RR&M Receives a Favorable Decision in a hearing under the Minnesota Veterans Preference Act

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney attorney Ann Goering, representing Rice County, received a decision in favor of the County in a hearing under the Minnesota Veterans Preference Act. The Hearing Officer upheld the County’s demotion of an employee for violating several County policies. The Hearing Officer agreed with the County that the employee’s actions violated the […]

Welcome Frank Langan!

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney is pleased to announce that Frank Langan has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Frank comes to us after serving as a clerk in the Minnesota Supreme Court. Frank graduated summa cum laude from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.

RR&M Wins Decision for School District in Property Dispute

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney attorneys Joe Langel and Nathan Shepherd, representing Independent School District #239, Rushford-Peterson, obtained a final decision in favor of the District in a dispute about the use of the property on which the District recently constructed a new school building.  This decision established that neighboring property owners had only limited rights […]

RR&M Wins Dismissal of Negligence Claim Against School District

Ratwik, Roszak & Maloney Attorney Margaret Skelton won summary judgment for Independent School District #424, Lester Prairie, against claims that a spectator was injured when she fell off of bleachers at a basketball game.  The Court agreed that the District had fulfilled its duty to provide safe bleachers for spectators.  The Court also determined that […]

U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Public Employers Can No Longer Collect Mandatory Fair Share Fees From Non-Union Members

On June 27, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. In a 5-4 decision, the Janus Court ruled that laws requiring public employees to pay fair share fees to unions without the employee’s consent are unconstitutional. The Janus decision is available online here. While the specific Illinois […]