experience in Municipal Law, Estate Planning, Civil Litigation and Family Law. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Stearns Benton Bar Association, and the Minnesota Association for Justice. Stacy earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder and her Juris Doctorate from William Mitchell College of Law. Sartell is home for Stacy, her husband and three children.