MABL Calendar

Feature Event:

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

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 p.m. CT and features: Moderator:Angi Porter, former Vice President, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers; Adjunct Professor of Law and Research Fellow, Georgetown University Law Center Panelists:Hon. Michael J. Davis, Senior Judge, United States District Court for the District of MinnesotaAlberder Gillespie, Interim Director, Minneapolis Department of Civil RightsPhilippa “Pippa” Scarlett, Head of Global Government Affairs, RELX; Clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. BreyerThe event will also include a pre-recorded statement from Senator Amy Klobuchar on the importance of Judge Jackson’s nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court. If you require any accommodations, please contact us at

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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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CLE – Building Resilience in the Face of Adversity

The Diversity Committee of the Federal Bar Association – Minnesota Chapter, along with the University of Minnesota Student Chapter, and Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, are…

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Implicit Bias Within The Criminal Justice System

Twin Cities PBS (online event) – Part of the Racism Unveiled Series “Implicit bias represents unique challenges to effective law enforcement, because it can alter…

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MABL General Meeting

The Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers invites all MABL members and supporters to attend our Winter General Membership Meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 25, 2021,…

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Celebrating Trailblazing Women Attorneys

Join us virtually on March 4 via Zoom for an engaging “rotating roundtable” event celebrating Trailblazing Women Attorneys and Judges! This event is the latest…

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Demystifying the Path to the Bench in the Sixth Judicial District

The affinity bar organizations in Minnesota proudly present an informational evening event for attorneys interested in becoming a judge.  The event, titled “Demystifying the Path…

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From Graduation to Gavel: Demystifying the Path to the Bench

All are welcome, especially recent graduates and lawyers early in their career, to discuss considerations for early in your career that may positively impact your…

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Demystifying the Path to the Bench in the 7th Judicial District

Please join us for this virtual event to learn more about the 7th Judicial District. 7th Judicial District Assistant Chief Judge Sarah E. Hennesy, ModeratorJudge…

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