2nd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute

Event Description

Deadline to Register: February 23, 2016

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

Program Schedule

9:00  Welcome and Opening Remarks (catered coffee, tea and water)

9:15-10:15  Glass Half Full: The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession  
Benjamin Barton, Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee, magna cum laude graduate of University of Michigan Law School and author of "Glass Half Full: The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession"

10:15-11:15  How Does Organizational Culture Foster Individual Ethical Development? (1.0 Ethics Credit)
Neil Hamilton, Thomas and Patricia Holloran Professor of Law and Founding Director of the Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions at the University of St. Thomas School of Law  

11:15-12:15  Best Practices in Global Compliance— How to Avoid Being “Lost in Translation.”
Carolyn Brue, Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Vice President, Ethics & Compliance Law at Cargill, Inc.; Colleen Dorsey, Director of Organizational Ethics & Compliance at University of St. Thomas School of Law; Chris Wheaton, Privacy & Compliance Counsel at Code 42 Software, Inc.; moderated by Peggy Kubicz Hall, Greene Espel

12:15-1:30  Lunch and Networking (catered lunch and beverages)

1:30-2:30  Best Practices to Preserve Attorney Client Privilege in a Corporate Setting
Susan Gaertner, Principal at Gray Plant Mooty; Keri Grafing, Senior Director (Legal), Global Compliance at Best Buy; Matt Stennes, Senior Legal Director, Global Investigations at Medtronic; and Peter Walsh, Partner at Hogan Lovells; moderated by Kristen Larson, Senior Corporate Counsel at TCF Bank

2:30-3:30  Increasing Diversity In the Legal Profession: Revisited (1.0 Elimination of Bias Credit)
David Crichlow, Partner at Katten Muchin Roseman LLP

3:30-4:30  General Counsel Roundtable
Renee Jackson, President and General Counsel at Capella Education Company; Timothy Keenan, Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at HB Fuller Company; Elizabeth Moran, Vice President of Legal Affairs at BlueCross BlueShield MN; James Zappa, Executive Vice President and General Counsel at CHS Inc.; moderated by Cindy Eidnes, Division Director at Beacon Hill Legal

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

CLE Credits:

4 Standard, 1 Ethics and 1 EOB CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 216550


CCS Section Member:  $75.00 
MSBA Member not in the section:  $100.00 OR join the CCS section, attend the Institute for $90.00 (Must contact Jennifer Carter at jcarter@mnbar.org/612-278-6309 to join the section)

Non-MSBA Member:  $125.00 
University of St. Thomas Law School Alumni: $100.00 (Must contact Jennifer Carter at jcarter@mnbar.org/612-278-6309 to use this option)
Law Student: $20.00


Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016 
Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
 University of St. Thomas Law School Atrium, Minneapolis Campus

1000 LaSalle Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

Remote Participation: 

Teleconferencing is not available. 

Want more information about the MSBA Corporate Counsel Section
To register with a check, please mail in this registraiton form.
Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy. 
Questions? Contact Jennifer Carter | 612-278-6309

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

University of St. Thomas Minneapolis, MN United States