Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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  • Sat, July 08, 2023 11:56 AM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Minnesota Law is seeking adjunct professors to teach in its Legal Research and Writing Program for the 2023-2024 academic year. Adjunct professors will teach small sections of the 1L LRW course with the help of a student instructor. Please contact Professor David R. Cleveland (Director of Legal Research and Writing, dclevel@umn.edu).

  • Fri, June 23, 2023 9:22 PM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Court Camp 2023, presented by the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and the Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, is quickly approaching, and volunteers are needed. Court Camp is a free, week-long day camp for high school students that will give them an opportunity to learn about and meet those who work in the justice system. Volunteers can choose to either mentor the students over the lunch hour or coach the students through a mock trial exercise or both. For more information or to volunteer please click here.

  • Mon, June 19, 2023 10:52 AM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Join for a free ethics CLE. This virtual presentation will provide an overview of bonding, bridging, and linking social capital, specifically how to ethically leverage these forms of social capital with regards to other attorneys, courts, past clients, etc. in order to create better outcomes for current clients. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Fri, June 02, 2023 6:52 PM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Join the Minnesota Lavender Bar Association for its annual Pride Happy Hour. MLBA will be celebrating outside on the rooftop patio of The Hennepin Theatre Trust. If there is inclement weather, the celebration will move indoors to Jack Link's Legend Lounge on the first floor. Two drinks and heavy appetizers will be hosted. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Fri, May 26, 2023 2:33 PM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Join the Wanton Injustice Legal Detail (WILD) and the Westminster TownTalks for a frank conversation with Minneapolis Public Safety Commissioner, Cedric Alexander, St. Paul Deputy Chief of Community Engagement, Pamela Barragan, and Hennepin County Sheriff, Dawanna Witt. These three leaders from three different jurisdictions will discuss their plans to address public safety concerns in the Twin Cities and answer questions. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Wed, May 10, 2023 3:38 PM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Join MNAPABA, the Asian Bar Association of Washington, and Dorsey & Whitney for a discussion with California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu, one of the authors of the Portrait of Asian Americans in Law studies. Justice Liu will discuss the studies' findings and offer insights on the successes, challenges, and obstacles confronting Asian Americans in the legal profession, and educate lawyers of all races to identify and eliminate from the legal profession, and from the practice of law, biases against Asian Americans. Don Liu (Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Risk Officer, Target) will moderate the discussion. For more information or to register please click here.

  • Wed, May 10, 2023 3:37 PM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Join the ABA Business Law Section for a panel with Judge Jerry Blackwell, Justice Margaret Chutich, and Ivan Fong (Medtronic), moderated by Adine Momoh (U.S. Attorney's Office). These prominent high-achieving Minnesota attorneys and judges will share their experience and advice for a successful, fulfilling career in private practice, corporate practice, public service, or a combination. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Wed, May 10, 2023 3:36 PM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    Join for a conversation about serving as a judge on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. There will be two upcoming at-large vacancies on the court. All who are interested in learning more about the Minnesota Court of Appeals are encouraged to attend. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Thu, May 04, 2023 9:06 AM | Stephanie Chen (Administrator)

    MNAPABA members are invited to submit nominations for MJF's annual Outstanding Service Awards for public interest legal work. There are 6 awards, 3 for law students, 1 for a Legal Aid attorney or public defender, 1 for a pro bono attorney, and 1 for a non-attorney advocate). Award recipients will be celebrated at MJF's event on October 17th.

    For more information or to nominate someone, please click here.

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

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