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Dwight Luhmann ’99 appointed Winona County judge

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Dwight Luhmann

Preston City Attorney and private practice lawyer Dwight Luhmann will succeed retired Judge Mary Leahy as one of two district court judges chambered in Winona By the Winona Post May 28th, 2024 Judge Mary Leahy retired earlier this month after 18 years as a Winona County District Court judge, and Gov. Tim Walz announced his […]

Alumnus Seamus Duffy ’03 appointed Minnesota District Court Judge

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Gov. Walz appoints Matti Adam and Seamus Duffy to fill Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District vacancies Gov. Tim Walz has announced the appointments of Matti Adam and Seamus Duffy as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District. The seats will be chambered in Bemidji and Mahnomen. By Pioneer Staff Report April 09, 2024 at 4:52 […]

Governor Walz appoints alumnus Adam Johnson to fill First Judicial District vacancy

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Oct 14, 2023 Updated Oct 14, 2023 Governor Tim Walz appointed Adam Johnson and Lauren Johnson as district court judges in Minnesota’s First Judicial District. The seats will be chambered in Hastings in Dakota County and Shakopee in Scott County. Adam Johnson replaces Judge Tim D. Wermager for the seat chambered in Dakota County. “I am delighted […]

Christopher Scott ’16 Joins Lommen Abdo Minneapolis

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Lommen Abdo is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher Scott to their legal team MINNEAPOLIS, MN, May 25, 2023 Christopher L.B. Scott recently joined Lommen Abdo Law Firm and works in the areas of insurance defense, civil litigation, professional liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injuries and criminal and traffic defense.  He has a […]

A Model Student

Categories: Students

Muriel Rott was living the glamorous life of a fashion model when she swapped the catwalk for the courtroom. Muriel Rott, third-year law student at the University of North Dakota (UND) School of Law is focused, driven, and enthusiastic about her legal education and forthcoming career. She has completed all the required courses and will […]

Professor Ernst will present at the Minnesota Law Library’s Mayflower Compact exhibit

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Minnesota State Law Library hosts Mayflower Compact exhibit By: Dan Emerson Considering its historic importance, the Mayflower Compact could be considered one of the most overlooked documents in American history. Signed on Nov. 11, 1620, by the male passengers of the Mayflower ship, the Mayflower Compact set a governing framework for the colonists. “Join In! The […]

Professor Margaret Moore Jackson Presents at Minnesota Judicial Branch 2022 Annual Conference of Judges

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Professor Margaret Moore Jackson was an invited speaker at the Minneapolis meeting of Minnesota state court judges Her presentation, “Federal Fair Housing Law in State Courts: Understanding Policy Goals and Local Impacts,” was featured during the December 8, 2022 session. In it, she traced the legal and policy underpinnings for the enactment of the Fair […]

Q-and-A with Scott County Attorney Candidate: Alumnus Ron Hocevar

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swnewsmedia Name/Age: Ron Hocevar, 58. Address: Prior Lake Family: Married to Marci for 28 years; children Isabella, 16, and Dominic, 14; Sherlock, 4 (English Springer Spaniel). – Advertisement – Employment: Scott County Attorney, elected in 2014-present. Education: University of North Dakota for undergrad and law school; Naval Justice School. Hobbies/interests: Coaching and watching my kids youth sports; Hockey; Hunting; Fishing; […]

Alumnus Jeffrey A. Wencl hired at Beaumier Trogdon Orman Hurd and Viegas

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Jeffrey A. Wencl has been hired as an associate attorney at Beaumier Trogdon Orman Hurd and Viegas, Attorneys at Law, PLLP, in Duluth, Minnesota. A native of Ham Lake, Minnesota, Wencl will advise clients in the areas of estate planning, elder law, real estate, and bankruptcy. Wencl earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History, […]

Alum Paul Loraas to be included in Corporate INTL – 2022 Who’s Who Handbook

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From the Duluth News Tribune DULUTH, MN — Fryberger is proud to announce attorney Paul Loraas being included in the Corporate INTL – 2022 Annual Who’s Who Handbook. Since 2005 Corporate INTL has been leading the way in connecting business leaders, financiers and advisers worldwide. Paul will be included in the Who’s Who Handbook as […]