The right to a trial by a jury of our peers is one of the foundations of the American judicial system. More than 50,000 people will serve on juries in the U.S. each year. But how are jurors selected? It varies by state, but in Minnesota, the judicial branch obtains a yearly list of licensed
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Jill Anderson Honored with North Star Lawyers Award from the Minnesota State Bar Association
Every year, the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) honors members who provide 50 hours of pro bono work for the underprivileged. These attorneys donate their time to the community to help those who cannot pay for legal services on their own. In 2015, Jill Anderson, a senior associate at Brown Family Law, gave her time…
Cynthia Brown Speaks on Minnesota Custody Amendments
Attorney Cynthia Brown recently spoke at a legal seminar offered to the judicial law clerks in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District. Brown presented a summary of the recent amendments to Minnesota’s custody and parenting time statutes.
In May of 2015, Governor Mark Dayton signed into law a revises set of standards applicable to custody and parenting…
Brown’s Divorce & Family Law Blog Named A Top 25 Minnesota Blawg
We are pleased to announce that the editorial board of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Legal News Digest and Practice Blawg has named our Minnesota Divorce and Family Law Blog one of the Top 25 Minnesota Blawgs for 2011.
What’s a blawg? Well…a blog where the lo is the law.
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