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The MSBA's Criminal Law Section Presents


"Criminal Law Certification Exam | Review Course"

Andrew Birrell and Katherian Roe, members of the MSBA Criminal Law Certification Board, will walk you through the essential elements of the new Criminal Law Certification Exam. This review course will prepare you to take the exam the following week. Join us to ensure you are prepped and ready to go! The review course will cover selected topics in the practice of criminal law in the federal and Minnesota state courts. The topics will include: constitutional, statutory and procedural aspects of the practice. There will be particular discussion of Fourth, Fifth and Sixth amendment issues together with some discussion of the ethical responsibilities involved in the prosecution and defense functions. For more information on the new Criminal Law Certification or to apply to become a certified specialist, visit Please note: the regular registration deadline for the 2010 exam is October 1, 2010. Individuals who are pre-registered can attend the review course for free.

Speakers :

Andrew Birrell  , Birrell & Newmark Ltd.

Katherian Roe  , Federal Public Defenders Office

2 hours of Standard CLE credits approved
Event Code: 147954



Date:   Saturday, October 9, 2010
Time:   10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location:   MSBA Offices
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380 Minneapolis, MN 55402 


Individuals who register for the Criminal Law Certification Exam by October 1, 2010:  Free
Individuals who are not registered for the Criminal Law Certification Exam by October 1, 2010:  $10.00

Teleconferencing is available. To attend the program via teleconference, please contact Elyse Farnsworth at 612-278-6336 or on or before October 7, 2010.

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