Minnesota Lawyer’s Calendar of Events


Technology, Ethics and the Law

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Location: Hellmuth and Johnson, 8050 W. 78th St., Seminar Room, Minneapolis

Cost: $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers, free for students and new admittees

Description: Join North Dakota Supreme Court Justice Daniel Crothers and computer forensics expert Mark Lanterman for a conversation about the intersection of law, ethics and technology. They will look at how lawyers’ ethical obligations are impacted by constant technological change, and discuss how to stay up to speed with technology while complying with those obligations. 2.0 ethics CLE credits applied for.

Register here.


The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Toolkit

Host: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Sand Creek Group

Time: 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.

Location: LCL Office, 2550 University Ave. W., Suite 313 N., St. Paul

Cost: Free

Description: This confidential group for lawyers, law students and judges explores ways to build skills and thrive in each dimension of lawyer well-being including intellectual, occupational, emotional, social, physical and spiritual. The topic for this session is “Use Your Strengths.” Attend any or all of the sessions.

Register: Email aerbst@mnlcl.org


8th Circuit Social Security Disability Law Conference

Host: Minnesota CLE

Time: 1 p.m. Wednesday to 5:30 p.m. Friday

Location: Minnesota CLE Conference Center, 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370, Minneapolis

Cost: $445

Description: This course offers practical learning for zealous advocacy. Topics include Perspectives of the National and Local Office of Hearings Operations from the Honorable Richard C. Thrasher, Minneapolis Office of Hearings Operations Chief Administrative Law Judge. Other sessions include an administrative and legislative update, social security benefits, new developments in confidentiality, and strategies for working with clients with mental illness. 15 standard CLE credits applied for.

Register here.


Emerging Compliance and Ethics Leaders Network Event

Host: University of St. Thomas School of Law

Time: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Fulton Brewery, 424 Sixth Ave., Minneapolis

Cost: Free

Description: The Emerging Compliance & Ethics Leaders Network is designed to provide a relaxed forum in which to meet and talk about the issues compliance and ethics professionals face. Quarterly meetings include discussion, networking and opportunities to share experiences and expertise with peers.

More information here.


Alternative Legal Careers Happy Hour

Host: Minnesota Women Lawyers

Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Location: Salut Bar Americain, 917 Grand Ave., St. Paul

Cost: Price of food/beverages

Description: Take this opportunity to meet, connect with, and be inspired by fellow members of the Alternative Legal Career Affinity Group. This happy hour and social celebrates the launch of this ongoing group.

Register here.


Contracts for Deed Key Topics Review

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Pipestone Room, Minnesota State Bar Association, 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis

Cost: $10 for members, $20 for nonmembers, free for law students

Description: In this session, participants will be able to ask questions and discuss scenarios arising with contracts for deed. It’s designed to help prepare attorneys for the Real Property Law Specialist Certification Examination scheduled for next April. Topics include the definition of a contract for deed, characteristics of the vendor/vendee interests, the uniform conveyancing form, and remedies of the vendee and the vendor. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register here.

AUG. 5 TO AUG. 6

2019 Strategic Solutions for Solo & Small Firms Conference

Host: Minnesota CLE

Time: 8:15 a.m. Monday to 4:15 p.m. Tuesday

Location: Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth

Cost: $345 for members, paralegals and legal assistants, $395 standard rate

Description: This conference offers new ideas and processes to help you grow your practice. Full days of plenary and breakout sessions allow you to choose the content of greatest benefit to you. It includes more than 30 new sessions plus open discussions and networking opportunities. 11 standard CLE credits applied for.

Register here.


Solo Small Firm Section: Summer Meeting 2019

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: 9 to 10 a.m.

Location: Louisiana Café, 613 Selby Ave., St. Paul

Cost: Price of breakfast

Description: Take the opportunity to help plan section activities, including the monthly breakfast CLEs at the Louisiana Café. Come with ideas about the topics you want to see presented

More information here.


Green Line Lunch – Fasika Ethiopian

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Fasika Ethiopian, 510 Snelling Ave., St. Paul

Cost: Price of lunch

Description: The RCBA Diversity Committee series of Green Line Lunches celebrates the vibrant University Avenue neighborhoods along the light rail line. No reservation necessary. Participants will order off the regular lunch menu and pay for their own lunch.

More information here.


Risky Business: Protect Your Venture from Employment Law Mistakes

Host: Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Time: 5 to 6 p.m.

Location: Fueled Collective, 400 South 4th St. #401, Minneapolis

Cost: Free. Registration is limited to 30 attendees.

Description: When you’re starting your business, the intricacies of sick and safe time or the details of an offer letter are not top priorities. And, rightfully so! However, employment law has become one of the largest risks to any organization—big and small. From harassment and retaliation policies to a lawful termination process, this session will cover some of the riskiest areas for any organization and how to best protect your venture. Approval is pending for 1.0 standard CLE credit (event code: 276037).

Register here.