ATTORNEY CADEM CERTIFIED AS A CHIPS ATTORNEY BY JUDICIAL COUNCIL

Attorney Cadem has been certified for inclusion on the Minnesota District Court’s Child in Need of Protection or Services roster for 2014-2015. This is the second year in a row that Mr. Cadem has achieved the qualification. The requirements are established and monitored by Minnesota’s Legislature and Judicial Council. Give us a call today at… Read more »

ATTORNEY CADEM MAKES NEW LAW PROTECTING MINNESOTA MOTORISTS

Attorney Cadem made new law in a published opinion by the Minnesota Court of Appeals (State v. Stall, A13-1041; April 14, 2014).  In the opinion, the court held that random stops of vehicles by State Patrol personnel who are not troopers is unlawful. In laymen terms, state patrol motor vehicle inspectors standing at roadside waiving… Read more »

CLG HIRES IN-HOUSE INVESTIGATOR

Cadem Law Group is pleased to announce that Heidi Narimani has joined its Fergus Falls law office as a legal assistant/investigator. Heidi will join a team of individuals dedicated to representing clients faced with a broad range of legal challenges including accidents, criminal charges, real estate matters, employment disputes and child protection matters. Heidi obtained… Read more »

CADEM FILES APPEAL IN CASE OF C.E. V. COMM’R OF PUB. SAFETY

In this case, C.E. was found slumbering in his car legally parked at a grocery store. Upon investigation, he was found to be intoxicated. There was no evidence of when C.E. drove the vehicle, and there were no keys present to actually operate the vehicle. The Otter Tail County District Court sustained the revocation of… Read more »

Hamil Acquitted of Homicide

At 8:17 p.m. on March 23, 2015, a 12-person jury acquitted David Shayne Hamil of all four counts of criminal vehicular homicide stemming from the fatal rollover crash that occurred July 4, 2014, on Highway 31 just north of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. The victim died when the car driven by Mr. Hamil left the highway,… Read more »

JURY ACQUITS J.A. OF 1ST DEGREE RAPE

On January 13, 2015 an Otter Tail County jury acquitted 21 year-old J.A. of all criminal charges stemming from an allegation of rape. After a heated six day trial, more than 15 witnesses, and two experts, the jury deliberated for over three hours before rendering its verdict of acquittal. The jury made the right decision,… Read more »

CADEM FILES APPEAL IN THE MATTER OF THE CHILD OF: A.S. AND T.S.

On January 30, 2015, attorney Cadem filed an appeal in the case of In the Matter of the Child of A.S. and T.S.  Issues raised on appeal include whether Human Services provided appropriate services before terminating parental rights, and whether the district court’s findings of fact and conclusions of law support the termination. Obviously, the… Read more »

CADEM FILES PETITION TO SUPREME COURT

Attorney Cadem has filed a petition to the Minnesota Supreme Court seeking review of whether the high court’s proclamation in Steeves v. Campbell, 508 N.W.2d 817 (1993) remains the state of the law for post-trial motions under Rule 104.01, and to clarify what are now two materially inconsistent rulings by the Court of Appeals on… Read more »

CLG Welcomes New Lawyer

Cadem Law Group is pleased to announce that Carolyn Burghart, Esq. has joined its Fergus Falls office. Carolyn will primarily focus her practice on family law, including divorce, custody, child support, domestic abuse, post-decree issues, and child protection. Carolyn provides personalized, strategic, and effective legal representation to her clients, and has developed a reputation for… Read more »