Campbell Knutson Attorney Jared Shepherd will be speaking at the Annual Meeting for the Minnesota State Bar Association's Public Law Section on May 20, 2022. Jared will appear on a panel of public law attorneys engaged in pro bono work to speak about his experiences working pro bono. The deadline to register for this event [...]
On April 11, 2022, the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued its opinion in State v. Edwards, a criminal appeal that addressed the validity of the trial rights waiver and of the underlying restraining order. Campbell Knutson Attorney Alina Schwartz argued for the State that the appellant’s trial rights waiver was valid and that he was [...]
Campbell Knutson is happy to announce the addition of a new prosecutor! Cara McDonald is seasoned in criminal law as she recently was a Public Defender in Carver County. Cara has also completed two judicial clerkships, one in the Ninth Judicial District and another in the First Judicial District. Campbell Knutson is excited to welcome [...]
Campbell Knutson P.A., based in Eagan, was recently hired by the City of Inver Grove Heights to serve as their City Prosecutor. The firm has longstanding relationships with communities throughout Dakota County, and is excited about this new partnership.
At the 2022 Annual City Attorneys Conference, Campbell Knutson Attorney Jared Shepherd was elected to be the next President of the Minnesota Association of City Attorneys (MACA). MACA brings together city attorneys from across the state to discuss legal issues facing Minnesota municipalities, and to offer networking and educational events.
Campbell Knutson congratulates Just Deeds and the Minnesota Association of City Attorneys for receiving a 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Award from Minnesota Lawyer, Minnesota’s prominent legal newspaper. Campbell Knutson is a partner organization of Just Deeds and attorney Jared Shepherd is a co-founder of Just Deeds, and an officer of the Minnesota Association of City [...]
On August 4, 2021, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued its decision in State v. Hatch, an important ruling addressing constitutionality of the Minnesota carry-to-permit law. Campbell Knutson Attorney Alina Schwartz wrote an amicus brief for Suburban Hennepin County Prosecutors Association in support of the State’s position, arguing that the law does not violate the Second [...]
The Minnesota Association of City Attorneys will be hosting 3-part event for their Facing Forward Series to explore systemic racism in the criminal justice system. Campbell Knutson is a contributing sponsor for this event. The first installment will delve into the history of policing, and trauma. The second installment will examine problems in the system, [...]
Attorney Meagan Kelley Presents at the Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 2021 Legislative Update
On June 17, 2021, Campbell Knutson Attorney Meagan Kelley presented the Criminal Law Update at the Minnesota Association of City Attorneys 2021 Legislative Update. The Legislative Update is an annual event where select speakers present and discuss changes to Minnesota law that occurred during the most recent legislative session. Kelley spoke about the changes in [...]
On June 1, 2021, the City of Edina City Council voted to participate in the Just Deeds project. Campbell Knutson is a partner organization of Just Deeds. Just Deeds is a project designed to acknowledge systemic racism in housing, specifically through education about discriminatory covenants. Discriminatory covenants were a tool used to segregate the Twin [...]