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The MSBA New Lawyers Section Presents


October Section Meeting and CLE Program

Date: October 14, 2010

Section CLE Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. (details below)
Section Meeting Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: MSBA Office
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380 Minneapolis, MN 55402

  • The Winter Tri-Bar Social will be held on December 2, 2010 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at FACES mears park in St. Paul. Donations will be taken for Toys for Tots.

  • The Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section is sponsoring a pizza reception for law students and new lawyers on October 13th at 5:00 p.m. at Dorsey & Whitney.

  • If you read legal blogs or have your own, now's the chance to nominate a blog for a Minnesota-grown blog award. The editors at the Practice Blawg, a legal blog run by MSBA's practicelaw editors, are looking for the best Minnesota-based legal blogs (or "blawgs"). They are taking nominations for any legal blog authored by at least one Minnesota attorney or that relates to Minnesota law or practice. For more information or to nominate a blog (even your own), go to Entries are being accepted through October 31, with awards being announced in November.

    If you have any questions about the contest, please feel free to contact Greg at:
    Gregory D. Luce
    Practice Development Director
    Minnesota State Bar Association
    600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380
    Minneapolis MN 55402
    Direct Dial: (612) 278-6340
    Facsimile: (612) 333-4927
  • The MSBA Legislative Committee is holding a meeting on October 13 from 3:00-5:00 pm.  The Uniform Law Commissioners will also be invited.  The meeting will be an opportunity for everyone to preview what the Legislative Committee is hoping to do during the 2011 legislative session, and get a feel for what others are looking to accomplish.  A similar meeting was well received last year and we anticipate an equally helpful meeting this year.  Please contact Christina Weber at if you are interested in attending. 



New Lawyers October CLE Program.

"Drafting Wills and Trusts: The Basics"

Please join the New Lawyers section to discuss the basics of Wills and Trust drafting. Topics include the initial client consultation, gathering information, when to recommend a Trust versus a Will, how to decide what provisions you must include and which are optional, where to go for sample documents, as well as discussing additional items that are necessary to create and complete a comprehensive estate plan.


Wendy M. Brekken , Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon & Vogt, P.A.

1 hour of Standard CLE credit applied for

Teleconferencing is available. Please contact Ashley Hacker at or 612-278-6305 to set up teleconferencing. In order to receive CLE credit, you must remain on the line through the entire presentation.