One Profession - 6th Judicial District

When:  Jan 24, 2019 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM (CT)

7:30 - Registration and Breakfast

8:00 - Welcome and Facilitated Table Discussions with Paul Godfrey, President - MSBA; Thomas Witt, President - 11th District Bar; and Leah Stauber, President - Range Bar

8:30 - Recent Minnesota Supreme Court Cases
Presenter: Justice David Lillehaug, Minnesota Supreme Court

9:30 - The Ins and Outs of In-House Counsel
Discussion moderated by Sarah Whiting, Members Cooperative Credit Union
Panelists:  Mary Cohen, Senior Legal Counsel - Enbridge; Jean Farmakes, General Counsel - LHB, Inc.; Ingrid Johnson, Senior Attorney - ALLETE, Inc.; and Shawn Pearson, Assistant General Counsel - Essentia Health

10:00 - Break

10:15 - Emerging Issues in Professional Responsibility
Presenter: Jennifer Bovitz, Senior Assistant Director - Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility

11:15 - What's New in the Sixth Judicial District?
Discussion led by Chief Judge Sally Tarnowski

12:00 - Lunch

12:15 - Access to Justice Across the Rural Northland
Presenter:  Dr. Michele Statz, University of Minnesota - Duluth

1:15 - Table Discussion:  Serving the Middle Income Client
Facilitated by Paul Godfrey, President - MSBA and Gerald Wallace, Vice President - 11th District Bar

1:45 - Recent Court of Appeals Cases
Presenters:  Judge Lucinda Jesson, Minnesota Court of Appeals and Judge James Florey, Minnesota Court of Appeals

2:30 - Can We Agree?  Negotiating Techniques and Procedures
Discussion moderated by Robert Falsani, Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Balmer
Panelists:  Susan Ginsburg; Steve Reyelts, Reyelts Law Firm; and Leah Stauber, Assistant St. Louis County Attorney and President - Range Bar

3:15 - Adjourn

4.75 standard and 1 ethics CLE credits to be applied for

Cost:  $20.00

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Program Contact:
Sherri Knuth  | 612.278.6330

Jennifer Carter | 612.278.6309