THE COMPLETE GOVERNMENT LAWYER
On Demand Seminar
ITEM #:  1729832001   |   EVENT CODE:  286364    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
STANDARD PRICE
$245.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

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To claim CLE credit, view by:  January 1, 2022

Note that Minnesota-licensed attorneys may earn up to 15 hours of their 45-hour requirement each reporting period by viewing on demand seminars. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

The Complete Government Lawyer

Answers to 101 Questions in 10 Areas of Government Law

Originally presented:  December 9, 2019     |     Course length:  6.0 hours


A Crash Course Dealing with Key Issues in 10 Areas of Government Law
This fun and fast-paced seminar, designed for lawyers who work for and with government entities, is a whole new way to learn government law! All attendees will receive an electronic copy of The Complete Government Lawyer’s Quick Answer Book, a handy reference guide containing the answers, legal authority and commentary for the questions discussed at the course!


Open Meeting Law  (30 MINUTES)
What public bodies are subject to the Minnesota Open Meeting Law? What is a “meeting” under the Minnesota Open Meeting Law? When can the body close meetings and what procedures are required? And many more!
– Corrine A. Heine

Data Practices  (30 MINUTES)
What data is subject to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act? What are the duties of the Responsible Authority and the Data Practices Compliance Official? What is required of the government entity in responding to data requests? And many more!
– Lynn M. Belgea

Land Use  (30 MINUTES)
What is a comprehensive plan? Why is it adopted? How is it amended? What is zoning? What are subdivision regulations? And many more!
– Andrew M. Biggerstaff & Melissa J. Manderschied

Questions & Answers  (15 MINUTES)

Employment Law  (30 MINUTES)
How is a government workplace impacted by First Amendment protections afforded public employees? Can a government employer regulate off duty conduct? What laws, practices and policies should you consider in disciplining and terminating government employees? And many more!
– Patricia Y. Beety 

Immunities, Section 1983 Claims and Liability  (30 MINUTES)
What is qualified immunity? Who does it protect? What are the elements of a Section 1983 claim? How do courts distinguish ministerial acts from discretionary acts for purposes of determining official immunity? And many more!
– Portia Hampton-Flowers

Questions & Answers  (15 MINUTES)

Contracts and Procurement  (30 MINUTES)
What are the important laws and concepts that guide public procurement in Minnesota? What are the laws, rules and processes that govern suspension and debarment of contractors in Minnesota? Is there a legal difference between a Request for Bid and a Request for Proposal? And many more!
– Betsy Hayes & Wayne Waslaski

Licensing, Certifications and Registrations  (30 MINUTES)
What is the authority for regulating businesses, professions, individuals? Which are the regulation options for a peddler, solicitor and transient merchant? What is a valid application process? And many more!
– Amber G. Eisenschenk

Ethics  (30 MINUTES)
0.5 ethics credit applied for
What ethics rules apply to government officials? What constitutes conflict of interest for a government attorney and are there ways to manage or cure them? Do attorney client privilege and work product exist when representing the government and who controls it? And many more! 
– David A. Schultz

Questions & Answers  (15 MINUTES)

Labor Law  (30 MINUTES)
What does the Public Employment Labor Relations Act require in terms of negotiation? Who are “essential employees” under the Public Employment Labor Relations Act? What is the power of the arbitrator to decide disputed issues? And many more!
– Jeffrey W. Jacobs

Election Law  (30 MINUTES)
How are districts drawn and re-drawn in Minnesota? What kind of voting systems are used at polling places and how are ballots counted? What campaign activities are allowed on election day? And many more!
– Bibi Black

Questions & Answers  (15 MINUTES)

$245

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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 has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 CLE credits, including 0.5 ethics credit. The maximum number of total credits you may claim for attending this program is 6.0 credits.

Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

STANDARD PRICE
$245.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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