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Outstate Practice Section

MSBA Outstate Practice Section
Annual Report
2016-17
 

Section Membership
As of June 6, 2017, the Section has 146 members.

Financial Status
The Section had an account balance of $5,009.91 as of May 22, 2017.

CLEs & Events
The Section hosted 1 CLE program in fiscal year 2016-17. 

Program Title

Date

Event Code

CLE Credits

Number of Attendees

Common Sense in Legal Billing

05/19/2017

238794

1.0 Standard

22


Annual Meeting and Election Results
The Section’s Annual Meeting was held on June 6, 2017 via teleconference. 

The following council members were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2020:

New Council Member Nominees (July 1, 2017 t0 June 30, 2020)

  • Dennis O'Toole, Grand Rapids
  • Joe Krueger, Long Prairie
  • Pat Costello, Lakefield

Current Council Members

  • Steve Peloquin, Park Rapids (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018)
  • Robert Thorwaldsen, Detroit Lakes (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018)
  • Thomas Winters, Detroit Lakes (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018)
  • Barbara Heen, Willmar (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019)
  • Jade Rosenfeldt, Moorehead (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019)
  • Steve Messick, Faribault (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019)

The following officers were elected to serve on the Section’s Governing Council from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018:

Section Chair: Joseph Krueger, Long Prairie
Section Vice-Chair: Steve Peloquin, Park Rapids
Section Secretary/Treasurer: Barbara Heen, Willmar

Diversity and Inclusion
What diversity and inclusion goals did the Section include in the 2016-2017 work plan, how did you approach these goals, and what was the result?

The Section will develop goals for the upcoming year.

Other Section Accomplishments
The Section began and has nearly completed a platform and process, in collaboration with the MSBA and St. Thomas Law School, to match law students with outstate law firms for summer clerkships and future outstate practice opportunities.

Submitted By:

Joseph Krueger, Section Chair
June 6, 2017