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Bryan Huffman

Adjunct Faculty, Legal Counsel at Prime Therapeutics
Degree
J.D., University of St. Thomas School of Law
M.A., University of St. Thomas
B.S., Austin Peavy State University

Bryan, originally from Tennessee, attended Austin Peay in Nashville.  After earning a B.S. in Corporate Communications in 2008, he moved to Minnesota to attend the University of St. Thomas where he graduated in 2011 with a law degree and a master's in public policy.  He joined the Minnesota Attorney General's Office in December 2011 where he spent three years representing the state agencies that license and regulate healthcare professionals.  His primary clients were the Minnesota Boards of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Physical Therapy.  He litigated a number of administrative cases, negotiated settlements, and advised agencies on day-to-day operations and legal compliance.  He also prosecuted multiple consumer fraud cases. Bryan worked with Saint Paul Public Schools from 2015-2017, where he serves as an Assistant General Counsel.  In this role, he advised district administrators on a number of issues related to compliance, employee investigations and discipline, and policy development.  He also drafted settlement agreements to resolve employee disputes, review data sharing/privacy agreements, and liability waivers.  In addition, he teaches in the writing and representation program at Mitchell Hamline and will begin teaching in the University of St. Thomas School of Law mentor program this fall.

Bryan lives in St. Paul and in his free time he enjoy sports, working out, and generally staying active.  In the near future, he would like to become more involved in government policy development on a state and local level, with aspirations to work on the national level.

 

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 904 - 01 Client I & C - - - - F - - 1000 - 1155 MSL 242

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Time of Day:

1000 - 1155

Location:

MSL 242

Course Registration Number:

23130 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Bryan D. Huffman

This course will examine perspectives on interviewing and counseling clients, with an emphasis on interviewing techniques, processes for facilitating and structuring inter -views, and active listening to clarify information and develop a relationship with a client. Students will learn to recognize psychological factors affecting the interviewing process, overcome client resistance and hostility and ident- ify legal issues and relevant facts. The course will develop skills through role playing and simulations. Students also will explore the ethical responsibilities of attorneys in the context of client counseling.

Schedule Details

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LAWS 933 - 07 Mentor Externship II See Details * *

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See Details

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Location:

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Course Registration Number:

23011 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

1 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Bryan D. Huffman

Mentor Externship II is a year-long seminar course taken in fall and spring semester of the 3L year. The seminar integrates the student’s mentor fieldwork with small group coursework that reinforces the development of a trusted mentor relationship, core competencies and expectations of the profession, and other key relationships lawyers must manage. The course also incorporates individualized guidance to assist each student in his or her self-directed professional development journey.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
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MSL 4481230-132512 Feb '20
MSL 4481230-132518 Mar '20

Summer 2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses
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Fall 2020 Courses

Fall 2020 Courses
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