MABL Calendar

Feature Event:

Celebration for the Investiture of the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson

Join Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers in celebrating the investiture of the Hon. Ketanji Brown Jackson! Justice Jackson is the 116th US Supreme Court justice and the first Black woman to serve on the court. On June 30, 2022, Justice Jackson was sworn in. The official investiture ceremony will be held the morning of September 30 in Washington, D.C.  For this momentous occasion, MABL and TCDIP, in partnership with other bar associations (see below), are co-hosting a celebration from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. CDT on September 30! This community event will bring together people from across the Twin Cities legal profession—from students and young legal professionals to judges and seasoned attorneys. This event is geared towards law students, attorneys, and legal professionals, and we encourage civically engaged high school and college students to join us in celebrating Ketanji Brown Jackson’s investiture! The program will include: Justice Jackson’s investiture, livestreamed from Washington, D.C. A panel discussion with prominent Black judges in Minnesota Musical performances A continental breakfast 

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Open Forum Discussion on Documentary “On These Grounds”

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…

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

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…

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MABL Members Listening Session with Attorney General Keith Ellison

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…

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Twin Cities Legal D&I Data Project

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

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…

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

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…

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MABL Annual 2021 Meeting

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…

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

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…

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Legal Profession Community Listening Sessions: April 15 and 16 

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…

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Small Group Session with Judge Sophia Vuelo and Black Attorneys

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…

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