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Nine LGN Attorneys served as Reader mentors at Folwell Performing Arts Magnet School

During the school year, nine LGN attorneys have served as Reader mentors to 7th and 8th Grade Student Writers at Folwell Performing Arts Magnet School in Minneapolis. Each week students wrote essays on assigned topics which were mailed to mentors to read and provide feedback. Having a specific dedicated audience for their writing proved invaluable in motivating the students […]

May 21, 2018|

Kate Baxter-Kauf Recognized by Legal Aid at Law Day Dinner

LGN Associate Kate Baxter-Kauf was recognized at the 37th Annual Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid Law Day Dinner for her efforts surrounding the One Hour of Sharing Associates’ Campaign. Thanks to Kate’s efforts, LGN was one of the few law firms with 100% Associate participation in the Campaign.

For 100 years, Legal Aid has worked in pursuit of helping Minnesota’s most […]

May 17, 2018|

LGN attorneys step up to support MWL clothing drive

LGN attorneys and staff were proud to again donate clothing, jewelry, handbags, and shoes to the Minnesota Women Lawyers (MWL) Clothing Drive in support of the Tubman Center and Dress for Success, which will provide them to low-income women seeking jobs.

Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development […]

May 16, 2018|

Lockridge Grindal Nauen a strong presence at Minnesota Chiefs’ conference

Lockridge Grindal Nauen was a proud sponsor of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association’s (MCPA) Executive Training Institute & Law Enforcement Expo, which took place in Duluth April 22nd-25th.

The conference featured a presentation from LGN Partner Anna Horning Nygren on preventing harassment in the workplace and best practices for employers, and specifically police departments, to investigate and respond […]

May 10, 2018|

LGN employees raise more than $7,400 for Neighborhood House food drive

LGN staff and attorneys raised more than $7,400 for the Neighborhood House food drive in March, a 15% increase over LGN’s donation last year.

Neighborhood House, a non-profit in St. Paul, helps nearly 15,000 people every year, including immigrants, refugees and long-term residents, develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to thrive in diverse communities. In 2017, Neighborhood House shared nearly 1 […]

May 8, 2018|

Rick Linsk introduces CLE panel on Hate Crimes Against Immigrants

LGN attorney Rick Linsk recently helped plan and stage a CLE organized by the Federal Bar Association’s Diversity Committee. The CLE, Hate Crimes Against Immigrants: A Discussion, took place on April 24, 2018 at the Dar Al-Farooq Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, the site of a bombing in August 2017. Pictured are panelists Cynthia M. Deitle, programs and operations […]

Apr 26, 2018|

LGN hosts Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chutich

Lockridge Grindal Nauen was pleased to host Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Margaret Chutich for a conversation with attorneys and staff on March 9, 2018.

Justice Chutich was appointed to the Minnesota Supreme Court by Governor Mark Dayton in 2016 and will be running for a full 6-year term this fall.

Mar 16, 2018|

Kristen Martilla examines class action tolling issues in ABA Antitrust Section newsletter

Kristen Marttila, a partner in LGN’s Antitrust practice group, published an article examining the class-action tolling issues raised in China Agritech, Inc. v. Resh, currently pending before the Supreme Court. Her article, “The U.S. Supreme Court Takes on the Timeliness of Later-Filed Class Actions,” was published in the February edition of the ABA Antitrust Section’s Perspectives In Antitrust […]

Mar 3, 2018|

Rob Shelquist, Craig Davis, and Rebecca Peterson recognized as Attorneys of the Year

Congratulations to LGN attorneys Rob Shelquist, Craig Davis, and Rebecca Peterson on being named Attorneys of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer.

Each year, the publication recognizes the top achievements in the Minnesota legal profession. Recipients are chosen based on their leadership, involvement in major cases or other newsworthy events, excellence in corporate or transactional […]

Feb 16, 2018|

Ian Marsh speaks with Environmental Law students on lobbying in the energy sector

LGN’s Ian Marsh spoke with students at the University of Minnesota Law School’s Advanced Environmental Law Seminar on February 13 on lobbying in the energy sector.

The seminar, which is led by LGN environmental law attorneys Charlie Nauen and Dave Zoll, provides in-depth instruction regarding current environmental issues through class discussions and presentations […]

Feb 16, 2018|

Congratulations to LGN’s Eric C. Tostrud, who was nominated Monday for an opening on the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota

We are especially proud of Eric because of his long association with our firm. Eric joined LGN as a law clerk in 1989. After graduating from William Mitchell College of Law, summa cum laude, in 1990, he served clerkships for the Honorable Edward J. Devitt, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, and for the Honorable George E. MacKinnon, […]

Feb 12, 2018|

LGN’s Greg Myers Named Chair of Finance Committee for Big Brothers Big Sisters

LGN Partner Gregory J. Myers was recently named Chair of the Finance Committee and Board Treasurer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities. Greg joined the board one year ago. Big Brothers Big Sisters served nearly 2,500 Twin Cities youths through community-based mentoring, site-based mentoring, enrichment activities, college and career preparation events, workforce readiness offerings, […]

Feb 6, 2018|

Ramsey County Attorney John Choi visits LGN

Lockridge Grindal Nauen welcomed Ramsey County Attorney John Choi to our offices last week. Mr. Choi spoke about important issues facing Ramsey County, and his plan to tackle those issues. Mr. Choi is seeking reelection to his third term this November.

Jan 26, 2018|

LGN hosts reception with Saint Paul Mayor-elect Melvin Carter

Lockridge Grindal Nauen hosted an intimate reception honoring Saint Paul Mayor-Elect Melvin Carter last week. Mayor-Elect Carter spoke about his vision for the future of Saint Paul, the challenges the city faces, and his plans to tackle those challenges. Mayor-Elect Carter will be sworn in January 2, 2018.

Dec 27, 2017|

LGN partners with FamilyWise to adopt a family in need

For the 9th year in a row, Lockridge Grindal Nauen has partnered with FamilyWise, an organization dedicated to strengthening families by promoting the safety, stability, and well-being of children, to adopt a family in need for the holidays. FamilyWise began in 1976 and has expanded over the years to offer a comprehensive array of family strengthening programs to help families […]

Dec 24, 2017|