Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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  • Wed, July 06, 2022 8:46 AM | Deleted user

    Join for Twin Cities Diversity in Practice (TCDIP) and Wanton Injustice Legal Detail (WILD) for the annual Summer Alliance to reconnect and celebrate the legal community. There will be fun for the entire family, including backstage tours of the field, pop-up performances, kid-friendly activities, and more. Children and family members are welcome to join. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Wed, July 06, 2022 8:45 AM | Deleted user

    Following its two-year investigation, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (MDHR) released its findings in April 2022 that announced the City of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) engage in a pattern or practice of race discrimination in violation of the Minnesota Human Rights Act. MDHR will work alongside the City to develop a consent decree, a court-enforced, legally binding agreement, to ensure reforms within the MPD. Join WILD to learn more about the findings of the MDHR report, the consent decree process, and the potential impact on public safety reform. Panelists include Irina Vaynerman (Deputy Commissioner Department of Human Rights), Justin Terrell (Executive Director, Minnesota Justice Research Center), and Rachel Moran (Professor, University of St. Thomas School of Law), and moderated by Lucas Kaster (Attorney, Nichols Kaster). For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Wed, June 29, 2022 7:06 PM | Deleted user

    The National Womxn of Color Collective is organizing an event for upcoming law student on-campus interviews. This event will be held over Zoom and includes discussions designed to provide students with the tools they need to confidently prepare for OCI. Topics include: (1) How to Balance Being Yourself with Meeting their Expectations; (2) Navigating Law Firm Culture; and (3) The Human Resources Perspective. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Thu, May 19, 2022 2:49 PM | Deleted user

    Join LCL as we gather to support and celebrate well-being in our profession. Join us to take “one small step” to reduce stigma and support each other in accessing the help we need to be at our best personally and professionally.

    Keynote speaker: Hon. Donovan Frank.

    Minneapolis Marriott City Center


  • Thu, May 19, 2022 2:48 PM | Deleted user

    Join Saraswati Singh, candidate for Hennepin County Attorney, for a meet and greet fundraiser for AAPI Heritage Month. #TeamSingh aims to continue to keep the momentum going, and make history as the first BIPOC woman of color in the position of Hennepin County Attorney. Appetizers and drinks will be served. For more information or to RSVP, please click here.

  • Wed, May 11, 2022 1:56 PM | Deleted user

    Join the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota for the Minority Judges Reception on the courthouse plaza outside the Diana E. Murphy U.S. Courthouse. This event is sponsored by the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the Federal Bar Association (Minnesota Chapter), Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Minnesota American Indian Bar Association, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association, Minnesota Hmong Bar Association, Minnesota Somali Bar Association, Minnesota Lavender Bar Association, Minnesota Women Lawyers, and Twin Cities Diversity in Practice. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Fri, April 29, 2022 6:33 AM | Deleted user

    Join for a free CLE Zoom lecture with Ke M. Huang-Isherwood, who will be discussing how to properly use statistics in your cases. This CLE is sponsored by the Washington County Law Library and the Washington County Bar Association.

    Click here for additional information.

  • Thu, April 21, 2022 1:14 PM | Stephanie Chen

    The City of Minneapolis' Department of Civil Rights seeks applications for vacancies on its Commission on Civil Rights, including several designated for attorneys only. Established in 1975, the Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission (MCR) implements the City's Civil Rights policies through public information, education, mediation, conciliation, and enforcement. 

    To apply, please visit: https://www.minneapolismn.gov/media/-www-content-assets/documents/Application-for-Board-Commission.pdf 

    Applications are due April 27, 2022. Applicants must live in Minneapolis to qualify.

  • Tue, April 19, 2022 12:04 PM | Deleted user

    Join the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter, for an event aimed at helping law students and newer lawyers prepare to navigate with aplomb the range of social functions and networking events they may encounter during their summer work experiences or in future job interviews. The program will feature a combination of presentations and breakout discussions facilitated by attorney FBA members, including an opportunity to "practice" learned skills in a follow-up small group outing or remote setting that suits participants' comfort levels. The event will be led by Alison Plavin, Director of Associate Advancement at Taft. To register, please email Samantha Girard at segirard@locklaw.com.

Mailing Address:
MNAPABA c/o Minnesota State Bar Association
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, Minneapolis, MN 55402

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