To Zoom or Not to Zoom- A Judicial Update on Handling Civil Cases Now and in a Post-Covid World

Event Description


A Panel Discussion of Minnesota State Trial Court Judges from the Metro Area and Greater Minnesota about the handling of current civil court cases and plans for the future, including handling and scheduling of trials and pre-trial hearings with a view to the future.  The Panel will discuss what current “covid” practices, such as zoom hearings, are likely to continue into the future, and the implications of the practices.


Judge Eric Hylden | St. Louis County Courthouse, Sixth Judicial District
Judge Thomas Gilligan | Ramsey County Courthouse, Second Judicial District
Judge Mary Mahler | Stearns County Courthouse, Seventh Judicial District
Judge Laurie Miller | Hennepin County Courthouse, Fourth Judicial District

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 425016


Civil Litigation Section Members: Free*
MSBA Member not in the Civil Litigation Section: $15
Non-MSBA Member: $25
Law Student: FREE

*Join the Civil Litigation Section: Not a Section Member? Sign up now and receive membership at 50%! Membership good through June 30th, 2022.

Deadline to register: January 10th, 2022. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: 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 the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Kara Haro


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Wednesday, January 12, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM