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New Exception to the Rule Against Hearsay: Forfeiture by Wrongdoing

Tom Boyd and Kyle Kroll will present “New Exception to the Rule Against Hearsay: Forfeiture by Wrongdoing” during the Hot Topics in Courtroom Evidence seminar hosted by Minnesota CLE on June 18, 2021. This session will inform practitioners about Rule 804(b)(6), the newest addition to the Minnesota hearsay rules promulgated since the last Deskbook update. ...

Friday, June 18, 2021

12:40 PM - 1:40 PM CT

2021 Minnesota Agency and Enforcement Panel

David Aafedt will moderate a panel at the 2021 Health Law Institute hosted by Minnesota CLE. The panel will discuss priorities and updates from Minnesota’s health law regulatory agencies, followed by panel Q&A covering additional insights and analysis of the current healthcare legal landscape. Panelists Commissioner Grace Arnold, Minnesota Department of Commerce (invited) Commissioner Jan ...

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT

Overview of the CARES Act – Reporting Requirements, Investigations & Enforcements

Christianna Finnern will present a session on CARES Act reporting, investigations, and enforcement at the 2021 Health Law Institute hosted by Minnesota CLE on June 15-16, 2021. This session will discuss the details of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund pertinent to health law attorneys and health care organizations. Understand the shifting landscape of the ...

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM CT

6 Tips for the Record on Appeal That All Appellate Lawyers Should Know

Kyle Kroll is a panelist at an upcoming virtual CLE about the record on appeal. This engaging and educational discussion hosted by the Eighth Circuit Bar Association will offer useful practice tips and judicial insights on six important topics: Transcripts Correcting/supplementing the record Addendum and appendix preparation Using the record Sealed records The future of the ...

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

LeadingAge Minnesota 2021 Institute

LeadingAge Minnesota will host its annual Institute in a virtual format on May 18-21, 2021. The virtual Institute will include three keynote presentations, more than 100 breakout sessions for interdisciplinary teams and opportunities to connect with peers. David Aafedt and Gerald Fornwald are scheduled to present “How to Prevent Vicious and Malicious Ransomware Attacks” on ...

May 18-21, 2021


The Most Common Retirement Plan Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Tom Walker will address the MNCPA’s Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference on May 17, 2021, to discuss “The Most Common Retirement Plan Mistakes and How to Fix Them.” The MNCPA’s Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference provides the practical, up-to-date information needed to deliver efficient and effective audits for your clients. You’ll discover new ...

Monday, May 17, 2021

10:55 AM - 11:45 AM CT

2021 Affordable Housing Summit

Two afternoons focused on the development and financing of multifamily projects.

May 12-13, 2021

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel

Tom Boyd, a shareholder at Winthrop & Weinstine, along with Marianne Short of UnitedHealth Group Inc. and David F. Herr of Maslon LLP co-wrote a chapter in an updated version of Successful Partnering Between Inside and Outside Counsel published by Thomson Reuters. Their chapter, “Appeals,” addresses appeals in the civil litigation process. The chapter focuses ...


Affordable Housing Summit: The state of affordable housing in Minnesota

Erin Mathern, a shareholder with Winthrop & Weinstine, joined Wayne Schiferl of Baker Tilly and James Lehnhoff of Minnesota Housing in an interview regarding the state of affordable housing in Minnesota. The article, published on Finance & Commerce, discusses the 2021 Affordable Housing Summit and the important conversations that are scheduled to take place at ...

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Legislative Top 5: April 30, 2021

And the Census Says… Minnesota found out this week that it will keep all eight congressional seats. It has been hypothesized for decades that Minnesota was likely to lose a seat, but we have continued to hold on to it. However, this year was likely the closest margin yet. If New York had counted an ...

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Legislative Top 5: April 23, 2021

Guilty Verdict Earlier this week, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd. While officials had feared massive demonstrations with the possibility of violence or property damage, the reality was more akin to celebratory gatherings. Operation Safety Net, the name given to a unified security task force that had been ...


Law Firm Alliance: Strategic Priorities Panel

David Aafedt and Tami Diehm will join a panel discussion at the Law Firm Alliance Spring Virtual Summit on April 23, 2021, to discuss strategic priorities for mid-sized law firms in the “new normal.” The panel will feature managing partners of LFA firms as they discuss how they have tackled issues like space planning, technology, ...

Friday, April 23, 2021

11:25 AM-12:00 PM CT
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