2020 CIVIL LITIGATOR UPDATE
In-Person Live Seminar
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STANDARD PRICE
$195.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

MINNEAPOLIS

Thursday, January 30, 2020

8:55 AM - 12:15 PM   |   Check-In:  8:30 AM

Minnesota CLE Conference Center

600 Nicollet Mall # 370

3rd Floor, City Center

Minneapolis, MN 55402

2020 Civil Litigator Update

New Rules, Cases and Developments


Practice Enhancing Essentials for the Civil Litigator

This convenient 3-hour program is just one of four programs in the Civil Litigator Half-Day Seminars Series being offered in January/February.

Topics at this course include:

  • New Minnesota and Federal Rules
  • Significant New Cases Every Litigator Needs to Know
  • Discovery and Civil Justice Reform – Are We Reformed Yet?
  • New Developments in Ethics and Professional Responsibility

All attendees at this course also receive a FREE Legal QuickSheet on Timing Under Minnesota's New Civil Rules!


See also these programs in the 2020 Civil Litigator Half-Day Seminars Series:
Third-Party Litigation Financing
Raising Your Deposition Game
How to Appeal to the Minnesota Court of Appeals

Schedule times below are for the live seminar. Please refer to DATES & LOCATIONS for individual replay start times.

8:30 – 8:55 a.m.
CHECK-IN   -or-   JOIN ONLINE

8:55 – 9:00 a.m.
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
– David F. Herr, Course Co-Chair; Maslon LLP; Minneapolis
– Erica A. Holzer, Course Co-Chair; Maslon LLP; Minneapolis


9:00 – 9:40 a.m.
New Minnesota and Federal Rules
Recent developments relating to the Minnesota Civil Rules, General Rules of Practice, and Minnesota Rules of Evidence, Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure, and their federal counterparts, including a focused look at the new timing rules for Minnesota litigation effective January 1, 2020.
– Jevon C. Bindman; Maslon LLP; Minneapolis
– Judge Eric L. Hylden; Sixth Judicial District; Duluth 


9:40 – 10:30 a.m.
Significant New Cases Every Litigator Needs to Know
An insightful case law update covering Minnesota and Federal decisions in 2019 and early 2020 significant for civil litigation practice.
– Michael M. Sawers; Faegre Baker Daniels LLP; Minneapolis


10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
BREAK


10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
Discovery and Civil Justice Reform – Are We Reformed Yet?
A practical review of how recent rules amendments and initiatives from the Civil Justice Reform Task Force have (or have not) changed the course of civil litigation in Minnesota. Are automatic disclosures helping? Is Proportional Discovery something real, and if so, is it good or bad? Do we need more or better ADR, or more jury trials?
– Shannon M. Awsumb; Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie P.A.; Minneapolis
– Judge Eric L. Hylden; Sixth Judicial District; Duluth


11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
New Developments in Ethics and Professional Responsibility
.75 ethics credit applied for
Recent ethics and attorney discipline matters affecting civil litigators, and developments in Minnesota legal malpractice cases.
– Aram V. Desteian; Bassford Remele; Minneapolis
– Kevin P. Hickey; Bassford Remele; Minneapolis

IN-PERSON LIVE PRESENTATION
Thursday, January 30, 2020
8:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

LIVE WEBCAST
Thursday, January 30, 2020
8:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Attend online

IN-PERSON REPLAYS
Schedule times for replays may differ from those for the live program. Start times are as indicated below. Please register at least one week in advance to secure your copy of the course materials on the day of the seminar.

Minneapolis – 2/19/20 (Check-In 8:30; Replay 9:00)
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street and Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center

In-Person Live:  $175 MSBA members / $175 paralegals / $195 standard rate
In-Person Replay:  $155 MSBA members / $155 paralegals / $175 standard rate
Live Webcast:  $195

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 3.0 CLE credits, including .75 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 3.0 credits.

Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 3.0 civil trial specialist credits.

STANDARD PRICE
$195.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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