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Friday, 25 January 2019
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McKee v. Reuter: The First Amendment Does Not Permit Employment Termination Based on Political Affiliation

Jeanette McKee was a chief deputy clerk for the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Missouri. In 2014, she ran as a candidate to replace the outgoing clerk of court. Her opponent in the race, Michael Reuter, was ultimately elected. During…
Thursday, 24 January 2019
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#MeToo Still Going Strong: EEOC Releases FY 2018 Sexual Harassment Data

By now, everyone is aware of the #MeToo movement, which began in October 2017 as a backlash against sexual harassment and sexual assault in Hollywood and the entertainment industry. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), created as part of the…
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
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IRS says: Making large gifts now will not harm estates after 2025

The IRS recently announced that individuals taking advantage of the increased exclusion amounts will not be adversely impacted when the exclusion amount is scheduled to drop to the levels they were at prior to 2018. The exclusion amount has been…
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
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Jennifer S. Frank SHRM Announcement

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C., is proud to announce that attorney, Jennifer S. Frank, is now a SHRM Senior Certified Professional. The National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) provides HR professionals the tools they need to obtain certificates…
Friday, 04 January 2019
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Eric Kerkvliet, Selected as the South Dakota Chair of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Eric Kerkvliet, an attorney in Lynn Jackson’s Sioux Falls office, has been selected as the South Dakota Chair of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). Eric replaces Haven Stuck as the South Dakota Chair. Erika Olson, an attorney in…
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
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SD New Annual Increase On Minimum Wage Has Been Announced

Just announced, the new South Dakota Minimum Wage for 2019 is increasing 25 cents per hour. The new rate of $9.10 per hour is up from $8.85 in 2018. The new rate becomes effective on January 1, 2019. South Dakota's…
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
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Website Announcement

Hello all., It’s here, it’s finally here! The Firm is thrilled to announce that after months of work, we are launching our new, redesigned website: lynnjackson.com We have redesigned it with our clients in mind, streamlining menu options, using responsive technology,…
Thursday, 15 November 2018
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Legal Insights: Probate – What is it, and should I seek to avoid it?

Clients often come into my office for estate planning meetings and tell me they wish to avoid probate. Often, these clients have had a bad experience with a long, expensive, and emotionally charged probate proceeding that occurred after the death…
Thursday, 08 November 2018
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USDE Issues New Title IX Rules

Higher Education Alert! Last Friday the United States Department of Education released proposed new federal regulations in connection with Title IX, the 1972 civil rights legislation designed to prohibit sex discrimination in federally funded educational programs. The new rules are…
Thursday, 01 November 2018
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Signs you should update your estate plan

When Should I Update My Estate Plan? It’s a good feeling – finishing up something important that you have been meaning to do for years. That’s how our clients often feel after we finish signing their estate planning documents, whether…
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