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  1. Minnesota weighs keeping legal opening for cameras in courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 25 | Minnesota Lawyer

    The Minnesota Supreme Court will hold a public hearing Wednesday on whether it should make permanent a pilot project that has allowed news cameras in criminal courtrooms in limited circumstances. Media groups say cameras promote transparency and public access to legal proceedings.

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  2. Bar Buzz: Veterans court earns final approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    St. Louis County District Court in Duluth will soon launch the state's newest veterans treatment court, a special program designed to assist military veterans in the criminal justice system who are struggling with chemical or mental health issues. The program will provide veterans in the criminal justice system with the opportunity to change their life circumstances, become alcohol and drug free, and get treatment for mental health issues.

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  3. Attorneys of the Year: Stephanie A. BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    In February 2017, Duluth attorney Stephanie A. Ball won a $28.6 million jury verdict for Paige Anderson, a quadriplegic victim of a 2009 school bus and car crash. It may be one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Minnesota, prompting colleague Joseph Mihalek to nominate Ball as an Attorney of the Year.

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  4. Breaking the Ice: Judgeship continues public service approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Education: B.S., journalism, Boston University; LL.M. international environmental law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland; J.D., University of Minnesota Law School For 10th Judicial District Judge Bridgid Dowdal, seeking a judicial appointment was the next step in a career focused on public service and the law. Before her 2016 appointment, Dowdal's experience included working as a contract public defender, a private defense counsel and an assistant U.S. attorney.

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  5. Breaking the Ice: Lawmaker's purple pride shines in business, CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Rep. Dario Anselmo, R-Edina, had plenty of reasons to choose purple as his campaign color: Prince used to play at his former business, Fine Line Music Cafe. He's a Vikings fan.

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  6. Up & Coming: Christina ZauharRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Think the Twins are doing well? Meet Christina Zauhar, who has achieved what might be termed a legal grand slam. She has a string of four consecutive complete trial acquittals - not guilty on all counts.

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  7. Breaking the Ice: No 'magic wand' for judges, DWI court leader saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Sixth Judicial District Court Judge Shaun Floerke, presiding judge of South St. Louis County's DWI Court in Duluth, credits its success in part to participants. Floerke, who helped launch the DWI court in 2008, said it generally has the state's highest treatment court graduation rate, between 86 and 90 percent.

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  8. Breaking the Ice: Freshman lawmaker from Duluth 'trained to care'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Minnesota Lawyer

    Rep. Liz Olson, DFL-Duluth, says her husband jokes she was "trained to care," with a degree in sociology, a master's from Luther Seminary and parents who served as pastors throughout the state. "I live in Duluth, I represent Duluth, and I just really love Duluth," Olson said.

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  9. Geoffrey Saltzstein disbarred for ripping off jailed clientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Minnesota Lawyer

    In a 2011 YouTube video, criminal defense attorney Geoffrey Saltzstein pitched himself to prospective clients as a straight shooter who would always treat them "with the respect they deserve." "What you need is someone who is going to talk straight to you," said Saltzstein, who was employed at the time as an associate at a small shop in St. Louis Park, the Appelman Law Firm.

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