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George’s cookies draw $350 at auction for DIW Food Shelf

February 29, 2016. George’s “world famous” chocolate chip cookies raised $350 at auction for the Division of Indian Work Food Shelf in Minneapolis. On Leap Year Day, over 200 people attended the DIW’s first food shelf fundraiser. The event featured well-known, local musicians, a silent auction, and live auction. Soule & Stull was an event sponsor, and George serves on the DIW Board of Directors. DIW provides food, clothing and other services to American Indian individuals and families in need throughout our community.

Auctioneer Chi Woodrich pitches George’s cookies.

Auctioneer Chi Woodrich pitches George’s cookies.

 George and happy auction “winner” Jeanine Johnson.

George and happy auction “winner” Jeanine Johnson.

Soule & Stull celebrates Second Anniversary

Soule & Stull celebrates second anniversary! Soule & Stull recently celebrated its Second Anniversary with family at Burch in Minneapolis. George Soule and Melissa Stull started their firm in February 2014. The firm focuses on product liability, commercial litigation, personal injury and property damage, Indian law, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution.

Soule & Stull sponsors DIW Food Shelf Benefit

Graphic Indian WorkJanuary 2016. Soule & Stull is sponsor for a fundraiser for the Food Shelf program of the Division of Indian Work in Minneapolis. The event will be held on Leap Year Day – February 29, 2016. DIW provides food, clothing and other services to American Indian individuals and families in need throughout our community. George serves on the DIW Board of Directors. The event will be lively and fun with great, local entertainment, silent auction and food and drink. For more information about the event, or to buy tickets, click here.

Melissa Stull and George Soule author “The Product Liability Landscape For Furniture Users, Manufacturers and Sellers”

 

January 2016. Melissa Stull and George Soule published an article “The Product Liability Landscape For Furniture Users, Manufacturers and Sellers” in the January 2016 issue of LJN’s Product Liability Law & Strategy, a monthly publication for product liability practitioners. Homes are full of products, i.e., furniture, that have been the subject of litigation, the focus of standards and the target of Consumer Prod­uct Safety Commission (CPSC) in­vestigations. This article explains the special challenges manufacturers and sellers face in light of the focus on furniture safety and liability. Read the article here.

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Soule & Stull Named To “Best Law Firms” List

November 2, 2015. Best Lawyers announced this week that Soule & Stull LLC is listed among the best law firms in the United States. The firm was listed in Metropolitan Tier 1 Minneapolis for Product Liability Litigation – Defendants. The significance of the listing is explained in the following excerpts from Best Lawyers’ press release: Read More

Soule & Stull welcomed clients, colleagues, friends, and family to join us on the deck on September 17, 2015. The rain cleared in time for the party, where good conversation, many laughs, and food and drink were enjoyed by all. Read More

Justice Anderson is keynote speaker at Minnesota Lawyer annual luncheon

September 10, 2015. Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Paul Anderson spoke on the importance of showing up and doing a good job in his key note speech at Minnesota Lawyer’s annual luncheon honoring Up & Coming Attorneys and Unsung Legal Heroes. He also discussed life after the bench. In addition to his role at Soule & Stull, Justice Anderson keeps a busy schedule of teaching, speaking engagements, and traveling. Full Article

George Soule and Melissa Stull author “The Key to Trying a Product Liability Case Effectively: Listening Well”

George Soule and Melissa Stull published an article “The Key to Trying a Product Liability Case Effectively: Listening Well” in the August 2015 on-line issue of LJN’s Product Liability Law & Strategy, a monthly publication for product liability practitioners. In preparing for trial, it is natural to focus on what you will say when you address the judge or jury, and when you question witnesses.

Read more below and find links to the article… Read More

Kevin Curry named to Court Rules & Administration Committee

k-curry-webJuly 30, 2015. Minnesota State Bar Association President Mike Unger recently appointed Kevin Curry to the MSBA’s newly formed Court Rules & Administration Committee. The committee tracks and reviews proposed court rules changes so the MSBA can provide comments to the Minnesota Supreme Court. Kevin has served on the Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the General Rules of Practice since 2014.

Soule & Stull Sponsors 2015 Minnesota American Indian Bar Association Scholarship Golf Tournament

July 23, 2015 – Soule & Stull sponsored a hole and fielded a foursome for the 19th Annual MAIBA Scholarship Golf Tournament at The Meadows at Mystic Lake on July 23. The tournament raises scholarship funds for American Indian law students in Minnesota. Former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Helen Meyer and Capital Safety Corporate Counsel Anton van der Merwe joined George and Melissa. It was a beautiful day on the course with magnificent water features, native prairie grasses and flowers, and animal sculptures. The foursome had great conversations and many good shots, but benefited from the “no score higher than a par” rule. George is former President of MAIBA and now serves as Judge on the White Earth Nation Court of Appeals.

George Soule and Melissa Stull

George Soule and Melissa Stull

Helen Meyer, George, Melissa, Anton van der Merwe

Helen Meyer, George, Melissa, Anton van der Merwe

June 11, 2015 – The firm sponsored a hole and fielded a foursome in the Hennepin County Sheriff Foundation Shoot for the Stars Golf Tournament on June 11. One of the firm’s founding partners is a past Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. The other founding partner is actually an excellent golfer: Melissa was varsity golfer at Luther College. The Foundation is committed to serving the community, preventing crime, and supporting the Sheriff’s office, especially the volunteer Special Deputies.

Hennepin County Sheriff Foundation Shoot for the Stars Tournament on June 11, 2015

Hennepin County Sheriff Foundation Shoot for the Stars Tournament on June 11, 2015

Matt Birkenholz, Melissa, George and Sheryl Bjork at the 2015 Hennepin County Sheriff Foundation Shoot for the Stars Golf Tournament

Matt Birkenholz, Melissa, George and Sheryl Bjork at the 2015 Hennepin County Sheriff Foundation Shoot for the Stars Golf Tournament

The Soule & Stull Team with Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek

The Soule & Stull Team with Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek