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The MSBA's Communications Section Presents


"Practice Pointers from the Public Utilities Commission"

Please join the Communications Law Section in welcoming Commissioner Phyllis Reha as she provides an insider's view of important process issues at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for telecommunications practitioners. You will receive great insight from Commissioner Reha, lunch, and networking opportunities with telecommunications lawyers. There will also be a short Section meeting prior to the CLE. We hope to see you there.

Keynote Speaker:

Commissioner Phyllis Reha , Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

Phyllis A. Reha was appointed to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission in 2001. Commissioner Reha serves as Co-Chair of the NARUC-FERC Collaborative on Smart Response, a forum for state and federal regulators to discuss issues and make recommendations for state and federal policies to support Smart Grid and Demand Response. She is Co-Chair of the Customer Information and Behavior Workgroup for the State Energy Efficiency Action Network, a DOE/EPA supported effort to develop a National Blueprint to achieve all cost-effective energy efficiency. She is a member of NARUC and served as Chair of the Energy Resources and Environment Committee and served on the Board of Directors. She is on the Advisory Councils of the National Council on Electricity Policy, the New Mexico State University Center for Public Utilities and the Financial Research Institute of the University of Missouri. Commissioner Reha is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association including the Communications Law Section. Commissioner Reha received a B.A from the University of Minnesota and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for.
Event Code: 161268



Date:   Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Time:   12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380 Minneapolis, MN 55402 [Directions/Map]


Section Members:  $10.00
MSBA Members (But Not Communications Section Members):  $15.00
Law Students:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00

Teleconferencing is available. Please request instructions when registering or contact Tamara Patton at or 612-278-6305. Instructions for teleconferencing will be emailed on or before 10/24/2011.

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