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June 12, 2023

We hope you've been enjoying the sunshine as we embrace the start of the summer season. Since our last newsletter, we have welcomed Karlen Padayachee to the firm, written over a dozen blogs covering various current legal topics, and celebrated several recent accomplishments of our team. 


Please enjoy our newsletter, and let us know if you have any questions or specific topics that you'd like to see us cover. 


The Lommen Abdo Team

Recent Blogs

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SCOTUS Clarifies Requirements for Preserving Issues for Appeal

Properly preserving legal arguments at the trial court is crucial for setting a case up for a successful appeal. For years, courts across the country have been divided on whether a purely legal issue raised in a summary judgment motion must be reasserted post-trial in order to raise it on appeal. The U.S. Supreme Court has now definitively answered that question. Read the article by Michelle Kuhl.

Michelle Kuhl also recently covered the topic below:

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Surviving the Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market: Navigating Evictions and Moratoriums

As the country slowly emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, landlords face several challenges related to evictions and moratoriums. In this blog, we will discuss these challenges and provide guidance on how landlords can navigate this issue. Read the article by Christopher Scott.

Chris Scott has also recently written on these issues:

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The Future of Legal Technology: Exploring the Intersection of Law and Innovation

The legal profession, traditionally seen as conservative and resistant to change, is now at the cusp of a technological revolution. Legal technology is transforming the way legal services are delivered, making them more efficient, accessible, and cost-effective. Read the article by Joseph Wetch.

Joseph Wetch has also recently blogged on these topics:

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Benefits of Mediation in Shareholder Disputes

Shareholder disputes can be complex, emotionally charged, and costly affairs, often leaving both parties embroiled in legal battles that can harm the company and strain relationships. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of mediation in shareholder disputes and why engaging a skilled shareholder dispute mediator, attorney, or lawyer can lead to successful outcomes in a more amicable and cost-effective manner. Read the article by Jamie Johnson.

Jamie has also addressed these topics in recent blogs:

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Midwest Law Talk with Joseph Wetch

Midwest Law Talk is a podcast by Lommen Abdo attorney Joseph Wetch. It is a one-stop shop for all things law, covering a broad range of legal topics, including informative discussions about upcoming laws and relevant current events.

Recent Topics:

Vaccine Injuries

Kathleen Loucks describes what you should do if you think you've been injured by a recent vaccine in this featured video. "You go to your doctor's office and explain to them that you’re concerned that you’ve been injured by a vaccine..."

Kathleen Loucks - What should I do if I think I've been injured by a recent vaccine I had?

Firm Spotlight

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Get to Know Karlen Padayachee

We are pleased to welcome the most recent addition to our team, attorney Karlen Padayachee, who joined us on May 8th. Karlen's practice is focused on business and corporate law, and estate planning. Karlen’s dedication to his practice and his focus on relationship-building are a wonderful match for our caring, collaborative, and client-focused firm. More about Karlen and his practice.

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Lommen Abdo Attorneys Co-Edit/Author 2023 Update to Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook

John Crawford and Lauren Nuffort have done an excellent job co-editing and contributing to the 2023 update of the 5th edition of the Minnesota Insurance Law Deskbook. We also celebrate the phenomenal work of the Lommen Abdo attorneys who have co-authored chapters of the 2023 update to the Deskbook: Wade Johnson, Kay Nord Hunt, Michelle Kuhl, Nathan Heffernan, and Heidi Torvik. More.

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Kelly Sofio Contributes to 6th Edition Minnesota Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook

We are thrilled to announce that Lommen Abdo attorney Kelly Sofio has taken over authorship of Chapter 24 titled “No-Fault Claims Handling & Arbitration” for the 6th edition of the Minnesota Motor Vehicle Accident Deskbook. More.


Wade Johnson and Lauren Nuffort on Insurance Law

Lauren Nuffort and Wade Johnson presented at Minnesota CLE's Hot Topics in Insurance Law seminar on April 14, 2023, on the topic of "Property Appraisals: What's New Since Poehler v. Cincinnati Insurance Company?"

Cameron Kelly on Probate and Trust Law

Cameron Kelly presented a webinar through the Minnesota State Bar Association on May 25, 2023, "The New Electronic Wills Act, and Other Recent Developments in Probate and Trust Law."

Cameron also presented a "2023 Legislative Update" with J. Steve Nyes at the Minnesota CLE Probate and Trust Law Section Conference on June 12, 2023.

Sara Wilson on Agricultural Land

Sara Wilson presented on "Agricultural Land" at The Complete Real Estate Lawyer seminar by Minnesota CLE on June 7, 2023.

Let us know if you have questions, if we may be of assistance in any way or if you have suggestions for future newsletters. 

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