Accommodating Religious Practices in the Workplace
Donald Knudsen, an attorney with Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore law firm, writes an article on accommodating religious practices in the Workplace. On November 13, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit issued its opinion in EEOC v. North Memorial Healthcare, No. 17-2926.
Tyler C. Wetering Makes Partner
Congratulations to our newest Partner, Tyler C. Wetering! Tyler has been with our firm since 2013 as an associate attorney. He is a member of the firm’s Business Transactions & Estate Planning group and practices in the areas of Business Law, Real Estate, Trusts, and Estate Planning and Probate.
Staff Spotlight: Denise Pauly, Advanced Certified Paralegal
Meet Denise Pauly, an Advanced Certified Paralegal who has been with our firm for 31 years! She has been working in law offices since 1980 and attained her paralegal certification in 2000. Denise first started as a legal assistant for Jim Nelson at our firm in 1988, then proceeded to work for Jason Smiley in 2004, followed by Chris Christianson in 2018. The attorneys she assists practice in the areas of Civil Litigation and Real Estate.
Staff Spotlight: Glenda Hutton, Legal Administrator
Glenda Hutton has been with our firm for 31 years starting out as a runner and then moving her way up to Legal Administrator in 2012. When we asked Glenda what a typical day is for her as a Legal Administrator, her response was “There is no such thing as a typical day for me. It can go from blowing leaves or snow off of sidewalks, working with the staff in accounting, preparing financial information for the firm, dealing with human resource and benefits issues to attending meetings on many different subjects.” At Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore law firm we are thankful to have Glenda on our team! She is a key asset to our Gunderson, Palmer family and helps the firm in many different ways.
Attorney Spotlight: Katie Cook
Katie Cook is an Associate Attorney at our law firm. Katie was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota and attended Stevens High School. She has been a lawyer now for the past three years practicing in the area of Litigation which includes insurance defense, some construction law, plaintiff’s work, and bad faith. Litigation, in general, is her favorite practice area, she enjoys analyzing other positions and helping people to get things resolved.
Contract Terms by Attorney Jason Smiley
“What terms should be included in a construction contract?” is a question that I have been asked many times over the years. In a world where you can download fill-in-the-blank contracts for minimal cost, it can be hard to know what makes for a “good” contract. What follows is a checklist for your consideration in evaluating your next contract.