Wednesday, April 17, 2024
9:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Don’t Miss Updates and Insights on New Laws and Emerging Issues –
Meet the No-Fault Rule 10 Requirement to Maintain Your Status!
Rule 10(a) of the Minnesota No-Fault Rules requires arbitrators complete at least three CLE hours on no-fault issues every year. Fulfill this requirement with high-quality, practical, cutting-edge information that will enhance your practice.
Anticipate Issues to Correctly Set and Meet Client Expectations
Whether you represent plaintiffs or insurance companies, anticipating issues is vital to setting and satisfying client expectations. Get tools and approaches for managing nuanced aspects of your cases to better serve your clients.
Practical Information and Guidance to Maximize Your Results
Learn best practices for working with experts. Get advice for overcoming hurdles to recovery. Understand how to access information on phones, cars, and other devices.
Bonus Resource FREE for All Attendees!
In-person attendees will receive a hard copy of Minnesota CLE's Legal QuickSheet on The New Minnesota Rule 114, as well as an electronic copy. Online replay attendees will receive an electronic copy.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
Welcome and Introductions
– Tanner J. Moe & Sylvia I. Zinn, Course Co-chairs
9:05 – 10:05 a.m.
2024 Review of the Top Minnesota Personal Injury Decisions and New Statutes
An update of cases from 2023 and early 2024 that affect the automobile arena and a brief overview of new statutes you need to know.
– Matthew J. Barber
10:05 – 10:20 a.m.
American Arbitration Association Update – Important Rules and Procedures in 2024
Get the latest information and updates on arbitration and mediation.
– Krista M. Peach
10:20 – 10:30 a.m.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
How the New Minnesota Rule 114 Affects Your Arbitration and Mediation Practices
This session clarifies important changes to Rule 114 and discusses best practices for adapting to current requirements.
– Brett W. Olander
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own)
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.
Cannabis Use Is Legal – What Now? Navigating Claims Involving a Driver Under the Influence
With legalization we can anticipate an increase of people who may be under the influence of cannabis or cannabis and alcohol when driving. What new category of issues should we anticipate when handling a cannabis or alcohol-related personal injury or wrongful death case? This session includes a discussion of handling related criminal charges and statutory claims.
– Tanner J. Moe & Sylvia I. Zinn
1:00 – 1:05 p.m.
1:05 – 2:20 p.m.
What’s Covered, What’s Not Covered – Analyzing Advanced Coverage Issues in 2024
A quick primer on the basics of Bodily Injury, No-Fault and Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage and a discussion of special issues, including ride-share vehicles, governmental immunity, stacking policies, and more.
– Peter M. Lindberg, Michael M. Skram & Kelly Sofio
– Racey J. Rodne (moderator)
2:20 – 2:30 p.m.
2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Understanding What Persuades Judges, Juries and Arbitrators
This session discusses what happens in the courtroom during a motor vehicle accident case and what persuades judges and arbitrators to award damages. Learn how juries have reacted to different types of evidence and trial presentations, how to prove damages and the impact of emerging technology.
– Kevin F. Gray
3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
How to Win or Defend a Bad Faith Claim
Learn the difference between a first party and third party bad faith claim; how to get the goods for a bad faith claim – what discovery you need to develop your theory and build your case against an insurer who denies a claim; and what steps to take to avoid an allegation that a denial was made without a reasonable basis or that you failed to properly investigate the claim.
– Nathan H. Bjerke, Janine M. Loetscher & Jeffrey R. Mulder
– Tanner J. Moe (moderator)
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Thursday, April 4, 2024
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
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 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.
Minnesota CLE also has applied to the Minnesota State Bar Association for 6.0 civil trial specialist credits.