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Julia Corbett Honored as GMG Outgoing Board Chair

Mar. 23, 2015

Julia Ketcham Corbett - GMGAt the GMG Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 12th, Blethen, Gage and Krause Partner Julia Corbett was honored for her two years of dedicated service as the GMG Board Chair.  Julia shared her experiences working with Jonathan Zierdt and the rest of the GMG staff and Board of Directors and stating that she was truly honored to work with such a fantastic group of people.  Julia was reelected to continue to serve on the GMG Board of Directors for another 3 years.

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Julia Ketcham Corbett Reelected as Chair of GMG Board of Directors

May. 21, 2014

Julia Ketcham CorbettJulia Ketcham Corbett has been reelected to the position of Chair of the Board of Directors of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.  Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is the area’s integrated chamber of commerce and economic development organization that supports and promotes the economic growth and vitality of its members and the regional marketplace.  Julia has been a Board Member of GMG since 2009 and has served on their Executive Committee since 2011.  This will be her second term serving as Board Chair.
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Upcoming Employment Law Seminar “From Hiring to Firing”

Oct. 25, 2012

 On Tuesday, October 30th, Julia Ketcham Corbett will be presenting the seminar "From Hiring to Firing: Reducing Risk to Your Business Through Effective Hiring, Disciplinary, and Termination Practices."  This seminar, sponsored by Jeane Thorne, will provide insight for business owners and HR professionals  into best practices for hiring and firing in today's complicated legal environment and will assist employers as they assess the potential liability hidden within their established practices.  If you would like more information on this topic or other Employment Law topics please contact us at melder@bgklaw.com.
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Julia Ketcham Corbett featured in Twin Cities Business Magazine

Oct. 02, 2012

The article "Doing Business the Mankato Way" in the October issue of Twin Cities Business Magazine feaures Julia Ketcham Corbett, one of Blethen, Gage and Krause's managing partners.  The article focuses on the growth of Mankato, the vitality of its business community and the community's quality of life and livibility.  "When Julia Ketcham Corbett graduated from Hamline University Law School in St. Paul, Blethen Gage & Krause in Mankato offered her a job. She eagerly accepted it, thinking she would spend a few years with the law firm and eventually make her way back to the Twin Cities. That was 18 years ago, and all thoughts of leaving Mankato have long since disappeared. Today, Ketcham Corbett is a managing partner in the 116-year-old general practice law firm that has 14 lawyers on staff. “I fell in love with the community and the job,” she says. “I have great work-life balance here. It’s a growing community, which is good for our business, but I can still go to the grocery store and run into someone I know. It’s a safe community, where you know who your kids are going to school with. The cost of living and salaries are competitive, and it’s a beautiful area.”   Click here to read the full article.
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Julia Ketcham Corbett presents at the 2012 SMAHRA Employment Law Seminar

Jun. 11, 2012

Julia Ketcham Corbett presented at the Southern Minnesota Human Resource Association's 2012 Employment Law Seminar on June 21st at the Best Western Hotel in North Mankato.  Julia presented on “Human Resources in the 21st Century:   Navigating the Tangled Web of Social Media and Electronic Information” General subjects covered included:
  • Managing electronic documents, including executing litigation holds
  • Electronic Data Policies and Monitoring
  • Social Media Polices:  Should you have one, and suggestions for effective policy drafting
  • Protecting social media assets from departing employees.
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BGK Participates in Minnesota Rehabiliation Association’s Spring Conference

May. 18, 2012

Blethen, Gage & Krause Partner Julia Ketcham Corbett was recently invited to participate in the Minnesota Rehabilitation Association’s “Getting More Informed in Mankato”  Spring Conference. The mission of the MRA is to eliminate barriers and increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Julia took part in a panel discussion regarding the interplay of workers compensation, FMLA, Social Security Disability, and unemployment compensation.
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Julia Ketcham Corbett Elected Vice Chair of GMG Board of Directors

May. 18, 2012

Julia Ketcham Corbett has been elected Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Greater Mankato Growth, Inc.  Greater Mankato Growth, Inc. is the area’s integrated chamber of commerce and economic development organization that supports and promotes the economic growth and vitality of its members and the regional marketplace.  Julia has been a Board Member of GMG since 2009 and has served on their Executive Committee since 2011.
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