Moss & Barnett Advocate Spring 2021
Moss & Barnet Spring 2021 Advocate - Work From Home
As companies begin to seriously consider the post-pandemic office and whether to adopt a permanent hybrid work-from-home environment, serious thought should be given to the data privacy and cybersecurity risk involved. Potential benefits of a hybrid work environment – such as greater employee flexibility and reduced real estate footprint – need to be weighed against the legal and reputational risks to a company should a data breach occur.
No network is completely immune from intrusion, but networks that facilitate work from home present unique challenges that companies ignore at their peril. MORE >
Moss & Barnet Spring 2021 Advocate - Covid Construction
Even though vaccinations against COVID are rising, the construction industry is still feeling the aftershocks of the pandemic. Supply chains continue to be disrupted nationwide. Many manufacturers and suppliers had to curtail or even stop production, but construction activity continued throughout the pandemic. That caused depletion of inventory and instances where demand exceeds supply. MORE >
Moss & Barnet Spring 2021 Advocate - Unclaimed Property
Unclaimed property laws can be confusing and can create traps for the uninformed. Under Minnesota’s unclaimed property law, a business that fails to timely report and remit unclaimed property may be hit with severe penalties and interest. Consequently, businesses need to understand and comply with unclaimed property laws. MORE >
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While civil litigators have embraced remote technology, we are beginning to see a return to in-person depositions, mediations, and arbitrations. In our state court system, pandemic-related modifications remain in place, including the following:

  • Hearings across all case types will continue to be conducted remotely to the extent possible.

  • In-person civil jury trials may be held at the discretion of the chief judge and district court administrator.

  • Remote civil jury trials may be held on agreement of the presiding judge and parties.

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Kelsey’s practice focuses on estate planning and probate and trust administration. She represents individuals and families in a variety of matters, from the preparation of estate planning documents to the administration of estate and trust matters. Kelsey counsels clients in the areas of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care directives, and other estate planning documents; probate and trust administration; tax reduction planning; and business succession and exit planning. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law and her B.A. from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Kelsey M. Scanlan
Wealth Preservation and Estate
Moss & Barnett is pleased to serve as legal counsel to Brandon and Clare Richards, founders of a rapidly growing Minnesota startup, Impacks. Impacks was founded to address the lack of access many children have to critical school supplies, with a mission to create a world where every student has all of the supplies he or she needs to succeed. The Impacks platform provides a simple, convenient way for families to purchase their school supplies online, while also partnering with schools to help them fundraise. MORE >
Brandon and Clare Richards
Brandon and Clare Richards, Founders, Impacks
Impacks Package
Minneapolis, MN
Phone: (612) 877-5000
150 South Fifth Street
Suite 1200
Minneapolis, MN 55402
St. Cloud, MN
Phone: (320) 654-4100
3800 Eighth Street North
Suite 102
St. Cloud, MN 56303