To claim CLE credit, view by: January 26, 2025
Through December 31, 2023, Minnesota-licensed attorneys can satisfy continuing legal education requirements by viewing and reporting up to 30 credits of on demand programming. Effective the first reporting period after January 1, 2024, there is no limit. 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.
Originally presented: January 27, 2023 | Course length: 6.0 hours
Government law is a broad area of law. U.S. Federal Government Law addresses government interactions on a national scale. While state and municipal government law deals largely with how government operates on the state and local level, with state and city governments and agencies, as well as interactions with businesses and private citizens. This seminar will provide you with an overview of major topics in government law to help you tackle various issues in your practice.
Our expert faculty will discuss:
Welcome & Announcements (5 MINUTES)
– Nancy A. Haas
Public Financing 101 – How the Deal Gets Done (60 MINUTES)
This session will review the essentials of public finance, covering how public finance first began and how it evolved over time to become what it is today. The session will outline key terms and practices, including common public finance transactions, the deal table, and hot topics. You will learn about the public finance industry and the future of public/private partnerships.
– Timothy E. Marx & Michael Solomon
– Nancy A. Haas (moderator)
Doing Business with the Government – Opportunities and Pitfalls (45 MINUTES)
Pursuing government contracting may not be the right decision for every business. But the opportunities can be significant. Learn the rules relating to acquisition and presenting offers. Also, explore the start-up costs with government contracts and how to market a business to government purchasers.
– Robert T. Dube, Jr. & Jared M. Reams
Minnesota’s Open Meeting Law – A Brief Primer and Recent Developments (30 MINUTES)
Minnesota’s Open Meeting Law requires that meetings of governmental bodies be open to the public. This session will discuss the groups and types of meetings covered by the open meeting law, and then will review the requirements of and exceptions to the law as well as penalties for its violation.
– Mark R. Anfinson
Common Issues and Strategies for Navigating Minnesota’s Government Data Practices Act (45 MINUTES)
Minnesota’s Government Data Practices Act establishes the assumption that government data is public and thus available to the public for both inspection and copying. Explore the issues and challenges that arise under the Data Practices Act and learn new strategies for navigating the Act to better assist your clients.
– Taya K. Moxley-Goldsmith
Minnesota’s Tax Structure – How Does Minnesota Compare With Other States? (60 MINUTES)
This session will address how Minnesota’s tax system compares to other states. Learn the role each tax type plays to fund our government and the opportunities and challenges our revenue system faces now and in the future.
– Mark Haveman
Suing the Government – Tips and Best Practices for Asserting Contract Claims (45 MINUTES)
This session will provide a roadmap for navigating the complicated process of pursuing contract claims against the federal government, the state of Minnesota, and local entities. Learn best practices and helpful tips regarding how to start a claim, how to avoid roadblocks, and how best to reach a successful resolution of your dispute.
– Mark J. Blando
The Nuts and Bolts of Land Use Regulation (45 MINUTES)
This session will discuss land use and zoning regulations in cities, counties, townships as well as other miscellaneous regulations affecting the development of real property.
– Patrick B. Steinhoff
Understanding Rent Control in Minnesota (30 MINUTES)
This session will discuss the history and current nature of rent control in Minnesota. Learn the legal and economic impacts of rent control on cities, landlords and tenants.
– Bryan J. Huntington & Melissa J. Manderschied
Other discounts that may apply:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for 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.