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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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New Lawyers Committee Speaker Series: A Conversation On How In-house Counsel Selects Outside Counsel

May 06, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

MABL’s New Lawyers Committee, along with Target Corp.’s Legal Department, are pleased to host this one-hour informal conversation discussing how in-house counsel selects and provides work to outside counsel.   This conversation aims to connect young black lawyers and law students with Target’s lawyers to hold a meaningful discussion on what criteria in-house counsel may…

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Small Group Session with Judge Sophia Vuelo and Black Attorneys

Apr 16, 2021 12:00PM—1:00PM

Virtual

Judge Sophia Vuelo will host a small group panel discussion with a cross section of public interest attorneys, private attorneys, and non-practicing J.D. holders to assist Black law students and recent graduates to navigate their legal careers. Attend Judge Vuelo’s panel session and benefit from hearing from BIPOC attorneys and judges; learn how they overcame their…

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CLE – Building Resilience in the Face of Adversity

Apr 15, 2021 12:00PM—1:30PM

The Diversity Committee of the Federal Bar Association – Minnesota Chapter, along with the University of Minnesota Student Chapter, and Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, are pleased to host this one-hour CLE event exploring the topic of building resilience in the face of challenging circumstances. In the best of times legal professionals are at risk for…

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Legal Profession Community Listening Sessions: April 15 and 16 

Apr 15, 2021—Apr 16, 2021

Virtual

Please join MABL, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL), Twin Cities Diversity in Practice (TCDIP), and the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) for support sessions for legal professionals. These support sessions are intended to be a safe and open space where members can share, listen, support, and acknowledge those experiencing trauma, pain, fatigue, and emotional distress.…

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Implicit Bias Within The Criminal Justice System

Mar 25, 2021 6:00PM—7:00PM

Twin Cities PBS (online event)

Twin Cities PBS (online event) – Part of the Racism Unveiled Series “Implicit bias represents unique challenges to effective law enforcement, because it can alter where investigators and prosecutors look for evidence and how they analyze it without their awareness or ability to compensate.” —Sally Q. Yates, Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General. TPT invites you to…

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