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Care Providers of Minnesota 2021 Convention

Christianna Finnern and Cody Zustiak will co-present two breakout sessions on November 15-16 at the Care Providers of Minnesota 2021 Convention. Care Providers of Minnesota is a non-profit membership association representing non-profit and for-profit organizations providing services along the full spectrum of post-acute care and long-term services and support. Waiver Reimagine: What is Changing and ...

November 15-16, 2021


Affordable Housing: Are there any answers to the crisis?

Jon Peterson will participate in a panel discussion at the 2021 Montana Tax Institute in Missoula, MT on October 15-16, 2021. The session will take a look at affordable housing options being used around the country. It will then transition to a panel discussion that will examine the financing and development of affordable housing, including ...


Minneapolis Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference

Christianna Finnern has been invited to speak on Minnesota’s new assisted living license at the Health Care Compliance Association’s Minneapolis Regional Conference on September 10, 2021. The one-day Regional Compliance Conferences provide attendees with a forum to interact with local compliance professionals, share information about compliance successes and challenges, and create educational opportunities for compliance ...

Friday, September 10, 2021


Purchase Agreement Defaults: Rights, Remedies and Creative Solutions

Real estate attorneys Tammera Diehm and Katherine Johnson will present “Purchase Agreement Defaults: Rights, Remedies and Creative Solutions” at a seminar hosted by Minnesota CLE on July 21, 2021. In this session, Tami and Katie will provide an overview of options and opportunities for both buyers and sellers when one party breaches a purchase agreement. ...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

9:00 AM– 10:15 AM CT
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Assisted Living Facility Rules Adopted by Minnesota Department of Health

By: Christianna L. Finnern, David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Cody M. Zustiak and Chelsea A. Ahmann

The long-awaited Assisted Living Facility Rules have at last been adopted by the Minnesota Department of Health.  Providers should immediately review the rules to ensure compliance, especially because the assisted living facility license application requires applicants to attest to having read and understood both Minnesota Statutes Chapter 245G and the newly approved Rules. View the ...

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Provider Relief Fund Portal Now Open for Reporting

By: Christianna L. Finnern, David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Cody M. Zustiak and Chelsea A. Ahmann

The long-awaited Provider Relief Fund reporting portal is now open:  Providers who received one or more provider relief fund payments exceeding $10,000 in the aggregate during Period 1 (from April 10, 2020 to June 30, 2020) have until September 30, 2021, to report on the use of those funds.  The deadline to use funds ...


How has the pandemic impacted branch strategy?

Tony Moch was quoted in a BankBeat article on July 6, 2021, about the pandemic’s impact on community banks’ branch networks. Many bank owners are rethinking their branch strategy, but while many large banks divest branches, most community banks are maintaining their branch networks — for now. “The more pertinent question that bankers will be answering ...


Minnesota’s new budget includes major spending boost, but legislators keep a wary eye on the future

Tom Hanson was quoted extensively in a Minneapolis StarTribune article about the state budget. As former Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s budget chief during the 2009 Great Recession, Hanson is often tapped for his perspective on the current state budget situation. He commended lawmakers for holding onto more than $1 billion of federal aid for the next ...


You’ve Been Breached: The What, When and How of Responding to a Data Security Incident

Lisa Ellingson will present a Minnesota Broadcasters Association webinar on how to respond to a data security incident. The news reports come out seemingly daily – cyberattacks are on the rise, and media companies are beginning to count themselves among the targets. What are the risks for broadcasters, and how can your company protect itself ...

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Attorney Expressions: Visual Art

Kyle Kroll was featured in the July 2021 issue of The Hennepin Lawyer in an article about the creative side of Hennepin County Bar Association members. The article embraces the theory that creativity makes better lawyers. Kyle took up painting in college, and he says, “the art-making process is a great way to open your mind ...



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Legislative Top 5: June 25, 2021

Budget Work Continues in Special Session The Legislature has been meeting in special session for two weeks. Twelve budget bills must be passed and signed into law by the end of the month in order to avoid a full or partial government shutdown. Of these, only five bills have been passed by both the House ...

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