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The MSBA's Consumer Litigation Section Presents

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Consumer Litigation Section Annual Meeting and CLE:

"Perspective from the Bench - Consumer Litigation"

 

Speaker:

The Honorable Donovan W. Frank, U.S. District Judge, District of Minnesota

Please join the MSBA Consumer Litigation Section at our annual meeting CLE entitled, "Perspective from the Bench," featuring Minnesota District Court Judge Donovan Frank as he discusses his judicial perspective on consumer law cases, including attorney best practices when presenting or defending consumer cases. Judge Frank will also be available to answer audience questions.

The Consumer Litigation Section focuses on consumer protection laws and financial regulations - both state and federal - and their impact on the individuals and companies those laws regulate. With the recent economic crisis, more and more consumer are exercising their legal rights under a variety of financially-related laws, e.g. FDCPA, FCRA, UDAP, RESPA, TILA, and state foreclosure and consumer protection laws. As lawsuits progress through our court systems, judges are charged with deciding what constitutes a violation, and what remedies are available to consumers. Additionally, the Consumer Litigation Section aims to educate and promote an exchange of ideas among all practitioners in their area: plaintiff, defense, and corporate.

Section Annual Meeting and Council Elections

Prior to the CLE program, the Consumer Litigation Section will hold its annual meeting and council elections. All Section members are encouraged to attend the annual meeting. The slate of candidates for election to the 2013 - 2014 Consumer Litigation Council is available here.

Teleconferencing or webcasting is not available.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for.
The event code is 177861.

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Details:

Date:   Thursday, May 23, 2013

Time:   Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and the Annual Meeting will begin at Noon, followed by the CLE program at 12:15 p.m.

Location:   Windows on Minnesota
80 S. Eighth Street, 50th Floor Minneapolis, MN 55402 [Directions/Map]

Cost:
Consumer Litigation Section Members:  $30.00

Join the Consumer Litigation Section and attend this meeting for FREE (You must be a current MSBA member but not a section member. Pay the 12-month dues and your section membership will be valid thru June 30, 2014.):  $28.00

MSBA Member But Not A Consumer Litigation Section Member: $35.00

Non-MSBA Members:  $40.00

Law Students:  Free

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.