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Chris Cook Attorney Talks Adrian Peterson Case

Adrian Peterson is facing not only a criminal prosecution in Texas. but punishment by the NFL. Just two weeks ago, the league announced a new domestic abuse policy.

09/14/2014

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Husband & Wife Are Divorce Attorney, Matchmaker

It’s a day of love for many, but for one Minneapolis couple, it’s also a career. That’s because April Davis is a matchmaker, and her husband Franz Davis is a divorce attorney. There’s no perfect formula for success, but the Davises have an advantage: each other.

02/14/2014

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St. Paul Man Gets 16 Years For Brutally Stabbing Family Lawyer

A 36-year-old St. Paul man was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison Friday for stabbing a family lawyer multiple times, breaking a knife in the process. Anoka County District Judge Thomas Fitzpatrick sentenced Sheikh Nyane to 200 months in prison for attempted murder, the county attorney’s office said.

01/17/2014

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Son Of Ex-Twins Owner Suspended From Law Practice

A Minneapolis attorney has been suspended from practicing law for 90 days for allegedly sexually harassing one of his students. The Minnesota Supreme Court says Clark Calvin Griffith II must petition to be reinstated once his suspension is over.

11/13/2013

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Brodkorb Lawyer Leaves Case After Filing Error

An attorney for fired Minnesota Senate operative Michael Brodkorb has withdrawn from his wrongful termination case after a document was mistakenly filed in public.

08/01/2013

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Minn. Senate Racks Up $5K More In Brodkorb Bills

The Minnesota Senate’s latest legal bill in an ongoing lawsuit by ex-employee Michael Brodkorb totals nearly $6,000.

02/15/2013

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‘Catch Me If You Can’ Scammer To Do Mpls. Show Q&A

The scam artist who inspired the movie and Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can” will be in Minneapolis next week.

12/08/2012

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Need A Man? For A Fee, N.Y. Matchmaker Can Help

We love our reality TV shows about people looking for love, but there’s a real bachelor here in the Twin Cities who has brought in a big time matchmaker to find the love of his life.

10/10/2012

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Minn. Lawyer And Academic New U Of Vt. President

Incoming President E. Thomas Sullivan said Wednesday in his introduction to the University of Vermont — and the state — that finding enough money to ensure the school can provide a high-quality education at a reasonable price and making the campus more international are among his top priorities.

02/22/2012

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Man Convicted Of Impersonating Lawyer Files Appeal

A Minnesota man convicted in North Dakota for impersonating a lawyer has filed an appeal in federal court.

01/22/2012

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Judge Orders Arrest In Anti-Catholic Court Filings

A judge has ordered the arrest of a Minnesota attorney who has made repeated anti-Catholic slurs in court filings.

01/04/2012

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Lawyer Gets 6 Years For 2010 Christmas Day Assault

A 44-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to six years and three months in prison for a 2010 Christmas Day assault.

11/17/2011

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Local Attorney Helping In Penn State Sex Scandal

A Twin Cities attorney, who’s had success in similar sexual abuse cases, is now involved in the Penn State scandal.

11/09/2011

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Duluth Attorney Advertises He’s Alive & Well

An attorney has taken out an ad in the obituary section of a Duluth newspaper to let readers know he’s alive and well.

08/25/2011

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Lawyer Accused Of Beating Son Facing Felonies

A St. Paul attorney is accused of choking and punching his 7-year-old son at least 30 times.

06/22/2011

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Dayton’s Top Lawyer To Retire From Minn. State Job

Gov. Mark Dayton’s top lawyer plans to retire next month.

06/06/2011

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Lawyer Ordered To Pay $15M To Assault Victim

The former Minneapolis attorney convicted of sexually assaulting a boy has been ordered to pay $15 million into a trust fund for his victim.

05/25/2011

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Lawyer Kicked Out Of Courtroom

A racketeering and drug case got heated in a Blue Earth County courtroom, causing the judge to order the defense attorney to leave.

02/18/2011

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Wis. Lawyer Sentenced In $3M Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A 40-year-old Hudson, Wis. lawyer was sentenced in Minneapolis Tuesday for stealing more than $3 million in a mortgage fraud scheme, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

01/25/2011

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MN Women’s B-Ball Player Now On A Different Court

There’s an old saying that sports doesn’t just build character, it reveals it. However, these days, it’s also revealing opportunities for more and more women.

01/18/2011

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Dayton Picks Lawyer From Longtime Senate Post

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton has chosen a longtime Minnesota Senate attorney as his lawyer in the governor’s office.

12/17/2010

Minneapolis Businessman Buried In Somalia

A relative says a Minneapolis-based Somali lawyer has been buried a day after he was shot in the Somali capital.

11/25/2010

Victim May Take Stand in Biber Sentencing

Aaron Biber will be sentenced today

10/20/2010

10/10/10 Minnesota Law Presented by Moss & Barnett

Tom Shroyer and the Moss & Barnett group talk family law!

10/11/2010

Jailed Professor Coming Home

Peter Erlinder, the Twin Cities law professor who was arrested and jailed in Rwanda, is coming home.

06/18/2010

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