2022 MSBA CONVENTION
Live Simulcast Seminar
ITEM #:  2140662201   |   EVENT CODE:  460190    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
MEMBER PRICE
$95.00
STANDARD PRICE
$195.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

SPECIAL REDUCED RATES:
See the Tuition & Discounts tab for information on reduced rates for judges, law clerks, students, and members of sponsoring sections.

ONLINE

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - Thursday, June 23, 2022

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

WATCH: Preview
REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR BOTH IN-PERSON AND ONLINE ATTENDANCE
If in-person attendance becomes unavailable, online access will automatically be available through your website account.

COVID safety guidelines for this event may be found HERE.



2022 Minnesota State Bar Association Convention

Welcome Back to the Bar!


The 2022 Convention Is Live In Person and Online!
It's your choice – choose to attend in person at the Minnesota CLE Conference Center or view all of the presentations online. Choose the format that works for you and join your colleagues and friends at the 2022 MSBA Convention! 


Come Back To The Bar For:

  • In-Person Presentations by Minnesota Lawyers and Special Guest Speakers
  • Important Federal and State Case Law Updates
  • Critical Conversations on Timely Topics
  • 5 All-New Entertaining ED Talks
  • A Twins Game with Your Friends and Colleagues!


Featured Speakers:

  • Annastacia Belladonna-Carrera
    Annastacia Belladonna-Carrera is the Executive Director of Common Cause Minnesota, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.
  • Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea 
    Chief Justice Gildea has served as the Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court since 2010. Prior to that, she served as an Associate Justice from 2006 to 2010 and as a district judge in the Fourth Judicial District from 2005 to 2006.
  • Jim Jesse
    Jim Jesse is the founder of Rock N Roll Law, and his passion is spreading knowledge of music law through his entertaining presentations. He is the author of The Music Copyright Manual (2016).
Wednesday, June 22, 2022


8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST  - OR -  JOIN ONLINE


8:30 – 8:45 a.m.
ANNOUNCEMENTS


8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
President’s Welcome
– Jennifer A. Thompson, MSBA President; Thompson Lee-O’Halloran PLLC; Edina 


9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
The Future of Voting Rights in the U.S. with a Spotlight on Minnesota
– Annastacia Belladonna-Carrera; Common Cause Minnesota; Saint Paul


9:45 – 10:00 a.m.
BREAK


10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Rock and Roll Law: The Top 10 Music Copyright Infringement Cases of All Time
– Jim Jesse; Rock N Roll Law; Lawrence, Kansas


10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
BREAK


11:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m. 
2022 U.S. Supreme Court Update and Insights
– Hannah M. Leiendecker; Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Minneapolis
– Aaron D. Van Oort; Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Minneapolis


12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
LUNCH PRESENTATIONS
(lunch provided to all in-person attendees)

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.
State of the Judiciary Address
– Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea; Minnesota Supreme Court; Saint Paul

12:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Passing of the Gavel Ceremony
– Jennifer A. Thompson; MSBA President
– Paul D. Peterson; Incoming MSBA President


1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
2 ED TALKS

Is TurnSignl a Turning Point? 
– Jazz A. Hampton; TurnSignl; Minneapolis 

Up, Up and Away!
– Richard D. Snyder; Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.; Minneapolis


2:00 – 2:10 p.m.
BREAK


2:10 – 2:40 p.m.
Minnesota’s Demographic Trends in 2022 and Beyond
– Eric Guthrie; Minnesota State Demographic Center; Saint Paul


2:40 – 2:50 p.m.
BREAK


2:50 – 3:35 p.m.
2022 Minnesota Appellate Case Law Update 
– Justice Natalie E. Hudson; Minnesota Supreme Court; Saint Paul
– Justice Gordon L. Moore III; Minnesota Supreme Court; Saint Paul
– Judge Diane B. Bratvold; Minnesota Court of Appeals; Saint Paul
– Judge Theodora K. Gaitas; Minnesota Court of Appeals; Saint Paul


3:35 – 3:45 p.m.
BREAK


3:45 – 5:00 p.m.
3 ED TALKS

So You Want to Run for Office…
– Athena Hollins; Minnesota State Representative; District 66B, Saint Paul

Building Systems That Lead to Thriving
– Tisidra Jones; Strong and Starlike Consulting, Inc.; Minneapolis

Behind the Music: Minnesota’s Best Music Stories 
– Jim Jesse; Rock N Roll Law; Lawrence, Kansas


5:00 p.m.
Pre-Game President’s Picnic
sponsored by Minnesota Lawyers Mutual


6:40 p.m.
Stay for the Twins Game!
Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Guardians
Target Field – Right Field Porch

Individual tickets are free and will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis to those who attend the MSBA Convention in person on June 22. Ticket includes $10 in food and beverage credit. 



Thursday, June 23, 2022


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST  - OR -  JOIN ONLINE


9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
New Technology for the Hybrid Law Office
– Todd C. Scott; Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company; Minneapolis


9:45 – 10:00 a.m.
BREAK


10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Understanding Legal Ethics and Risk Management Principles: A Scenario-Based Approach 
1.0 ethics credit applied for
– Eric T. Cooperstein; Law Office of Eric T. Cooperstein, PLLC; Minneapolis
– Charles E. Lundberg; Lundberg Legal Ethics; Roseville


11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
BREAK


11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Elimination of Bias: Rethinking the Bar Exam  
1.0 elimination of bias credit applied for 
– Eura Chang, Class of 2022; University of Minnesota Law School; Minneapolis
– Carol Chomsky; University of Minnesota Law School; Minneapolis
– Emily K. Eschweiler; Minnesota Board of Law Examiners; Saint Paul
– Leanne R. Fuith; Mitchell Hamline School of Law; Saint Paul
– Judge Juan G. Hoyos; Fourth Judicial District; Minneapolis
– Jennifer A. Thompson; Thompson Lee-O’Halloran PLLC; Edina

LIVE IN-PERSON
Wednesday & Thursday, June 22-23, 2022
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

LIVE SIMULCAST
Wednesday & Thursday, June 22-23, 2022
Attend online

  • $195 standard rate
  • $95 MSBA members
  • $95 paralegals
  • $45 judges / clerks / law students
    Be sure to check the "Judge / Clerk / Student – Convention" option during the checkout process.
  • $45 members of sponsoring sections and affinity bars **
    Contact your section/bar leaders to see if you are eligible, and if so, for instructions on how to register for the reduced rate. 
  • $45 Minnesota CLE Passholders
    (This is an MSBA event and therefore is not covered by any Minnesota CLE Season Pass.)


  • Other discounts that may apply:
    New Lawyer Discount


    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.


    ** CURRENT LIST OF MSBA SECTION SPONSORS:

    • Agricultural and Rural Law Section
    • Children and the Law Section
    • Civil Litigation Section
    • Construction Law Section
    • Corporate Counsel Section
    • Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section
    • Family Law Section
    • International Business Law Section
    • New Lawyers Section
    • Probate and Trust Law Section
    • Public Utilities Section
    • Solo Small Practice Experience Section

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 9.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit and 1.0 elimination of bias credit. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 9.0 credits.

SPONSORED BY:
MEMBER PRICE
$95.00
STANDARD PRICE
$195.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

SPECIAL REDUCED RATES:
See the Tuition & Discounts tab for information on reduced rates for judges, law clerks, students, and members of sponsoring sections.

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