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A Conversation About Inclusivity, Advocacy and Allyship for Our Trans Community

Host: Minnesota Women Lawyers

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Remote via Zoom

Cost: Free for members, $15 for nonmembers

Description: Learn how to be an effective ally to the trans community. Erica Holzer, partner, Maslon LLP, and Kat Rohn, executive director, OutFront, will join in conversation with Maliya Rattliffe, associate, Fox Rothschild LLP, about issues currently facing the trans community.



2023 Annual Construction Law Section Symposium

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 8:30 to 11 a.m.

Location: Stinson LLP, 50 S. Sixth St., Suite 2600, Minneapolis

Cost: $30 for section members, $45 for members not in the section, $60 for nonmembers, free for law students and new admittees

Description: Join in-house general counsel and private practice construction lawyers for a panel discussion on wide-ranging changes in laws affecting the industry. Topics include strict liability for lower tier wage theft, new limitations on contractual indemnity and insurance, legalization of marijuana, prohibitions on non-compete agreements, and more. 2.0 standard CLE credits applied for.



Valuing the Incredibly Precious Human Experience: Helping a Jury Value General Damages

Host: Minnesota Association for Justice

Time: 2 to 3:15 p.m.

Location: Online

Cost: $99 for members, $129 for nonmembers

Description: The presentation of the magnitude of loss suffered by the plaintiff is a critical part of the trial. There is no magic formula that can capture the true value of human pain, suffering, disability, disfigurement, loss of consortium, loss of life. But neither is our personhood incapable of being quantified monetarily. This session will look at how to talk about and secure general damages for your clients.




2023 Health Law Institute

Host: Minnesota CLE

Time: 9 a.m. Thursday to 4:45 p.m. Friday

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

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

Description: Get practical, actionable guidance on new developments and cutting edge issues. Topics include updates on ACA, HIPAA, and MHPAEA; No Surprises Act update, digital health and AI; and the Inflation Reduction Act’s healthcare provisions. 9.25 standard CLE credits applied for.




Annual Meeting and CLE Featuring Prof. Schultz

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

Time: 8:30 to 10 a.m.

Location: The Lexington, 1096 Grand Ave., St. Paul

Cost: $25 for section members, $40 for members not in the section, $65 for nonmembers

Description: This final event of the bar year will begin with a brief annual meeting and elections. The keynote topic is “Minnesota Department of Human Services: What’s Next for the Agency?” Then, David A. Schultz, Hamline University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and University of Minnesota Professor of Law, will provide a concise and lively Administrative Law case law update.




 The Inclusive Lawyer with Dr. Artika Tyner

Host: Bassford Remele

Time: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Engage Conference Center, Fifth Street Towers, Suite 300, 150 S. Fifth St., Minneapolis

Cost: Free

Description: Dr. Artika Tyner, a passionate educator, author, and advocate for justice, will present a seminar focused on practical strategies for leading inclusively in your legal practice, the professional bar, and the community. This is a call to inclusive leadership where lawyers make a commitment to serve and lead in their community. This CLE has been approved for 1.0 elimination of bias credit in Minnesota and is pending approval in Wisconsin.

Register: Online at



Minnesota Bar Association Annual Convention

Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to noon Thursday

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

Cost: $95 for members and paralegals, $45 for judges, clerks and law students, $195 for nonmembers

Description: Hear from keynote speaker Khadevis Robinson, two-time Olympian and director of Track and Field, Texas Christian University. Secretary of State Steve Simon and Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea will also speak. Get federal and state case law updates, hear conversations on timely topics, and enjoy five ED Talks. 9.0 standard CLE credits.




Human Trafficking: What It Is and How to Prevent It

Host: Office of the Attorney General

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Location: Saint Paul College, 235 Marshall Ave., St. Paul or virtual

Cost: $20 for non-AG staff

Description: Learn about what human trafficking is and how it intersects with wage theft, social media, and immigration. The program will also cover how to combat human trafficking with criminal and civil remedies. Speakers include Attorney General Keith Ellison and experts in the field. 6.0 CLE credits.




2023 June Ethics Webinar

Host: Minnesota County Attorney’s Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Virtual

Cost: Information available online

Description: Gain an understanding of the ethical issues that arise for counties when sharing data with competing interests in the child support/child protection arena. Faculty will discuss crossover and ethical considerations that arise. They also will examine new policies and review new changes. 1.0 ethics CLE credit.




Thoughts on Corporate Law and the Problem of Human Capital

Host: University of Minnesota Law School

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Walter F. Mondale Hall, Room 35, University of Minnesota, 229 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis

Cost: Free, registration required

Description: Join Minnesota Law for a lecture by Margaret Blair, professor emerita at Vanderbilt University Law School. Minnesota Law Professor Claire Hill will moderate the subsequent Q&A. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.


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