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The MSBA's Outstate Practice Section and the University of St. Thomas School of Law Present:



"Beyond the Metro: Life and the Practice of Law in Greater Minnesota and the MSBA Outstate Practice Section Annual Meeting"

Please join the MSBA Outstate Practice Section and the University of St. Thomas School of Law for the Section's Annual Meeting, a panel discussion about outstate practice and a reception.
There are more than 850 towns in Minnesota, all of them full of people who need legal services. Come hear about the life of a lawyer in Greater Minnesota from a panel of attorneys who live and practice in towns large and small throughout the state. The experienced attorney panel will address the issues attorneys and law students should consider prior practicing outside the metro area, including:
•      The unique challenges and benefits of practicing outside the metro area;
•      The legal work done outside the metro area;
•      The quality of life in outstate Minnesota; and
•      Special leadership opportunities for non-metro attorneys.

Attorney Panelists:

Paul Carlson: Wadena

Michael Ford: St. Cloud

Dennis O’Toole: Grand Rapids

Sam Rufer: Detroit Lakes

1 hour of Standard CLE credit approved
Event Code: 166395



Wednesday, April 18, 2012

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.           Section Annual Meeting
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.           Law Student Program
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.           Reception

University of St. Thomas School of Law
1000 LaSalle Avenue, MSL 321
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Parking Downtown - The 11th Avenue and Harmon Place parking ramp is best ramp to park in.  That ramp is connected to the Law School via Skyway.  The Skyway exit of the 11th and Harmon Ramp is located on the second floor, after exiting the parking ramp the St. Thomas Law is located on the first right. 

All Attendees:  Free

Teleconferencing is available. Please indicate that you will be joining by teleconference when registering online or contact Tamara Patton at or (612) 278-6305 on or before April 16th. Teleconference instructions will be sent out on April 17th via email.

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