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Kate and Sarah honored as Volunteer Attorneys of the Year by Cancer Legal Line
Kate and I are proud to be honored by the Cancer Legal Line as Volunteer Attorneys of the Year. The Cancer Legal Line does a wonderful job providing legal advice to cancer patients, survivors, and their families. Check our Cancer Legal Line here .

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Kate presenting - "Effect of New Administration"
Kate is presenting today on a webcast for Minnesota CLE on the "Effect of the New Administration" specifically on the U.S. Supreme Court. Catch it here if you missed it!

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Assumptions, Calculations, and Formulas: Are My Benefit Payments Being Calculated Correctly?
            The letter finally arrived from the insurance company
letting you know you will begin receiving monthly disability benefit payments.  A week or so later, a check arrives in the
mail.  The check is in an amount less
than your normal paycheck.  Yo...

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Open House Success!
The Law Office of Katherine L. MacKinnon has been open for 20 years. We thought this deserved a celebration! Thank you to everyone who was able to attend - we had a lovely time showing off our new office space and celebrating 20 years of serving clients.

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Office is Moving!
Our office has moved to St. Paul in the Midway area. Our new address is: 2356 University Ave. West #230 St. Paul, MN 55114 We are keeping our same phone number (952-915-9215). Give us a call to schedule an appointment!

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Life insurance beneficiary forms - common mistakes
Filling out the beneficiary form for your life insurance can be more tricky than you think. There are several common mistakes, including: Naming a minor child without designating how the money should be distributed . Money cannot be given directly to a mino...

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Star Tribune Article on Disabled Adults
 As attorneys who represent persons with varying disabilities, a recent article in the Star Tribune discussing the menial jobs given to people with disabilities was heartbreaking. The article talks about "sheltered workshops", where workers are paid wages f...

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Kate talks Obergefell and same-sex marriage
Kate recently had the opportunity to speak at Minnesota CLE about the recent decision in Obergefell v. Hodges , 576 U.S. _, 135 S. Ct. 2584, 192 L.Ed. 2d
609 (6/26/15). In the ground-breaking decision, Justice
Anthony Kennedy, writing for the Court’s majo...

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ERISA is a current hot topic in the federal courts!
There has been a considerable amount of interest recently in ERISA at all levels of the federal courts. Having a lawyer who understands and can navigate this complicated and changing area is critical to whether your case will be successful. This article dis...

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Kate and Sarah are North Star Lawyers!
Kate and Sarah were recognized as North Star Lawyers for providing pro bono service to those in need of legal service but unable to afford it. Here we are holding the announcement in the Star Tribune:
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