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The MSBA New Lawyers Section Presents


"Preparing and Presenting Persuasive Written and Oral Arguments Before the Court."

Date:   Thursday, November 19, 2009
CLE Time:    4:35 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Location:   MSBA Office
Cost: Free to MSBA members

Presentations before the court require an attorney to bring together facts, substantive law, procedural rules and a well reasoned analysis. The art of persuasion lies in the balance between each of these factors, interpersonal interactions, and other tangible and intangible elements. This CLE will provide attorneys with practical insights from the Honorable Judge Bruce Peterson and the Honorable Judge Diane Alshouse regarding the skills, tactics and communications that provide a foundation to persuasive communications. The panel will offer perspectives on the wide range of variables an attorney must manage in each presentation made before the court. This is a do not miss opportunity to learn develop your practice and hone your abilities as an advocate.


Judge Bruce Peterson, Hennepin County District Court

Judge Diane Alshouse, Ramsey County District Court

1 hour of Standard CLE credits applied for

Teleconferencing is available.
 Please contact Ashley Hacker 48 hours prior to the CLE to arrange teleconferencing. Teleconference number: 866-939-8146; Participant Code: 8282193


Lots of important information this month!  Please read!

November Section Meeting

Date: November 19th
Section Meeting Time: 5:35-6:30 p.m.
Location: MSBA offices

Remember to bring in your gently used or new hats, coats, mittens, scarves, etc. to donate to families in need this winter!

 LegislationClick here to review the proposals the Legislative Committee has received from sections, or paste this address into your browser window: .  Any comments are due back to Lacee Anderson by November 19.

Upcoming Events:

Winter Tri-Bar Social is at Nami on December 3rd from 5:00-8:00!  We will be taking donations for Toys for Tots—a toy or $10 gets you in the door and two drink tickets.  Watch your email or attend our November 19th meeting for more information.

Santa Run to Benefit Legal Aid—December 5th at 4:00 pm.  Email Jessica Karich if you have questions or if you’d like to be on our “team.”  See attached flyer for additional info.

The University of St. Thomas is conducting a study regarding what recent graduates are doing with their degree and have asked if some new lawyers would assist by participating in a survey.  It should only take you about ten minutes.  If you are willing to participate, just click on the following link:  Additional information regarding this study is attached to this email.

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