University of St. Thomas School of Law Black Law Students Association Hosts Annual Multicultural Bar Reception Kate Metzger October 20, 2011 The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will hold its annual Multicultural Bar Reception at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the Schulze Grand Atrium at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in downtown Minneapolis. The theme for this year’s event will be “From Backpack to Briefcase: Bridging the Gap Between Success in Law School and Success in the Legal Profession” and will feature a networking reception followed by a panel of four speakers. Panelists are:Kate Weeks, a research consultant for the Minnesota House of Representatives.David Ahlvers, from the Target Corporation and formerly of Lindquist and Venum. He is also the founder of Family Solutions Law Group, LLC.Charley Noel, a civil defense attorney and ADR neutral.Nicole Kubista, a public defender for the 2nd Judicial District.There is no cost for the event. To R.S.V.P., email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information email Elliott Robinson at email@example.com.