Adjunct Faculty, Associate at Malkerson Gunn Martin
Rachel Lorentz focuses her practice on real estate related litigation and transactional matters and eminent domain. She represents clients in land use and zoning issues, boundary line disputes, commercial contract and lease disputes, and condemnation matters. Rachel also has experience representing clients in matters involving employment issues, franchise and distribution matters, probate matters, commercial contracts, and partnership and shareholder disputes.
Rachel has made appearances in state and federal court, as well as before the Public Utilities Commission, the Department of Employment and Economic Development, the Office of Administrative Hearings, and municipal governments. Rachel is frequently responsible for initiating appeals and drafting appellate briefs in the Minnesota Court of Appeals and the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Firm Website: www.mgmllp.com
|715||Lawyering Skills III||2|
|Description of course 715 :||This course will focus on the skills necessary for success- fully pursuing an appeal. After a brief introduction to the appellate process and its corresponding procedural rules, students will learn to evaluate a case for appeal, identify and narrow issues, develop a persuasive theory, and write an effective appellate brief. Additionally, students will present a 15-minute oral argument on their briefs to a moot court.|