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USERRA Reemployment Rights Stressed by Court of Appeals


20100722-5194[2].jpgAll U.S. employers must be mindful of their uniformed service members' reemployment rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 ("USERRA"). That's the lesson to be learned from a recent decision by the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Everyone Wins! Enjoy Steaks and Chops while Supporting our Community!

While August brings back-to-school sales and county fairs, it is also time for two great gastronomic events Alexandria - the Alexandria Rotary Club's Pork and Corn Feed and the Runetone Museum's Annual Steakfry.

Memorial Day Thanks

Thumbnail image for IMG_2571.JPGSwenson Lervick says Thank You to all who serve or have served in the uniformed services of the USA! We are forever grateful for the sacrifices you have made to protect us and preserve our freedoms.

Donahue Wins Appeal; Appeals Court Rejects "Castle Doctrine" Argument

107_1web cropped.jpgSwenson Lervick attorney and Alexandria Assistant City Attorney Greg Donahue (above) has won the appeal of an assault conviction he obtained following a jury trial in Douglas County, Minnesota District Court. Affirming the conviction, the Minnesota Court of Appeals rejected the defendant's attempt to apply the "castle doctrine" to the common area of the jail where he was incarcerated.

Postnuptial agreements may save a struggling marriage

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Derek Trosvig.jpgWhen you and your spouse married, the topic of a prenuptial agreement may never have crossed your mind. Maybe you felt you had no reason for such a plan, especially if you had little money and few assets. Perhaps you fully intended to write a prenuptial agreement, but the confusion and stress of planning a wedding put the idea on the back burner until it was too late.

Do I Have a Case for Sexual Harassment?

"I'm being harassed at work! Do I have a case?" This is another question I hear a lot from potential clients, much like "Can I sue for wrongful termination?"  More often than not, the "harassment" is by a boss who is just being a jerk, and I have to tell the potential client that there is no law against being a jerk.

Changes to LLC Law Take Effect January 1, 2018

Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for Thumbnail image for 133_web_cropped.jpgFor anyone who established a limited liability company (LLC) prior to August 1, 2015, you probably received an email from the Minnesota Secretary of State recently letting you know of certain changes in the law. Effective January 1, 2018 all LLCs will be subject to the new Minnesota statutes chapter §322C.

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