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Attorneys Jon Brakke and Caren Stanley will speak on June 3, 2020 at the Agricultural Law & Bankruptcy Law Virtual Seminar sponsored by the State Bar Association of North Dakota. They will lead a discussion of recent Chapter 11 commercial and agriculture-related cases in North Dakota and outline the “Top Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Filing a Chapter 11 Case.”

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Vogel Law Firm Now Hiring Client Intake Specialist

Vogel Law Firm is hiring a Client Intake Specialist in its Bismarck office to manage the acquisition of new clients. We are searching for a high-energy team member who can provide excellent customer service and administrative support. The Client Intake Specialist will communicate with potential new clients who contact the firm through phone, email, and website submission; research prospective new clients and related parties using firm databases and web-based applications; conduct conflicts checks; manage the firm’s client matter database; and open new files. We are seeking a candidate with the following:

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Nlrb Approves Of Confidentiality In Workplace Investigations

-Article written by Vanessa Lystad:

NLRB: You may keep open investigations confidential

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has determined that facially neutral rules requiring confidentiality during workplace investigations may affect an employee’s Section 7 rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), but any adverse impact would be slight and outweighed by the substantial and important justifications associated with maintaining the rules, particularly with respect to open investigations. Accordingly, an employer’s confidentiality rule would be “presumptively valid” to the extent it is limited to an open investigation. Vogel Law Firm employment law attorney Vanessa Lystad examines the NLRB’s new ruling and what it means for your handbooks and workplace investigation policies or rules.

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Conducting A Workplace Investigation

-Article written by KrisAnn Norby-Jahner:

Key steps to follow in conducting workplace investigation

When an employee complains she has been harassed or subjected to discrimination or retaliation, an investigation must ensue. But what does that look like? For starters, whether handling the matter internally or outsourcing the duties to an attorney or other third party, you may ease your burden (and liability) significantly by planning carefully and following your policies. KrisAnn Norby-Jahner, an employment and education law attorney with Vogel Law Firm in Bismarck, has summarized the steps to conduct a successful workplace investigation, starting with who is going to lead the probe.

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Whitney Irish, Seth Thompson And Diane Wehrman Named New Shareholders

Vogel Law Firm is pleased to announce that Whitney Irish, Seth Thompson and Diane Wehrman have become shareholders in the firm.

Whitney counsels clients in the areas of estate planning, oil and gas, probate, trust administration. She works with clients in various stages of life – young professionals, families with young children, business owners, and farmers planning for succession. Whitney received her undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of North Dakota. She graduated from the University of Denver Sturm Collect of Law with awards for scholastic excellence. Whitney Irish Bio

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Vogel Law Firm Attorneys Named 2019 Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Vogel Law Firm is proud to announce that Super Lawyers has named fifteen Vogel Law Firm attorneys to the list of 2019 Great Plains Super Lawyers and ten Vogel attorneys to the list of 2019 Great Plains Rising Stars.

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Vogel Law Firm Is Proud To Be Nominated For The LIVE UNITED Leader Of The Year Award!

We look forward to joining the other nominees at the LIVE UNITED Awards & Annual Meeting Event on March 27 to celebrate another amazing campaign!

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Brenda Blazer Admitted To American College Of Trial Lawyers

Bismarck, ND – Vogel Law Firm attorney Brenda Blazer has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

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Tami Norgard to speak at Great Plains Land Expo

Vogel Law Firm attorney Tami Norgard to speak at the upcoming Great Plains Land Expo. She will provide a comprehensive discussion of landowner rights and considerations when an easement is requested on your land.

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Vogel Law Firm and Attorneys Recognized By Chambers USA as Leaders in their field

Chambers and Partners announced its 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers recognized Vogel Law Firm and 14 of the firm’s attorneys as leaders in their field across a variety of industry practices and regions.

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