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03.25.2020

Client Alert: Remote Meetings under Minnesota’s Open Meeting Law and COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to progress, it also continues to change the way many of us approach our work including both the private sector and public.  This can be a challenge for both private sector employees and public as many have not previously worked remotely.  However, officials of state and local governments face another challenge – […]

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03.23.2020

COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating an unprecedented situation for businesses. Recent changes to employee leave requirements, bans on more than a limited number of people gathering, and many other issues are emerging on a day-to-day basis. We are monitoring these changes and are ready to help our clients through this difficult period. Please contact us if […]

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02.28.2020

Recent Legal Developments

To paraphrase Heraclitus, the only constant is change. That is certainly true in employment law. Here are a few of the most notable recent legal developments affecting area employers and employees. Minimum Wage Ordinance Upheld On January 22, 2020 the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld the new Minneapolis minimum wage law in Graco v. The City […]

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02.10.2020

The Gas Station That Frank Lloyd Wright Built

Cloquet’s Frank Lloyd Wright – designed gas station received some great attention in the Wall Street Journal on January 29.  Here’s the full story: https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-gas-station-that-frank-lloyd-wright-built-11580311682

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12.23.2019

Attorneys and staff of Cloquet’s Rudy Law Firm to join Fryberger Law Firm

Attorneys and staff of Cloquet’s 47-year-old Rudy Law Firm will become part of the Duluth-based Fryberger Law Firm, effective Jan. 1, 2020. On that date, the Cloquet firm will be known as Rudy, Gassert, Yetka, Pritchett & Helwig, a Fryberger Law Firm Practice Group. Rudy attorneys and staff will continue to operate out of offices […]

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10.25.2019

Attorney Brian Peltier joins Fryberger Law Firm

DULUTH, MN—Duluth-based law firm Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. recently announced the addition of attorney Brian Peltier to their Duluth office. Peltier graduated cum laude from the University of St. Thomas School of Law and joins the firm as an associate in the Public Finance Practice Group. Peltier brings with him extensive experience in […]

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10.25.2019

Bob Toftey elected to UND Hall of Fame

One of Cook County’s finest high school athletes, Bob Toftey, the son of Norman and Evelyn Toftey, was recently enshrined in the University of North Dakota Hall of Fame for his exploits on the football field.

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07.26.2019

Attorneys at Fryberger Law Firm Named Minnesota Super Lawyers

Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. is proud to announce seven attorneys: Stephanie A. Ball, Robert R. Kanuit, Paul B. Kilgore, Paul A. Loraas, Daniel D. Maddy and James H. Stewart were named 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers. Only 5% of Minnesota lawyers are awarded this honor each year. Stephanie A. Ball is a graduate of […]

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07.10.2019

Fryberger attorney J. Steve Nys elected to Minnesota State Bar Association’s Probate and Trust Law Section Council

DULUTH, MN—Duluth-based attorney J. Steve Nys, of the law firm Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A., was recently elected to the Minnesota State Bar Association’s (MSBA) Probate and Trust Law Section Council. He will serve as one of fourteen attorneys on the Section Council, and the only member practicing law north of the Twin Cities. […]

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12.10.2018

Attorney J. Steve Nys joins Fryberger Law Firm

DULUTH, MN—Duluth-based law firm Fryberger, Buchanan, Smith & Frederick, P.A. recently announced the addition of attorney J. Steve Nys to their Duluth office. Nys is a 2008 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. Shortly after graduation and gaining admission to the Minnesota bar, he began work at Mark T. Signorelli, Ltd., before rising to […]

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