Minnesota Lawyer’s Calendar of Events


Help for Colleagues in Crisis: Recognizing and Responding to Impairment and Other Challenges in the Legal Profession

Host: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Time: 4 to 5 p.m.

Location: Remote via Zoom

Cost: Free, registration required

Description: Designed for colleagues and managers who may observe changes in behavior that give rise to concerns, this program looks at how to recognize and obtain help when you or a colleague may have a substance use, mental health, or other issue that affects behavior, conduct, and performance. Topics include understanding the issues, special considerations for remote work, approaching the lawyer (including interventions) and arranging assistance. 1.0 elimination of bias CLE credit applied for.

Register: mnlcl.org



Summer Ramsey County Family Court Bench and Bar Roundtable

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Live via Zoom

Cost: $15 for members, $30 for nonmembers, free for law students

Description: Join Presiding Judge Mark Ireland, Judge Sophia Vuelo and Referee Elizabeth Clysdale for Ramsey County family court updates regarding the last year, upcoming changes to the Ramsey County Bench, an overview of what lies ahead for the next year, and more. Take this opportunity for members of the bar to ask questions of the Judicial Officers and share feedback. 1.25 standard CLE credits applied for.

Register: mnbar.org


Moving Forward: The History of Racial Injustice in Education and Housing 

Host: University of Minnesota Law School

Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: Free, registration required

Description: Civil rights icon Dr. James Meredith will discuss the history of racial injustice in education and housing. Dr. Meredith was the first African American student admitted to the racially segregated University of Mississippi. Professor Myron Orfield, Earl R. Larson Professor of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law and director of the Institute on Metropolitan Opportunity, will moderate the discussion. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: law.umn.edu



2021 MSBA Convention

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Live webcast seminar

Cost: $95 for MSBA members and paralegals, $45 for judges, clerks and law students, $195 standard rate

Description: Participate in engaging presentations by Minnesota lawyers and get important federal and state case law updates. Featured speakers include Minnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea and Patricia Lee Refo, president of the American Bar Association. 9.0 CLE credits applied for.

Register: minncle.org


MABL Annual Meeting

Host: Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers

Time: 5 to 7 p.m.

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

Description: The meeting will begin with a social half hour where attendees will join small breakout room discussions. Next will be a 2020-2021 year in review as well as votes on amendments to the MABL Association Bylaws and election of the new 2021-2022 Board of Directors.

Register: mabl.org



Shred Event

Host: Minnesota Hoarding Task Force

Time 10 a.m. to noon

Location: 3065 Centre Pointe Drive, Roseville

Cost: $20 admission

Description: An event at Summit Investment Advisors providing secure paper, IT media and hard drive destruction, and responsible computer recycling. Some recycling involves additional charges.

Register: https://mnhtf.org/events



Consumer Justice

Host: Minnesota Attorney General’s Office

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Live webcast

Cost: Free, registration required

Description: The 34th annual all-day CLE will offer a comprehensive look at consumer justice issues in Minnesota. Topics include housing, arbitration, charities fraud, women’s economic issues and consumer fraud during the pandemic.

Register: ag.state.mn.us


Returning to Headquarters, How to Get Back to Work After Pandemic Closures

Host: American Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote Participation

Cost: Free for members, $130 for nonmembers

Description: This first in a four-part series looks at the results of a nationwide survey on the impact of the pandemic on legal practices and issues of re-entry into the office. Panelists will discuss the disparate effect of the pandemic on women lawyers’ careers, provide a checklist of issues upon re-entry, and offer a blueprint for returning to the office.

Register: americanbar.org



Legal Ethics for the Personal Injury Attorney

Host: Minnesota Association for Justice

Time: 1 to 4:15 p.m.

Location: Zoom webinar

Cost: $105 for members, $120 for nonmembers, additional pricing available online

Description: Session topics include lawyer ethics and the current social and political landscape, legal ethics and technology, and a presentation from the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility.  3.0 ethics CLE credits applied for.

Register: mnaj.org



One Profession – 10th Judicial District

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: $20 for members, $40 for nonmembers, free for law students

Description: Join your colleagues for a day of education and networking. Topics include Minnesota Supreme Court update, introduction to the new association health plan and Minnesota District Court update. 3.75 CLE credits applied for.

Register: mnbar.org



100+ Sure-Fire Strategies and Tips for the Family Lawyer

Host: Minnesota CLE

Time: 9 a.m. to 4:25 p.m.

Location: Live webcast seminar

Cost: $195 MSBA members and paralegals, $245 standard rate

Description: Get tips you can count on to save time, create less stress, and make your practice more efficient. Topics include helping difficult family law clients, what county attorneys want you to know about magistrate hearings and the expedited process, and five essential cases every family lawyer should know inside and out. 6.0 CLE credits applied for.

Register: minncle.org



96th Annual Convention and Exhibits

Host: National Bar Association

Time: 10 a.m. Friday to 6 p.m. Tuesday

Location: Virtual

Cost: $300 for members, $350 for nonmembers, free for student members

Description: Learn from some of the world’s top legal, strategic thought leaders. Designed with areas of interest that will include all major legal competencies, this conference offers more than 25 CLE sessions as well as presidential showcases, exhibit experience and networking opportunities.

Register: nationalbar.org

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