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Halunen Law’s Amy Boyle Served as Co-Director and Provides Recap of Prestigious FBA Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition

Celebrating its 26th year, the Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition is the Federal Bar Association (FBA) Younger Lawyers Division’s (YLD) signature event. The competition has grown to be one of the most prestigious moot court competitions in the country, creating opportunities for law students to develop their written and oral advocacy skills. This year …

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After a Successful Pilot, MN FBA Chapter Launches Annual LSAT Scholarship Program to Help Increase Diversity in Local Law Schools

By Colin Pasterski In an effort to help increase diversity across all of Minnesota’s law schools, the MN FBA Chapter’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee has launched its annual LSAT Scholarship Program. This year, a total of six candidates from historically underrepresented backgrounds will be chosen as recipients of LSAT preparation courses and tutoring sessions. The …

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Halunen Law representing plaintiff in retaliation case against Mayo Clinic Hospital

Employee alleges wrongful termination in violation of Minnesota Human Rights Act after reporting sexual assault by assistant supervisor. MINNEAPOLIS (June 7, 2021): Halunen Law recently filed a lawsuit in Olmsted County on behalf of plaintiff Yelena Ryabchuk against Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester (Mayo). In her lawsuit, Ryabchuk, a former Housekeeper at Mayo Clinic, alleges that Mayo …

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Halunen Law’s Chris Moreland Talks Employment Misclassification, Class Action Lawsuits, and Alternative Dispute Resolution at Recent Federal Bar Association Employment Law Webinar

Chris Moreland, Chair of Halunen Law’s Employment and Appellate Practice Groups, brought his expertise to a recent FBA continuing legal education webinar entitled “Employment Class Action and Employee Classification – What’s ADR Got To Do With It?” The panel featured alternative dispute resolution (ADR) experts and leading labor and employment lawyers, all of whom discussed …

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Halunen Law’s Clayton Halunen and Amy Boyle to share professional perspectives and expertise at the upcoming Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute

Premier employment law event offers comprehensive, practical content by local and national experts. After a highly popular and productive virtual conference in 2020, the Upper Midwest Employment Law Institute returns for another two-day online event this year. Scheduled for May 24-25, the Institute is a must-attend event for anyone practicing or working with employment law. …

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Halunen Law FCA Case Leads to Criminal Verdict in Healthcare Fraud Case

MINNEAPOLIS (May 13, 2021) – On the evening of May 11, 2021, a jury in southwestern Minnesota rendered a guilty verdict against Remona Lysa Brown on 14 felony counts of aiding and abetting healthcare fraud during her tenure leading the Caring and Compassionate Healthcare Agency LLC (CCHCA) in Worthington Minnesota. The jury found that Brown …

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Clayton Halunen shares insights with Society for Human Resource Management on COVID-19 workplace retaliation protections

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a host of new concerns for employers and employees, with retaliation cases escalating in the face of increased employee complaints about workplace safety. For its recent article, “OSHA Targets Employers That Retaliate Against Workers Raising COVID-19 Concerns,” the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) asked Halunen Law founder and managing …

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Clayton D. Halunen named to Minnesota Lawyer Power 30 list

Halunen Law founder and managing partner recognized for leadership in Employment Law Halunen Law is pleased to announce that Clayton D. Halunen, was recently selected to the Minnesota Lawyer Power 30 list of employment attorneys. The Power 30 list showcases the best employment law practitioners across Minnesota and reflects in-depth research on Minnesota employment attorneys by the …

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