Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Thu, May 04, 2023 8:49 AM | Stephanie Chen

    The University of Minnesota Law School is hosting an open house recruiting event to provide more information about teaching at the law school. The goal is to cultivate interest and opportunities for BIPOC attorneys. Light refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, please click here.

  • Wed, April 26, 2023 5:49 AM | Deleted user

    Join the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota for the annual Minority Judges Reception, co-sponsored by MNAPABA, Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers, Minnesota American Indian Bar Association, Minnesota Disability 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.

  • Thu, April 13, 2023 5:09 AM | Deleted user

    The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) is hosting an investiture to formally swear in the 11 judges who joined the bench since 2019. Three of the honorees are part of MNAPABA's community-- congratulations to Assistant Chief Judge N. Amee Pham, Workers' Compensation Judge Nicholas Chang, and Administrative Law Judge Suzanne Todnem. This will be a fun event with live music, free parking, party favors, and more. For more information or to register, please click here.


  • Thu, April 13, 2023 5:08 AM | Deleted user

    The Minnesota Board of Law Examiners is soliciting written responses and comment on its seven recommendations regarding bar admission. Responses and comments are due May 1, 2023. For more information, please click here.

  • Thu, April 13, 2023 5:08 AM | Deleted user

    Registration is open for the Minnesota Women Lawyers' 51st Annual Meeting, featuring a keynote workshop by Ra'Shya Ghee (Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, University of Minnesota Law School). To register or for more information, please click here.


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