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The MSBA's Civil Litigation Section Presents


"E-Discovery in Minnesota: Brace for the Inevitable Because the Future is Now!"

Think that e-discovery is only an issue if you practice in Federal court or in litigation that involves huge corporations with reams of electronic documents? Think again! Learn about the new e-discovery rules proposed by the Minnesota Supreme Court Civil Justice Reform Task Force. Hear from the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility regarding the ethical duties associated with e-discovery. And get a view from the trenches – bench and bar perspectives – on how e-discovery impacts your practice, and your clients and their businesses, and how you can get out ahead of the curve. Discussion will include the Proposed MN E-Discovery rules, Opinion 22, Ethics Rules 4.4(b) and 1.1, and ABA Opinion 11-460.


Honorable Jerome Abrams, Scott County District Court
Martin Cole, Esq.
, Director, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility
Honorable Janie Mayeron
, U.S. Magistrate Judge, District of Minnesota Sarah Stroebel, Esq., Senior Corporate Counsel, U.S. Bancorp


John Degnan, Briggs & Morgan, P.A.

1 hour of Ethics CLE and .50 of Standard CLE credit applied for (event code: 164247)



Date:   Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:   Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
200 S Sixth Street, #4000, Minneapolis, MN 55402 

(This is a Brown Bag Luncheon; beverages will be provided )

Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members (But Not Civil Litigation Section Members):  $5.00
Law Students:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  $10.00

Teleconferencing is available. Please indicate this option when registering or contact Kim Basting at

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