CLE & Events

Campus Assault - The Intersection and Legal Issues Raised by Dual Investigations

Date: Friday, February 24, 2017 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Venue: 230 / Minnesota Judicial Center  Saint Paul, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $30.00

Deadline to Register: February 22

Campus assault has been a hot topic in the news the last few years. Often an assault on school grounds results in both criminal investigations by police and investigations by the school. Experts in criminal justice and school disciplinary policy will discuss many of the issues raised by dual investigation, including the right to counsel, discovery, and access to the investigative data.

Lunch and registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. The program will begin at noon.  


Joe Tamburino | Partner, Caplan & Tamburino PA

Joe Tamburino is a criminal defense attorney in the Twin Cities and has been named a Minnesota Super Lawyer for sixteen straight years. His is a Minnesota State Bar Association Board Certified Legal Specialist in Criminal Law, a certification achieved by only 3% of all attorneys. He has defended his clients effectively against a wide range of charges from DWI and white collar crimes to child pornography, assault and homicide and has personally tried over 85 jury trials. Joe has over 25 years of criminal experience.

Cheri Townsend | Assistant Hennepin County Attorney

Cheri Townsend has been a prosecutor for 19 years, and currently handles criminal appeals for the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. Before joining the Appellate division, she specialized in child abuse, sexual abuse, vulnerable adult, and domestic abuse trials for the Adult Prosecution division of Hennepin County. Ms. Townsend previously prosecuted for the Dakota County Attorney’s Office and the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office, and is currently co-chair of the MCAA Education and Training Committee, in addition to a member of the MCAA Appellate Committee

Phyllis Karasov | Shareholder, Larkin Hoffman

Phyllis Karasov advises businesses and tax exempt organizations, including educational institutions, on labor and employment matters. Phyllis ‎counsels private independent schools and institutions of higher education in all aspects of their ‎operation, including labor and employment law, student affairs, regulatory and compliance issues, ‎campus security, employee benefits, tax exemption and governance, and volunteer issues. As a former National Labor Relations Board attorney, Phyllis is often called upon to represent clients in labor union matters including arbitrations, collective bargaining agreements and union contracts.  She works with educational clients on issues relating to sexual harassment and sexual violence. In higher education, Phyllis is an experienced and trained investigator of Title IX complaints.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 234474


Public Attorneys: $10.00 (must register by phone to use this option)
Section Members: $10.00
MSBA Members: $25.00
Non-MSBA Members: $30.00
Court Clerks and Law Students: FREE

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is not available.

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