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History in the Making: Judge Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings and Her Future on the Supreme Court

Apr 21, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

Virtual via Zoom

Please join the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers and the American Constitution Society Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapter for an informative discussion on Judge Jackson’s historic confirmation hearings to the United States Supreme Court and what her future on the Court may entail. This event will occur over Zoom on Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 12:00-1:00…

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Remembering Fredrick L. McGhee, Minnesota’s First African American Attorney

Feb 28, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

Virtual

In Celebration of Black History Month, this program is co-sponsored by the RCBA, MSBA, and HCBA New Lawyers Sections in Partnership with The Givens Foundation for African American Literature. Monday, February 28, 202212:00 PM to 1:00 PMLive Webinar via Zoom1.0 Standard CLE CreditsPresenter:Paul Nelson, author of Fredrick L. McGhee: A Life on the Color Line, 1861-1912 (Minnesota Historical Society…

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Open Forum Discussion on Documentary “On These Grounds”

Feb 24, 2022 5:00PM—6:30PM

Virtual

Join MABL for an open forum discussion about the documentary On These Grounds. This documentary traces a viral video of a white police officer assaulting a Black teenager seated at her desk, which sparked a national conversation and fueled a movement. The film shines a light on students, educators, and organizers who are creating an…

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New Lawyers Committee Speaker Series – Supporting Diversity within In-House Legal Departments and Private Practice

Oct 28, 2021 12:00PM—1:00PM

MABL’s New Lawyers Committee, along with General Mills, Inc.’s Legal Department, are pleased to host this one-hour informal conversation discussing culture, diversity and ways of working within in-house legal departments and private practice. Specifically, this conversation aims to connect young black lawyers and law students with General Mills, Inc.’s lawyers to hold a meaningful discussion on…

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MABL Members Listening Session with Attorney General Keith Ellison

Oct 19, 2021 5:00PM—6:00PM

MABL members, join us for an exclusive listening session with Attorney General Keith Ellison to hear about the work you are doing, how the AG’s office can be helpful, and learn more about you. The listening session will be from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19. To receive the Zoom link, please RSVP…

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The Continuing Journey Towards Cultural Awareness: An African-American Lens to Family Court and ADR

Aug 13, 2021 12:00PM—1:30PM

Virtual

MABL will co-host this event with the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts-MN Chapter. This is a virtual Lunch & Learn on August 13 entitled “The Continuing Journey Towards Cultural Awareness: An African-American Lens to Family Court and ADR.” Minneapolis attorney DeAundres Wilson will explore how Black African-American cultural norms may impact family court matters, make…

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MABL Annual 2021 Meeting

Jun 24, 2021 5:00PM—7:00PM

The MABL Board invites all Minnesota Association of Black Lawyer members and supporters to attend our Annual Membership Meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 24, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The MABL Annual Membership 2021 meeting will be held remotely via zoom conferencing. Remote log-in information will be provided on the week of the meeting.  We…

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In-House Speaker Series: Skills Attorneys Should Possess When Transitioning Into In-House Practice

Jun 23, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

MABL’s New Lawyers Committee, along with HealthPartners’ Legal Department, are pleased to host this one-hour informal conversation discussing which qualities and skills private and public attorneys should have when transitioning into in-house practice. Specifically, this conversation aims to connect young black lawyers and law students with HealthPartners’ lawyers to hold a meaningful discussion on what…

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