A picture of the The Governor cocktail.

“The Governor,” a Cocktail for Erin Murphy

“The Governor” is basically a ginger Old Fashioned. Ginger like Erin. Also like Erin, it is quite strong.

MinneBar: Tips for First-Time Attendees

If this will be your first MinneBar, here are a few tips to make for a great experience.

Basic Winter Camping Checklist

What to take on your first winter camping trip.

Sam Glover in the VLN 2010-11 Annual Report

VLN Volunteer of the Year!

I have been volunteering with VLN since I graduated from law school in 2003, and I joined the board of directors in 2010. VLN named me its Volunteer of the Year in 2011.

My Article on Debt Collection Lawsuits in the William Mitchell Law Review

In my article, I take a hard look at the effect of Minnesota's permissive procedural rules and garnishment laws, which have encouraged the enormous—and growing—volume of collection lawsuits.