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Minnesota Lawyer’s Calendar of Events

FRIDAY, JUNE 5

When You’re Famous Everybody Knows Your Name – Trademark Applications for Performers
Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: 11 a.m. to noon

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

Cost: Free for section members and law students, $20 for members not in the section, $40 for nonmembers

Description: Get an overview of trademarks, along with a discussion of the nut and bolts of preparing applications for performers. Topics include common law vs. federal registration, who owns the mark, what is covered by a trademark, and logo vs. words: one or both? 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org

 

DWI: Prosecuting the Case

Host: Minnesota CLE

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Live webcast

Cost: $75

Description: Join Minnesota DWI Deskbook authors Chris Renz and Andrew Small for a discussion on DWI prosecution in Minnesota from the perspective of the prosecutor, as well as a context for the defense attorney. Topics include degrees of DWIs, the charging decision, common defenses and practice tips. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at minncle.org

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10

Work in the Wake of COVID-19 – Tips for Employers and Employees

Host: Hennepin County Bar Association

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Location: Remote participation

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

Description: COVID-19 has affected traditional labor issues, transformed policies in the workplace and redefined unemployment. Due to new legislation, employers face different bargaining obligations and novel requirements to create safe work environments. Displaced employees confront a world of unemployment and the challenge of returning to work in uncertain times. Join this discussion on how to navigate this unique employment law landscape. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org

 

Practicing Family Law During a Pandemic

Host: Ramsey County Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association

Time: 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.

Location: Remote participation

Cost: Free for members, MSBA Family Law Section members and law students, $10 for nonmembers and MSBA members not in the section

Description: A panel of experts will discuss the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the practice of family law. The panel will feature the Honorable Referee Elizabeth Clysdale from Ramsey County, Kevin McGrath of McGrath Dispute Resolution, LLC, and Tom Tuft of Tuft, Lach, Jerabek & O’Connell, PLLC. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 16

Challenges to Transgender Rights: From the Holocaust to Today

Host: World Without Genocide

Time: 7 to 9 p.m.

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: $25 for two CLE credits for attorneys, $10 for general public, $5 for students and seniors, free for Mitchell Hamline students

Description: This program looks at Nazi persecution of homosexuals and provides an overview of today’s challenges facing transgender people’s equality locally and globally. It also examines obstacles and achievements for people attempting gender transition in the U.S. and concludes with positive programs by the Minneapolis Police Department to reach out and engage with local LGBTQ+ communities. 2.0 elimination of bias credits.

More information: Online at worldwithoutgenocide.org

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

Medical Assistance for Home and Community-Based Services
Host: Minnesota State Bar Association

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

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

Cost: Free for section members and law students, $30 for members not in the section, $35 for nonmembers

Description: Learn about the different medical assistance programs available for clients in Minnesota. Topics include eligibility requirements, available benefits, and examples of clients who could benefit from these programs. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org
Supporting Detained Clients in the Time of COVID-19
Host: University of Minnesota School of Law

Time: Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: Free

Description: This session will evaluate the impact of Covid-19 on detained clients and the changing nature of lawyering in an era where barriers to communication become even more prevalent. A panel of experts will address changes in removal defense practice and proceedings during the pandemic. 1.5 elimination of bias CLE credits applied for.

Register: Online at law.umn.edu

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

Influence Strategies – What Every Leader Needs to Know™

Host: Minnesota Women Lawyers

Time: Noon to 1 p.m.

Location: Remote via Zoom, registration required

Cost: Free

Description: Learn how to develop self-awareness and influence skills for leading so others will follow. Led by Regina Barr, CEO and founder, Red Ladder, Inc., it will cover topics including barriers that may impede the ability to influence others, dynamics of power differentials and identifying your own persuasive abilities. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mwlawyers.org

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 30

Advanced Attorney-Client Privilege for In-House Counsel

Host: Hennepin County Bar Association

Time: 10 to 11 a.m.

Location: Remote participation

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

Description: This presentation looks at the ways in which In-house attorneys face frequent and sometimes complicated challenges in establishing and preserving attorney-client privilege. It will place such issues in useful context, give examples of better and worse approaches, and offer guidance on how to minimize the chances that your emails will one day end up on a big screen in a crowded courtroom. 1.0 standard CLE credit applied for.

Register: Online at mnbar.org