Minnesota Courts Begin to Reopen for In-Person Proceedings

Over the past 14 months, most court hearings in Minnesota have been conducted via remote Zoom conference. As more people have become vaccinated and state restrictions eased, however, the Minnesota judiciary is following a path of gradual reopening. In Minnesota federal court, criminal jury and bench trials have resumed as of May 3, although not . . .

Monitoring your legal options

In this time of total uncertainty and still no answer as to when Covid will end and when restaurants will go back to full strength, restaurant owners need to know what their legal options are. Many of the ideas I’m presenting here are theories at this point because the courts haven’t decided the cases as . . .

The best seven out of 30 best restaurant business practices

The list of what we’ve learned over the last six months in terms of best practices for restaurant operators could be 20 to 30 items, but here are a few key ones: 1. Landlord Relationships: The landlord relationship may be the most difficult part of moving a restaurant concept ahead. Hopefully, you’ve received some sort . . .