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Minnesota Lawyer’s Calendar of Events

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27

Do Overs, Mulligans, and Second Chances: Winning Strategies for Post-Decisions Motions

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: $15 for members, $30 for nonmembers

Description: This session will look at the common forms of post-decisions motions, the best uses of each and their necessity (or not) for keeping issues alive on appeal. It will also cover common mistakes lawyers make in post-trial motions, as well as tips and tricks for how to most effectively and strategically deploy these motions in your practice. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: mnbar.org

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 2

Impacts of Minnesota State Law on the Civilian Oversight of the Police

Host: Ramsey County, Hennepin County and Minnesota State Bar Associations

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for members and law students, $30 for nonmembers

Description: Office of Police Conduct Review Director Imani Jaafar and Interim Minneapolis City Auditor Ryan Patrick will discuss civilian oversight of police in Minneapolis. They’ll also look at how state law impacts what access lawyers and the public have to information on police misconduct cases across Minnesota. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: mnbar.org

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3

Strategies for Success in an Uncertain Job Market

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for section members, new admittees and law students, $5 for members not in the section, $10 for nonmembers

Description: Hear from a panel of local attorneys who graduated during a downturn and still established successful careers. Panelists will share strategies to help position yourself for a strong and fulfilling start to your legal career. They will also address topics including stress management during the job search, development of long-term goals, and answer other questions you may have been wanting to ask. 1.0 CLE credit applied for.

Register: mnbar.org

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 4

Ethics in the Time of COVID-19

Host: Hennepin County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for members, law students and new admittees, $40 for nonmembers

Description: A panel of experts will discuss legal ethics considerations surrounding five COVID-related topics. Learn about ethical issues in video depositions, mediations and oral arguments; custom fee arrangements; security and privacy; employee texting and instant messaging while working from home; and court approaches to COVID-19. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: mnbar.org

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 5

20th Annual MLBA Conference

Host: Minnesota Lavender Bar Association

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Online event

Cost: $75

Description: Conference topics include protecting transgender Minnesotans; reproductive rights; adoption, assisted reproduction and family formation in the LGBT community; and the Affordable Care Act’s gender identity protections.

Register: mnlavbar.org

 

MONDAY, FEB. 8

MWL Member Mondays: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Host: Minnesota Women Lawyers

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Remote via Zoom

Cost: Free, registration required

Description: A panel of speakers from across our communities will share their experiences in managing the challenges of the past year and how they continue to forge ahead with courage and commitment.

Register: mwlawyers.org