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Vol. 57, No.9 October 2000

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The Client Quotient: The Top 10 Rules of Effective Client Communication

You know the law, you've dissected the case, and you can pontificate for hours about the zillion possible outcomes. But does your client know what's up?

By Michael P. Maslanka

Reflections on Lake: The State of the Right to Privacy in Minnesota

Barely two years old, Minnesota's common-law right to privacy is taking its first steps. Despite a few stumbles, the direction has favored privacy interests.

By Marshall H. Tanick

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President's Page: Judicial Elections
Election fever should not cause us to lose sight of the need to ensure the independence, integrity, and dignity of the judiciary, says the Bar's president.
by Kent A. Gernander

Professional Responsibility: Crossing State Lines: Multijurisdictional Practice
The right of each state to regulate the legal profession within its borders, accepted throughout the nation for decades, is now under scrutiny.
by Edward J. Cleary

Lawyer at Large: Beyond ADR: The Opporunities for Business Lawyers
Don't shy away from conflict; like any other business challenge, this one can be proactively managed. Lawyers and law firms can be effective leaders in developing conflict management strategies.
by Michael A. Landrum

Essay: Representing the Small Family-Owned Business
If you want to range widely over the legal map, try representing a small family-owned business. Not only does this present variety, but it may just be the last bastion of the general practitioner.
by Jeff Alden


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