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6 Hennepin Law. 1 (1937-1938)

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Sec. 562 P. L. & R. I
Minneapolis, Minn.
Permit No. 2475

Published by Hennepin County Bar Association

New Inquiries Face Unlawful Practice Groups

Sherman Ann(
21 Groups Start
Years Work
All of the standing committees
and most of the special ones for
the year 1937-38 have been ap-
pointed  by  Philip  F. Sherman,
President of the Hennepin County
Bar Association. There may be one
or two additional special commit
Ves announced as the work of the
year progresses. Those already an
nounced are-as follows:
Bar Memorial
jjalph T. Boardnn, Chairman
bert W. Estremn, Scetary
George Brave-on
Carleton F. Nooks
0. B. Possum
David J. Smiiow
oscar F. Youngdahl
Court Roles and Procedure
Chester L. Nichols, Chairman
Charles H. Halpern, secretary
Charles E. Carlson
Judge Vines A. Day
William H. Peeman
Ii. N. Pryherger
Raymod A. seslils
Judge Arthur W. Selover
William A. Tautges
Criminal Law ad Practice
Earl J. Maxwell, Chairman
Nell Hughes; Secretary
Judge William A. Anderson
Judge W. W. Bardwell
John P. Bcnner
Per M. Larson
Samuel H. Maslon
Thomas B. Moer
William B. Hendorson, Chairman
James D. Baln, ecretary
William H. Anderson
A. E, Bryogelson
Benedict Deinoed
H. E. Ms
Simn Meshbesher
Perry R. Moore
Thomas E. Sands. Jr.
Josiah E. Brlll, Charman
Loren C, Babcop. Secretary
Leslie L. Anadersn
Cilffrd X. Carlson
Paul Christabecgon
Andrew N. Johnson
Bergmano Richards
Martin J. Ward
Mark J. Woolley
Continued to page 4, column 2
How About YOUR Dues?
A close check-up of the
Association's membership
roll has just been made and
shows that only 58 members
have not paid their 1937
dues. Many of these delin-
quencies are due only     to
oversight or neglect. This
list of unpaid members has
now been placed in the hands
of the Membership Commit-
tee. If your name is thereon
will you   please  cooperate
with the committee to the
end that this delinquent list
may be wiped out. The best
way to do this would be to
send your check in to the
treasurer  at  once. Thank

)unces          Bar                  Judicial Council                      LAWYERS DINE
tionCom~mittees Holds First Meeting
Elects Officers
t tnchfild       R    tr         The state bar having been sue-
Stincfi%   leld     R'~etie       essful finally in securing the pas-
A     s  AB.A         Hlead       sage of a bill at the last session
of the Minnesota Legislature cre
Sating a Judicial Council, that body
met for its first regular session in
the  Supreme   Court Conference
room   at the State Capitol, on
Friday, September 13. Minnesota
is the 27th state to establish such
a council the first having been
Ohio in 1923.V
Hon. Henry M. Gallagher, Chief                      Journal Photo.
Justice of the Minnesota Supreme     E. J. Loring as speaker, Phil Sher.
soon, tihe Assiatisiso presidet 0nd
Court was elected president of the  Cariten  sOsocn, its tresiarer were
Council at its 'first organization  at the speakers' tale at the open-
meeting and Hon. Joseph A. Poir- ing luncheon session. ,
ier of the Municipal Court in Min- PROGRAM      CHAIRMAN
neapolis acted a temporacy secre- 'IN  REAL TROUBLE-
tary until a permanent secretary WHERE TO         EAT!
can be selected.                     Hotel   employees, overhearing
perhaps, the earnest and eloquent
4      Members of the Council are Mr. Stinchfield discodr e upoin the
Hon. Henry M. Gallagher selected  values of Unity and Hanging
f                  from  the Supreme Court. Mon. Together Rather Than Individual.
Bert Fesler of Duluth and Hon. ly      secured a 37% per cent in-
* *    *   '*      Albert Enerson of Marshall, se- crease in wages,t since last we
lected by the District Judges as- met. Undaunted by torrid heat,
FREDERICK H. STINCHFIELD         sociation. Hn. William  M. Eric- they have been gleaning the sum-
MEMBERS ATTEND                     son of Red Wing selected by the mer through.
BAR MEETINGS AT                    Probate Judges association. These    We imaginatively doff the coif
KANSAS CITY                        are in addition to the appointees to them with sincere respect.
The largest attendance in years of the Governor who as previously     We must now, however, realis-
is expected at the 60th annual con- announced are Hon. Joseph Poir- tically doff a coin or two addition-
vention of the American Bar As- icr of Minneapolis, H. R. Lamber- ally by way of showing our more
sociation, to be held at Kansas ton, Jr. of Winona, Thomas E. tangible regard for the results
City, Missouri, September 27 to Cunningham of St. Paul, William       achieved by them.
October 1, according to Mr. Fred-   t. De   Parcq   of  Minneapolis,    They profited by Mr. Stinch-
erick H. Stincbfield, of Minneapo- Michael J. Dillon of Minneapolis, field's words. Mention is also made
li, president of the Association. Garfield Rustad of Moorhead and that food prices are soaring, which
A large delegation is expected to Victor P. Reim of New Ulm.          contributes  to  an  increase  in
represent the Hennepin     County    On invitation, Wilbur H. Cherry charges also.
Bar at the convention, and elabor- of the University of Minnesota       The minimum luncheon price is
ate plans are being made fr the                                      now 65c in a suitable place in the
entertainmnt of the visitors.         Continued to page 3, column 1   loop. Pierre Radisson dislikes to
Headquarters of the delegates                                       see us leave but says 75e each is
during the entire convention will                                     minimum   for his boardin. Mr.
be in the Kansas City Municipal                                 -     Dayton will take care of us in
Auditorium, and all general ses-          AN IDEA HERE?               his flew dining rowt at 65c, when
sions of the Association will be        The   Unaothorized  Prac-     available later.
held there. Reduced railroad rates  I tiee Committee and Commis-        We can cut these prices by go-
are available from all parts of the   siou have spent much time       ing a few blocks further out to
country for the convention, and ar-   and  effort in  our behalf,    the Y, where luncheons will be
rangements have been made with        They have done this freely      40c and 50c, similar to last year's
the leading Kansas City hotels        and willingly but while they    arrangements.
to provide adequate accommodation     ask no remuneration there         We steer our craft between the
for delegates. New   members of       are expenses to be met which    Charybdis of increasing costs and
the  Association  and  newcomers      they cannot shoulder. One       the  Scylla  of inertia  resulting
to the convention were greeted       lawyer last spring sent the      from  going  a greater distance.
Sunday afternoon, September 26,       following letter after hear-    Perhaps you have a solution. We
from  four to six o'clock in the     ing the committee's report-      cannot seem to find a perfect one.
ballroom of the Hotel Muehlebach,     aren't there others?            We either 'pay more or we go
by President and Mrs. Stinchfield.                 June 11. 1937.    farther. Which will be for the best
The first session of the assembly   Edward J. Loring, Esq.,        interest of the Bar?
Mcl~Knight Bldg.,
was called to order at 10 a. in.,        Minneapolis.                   Some say 65c is more than they
Monday with addresses of .wel-          Dear Mr. Luring: I heard      wish to pay.
your report of Committees on
come by Monl. Bryce B. Smith,         Unauthorized Practice of Law.     Others, that a lawyer's time is
mayor of Kansas City, the ion.        You did a real job and are      worth more than he would save
Kenneth Teasdale, president of the    worthy of support. I am not a   bythat long traverse to 9th St.
man of money but I wanthere-    b
Missouri Bar Association, and by      with to chip In.                  And when the thermometer reads
the Hon. James A. Reed, former         (Check enclosed.)              30 degrees below, would it make
Sincerely yours,
United States Senator from   Mis-               FRED W. REED.         enough difference to you to keep
Continued to page 4, column 1                                   4,    1 Continued to page 3, colan 4
SEE 'COMING                  EVENTS,'' PAGE TWO

Loring Outlines
Successes of
Four specific classes of cases
will occupy the attention of the
Hennepin County District Court
Commission    on    Unauthorized
Practice of Law and the Hennepin
County Bar Association's commit-
tee on the same subject according
to the report given by Edward J.
Loring, Chairman of the Commis-
sion at the first luncheon meeting
of the Association at the Dyckman
hotel on Tuesday, September 21.
The four classes of cases to be
studied and acted upon are:
1. Insurance Adjusters.
2. Accountants.
3, Title Insaranee Comsmsstes.
4. Trust Companies.
Mr. Loring outlined the work
which has been thus far accom-
plished by the Commission and
our association  committee, and
pointed out that in the field of
collection agency and pro rata
company abuses the actions taken
had  been  highly  successful in
eradicating unlawful practices.
The interest of the bar in this
subject was evidenced by the large
attendance which overflowed the
facilities which had been provided'
and necessitated the bringing in
of a number of additional tables.
In regard to the work for the
coming year, Mr. Loring reported
that the final action with regard'
to insurance adjusters had not been
definitely  determined  upon. He
suggested that in conferences thus
far held, it was thought that in-
sistance that adjusters be lawyers
might be the extent of present
As to accountants the commis-
sion and committee have already
held meetings with representatives
of the accountants group and a
joint special committee is planned
to attempt an amicable adjust-
Mr. Loring pointed out that in
the case of the last two classes
Title Insurance and Trust Com-
panies there had    always been
much complaining by lawyers but
very little real evidence presented.
He insisted that the members of
the bar furnish real evidence on
which to base complaints or that
the entire matter be dropped.
Continued support of the com-
mission and committte by the as-
sociation and its individual mem-
bers both in the securing of evi-
_ence of abuses and by financial
contributions was urged by Mr.

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