CLEs and Other Opportunities

Upcoming Events

CLE: Creating a Road Map to Starting Up a Successful Solo or Small Law Firm Practice

On March 3, 2010, the Law Alumni Relations Office will host a daylong CLE on starting a solo or small practice law firm.

Where: UST School of Law, Moot Court Room
Time: 7:30 a.m., Registration; 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., CLE; Networking Reception to follow
Cost: $20 (no charge for current UST Law students)
CLE Credits:  1.0 hour of ethics, 4.0 hours of law office management, and 1.5 hours of professional development credits applied for.
Registration deadline: Lunch will be provided for those that register by February 25, 2011; space is limited, so early registration is encouraged.
Questions?  Contact Monica Anderson, Coordinator for External Relations, 651-962-4979

For more details, a list of speakers or to register visit: Creating a Road Map to Starting Up a Successful Solo or Small Law Firm Practice.


Other Upcoming CLEs and Events:


February 21 - CLE: The State of Capital Punishment in the U.S. Courts

The Honorable Judge Wilson, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, will present “The State of Capital Punishment in the U.S. Courts” on Monday, February 21st in the Schulz Grand Atrium, 12:30-1:30pm. This event is sponsored by the Terrence J. Murphy Institute for Catholic Thought, Law and Public Policy and is free and open to the public. Lunch provided to those who rsvp by e-mail to MurphyInstit@stthomas.edu by February 14th.

February 28 - "Three Generations of U.S. Lawyers: Generalist, Specialist, Project Manager," by Professor William Henderson, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Prof. Henderson's scholarship focuses on empirical analysis of the legal profession and legal education. His published work includes articles in the North Carolina Law Review, the Indiana Law Journal, the Texas Law Review, the Michigan Law Review, and the Stanford Law Review. In the law firm context, he is currently examining a wide variety of market trends, including patterns of lawyer mobility, the relationship between profitability and associate satisfaction, the economic geography of large law firms, and attrition rates of female and minority attorneys. His recent legal-education work explores the relationship between labor markets and the annual U.S. News & World Report law school rankings.  CLE credit will be applied for by the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions.  The CLE will be held from 4:30-5:45 p.m. in the Schulze Auditorium Schulze Hall on the UST Minneapolis campus.  To RSVP, click here.

March 16 - Mix and Mingle with Law Faculty: Professor Neil Hamilton

Join Professor Neil Hamilton and fellow alumni for the inaugural Mix and Mingle with Law Faculty on Wednesday, March 16, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. More details regarding location will be coming soon. Professor Hamilton will make a few brief remarks at 6:00 p.m. Students and alumni are welcome. This is a great opportunity to re-connect with one another and catch up with Professor Hamilton. Light appetizers will be provided. Cash bar. Sponsored by the Office of Law Alumni Relations.

 

March 16 - Community Justice Symposium: How are the Children IV: The Impact of Parental Incarceration on Children

The University of St. Thomas School of Law’s Community Justice Project presents: “How Are the Children? Part IV: A Symposium Exploring the Impacts of Parental Incarceration on Children.” An estimated 2.3 million children have parents who are incarcerated. More than 15,000 of those children live in Minnesota. This symposium will be held on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the School of Law’s Atrium. The symposium will include four panels exploring: 1) the consequences of parental incarceration; 2) educators’ response to children of incarcerated parents; 3) the role of social services in addressing the needs of children of incarcerated parents; and 4) policy implications and potential solutions. CLE credits, Rule 114 Qualified Neutral Credits, and CEU credits will be applied for. The cost is $25.00, including lunch and snacks. To register for this event, click here

March 18 - Class of 2009 Happy Hour

Join the Class of 2009 on Friday, March 18, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to re-connect with one another and catch up. Light appetizers will be provided. Cash bar. More details regarding location will be coming soon.  Sponsored by the Office of Law Alumni Relations in conjunction with the Class of 2009 Annual Giving Committee: Geoff Saltzstein, Erin Lord, Graciela Gonzalez, Joe Buri, Jake Grassel, and Tom Harrison.

April 12 - CLE: New Conversations about Race and Racism

Are you interested in learning more about the various facets of racism in our culture and gain skills to help you navigate the often difficult conversations about race? The UST Law Alumni Relations Office will host an interactive CLE presented by Sharon Goens of the Facing Race Initiative, Saint Paul Foundation, titled "New Conversations about Race and Racism." At this CLE, come and explore different real-life scenarios and engage in small group discussion about your thoughts and reactions. Through introspection participants will explore personal perspectives on race and racism. The event will take place at the School of Law from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 3.0 hours of Elimination of Bias CLE credit have been awarded for this event. Pre-registration is required.  

April 13 - Class of 2008 Mini-Reunion

Join the Class of 2008 on Wednesday, April 13, at The Local in the Choir Room from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to re-connect with one another and catch up. Light appetizers will be provided. Cash bar. More details regarding location will be coming soon.Sponsored by the Office of Law Alumni Relations in conjunction with the Class of 2008 Annual Giving Committee: Maggie Green, Chris Wheaton, Karen Walquist, and Kathleen McDaniel.

 

Nicole Fredricks Jackson, Director of Law Alumni Relations
UST School of Law, Alumni Relations Office
651-962-4863
lawalumni@stthomas.edu
www.stthomas.edu/law/alumni

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