Publications

Publications

Soule & Stull lawyers provide legal insights by way of publishing articles and speaking at local and national seminars and conferences. Use the links below to read up on legal topics, local news about the judiciary and legal community, and industry trends.


“A Look at Product Liability: The Product Liability Landscape for Furniture Retailers and Manufacturers” by George Soule and Melissa Stull in the 2016 March/April edition of Furniture World, a magazine serving the furniture industry.

“The Product Liability Landscape For Furniture Users, Manufacturers and Sellers”, George Soule and Melissa Stull, January 2016 issue of LJN’s Product Liability Law & Strategy, a monthly publication for product liability practitioners.

“The Key to Trying a Product Liability Case Effectively: Listening Well”, LJN’s Product Liability Law & Strategy, August 2015, George Soule and Melissa Stull

“See You in Court Arbitration, The Treatment of Arbitration Agreements in Minnesota Courts,” Bench & Bar of Minnesota, May 2015, Kevin P. Curry & George Soule

“Opening Statement: Tips for a Winning First Impression,” DRI The Whisper, November 2014, Melissa Stull

“Proof and Defense of Causation in Failure to Warn Claims,” Law Journal Newsletters, Product Liability Law & Strategy, September 2014, George Soule & Kevin Curry (with George Soule)

“Criminal cases in Minnesota’s Indian Country,” Minnesota Lawyer, September 19, 2014, George W. Soule

“Making the Judge Happy,” LJN’s Product Liability Law & Strategy, April 2014, George W. Soule

“How To Mediate a Product Liability Case,” Law Journal Newsletters, Product Liability Law & Strategy, May 2013, Kevin Curry & Jennifer Bullard<

Campaign Handbook for Minnesota Judicial Elections, 5thEd. 2012, 4th Ed. 2010, 3rd Ed. 2008, 2nd Ed. 2006, 2004, George W. Soule

“The Attorney-Client Privilege,” Law Journal Newsletters, Product Liability Law & Strategy, September 2012, Kevin Curry & Mikiesha Mayes

“Defending Your Products in 21st Century Pattern Litigation: Litigation at the Speed of the Internet,” PLAC, April 2011, Kevin Curry & Paul Cereghini

“Advice to Dayton, Judicial Selection Commission,” Minnesota Lawyer, April 18, 2011,
George W. Soule

“Judicial Elections 2010 – Minnesotans Stay the Course,” Bench & Bar of Minnesota, January 2011, George W. Soule

“Post-Sale Responsibilities in the United States and Foreign Countries,” chapter in Product Liability Litigation, Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices, Practicing Law Institute, 2009, George W. Soule, co-author

“Post-Sale Responsibilities in the United States and Foreign Countries” from the treatise Product Liability Litigation: Current Law, Strategies and Best Practices, Chapter 33 by George Soule & Ken Ross

“Minnesota’s 2008 Judicial Elections:  Calm before the Storm?” The Hennepin Lawyer, January 2009, George W. Soule

“Stop the Partisan Politics,” The National Law Journal, July 21, 2008, George W. Soule

“The Threats of Partisanship to Minnesota’s Judicial Elections,” 34 William Mitchell Law Review 701, 2008, George W. Soule

“Qualifying the Defense Expert Against DaubertChallenges,” Trials and Tribulations, Defense Research Institute Trial Tactics Committee, Spring 2007, George W. Soule, co-author

“Judicial Elections in Minnesota:  Past, Present, and Future,” The Hennepin Lawyer, January 2007, George W. Soule

“Post-Sale Duties:  A Minefield for Manufacturers,” In-House Defense Quarterly, Fall 2006, George W. Soule, co-author

“Protecting an Independent and Qualified Judiciary,”Bench & Bar of Minnesota, April 2005, George W. Soule

“Minnesota Products Liability Law 1992-2003, Part II,” For the Defense Magazine, Spring 2004, George Soule, Kevin Curry & Amy Pinske

“Minnesota Products Liability Law 1992-2003, Part I,” For the Defense Magazine, Winter 2004, George Soule, Kevin Curry & Amy Pinske

Contributing co-editor of Minnesota law section, Post-Sale Duty to Warn, Monograph prepared by ABA Section of Litigation’s Products Liability Committee, February 2004, George W. Soule

“’One Free Strike’ Promotes Fairness in State Courts,”Minnesota Lawyer, March 6, 2000, George W. Soule

“Judicial Appointments in the Ventura Administration,” The Hennepin Lawyer, November 1999, George W. Soule

“Judicial Appointments and Elections:  Reaching for the Robe,” For the Record – 150 Years of Law & Lawyers in Minnesota, 1999, George W. Soule, co-author

“The Selection and Preparation of Product Liability Experts,” West Products Liability Advisory, July 1998, George W. Soule

“Partisanship Would Harm Judges’ Election Process,” Star Tribune, May 3, 1998, George W. Soule

“Partisan elections would threaten judicial independence,” Minnesota Lawyer, September 4, 1998, George W. Soule

“Failure to Warn in Minnesota, the New Restatement on Products Liability, and the Application of the Reasonable Care Standard,” 21 William Mitchell Law Review 389, 1995, George W. Soule, co-author

Contributing Editor of Minnesota Law Section, Product Liability Desk Reference, 1992-2014 Editions, George W. Soule

“Trial Treatment of Partial Releases,” chapter of MDLA Release Deskbook (3rd Ed. 1993, 4th Ed. 1998, 5th Ed. 2006, 6th Ed. 2011, George W. Soule, co-author

“Minnesota Products Liability Law:  1986-1992,” Minnesota Defense, Summer 1992, George W. Soule, co-author

“Returning Negligence Principles to the Trial of Failure to Warn Claims in Minnesota,” Minnesota Defense, Spring 1988, George W. Soule

“Recent Developments in Minnesota Products Liability Law,” Minnesota Defense, Winter 1986, co-author, George W. Soule