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Minnesota Lawyer’s Calendar of Events

APRIL 6-27

The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Group

Host: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Time: Mondays, 8:45 to 10 a.m.

Location: Conference call

Cost: Free

Description: The Path to Lawyer Well-Being Group offers participants the opportunity to explore and build skills for thriving in each aspect of lawyer well-being. Those dimensions include intellectual, occupational, emotional, social, physical and spiritual. Take part in any or all sessions.

Register: Email aerbst@mnlcl.org

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

Disaster and Succession Planning for Law Firms: How to Prepare for Unpredictable Events

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Location: Remote participation, instructions will be sent the day before

Cost: Free

Description: This session will help you consider how you should react to the unexpected and develop strategic plans of action. Topics include ethical obligations that shape how you should prepare for disasters and succession at your law firm, and policies and procedures to help you prepare for unpredictable events. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register here.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

Small Law Firm Spring Marketing Bootcamp

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: Noon to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Remote participation, instructions will be sent the day before

Cost: $10 for members, $75 for nonmembers, free for law students

Description: Get tips on claiming your Google My Business profile, developing a marketing plan and using your practice management platform. Topics include basic marketing KPIs, social media for lawyers and video for lawyers. 3.5 standard CLE credits applied for.

Register here.

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

Business Victims Roundtable

Host: Minnesota Alliance on Crime and the Office of Justice Crime Victims Justice Unit

Time: 9 to 11 a.m.

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: Free

Description: This discussion will address the definition of a business victim and business victims’ rights in the prosecution process. Victim service professionals will discuss the practices they employ and the challenges in managing these types of victims while ensuring their rights are upheld. Staff from the Crime Victim Justice Unit at the Office of Justice will share their perspectives and experiences with business victim practices and cases. 3.5 standard CLE credits applied for.

Register here.

TUESDAY, APRIL 14

How to Survive and Potentially Thrive as a Neutral in These Volatile Times

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1:15 p.m.

Location: Remote participation, instructions will be sent the day before

Cost: Free for section members, law students and new admittees; $10 for members not in the section, $15 for nonmembers

Description: Learn how you can use the current market environment to equip yourself with the skills needed to get more cases as well as deliver more versatile services. Get hands-on advice on how you can increase your visibility and expand your network with key referral parties. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register here.

 

MWL Book Club

Host: Minnesota Women Lawyers

Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Via video or teleconference

Cost: Free

Description: The April MWL Book Club will discuss Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. This book club offers a casual and fun opportunity to meet other MWL members and discuss a book of common interest to the group.

Register here.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21

Common Interest Communities: Unit Resales and Related Issues

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: First National Bank Building, Conference Center Training Room, 332 Minnesota St., St. Paul

Cost: $15 for members, $30 for nonmembers

Description: This session focuses on legal requirements and procedures for resales of units within common interest communities  including condominiums, planned communities, and cooperatives. It also will address issues relating to unit resales. 1.0 standard CLE credit approved.

Register here.

 

In the Eye of the Beholder? Key Drivers of Method, Perception, and Conflict in Business Valuation

Host: Hennepin County Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote participation, instructions will be sent the day before

Cost: Free for members, law students and new admittees; $60 for nonmembers

Description: Learn how determining the value of a business can involve a range of differences and potential disputes. Two experts will discuss their experience and lessons learned as well as current trends that relate to whether or not a disagreement over value can lead to legal disputes. They’ll also look at the way valuations play a role in resolving existing legal disputes. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register here.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29

Mental Health in the Legal Profession: Real Solutions to Real Issues

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association

Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Location: First National Bank Building Training Room, 332 Minnesota St., St. Paul

Cost: $30 for members, $40 for nonmembers

Description: Attorneys today are faced with challenging and stressful cases as well as the expectation to always be available, balancing personal and professional priorities, among other factors. This CLE will look at how the practice of law can affect one’s mental health, examine the possible consequences than can result from ongoing stresses and discuss real solutions for addressing these issues. 2.0 elimination of bias CLE credits applied for.

Register here.