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The MSBA's Appellate Practice Section Presents

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"Pro Bono Asylum Training"

The MSBA Appellate Practice Section is beginning a new program to connect appellate practitioners with appellate pro bono opportunities.  Please join us for our inaugural event featuring The Advocates for Human Rights. 

The program is designed to provide potential volunteers with an overview of the asylum process, the ins and outs of handling an asylum appeal,  and the need for pro bono appellate representation in the asylum process.  Most importantly, the program will connect volunteers with client’s in need of pro bono appellate representation. 

This program is free to all and lunch is provided by the MSBA Appellate Practice Section.

Presenters:

Emily Good, Advocates for Human Rights
Michele McKenzie
, Advocates for Human Rights

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved (event code: 159598)

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Details:

Date:   Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:   Faegre & Benson, LLP
2200 Wells Fargo Center 90 South Seventh Street Minneapolis, MN 55402 

Pizza and soda will be provided.

Cost:

Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members (Non-AppellatePractice Section Members):  Free
Law Students:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  Free

Teleconferencing is not available.

Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed. Requests for an exception to this policy should be directed to Elyse Farnsworth, Section Services Director, by e-mail or at (612) 278-6336