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.

Interested in Drones?

January 20, 2017
1 PM to 4 PM
SCSU Welcome Center, 355 5th Ave. S., St. Cloud, MN

UAV: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

TOPICS:

What is Legal?

– UAV Categories – size matters
– Commercials use vs. hobby/recreational use
– Local state, federal (FAA) laws
– Licensing requirements
– Insurance
– Federal Trespass Law and Cases

Operations:

– Recreational application
– Commercial / Industrial applications
– Choosing a UAV
– Flight considerations
– Operating procedures
– Photography / data processing
– Maintenance
– Insurance

PRESENTERS:
Sarah Jewell, Attorney at Law
Steve Fines, Commercial UAV Pilot

COST: $49.00

REGISTER ONLINE
https://mnscu.rschooltoday.com/public/costoption/class_id/10802/public/1/sp/

Alternate date (let’s be honest, it is January in Minnesota) January 24

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITY:
Advanced UAV Training: Tentative Date in February 2017

Preparation for FAA written test
Intense instruction on FAA subjects
Hands on Flight Instruction
Indoor UAV Flight Instruction

A variety of topics are available for customized training and can be tailored to meet the needs of your group. Training can be delivered at the SCSU Welcome Center or a location of your choice.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE
scsutraining.com

SBBA Welcomes Molly Wills as New Administrator

Molly Wills has joined SBBA as the new administrator. She has a Masters Degree in Library and Information Studies and a BA from St. Olaf College in English.  She is excited to join our association and meet all of you!  Make sure to add her email address (stearnsbentonbarassociation@gmail.com) to your email address books so her emails don’t end up in spam.

Blattner Energy of Avon is seeking a Staff Counsel

Blattner Energy of Avon is seeking a Staff Counsel to serve as a staff legal counsel for the organization to advise co-workers on legal and related matters regarding risk, laws and regulations that may affect activities of the business with regular supervision from the General Counsel.

Education Requirements: Juris Doctorate Degree and licensed (or willing to become licensed) to practice law in Minnesota.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years total experience, and at least one year in each of the following areas preferred: contracts, employment, and construction law.

 

Applicants may apply on our website at http://careers.blattnerenergy.com/cw/en-us/job/492510/staff-counsel

Kelly A. Larson Joins Hughes Mathews Greer, P.A.

HUGHES MATHEWS GREER, P.A., an AV-rated law firm in St. Cloud, is pleased to announce that KELLY A. LARSON has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. Kelly will be practicing in the areas of business, employment, commercial, construction, and real estate/land use law and litigation.

Senior Legal Assistant Needed

Blattner Energy of Avon is seeking a Senior Legal Assistant to prepare and negotiate Subcontractor Agreements, Professional Service Agreements and Purchase Contracts for Project Managers and the field. This person will also monitor compliance with established subcontract administration best practices. Applicants should have a 2 year degree or equivalent along with at least 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination.

Applications can be submitted by email to careers@BlattnerEnergy.com