What Environmental (and Other) Attorneys Should Know About the Role of Lobbying and Government Affairs Representation

Event Description

Remote Only Event. Online regisgtration is closed. To register, email Tram Nguyen at tnguyen@mnbars.org .

In our representative democracy, what are the roles of lobbyists and governmental affairs professionals. Join us for a panel that will explore how they help municipalities, businesses and non-profits engage with policymakers and stakeholders to share their public policy perspectives and priorities. The panel will also address what triggers lobbying reporting requirements and who is a lobbyist for rulemaking and legislative engagement under Minnesota law. Could it be you and you don’t realize it?


Doug Stang, Head of Government Affairs, LegalZoom
Elizabeth Wefel, Senior Attorney and Lobbyist, Flaherty & Hood

CLE Credits: 1.0 Standard CLE Credit | Event Code: 499973


ENRE Section Member: $25
Member, not in the ENRE section: $35*
Non-Member: $45
Law Student/New Admittee: FREE

*Join the ENRE Section: MSBA members who are not members of this Section can join the Section and attend this CLE for FREE. Click here to add the Section to your membership, and then contact Tram Nguyen at tnguyen@mnbars.org or 612-278-6316 to register for this CLE at no charge.

Registration Deadline: April 6, 2024 . To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event. A calendar file with a Zoom link is available for download in the automatic receipt.

Program Manager: Tram Nguyen | tnguyen@mnbars.org | 612-278-6316

Payments/Cancellations: Please register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form. Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: We are 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 with at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.


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Monday, April 8, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom