In the year of 1927 Charles Lindbergh made the first solo non-stop trans-Atlantic flight, from New York to Paris. The feat won Lindbergh the Orteig Prize and advanced public interest in aviation. In 1927 Charlotte Farrish, the firm’s namesake, won her first case. At the time she was Mankato’s only female attorney and one of the first women to appear before the Blue Earth District Court. Trans-Atlantic Flight On May 21, 1927, American pilot Charles A. Lindbergh, a native of Little Falls, Minnesota, landed at Le Bourget Field in Paris, successfully completing the first solo, non-stop transatlantic flight and the...Read More
Farrish Johnson Law Office is pleased to announce attorneys Scott V. Kelly and William S. Partridge have been named “Super Lawyers” for 2018. This prestigious award from Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, recognizes them to be among the top 5% of all lawyers in Minnesota. Scott and Will, trial lawyers practicing in personal injury litigation, business disputes and construction law, have received this distinction every year for the last 18 years! Two “Rising Star” attorneys are also part of the Farrish Johnson team. Daniel J. Bellig and Joseph A. Gangi recently received this designation for 2018. Daniel is a trial...Read More
Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom The U.S. Constitution sets out a system of government with distinct and independent branches—Congress, the Presidency, and a Supreme Court. It also defines legislative, executive, and judicial powers and outlines how they interact. These three separate branches share power, and each branch serves as a check on the power of the others. “Ambition must be made to counteract ambition,” James Madison explained in Federalist 51. Why? Madison believed that the Constitution’s principles of separation of powers and checks and balances preserve political liberty. They provide a framework for freedom. Yet, this framework is not...Read More
Wishing you and yours the very best in 2018!
Introducing Yuri Jelokov as the newest member of the Madelia Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. We look forward to be to being an active member of the Madelia community and contributing to the growth and future development of Madelia.
Wishing you a safe and warm Halloween from all of us at Farrish Johnson Law Office!
Thank you to all who attended Farrish Johnson Law Office’s Business After Hours event last night at our Madelia office. We appreciate the support of the Madelia Chamber and its members. It was a great opportunity to meet community members and share some delicious appetizers from Madelia’s own La Plaza F!esta! and Sweet!Indeed. We are very proud to be a part of the Madelia community and strive to provide quality legal services to Madelia and the surrounding area. Thank you for your support! Delicious appetizers from La Plaza F!esta Seasonal cookies fresh from Sweet! Indeed
We at Farrish Johnson Law Office wish you a safe and happy Labor Day!