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These Three Clickbait Heading Insights Could Change Your Legal Writing Forever

Kyle Kroll authored an article in Hennepin Lawyer on how “clickbait” tactics could be used to create compelling titles for legal writing, as well as a discussion on when it is – and is not – appropriate to use such tactics. To read the full article, please click here.

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Breaking the Ice: Purpose drives ‘Outstanding New Lawyer’

Litigation attorney Kyle Kroll was profiled in Minnesota Lawyer‘s Breaking the Ice feature, following on the heels of being named Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year by the Minnesota State Bar Association’s New Lawyers Section. In the interview, Kyle discussed what drew him to the profession of law, his favorite aspects of being an attorney, and ...

Client Alert

Minnesota Supreme Court Approves Litigation Funding

By: Kyle R. Kroll

On Wednesday, June 3, 2020, the Minnesota Supreme Court approved of the practice of litigation funding in the state, abolishing common law restrictions prohibiting third parties from covering all or part of the costs of litigating a case that had been in place for over 100 years. See Maslowski v. Prospect Funding Partners LLC, No. ...

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What Happens Next? Litigation Risk Post-Coronavirus

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Every so often there is a new killer virus on the horizon. In the past decade, it was MERS. In the 2000s, it was SARS, the bird flu, and H1N1. In the 1990s, it was Ebola. In the 1970s, it was swine flu. In 1918, it was the “Spanish flu.” There have been others. Although ...

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Newer Lawyers Committee and Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility Present on Tips to Avoid Ethical Mistakes on Social Media

Attorney Kyle Kroll reviews the advice and takeaways from a December 2019 CLE addressing ethics and social media.

Article

‘Blind Eye’ litigation and what it means for banks

By: Kyle R. Kroll

In his article on BankBeat.biz, attorney Kyle Kroll explores "one of the newest trends in banking litigation," that of "blind eye" fraud claims.

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Hennepin Lawyer: New Lawyer Spotlight

Attorneys Kyle Kroll and Roxanne Thorelli were featured in the New Lawyer Spotlight in the January/February 2020 issue of Hennepin Lawyer. They were asked to reflect on 2019 and answer the question, what’s something new or innovative you did in your job last year? Read their responses here.

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CLE: Tips to Avoid Ethical Mistakes on Social Media

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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Judge Jane Kelly Offers Lively Conversation on Appellate Advocacy for Newer Lawyers

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll published an article in the Eighth Circuit Bar Association Newsletter.

Blog Post

Cardi B, You (Probably) Can’t Trademark “Okurrr,” Okay?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on Cardi B's overreaching trademark application.

Blog Post

Rivian’s F-150 Masquerade: Fair Use or Trade Dress Infringement?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on possible trade dress infringement for Rivian's use of Ford's F-150s.

Blog Post

If an Alligator Infringes a Beaver Mark, Will a Cowboy?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on whether Choke Cayon's new cowboy logo is a “colorable imitation” of Buc-ee’s beaver.

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