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Experienced executive leader in high-profile technology and public policy organizations.


Co-Founder and Publisher of the law practice blog, and Publisher of the legal humor blog,


Practice areas


  1. Business: 95%
    12 years
  2. Election Campaign: 5%
    10 years



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Nena Fox Street

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MNAuthorized to practice200407/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Award for Outstanding Achievement - Best MarketingAssociation for Continuing Legal Education2014
ABA Blawg 100 Hall of FameAmerican Bar Association2014
ABA Blawg 100American Bar Association2014
Top Legal Blogs (#5-Ranked Blog)Avvo2014
Top Legal Blogs (#6-Ranked Blog)Avvo2013
ABA Blawg 100American Bar Association2013
Top Legal Blogs (#7-Ranked Blog)Avvo2012
Tekne Award FinalistMinnesota High Tech Association2012
ABA Blawg 100American Bar Association2012
ABA Blawg 100American Bar Assocation2011
Top Legal Blogs (#4-Ranked Blog)Avvo2011
ABA Blawg 100American Bar Association2010
Top Legal Blogs (#6-Ranked Blog)Avvo2010
ABA Blawg 100American Bar Association2009
Top Legal Blogs (#6-Ranked Blog)Avvo2009
President's Student Service and Leadership AwardUniversity of Minnesota2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Program AttorneyMinnesota Continuing Legal Education2013 - Present
PublisherLawyerist Media LLC2009 - Present
COOGlobal Robotics Innovation Park2012 - 2013
COO & General CounselInnovators International2011 - 2012
Of CounselStartupLawyer.MN2010 - 2011
Interim Chief of StaffUniversity of Minnesota Law School2008 - 2008
Executive DirectorInstitute for Law and Politics - University of Minnesota Law School2007 - 2008
AttorneyLaw Firm of Weinblat & Gaylord2006 - 2007
Treasurer & CounselKeith Ellison for U.S. Congress Campaign2006 - 2007
ConsultantThomson Legal & Regulatory - Global Strategy Group2004 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionSocial Media, Legal Blogs & Websites Committee2015 - Present
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionLegal Technology Resource Center Board of Directors2015 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationFinance & Planning Committee2014 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationGovernance Committee2014 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationState Assembly2014 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2014 - Present
Minneapolis Charter CommissionCommissioner2014 - Present
Citizens LeagueMember2005 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Hennepin County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Association for Continuing Legal EducationTechnology SIG, Co-Chair2014 - 2015
American Bar Association, Law Practice Management SectionState and Local Bar Outreach Committee2014 - 2015
Association for Continuing Legal EducationMember2013 - 2015
Hennepin County Bar AssociationHennepin County Bar Foundation Board2010 - 2013
Minneapolis FBI Citizens Academy Alumni AssociationBoard of Directors2009 - 2010
Institute for Law and Politics - University of Minnesota Law SchoolAdvisory Board Chair2009 - 2011
Minnesota Youth in GovernmentBoard of Directors2008 - 2012
FairVote MinnesotaAdvisory Board2008 - 2009
Minneapolis Charter CommissionCommissioner2006 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Reiter v. KiffmeyerPlaintiff's petition was denied by MN Supreme Ct.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of MinnesotaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Complete Lawyer SeriesThe Complete Lawyer: Technology2016
ABA TECHSHOWState of Legal Technology2016
New Lawyer Webcast SeriesUnderstanding and Managing the Risks of Practicing Law2015
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual WebcastTech Competence as Legal Competence2015
Minnesota CLE WebcastTechnology Competence as Legal Competence2015
New Lawyer Experience 2014Introduction to the Minnesota New Lawyer website2014
New Lawyer ExperienceUnderstanding and Managing the Risks of Practicing Law2014
ACLEA Mid-Year ConferenceEngaging New Lawyers2014
New Lawyer Experience 2013Introduction to the Minnesota New Lawyer website2013
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual WebcastLawyerist Tech Talk - Today's Lawyers Planning Tomorrow's Firms2013
Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Webcast5 Legal Tech Trends You Should Be Planning for in 20132013
Minnesota Continuing Legal Education WebcastWhat’s New in Technology for Lawyers2013
State of Democracy ConferenceRedistricting Policy and Reform in Minnesota2008