WEBINAR | Assistance Animals in Residential and Commercial Spaces and on Airplanes – a Primer

Event Description

This online program is from 12 Noon to 1:00 PM. Sponsored by the MSBA Animal Law Section.

Please note that this is presented remotely through live webcast. MSBA is now using Zoom. Attendees will have the option to view online and/or dial-in. Currently, all bar association programming is REMOTE-ONLY participation. There will be NO in-person attendance.  Thank you.

Program Description:

This entertaining, practical presentation will discuss the ADA, Fair Housing Act, and Air Carrier Access Act and describe what kinds of animals are allowed in places of public accommodation (restaurants, shopping malls, etc.), residential rental housing, and airplanes.  The presenters will discuss verifications that can be required of persons seeking to bring their animals onto the premises or airplane and the corresponding rights such persons have. This presentation will also cover new developments in the law, including the U.S. Department of Transportation’s recent Notice of Proposed Rule Making regarding service animals.    


Laurel J. Pugh, Esq | Abriter PLLC
Robin Ann Williams, Esq | Abriter PLLC 

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event code: 332700  


Animal Law Section Members:  Free
MSBA Members not in the Animal Law Section:  $10.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $15.00
Law Students: Free

Remote Participation: 

Webcast and/or phone participation is available.  Please indicate your remote option for dial-in when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail a day prior to the program.

Online Deadline: November 3, 2020  

Join the MSBA Animal Law Section:  Click here to add the section to your membership. 

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Questions? Contact Geen Mui | 612-278-6346 

The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify Geen Mui via phone or email: gmui@mnbars.org.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you. 

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Thursday, November 5, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM