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Multijurisdiction Practice – Proposed Changes to MRPC 5.5

Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Pipestone Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $20.00

Deadline to Register: March 12th

The MSBA is considering recommending changes to its rules governing the practice of law in Minnesota by attorneys licensed in other states.  Our panelists will review ethical issues relating to multijurisdictional  practice, discuss the arguments for and against changing the rules, recent case law, and the practical impact of the proposed rule change on Minnesota lawyers.

Lunch will be provided.


Susan Humiston | Susan Humiston is the director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility and Client Security Board. She has more than 20 years of litigation experience, as well as a strong ethics and compliance background.  Prior to her appointment, Susan was Vice-President and Assistant General Counsel for Alliant Techsystems Inc. and its public company spin-off Vista Outdoor Inc., and was a litigation partner at Leonard, Street and Deinard, now Stinson Leonard Street. She clerked for U.S. District Court Judge David S. Doty, is an honors graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law, and received her B.A. with honors from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Eric Cooperstein | Eric is a former Senior Assistant Director of the Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, where he worked from 1995 to 2001, and a former member of the 4th District Ethics Committee, on which he served from 2003 through April 2007. He started his private law practice devoted to legal ethics in the fall of 2006. Eric currently serves on the boards of Minnesota Continuing Legal Education and Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance. He is a recent past president of the Hennepin County Bar Association and also chaired MSBA’s Rules of Professional Conduct Committee from July 2009 through June 2012. Eric is a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) and served on the 2007-08  Minnesota Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee regarding the Attorney Discipline System.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Ethics CLE Credit approved | Event Code: 253714


Section Member:  $10
MSBA Member not in the Section:  $15
Non-MSBA Member:  $20
Law Students:  Free
Join the Communications Law Section and Attend for FREE: $27 (must call to register)

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is available. Please indicate this option when registering. Instructions will be emailed to you the week day prior to the CLE. 

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Questions? Contact Kara Haro | 612-278-6329

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