ES Swanson Law Featured on The Business Forum Show

  ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce Erin Schulte Swanson has been featured on The Business Forum Show!  The Business Forum Show airs Monday through Friday at 5pm.  The show highlights local business owners and also presents segments on a variety of topics, including management and leadership, target marketing, unique selling propositions, social media, […]

ES Swanson Law to Return to BizzyWeb’s Buzz Builders

ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce that Erin Schulte Swanson has been invited to return as a speaker during BizzyWeb‘s Buzz Builders webinars.  The Buzz Builders webinar series consists of weekly educational discussions hosted by BizzyWeb simultaneously online via Google Hangouts and in person at the BizzyWeb headquarters.  Additional information on the Buzz Builders series […]

When Do I Have to Show An Employee His/Her Employment File?

This week I received three calls from different employees frustrated with their employers for various reasons.  One had been terminated and wanted to know her options, the second had been threatened with a performance improvement plan that she believed was a retaliatory action, and the third believed she was being discriminated against and wanted to […]

Employee Drug Testing Part II: Policy Requirements

  Last post we began discussing the complexities of the laws governing employee drug testing in Minnesota.  We are addressing drug testing issues in three segments: The last post covered Part I:  When to Administer Drug Tests. This week we will discuss Part II:  What Policies and Procedures Your Company Must Follow. Next week we […]

Busting the Top Ten Business Myths

This morning I gave a presentation to my BNI group called “Busting the Top Ten Business Myths.”  The presentation discussed common perceptions held by business owners and employees that I have encountered in my practice.  Some of these views are true, but we “busted” many of these views as myths. Do you know whether these […]

Minnesota Trademark Attorney: Tips for Protecting Trademarks

Lately, a number of companies have been taking legal action in an effort to protect their brands.  For one example, see my post discussing litigation against the maker of UGG boots.  Every company has intellectual property, and I am glad to see more companies realizing the value of these intellectual assets.  However, there are many […]

Official Website Launch

ES Swanson Law is excited to announce the launch of its official website at www.swansonlawmn.com!  Thank you to all of the hardworking people at BizzyWeb who designed the site and trained me on how to update and maintain it!