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Minnesota Lawyer’s Calendar of Events

MONDAY, AUG. 17

Path to Lawyer Well-Being Group

Host: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Time: 9 to 10 a.m.

Location: Remote participation

Join LCL’s Path to Lawyer Well-Being Group as we learn about and discuss tools for resilience in

these challenging times or any other. This group will provide an opportunity for check in and

offer specific resources.

More information: Online at mnlcl.org

 

MWL Community Connections via Zoom

Host: Minnesota Women Lawyers

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free

Description: Join your colleagues and friends for a casual meetup and a chance to reconnect.

Register: Online at mwlawyers.org

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 20

Criminal Justice Reform in the Wake of George Floyd

Host: Hennepin County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for Hennepin County Bar Foundation founding fellows and fellows, $10 for non-fellows (donation to the foundation), $5 for law students (donation to the foundation)

Description: Learn about the criminal justice reform efforts being led by Hennepin County non-profits, including All Square, Legal Rights Center, and Seward Longfellow Restorative Justice. Panelists will review critical developments and provide insight on how you can help move the needle forward. 1.0 elimination of bias credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org

 

New Orleans Chapter: 2020 Federal Practice Series – Building Your Case Through Lay Witness Testimony

Host: Federal Bar Association, Minneapolis Chapter

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for members, $25 for government/public interest, $50 for nonmembers

Description: Federal judges and seasoned practitioners will explore the latest developments affecting your federal practice. This is the third event in a series of four. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at fedbar.org/events

 

Virtual Currency and Its Expanding Tax Relevance

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for section members and law students, $10 for non-section members, $20 for nonmembers

Description: More than a decade old, Bitcoin has led to new ways to invest, generate business and rethink financial structures. Expanded use of virtual currencies, stablecoins and ICOs raise new tax issues as new transactions challenge existing tax rules. Learn about the tax rules governing virtual currency creation and use. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org

 

Career Challenges and Choices

Host: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Description: The legal profession, our jobs, and our personal lives have been upended by the global pandemic and social change. Our jobs may have ended, our practices may be at risk or we are questioning how and whether to continue in the legal profession. This confidential group provides focused topics and facilitates the exchange of ideas among participants.

More information: Online at mlcl.org

 

MONDAY, AUG. 24

 

Demystifying the Path to the Bench in the 10th Judicial District

Host: Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association

Time: 4 to 6 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free

Description: Learn about the 10th Judicial District from expert presentations and a panel of judges. They also will answer your questions in small group breakout sessions. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at minnhba.org

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 25

Timeshare Basics

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: $15 for members, $30 for nonmembers

Description: This session focuses on how timeshares work, trends in the industry and legal issues that should concern timeshare owners. Learn how timeshares are created and how to terminate them. 1.0 CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 27

The Future of Privacy, from Ireland to America

Host: University of Minnesota Law School

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: Online via zoom

Cost: Free

Description: This University of Notre Dame Law School event, held in partnership with Twitter, explores privacy law in Ireland, its implementation in Dublin, and the effects on U.S. tech companies. Experts will explore the ways the General Data Protection Regulation shapes our understanding of privacy and how compliance with the legislation shapes the privacy practices of American technology companies in Ireland and around the world.

Register: Online at law.umn.edu

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 1

 CLEs on a Stick – Public Law Section CLE Series – George Floyd, Covid-19, and the 2020 Elections and Beyond

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for section members and law students, $5 for non-section members

Description: Join the Public Law Section for CLEs and connectivity in place of the State Fair. This session examines how the death of George Floyd and the pandemic are impacting the 2020 elections. Learn why in many ways the election is still about Donald Trump and what a handful of voters in approximately seven states will decide. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org

 

SEPT. 2 TO SEPT. 3

 

2020 Business Law Institute

Host: Minnesota CLE

Time: 8:50 a.m. Wednesday to 4:30 p.m. Thursday

Location: Live online

Cost: $495 members and paralegals, $595 standard rate

Description: This institute offers the substantive updates you need to keep current with business law developments including COVID-19-related matters. With 25 sessions, you can design your own experience. Topics include contracts and drafting, business litigation, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions, finance and securities, employment issues and more.  11.5 CLE credits applied for.

Register: Online at minncle.org

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 10

 

Interrupting Stigma While Surviving and Thriving in Challenging Times

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: $15 for members, $30 for nonmembers

Description: Today’s challenges can make professional and personal lives seem out of control. Presenters from Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers will identify normal feelings, reactions, and behaviors, and recognize when they are cause for concern. They’ll also identify tools to cope and to thrive while developing skills to identify and address individual needs. 1.0 CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org.