Thursday, June 1, 2023
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Current and former judges put their years of experience at your fingertips.
Judge Edward T. Wahl, 4th District Judge and National Judicial College Instructor, chairs a roster of judges, former judges, and Judicial College instructors in a practice-focused course designed to increase your understanding of the rules of evidence and how to apply and argue the rules when presenting matters before the Court.
FREE FOR ALL REGISTRANTS – Minnesota Evidence Rules Summary Guide™
In-person course attendees will receive a complimentary hard copy and access to an electronic copy of this valuable resource prepared by David F. Herr, Jevon C. Bindman, and the Honorable Theodora Gaitas. Online attendees will receive electronic access only. Additional hard copies will be available for purchase at the Minnesota CLE Conference Center during the in-person seminar on May 9 at the special price of only $18.75 each (regularly $25).
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Overview – Developing a Winning Approach to the Rules of Evidence
– Judge Edward T. Wahl, Course Chair
9:15 – 10:45 a.m.
Getting Your Evidence Admitted – How to Lay a Foundation and Authenticate Evidence
– W. Scott Donaldson
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Strategically Using the Hearsay Rule, Exemptions, and Exceptions
– Penny J. White
12:30 – 12:45 p.m.
DISTRIBUTION OF LUNCH (provided by Minnesota CLE)
12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Understanding How Appellate Evidentiary Arguments Differ from Trial Evidentiary Arguments
Join Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Anne K. McKeig for a discussion on preparing and arguing evidentiary issues on appeal.
– Justice Anne K. McKeig
1:15 – 1:20 p.m.
1:20 – 2:20 p .m.
How to Keep Evidence Out of a Civil Trial By Arguing the Communication Is Privileged
– Judge Stephen L. Smith
2:20 – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
“You Make the Call: Should This Evidence Be Admitted?” An Interactive Session Applying the Rules of Evidence
– Judge Mary B. Mahler & Judge Edward T. Wahl
Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.
$295 MSBA members / $295 paralegals / $345 standard rate
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 email@example.com.
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.
Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 6.0 civil trial specialist credits.