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3rd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Venue: Bergen / Radisson Blu Minneapolis  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $125.00

Deadline to Register: February 7, 2017

The Corporate Counsel Institute was designed by the MSBA Corporate Counsel Section for corporate attorneys looking for a quality CLE course with topics meaningful to their practice at a reasonable cost.  

Program Schedule

8-8:30  Check-in & Light Breakfast

8:30-9:30 Cybersecurity

Emily Duke
Duke Law Office and Cybersmart Law

Tris Lingren
EVP & Chief Information Security Officer
TCF Bank

Randy Romes
Principal – IT Security Practice
Clifton Larson Allen LLP

Moderated by Jonathon Heinonen
Corporate Counsel

9:30-9:40 Break

9:40-10:40 Hot Topics in Employment Law

Jana Bjorklund
Senior Attorney HR/Employment

Courtney DaCosta
Labor & Employment Counsel

Jillian Kornblatt

Dorsey & Whitney

Kristin Berger Parker
Stinson Leonard Street

Moderated by Christina Sans
VP and Corporate Counsel
TCF Bank

10:40-10:50 Break

10:50-11:50 Website Accessibility Litigation Explosion:  Practical Tips from Legal and IT

Aaron Cannon
Lead Engineer and Chief Accessibilty Officer

Steve Helland
Internet & Technology Chair
Fredrickson & Byron

Michele Landis

11:50-12:15 Buffet Lunch Provided

12:15-1:15 Keynote Address (1.0 Ethics Credit)
Government Conflicts of Interest

Richard Painter
S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law at University of Minnesota
Chief White House Ethics Lawyer for President Bush (2005-2007)

Professor Painter will discuss how conflicts of interest apply to state and federal government employees ranging from school board member to President of the United States.

1:15-2:15 Social Media, BYOD and DTSA: Oh My!

Tina Syring
Barnes & Thornburg LLP

2:15-2:20 Break

2:20-3:20 Chronic Stress, Trauma, Mental Health and Addiction in Legal Profession (1.0 Elimination of Bias Credit)

Joan Bibelhausen, JD
Executive Director
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

3:20-3:30 Break

3:30-4:30 General Counsel Panel Discussion

Richard Allendorf
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
General Mills

Jill Bollettieri
Vice President and General Counsel
Post Consumer Brands, LLC

Emily Decker
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Buffalo Wild Wings

Kim Stephan
General Counsel
RedBrick Health

Moderated by Cindy Eidnes
Division Director
Beacon Hill Legal

4:30-6:00  Reception (drinks and appetizers)

CLE Credits:

5 Standard, 1 Ethics and 1 Elimination of Bias CLE Credits applied for | Event Code: 234367


CCS Section Member:  $75.00 
MSBA Member not in the section:  $100.00 OR join the CCS section for $20.00, attend the Institute for $60.00 (Must contact Shawn Carlson at to join the section)

Non-MSBA Member:  $125.00 
Law Student: $20.00


Date: Friday, February 10, 2017 
Time: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 Radisson Blu Minneapolis / Bergen Room
35 S 7th St Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402

Remote Participation: 

Teleconferencing is not available. 

Want more information about the MSBA Corporate Counsel Section
To register with a check, please mail in this registration form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy. 
Questions? Contact Shawn Carlson | 612-278-6305

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event please notify Shawn Carlson at 612-278-6305 or  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations at this event.

No sessions have been associated with this event.