Elimination of Bias: Latino Pioneers in Minnesota’s Legal Community


ORIGINALLY PRESENTED:  MARCH 7, 2017

COURSE LENGTH:  2.0 HOURS


Course Description and Faculty

Elimination of Bias: Latino Pioneers in Minnesota’s Legal Community

Roy Ginsburg will lead a panel discussion addressing the experiences of Latino lawyers and judges in Minnesota. Learn the history and listen to the reflections of these distinguished legal professionals. Hear about the accomplishments of Latino lawyers and learn what challenges still remain.

The panel will also tackle these provocative and challenging questions, and the audience is invited to participate in the discussion:

  • Is there still bias towards Latino lawyers and judges in Minnesota’s legal community?

  • What programs or practices work to break down barriers and build relationships?

  • What does the future look like for Latino lawyers and judges in Minnesota?

  • What advice do you have for the pioneering lawyers of today?

– Ann M. Anaya; Senior Counsel, 3M
– Luz Maria Frias; President and CEO, YWCA
– Judge Peter M. Reyes, Jr.; Minnesota Court of Appeals
– Judge Salvador M. Rosas, retired; Second Judicial District
– Jorge Saavedra; The Saavedra Law Firm, PLLC
– Roy S. Ginsburg; Attorney at Law (moderator)