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Now That You’ve Lost the Administrative Hearing: Reconsideration and the Path Towards Appeal

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Venue: William Mitchell College of Law  Saint Paul, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $20.00


Deadline to Register:  April 14, 2014


The CLE will educate attorneys about best practices for the post-administrative hearing process. The speakers come from varied backgrounds and practice areas, but all have extensive experience involving some level of administrative hearings. They will share information and practice tips for drafting reconsideration requests and exceptions for final agency decisions, before an appeal is filed.

Julia E. Anderson, Esq.
Assistant Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General's Office

Ms. Anderson practices public utility regulation before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. She is a graduate of the William Mitchell College of Law. After law school, she was a law clerk to the Honorable Brian P. Short, United States Magistrate, District of Minnesota, and a law clerk to the Honorable Edward J. Devitt, United States District Court, District of Minnesota.

Sam Orbovich, Esq.
Shareholder at Fredrikson & Byron.

Mr. Orbovich holds a JD from Capital University. He has been practicing law in Minnesota since 1982. He has over thirty years of experience in legal issues facing Medicaid and Medicare providers. He has successfully represented providers before civil trial and appellate courts and federal and state administrative agencies.

Charles Thomas, Esq.
Litigation Support Counsel and Managing Attorney, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services, Inc.

Since August 2012, Charles Thomas has supervised the five-attorney government benefits unit at Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services’ east metro office in St. Paul.  He started at SMRLS in 1977 as a staff attorney, and later was managing attorney in the Mankato office.  He handles a broad variety of government benefits cases, including unemployment, and also provides litigation and appellate case support for staff in other SMRLS offices. He holds his JD from the University of Minnesota.

Patricia Winget, Esq.
MDH Rules Coordinator and Legal Counsel, Minnesota Department of Health

As the Adviser to the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health, Ms. Winget holds the delegation to decide cases and issue orders in contested cases and fair hearings. As part of this job, she reviews exceptions to proposed administrative agency decisions. She will offer the perspective of a decision-maker in post-hearing reconsideration and exception process. She holds a JD from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE credits applied for | Event Code: 189250

Remote Participation:
Remote participation is not available for this program. 

Administrative Law Section Members:  $10
MSBA Members: $15
Non-MSBA Members $20
Law Students: FREE

Deadline to Register:  April 14, 2014
You can register by clicking the "Register" button at the top right of this page.

To register by mail with a check, please use the registration form located here.

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Questions? Contact:
Nicole Battles | 612-278-6336 |


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