MSBA Section
All MSBA sections

Annual Report
2012-13

Section Membership
As of June 1, 2013, the Section has 3746 members. That is a slight increase in membership since this time last year.

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $411 as of April 30, 2013.

Continuing Legal Education Programs
The Section hosted 11 CLE programs in fiscal year 2012-13. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

Parliamentary Law in Real-Life Meetings

9-13-12

170662

1

56

Tips from the Prosecutor’s Perspective: Basics of Criminal Law for the New Criminal Defense Lawyer

10-11-12

172360

1

73

Custody Basics: Splitting the Baby

11-8-12

173539

1

81

A Conversation with Hennepin County District Court Judge Bruce Peterson

12-13-12

174384

1

62

Attorneys’ Use of Groupons for Advertising: Ethical Considerations in Minnesota and Beyond

1-10-13

175291

1

89

The Fairest Debt of All: What New Lawyers Need to Know About the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

2-14-13

176517

1

78

The ABCs of Federal Consumer Credit Protection

3-6-13

176246

1

21

What Everyone Should Do On Their 18th Birthday

3-14-13

176762

1

75

Young Lawyers Leadership Conference

4-5-13

177914

.5 Ethics 4.5 Std

103

The Practical Realities of Practicing Closely Held Business Law: What You Didn't Learn in Law School

4-11-13

177904

1

79

Alternative Dispute Resolution Tool Bag: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know about Alternatives to Litigation

5-9-13

178971

1

49

Annual Meeting and Election Results

The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on May 9, 2013, and 26 people attended.

The following council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014:
Our New Lawyers Section Leadership Council is comprised of the four elected officers and appointed committee chairs and ABA Young Lawyers Division representatives. Samuel Edmunds will be the New Lawyer Delegate to the ABA House of Delegates. Committee Chairs will be appointed by the NLS Chair later this summer.

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.

Chair: Margie Meier
Vice Chair: Jen Santini
Treasurer: Elisa Murillo
Secretary: Michael Boulette

Other Section Accomplishments:

  • Hosted first annual Young Lawyers Leadership Conference.
  • Started diversity pipeline project called GOLaw, which was recognized as first place winner in the ABA YLD’s Next Steps Challenge.
  • Created new MSBA award called the Outstanding New Lawyer of the Year Award.
  • Created new standing committees for Diversity and Awards.
  • Published four editions of Hearsay, our online publication.
  • Hosted at least six social events for new lawyers.
  • Presented 11 CLEs, 10 of which were free for our members.
  • Championed policy position on On-Demand CLE all the way to the Supreme Court of Minnesota.
  • Hosted national ABA YLD conference in Minneapolis.

Submitted By:
Samuel Edmunds, Section Chair
Date 6/20/13

Annual Report Archives

 

- Last Updated 07/05/2013 -

  Minnesoate State Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, # 380, Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 333-1183 | (800) 882 6722
MSBA Facebook MSBA Twitter
MSBA LinkedIn