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OPINIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT

FILED Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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ORDERS

 
A19-0269        In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against David Edwin Wandling, a Minnesota Attorney, Registration No. 0232312.
                         Supreme Court.
            Reinstated and placed on probation for 3 years.  Justice David L. Lillehaug.


A19-0806        In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against Mark Stephen Lorentzen, a Minnesota Attorney, Registration No. 0230261.
                         Supreme Court.
            Indefinitely suspended.  Justice David L. Lillehaug.


A19-1086        In re Petition for Disciplinary Action against William Lund Norine, a Minnesota Attorney, Registration No. 0188049.
                         Supreme Court.
            Publicly reprimanded.  Justice David L. Lillehaug.
 
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ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR FURTHER REVIEW

FILED Tuesday, October 29, 2019


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1.       Oji Konata Markham vs. State of Minnesota – A18-1831 – Denied
2.       MCEA, et al. vs. Minn. DNR, PolyMet – A18-1956 – Denied
3.       State of Minnesota vs. William Cornell Walker – A18-1569, A18-1579 – Denied
4.       Ernesto Torres Garcia vs. State of Minnesota – A18-1907 – Denied
5.       State of Minnesota vs. Deangelas Demoyne Cook – A18-1533 – Denied
6.       Philip Lee Carlson, Virginia Marie Carlson vs. State of Minnesota – A18-1162, A18-1163, A18-1962, A18-1963 – Denied
7.       In re the Matter of: James Steinbach vs. Commissioner of Department of Human Services, McLeod County Social Services –
           A18-1949 – Denied
8.       Dennis Charles Roberts vs. State of Minnesota – A19-0389 – Granted
9.       State of Minnesota vs. Lee Vang – A18-1588 – Denied
10.     State of Minnesota vs. Ronald Jose Brewer, Jr. – A18-1882 – Denied
11.     Sandip Bhakta and Jagruit Bhakta vs. County of Hennepin – A17-1539 – Denied
12.     Ronnie Bila Shaka vs. State of Minnesota – A18-1662 – Denied
13.     State of Minnesota vs. Edward Gary Kowalzyk – A18-1397 – Denied
14.     State of Minnesota vs. Dana Dionte Davis – A18-1589 – Denied
15.     Kristina Greene, et al. vs. Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services, et al. – A18-1981 – Granted
16.     In re the Matter of: Victoria Carlson and Stephen Carlson vs. Pam Wheelock, in her official capacity as Commissioner of
           Minnesota Department of Human Services, Tina Curry, in her official capacity as Director of Ramsey County Community
           Human Services, Financial Assistance Division, et al. – A18-1380 – Denied
17.     In re the Matter of the Trusteeship under that certain Indenture of Trust dated as of April 1, 2010, by and between the
          Economic Development Authority of the City of Vadnais Heights and U.S. Bank National Association, as Indenture
          Trustee; In re Estate of Robert J. Hansen – A19-1041 – Denied
18.     Antone Larron Owens vs. State of Minnesota – A19-0087 – Denied
19.     Gene Rechtzigel vs. State of Minnesota – A18-1449, A18-1615 – Denied
20.     In re the Matter of: Esther Schmalz and the Commissioner of Minnesota Department of Human Services, Renville County
           Human Services – A18-2156 – Granted
21.     Melissa Regouski, as court-appointed Guardian and Conservator for Morgan Moeller, Ward and Protected Person vs Noel
           Zander, et al., John Charles Bruns, et al., CNH Industrial America LLC, a/k/a CASE IH – A19-0197 – Denied
22.     State of Minnesota vs. Delorien Robert Daniel Chatman – A18-1410 – Denied
23.     Deondre Lashawn Bishop vs. State of Minnesota – A18-1998 – Denied
24.     State of Minnesota vs. Michael Anthony Pitts – A18-1675 – Denied
25.     State of Minnesota vs. Antonio Rashod Baker – A18-1417 – Denied
26.     James M. Erickson vs. Darlene P. Klenck, et al.– A19-0412 – Denied
27.     State of Minnesota vs. Ricky Thomas Cobb – A19-0150 – Denied
28.     State of Minnesota vs. Terrance Dujuan Mann – A18-1674 – Denied
29.     State of Minnesota vs. Michael Paul Weaver – A18-1559 – Denied
30.     Abraham Tony Dolo vs. State of Minnesota – A19-0063 – Granted
31.     State of Minnesota vs. Lawrence Raymond Burns – A18-1629 – Denied
32.     Morgan Wright vs. Nuvola, LLC, et al. – A18-0298 – Denied
33.     Harriet M. Liedtke vs. Timberland Partners – A18-1807 – Denied
34.     In re Christopher Baylor; In re the Matter of: Ayano Eto Baylor, for self and on behalf of Minor vs. Christopher Gary Baylor
           A19-1137 – Denied
35.     In re Civil Commitment of Robert A. Kunshier – A19-0425 – Denied