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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.…

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.  You…

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 servin…

Office is Moving!

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

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:  

Unemployment Compensation Appeal Argument

Here are pictures from Sarah Demers’ argument at the Minnesota Court of Appeals today! The case was an appeal of a denial of unemployment compensation benefits.

Life Insurance Win in MN Supreme Court!

After years of hard work for Ms. Jacky Larson, our firm won a huge victory in the Minnesota Supreme Court on behalf of anyone with life insurance in Minnesota! Minnesota Stat 61A.11 says that: “In any claim upon a policy issued in this state w…

The Mastocytosis Society 20th Annual Conference

Thank you to The Mastocytosis Society for having us come speak at the 20th Annual conference this weekend in Rochester, Minnesota!

Happy Birthday, ERISA!

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act – E.R.I.S.A. (or as one judge put it, Everything Ridiculous Invented Since Adam) turned the big 40 this month!  There has been no shortage of litigation since its enactment, as this article put it:…

Proud to announce newest hire: Francesca!

Welcome Francesca, the newest addition to the Law Office of Katherine L. MacKinnon family. She’s cute, she’s cuddly…and she’s almost potty-trained!

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